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We found 10 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Horizon HMO 100/80 near Moorestown, NJ.

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

Dr. Robert Hill's medical specialty is surgery. Dr. Hill's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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, Viant, and more. Dr. Hill obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is 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. Adam S Goldstein, DO
Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
2201 Chapel Avenue West; Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Adam Goldstein is a bariatric surgeon. Dr. Goldstein's clinical interests include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. His education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Endoscopic Surgery, Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Samuel Wasser is a medical specialist in surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and varicose veins. Dr. Wasser takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and 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)

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Specializes in Surgery
2201 Chapel Avenue W; Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Larry Cohen is a specialist in surgery. He works in Washinton Township, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Dr. Cohen's education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Cherry Hill Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cohen include cysts, sigmoidoscopy, and breast surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Associates in General Surgery and Kennedy Health System.

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All Interests: Cysts, Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Biopsy, Colon Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. William Holaday is a specialist in surgery. He works in Willingboro, NJ and Moorestown, NJ. These areas are among Dr. Holaday's clinical interests: colon cancer, colectomy (colon resection), and thyroid cancer. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

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's area of specialization is surgery. Dr. Greenbaum's areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and hernia surgery. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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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 specialty is vascular surgery. He attended medical school at Manila Central University, MCU-FDT Medical Foundation. Dr. Pascual's areas of expertise include the following: basal cell carcinoma, peripheral bypass surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. 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. Emeka Joseph Acholonu, MD
Specializes in Surgery
1935 Route 70 E
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Emeka Acholonu's area of specialization is surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Acholonu honors. He 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)

Dr. Stephen J Pilipshen, MD
Specializes in Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1221 N Church Street
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Pilipshen specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Pilipshen's areas of expertise include the following: polypectomy (polyp removal), colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Pilipshen completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pilipshen accepts.

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All Interests: Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Scar Revision, Colon ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jamaal Shaban is a specialist in surgery. He works in Voorhees, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. In Dr. Shaban's practice, he is particularly interested in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and endoscopic surgery. He is a graduate of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shaban honors.

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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.