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

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

Dr. Robert Hill works as a surgeon. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include the following: swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. Dr. Hill has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Hill accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care.

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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, who practices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Voorhees, NJ, is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: liver tumor, perianal abscess, and enterocele repair. Dr. Cody takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more. Before performing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Cody attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school.

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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's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Wasser's clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and varicose veins. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital and Jefferson University Hospitals.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Varicose Veins, 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 area of specialization is vascular surgery. His clinical interests include basal cell carcinoma, peripheral bypass surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pascual attended medical school at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He is 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's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Andrew graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and then he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

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 surgeon. His areas of expertise include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Before completing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Field attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Field accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. His clinical interests include liver tumor, enterocele repair, and colon polyps. Dr. Deleon's education and training includes medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Deleon honors. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

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 is a general surgeon. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Holaday's clinical interests include colon cancer, colectomy (colon resection), and thyroid cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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

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

Dr. David Greenbaum is a specialist in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). He works in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Greenbaum's clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and hernia surgery. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Greenbaum accepts. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Emeka Acholonu practices general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). After completing medical school at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dr. Acholonu performed his residency at Howard University Hospital. His clinical interests include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. Joseph Costabile is a medical specialist in vascular surgery. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Costabile's areas of expertise include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Costabile takes.

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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 sees patients in Voorhees, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. His medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Villanueva include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Villanueva is a graduate of Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and a graduate of Cooper University Hospital's residency program.

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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 general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment) specialist in Voorhees, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. Before completing his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Dr. Shaban attended medical school at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and endoscopic surgery. Dr. Shaban is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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