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We found 13 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Consumer Health Network near Moorestown, NJ.

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Specializes in Surgery
80 Tanner Street P.o.; Box 2028
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Hill is a specialist in surgery. He works in Haddonfield, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hill's clinical interests include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Hill accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Hill attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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All Interests: Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. William C Cody, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. William Cody works as a colon and rectal surgeon in Cherry Hill, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Cody completed a residency program at Cooper University Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Cody include liver tumor, perianal abscess, and enterocele repair. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cody is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services.

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All Interests: Liver Tumor, Paracentesis, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Samuel Howard Wasser, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Samuel Wasser specializes in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). Patient ratings for Dr. Wasser average 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and varicose veins. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Morristown Memorial Hospital and Jefferson University Hospitals for residency.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Varicose Veins, Gallstones, Biliary Disorders, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Frank Greenbaum, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. David Greenbaum is a general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment) specialist in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Greenbaum include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and hernia surgery. Dr. Greenbaum is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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All Interests: Wounds, Hernia Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Gallstones, Biliary Disorders, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rodolfo C Pascual, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
212 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Rodolfo Pascual's medical specialty is vascular surgery. Dr. Pascual's clinical interests include basal cell carcinoma, peripheral bypass surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ).

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All Interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Constantine T Andrew, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Constantine Andrew is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Andrew include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Andrew honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Eastern Virginia Medical School and performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital.

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All Interests: Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Keith Field, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Field is a vascular surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Field include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Field attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

All Interests: Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Miguel L De Leon, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Miguel Deleon works as a colon and rectal surgeon. His areas of expertise include liver tumor, enterocele repair, and colon polyps. Dr. Deleon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services. After attending the University of the Philippines College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Liver Tumor, Paracentesis, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, ... (Read more)

Dr. William James Holaday, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. William Holaday specializes in general surgery and practices in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. His clinical interests include colon cancer, colectomy (colon resection), and thyroid cancer. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Holaday obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Tumor, Breast Surgery, Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Hernia Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Emeka Joseph Acholonu, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Emeka Acholonu specializes in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). His areas of expertise include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Acholonu obtained his medical school training at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Howard University Hospital.

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All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Colectomy, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Costabile is a physician who specializes in vascular surgery. These areas are among Dr. Costabile's clinical interests: swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more.

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All Interests: Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Vascular Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Dioscoro T Villanueva, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Dioscoro Villanueva's medical specialty is thoracic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Villanueva's areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Lobectomy, Tumor, Lung Biopsy, Aortic Dissection, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamaal Houssein Shaban, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Jamaal Shaban is a physician who specializes in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). Clinical interests for Dr. Shaban include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and endoscopic surgery. Dr. Shaban accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx.

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All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Biliary Disorders, Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Weight Loss ... (Read more)

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What is a Hernia?

A hernia happens when tissue from inside the body pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles, coming through to the front of the body under the skin. Hernias happen most often in the groin area. Some hernias are extremely painful, and some feel numb or do not hurt at all. While most hernias are not an emergency, all hernias require surgery to move the tissue back into the correct place and reinforce the muscle wall.

Hernia surgery can be performed as open surgery, where an incision is made directly over the hernia, or laparoscopically, where several small incisions are made and the surgery is performed using very small tools and cameras in thin flexible tubes. The surgeon simply places the herniated tissue back into place and closes up the muscle. Small hernias may be only sutured or stapled closed, while larger hernias may be reinforced with mesh to prevent future hernias. A hernia surgery is called herniorraphy and a hernia surgery with implanted mesh is called hernioplasty.

Unless a hernia is very large or there are surgical complications, most patients go home from the hospital the same day as their surgery. You will be given specific instructions on how to care for your surgical wound by your medical team. In general, it takes a few days to be back on your feet and two to three weeks to fully recover from hernia surgery. After hernia surgery, it is important to drink lots of water and eat high fiber foods to prevent straining during bowel movements, which may cause pain and pressure at the hernia site. It’s also important to refrain from heavy lifting for several weeks in order to protect the abdominal muscles until they fully heal.