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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 works as a surgeon. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Hill completed a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hill include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. Dr. Hill's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with 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. Samuel Howard Wasser, MD
Specializes in Surgery
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Samuel Wasser is a specialist in surgery. He works in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and varicose veins. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Wasser trained at Morristown Memorial Hospital and Jefferson University Hospitals. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. William Cody specializes in colon & rectal surgery and practices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cody include liver tumor, enterocele repair, and colon polyps. Patient ratings for Dr. Cody average 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 Surgery
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. William Holaday practices surgery. Dr. Holaday's clinical interests include colon cancer, colectomy (colon resection), and thyroid cancer. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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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 Surgery
401 Young Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. David Greenbaum sees patients in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. His medical specialty is surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and hernia surgery. Dr. Greenbaum takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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All Interests: Wounds, Hernia Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Gallstones, Biliary Disorders, Laparoscopic 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 specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Andrew include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more. Dr. Andrew attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and subsequently trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency.

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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 works as a vascular surgeon in Cherry Hill, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Field's residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital. His clinical interests include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. He takes 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 colon and rectal surgeon. His clinical interests include liver tumor, enterocele repair, and colon polyps. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Deleon attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. Deleon has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Rodolfo C Pascual, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
212 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Rodolfo Pascual is a vascular surgery specialist in Mount Holly, NJ and Hainesport, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: basal cell carcinoma, peripheral bypass surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Pascual is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at Manila Central University, MCU-FDT 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, Aortic Disease, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Emeka Acholonu's area of specialization is surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Acholonu include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, and more. He attended the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Howard University Hospital for residency.

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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 specializes in vascular surgery and practices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. His areas of expertise include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Costabile is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services. Before completing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Costabile attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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

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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 Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Jamaal Shaban works as a surgeon. He has indicated that his clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and endoscopic surgery. Dr. Shaban honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency 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.