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We found 20 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept CIGNA Plans near Mount Holly, NJ.

Dr. Jennifer M Naticchia, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1636 Route 38
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Jennifer Naticchia's area of specialization is family medicine. Her clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Naticchia graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
811sunset Road
Burlington, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Dorfner sees patients in Burlington, NJ, Medford, NJ, and Delran, NJ. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Dorfner is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dorfner's clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), ankle sprain, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dorfner accepts. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Dorfner completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura A Rutkiewicz, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
204 Ark Road; Suite 103
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Laura Rutkiewicz practices family medicine. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Somerset Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rutkiewicz include diabetes management, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, CIGNA Plans, and more. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Asthma

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Specializes in Family Medicine
811 Sunset Road
Burlington, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Salerno specializes in family medicine. His areas of expertise include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Salerno trained at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for his residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1 Medford Leas
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. James D'amico's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. D'amico include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. D'amico accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diego R Ortega, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
175 Madison Avenue
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Diego Ortega is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. His clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, tinnitus, and headache. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Ortega attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, Conjunctivitis, Erectile Dysfunction, Edema, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
310 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Meltzer's specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Dr. Meltzer's education and training includes medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Patient ratings for Dr. Meltzer average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Chike William Obianwu, MBA, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
665 High Street
Burlington, NJ
 

Dr. Chike Obianwu is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Delran, NJ and Burlington, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: vaginal vault suspension, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and pre-eclampsia. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial, Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ), and Cooper University Health Care. After completing medical school at Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Obianwu performed his residency at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Breast Biopsy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Stuart Lee Shalit, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue; Suite B
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Stuart Shalit practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Mount Holly, NJ, Holly, NJ, and Mansfield, NJ. Dr. Shalit's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shalit is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Jay Levine, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue; Suite B
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Bruce Levine sees patients in Mount Holly, NJ, Mansfield, NJ, and Moorestown, NJ. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Levine include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Levine's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Lankenau Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1636 Route 38; Lumberton Plaza
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Chidinma Alozie-Arole is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Alozie-Arole's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Yale School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Helen Gorlitsky, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue; Suite B
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Helen Gorlitsky's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Gorlitsky has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her areas of expertise include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). She is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gorlitsky is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Incontinence, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Francine Michele Siegel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
210 Ark Road
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Francine Siegel's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Siegel's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and pre-eclampsia. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Siegel's education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at York Hospital. Her professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard G Tucker, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
115 Union Mill Rd; Mount
Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Tucker's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tucker include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). He is affiliated with Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). Dr. Tucker graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Tucker a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tucker accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael I Zalkin, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
210 Ark Road
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Zalkin sees patients in Willingboro, NJ, Delran, NJ, and Mount Laurel, NJ. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Zalkin average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zalkin's areas of expertise include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Zalkin graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. David St Hulbert, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
210 Ark Road
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. David Hulbert's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Hulbert is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Hulbert trained at Christiana Hospital for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.