We found 52 providers with an interest in acid reflux and who accept AtlantiCare near Mount Laurel, NJ.

Dr. Steven Ronald Peikin, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
501 Fellowship Road; Suite 101
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Peikin's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among Dr. Peikin's clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. The average patient rating for Dr. Peikin is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Peikin has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Ben Elfant, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
501 Fellowship Road; Suite 101
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Adam Elfant practices adult gastroenterology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Elfant include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Elfant accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Celia Zita Padron, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Gastroenterology
901b Route 73 N
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Celia Padron practices pediatric gastroenterology in Marlton, NJ. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Padron include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Padron is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from CETEC University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia Ann Griech-McCleery, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
501 Fellowship Road; Suite 101
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Cynthia Griech-McCleery is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Mount Laurel, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. Dr. Griech-McCleery's clinical interests include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and celiac disease. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Before performing her residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Griech-McCleery attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Griech-McCleery's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Joseph Kutscher, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kutscher is an adult gastroenterologist in Lumberton, NJ. Patient ratings for Dr. Kutscher average 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kutscher include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kutscher graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kutscher trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew M Alloy, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Alloy works as a gastroenterologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Alloy include gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Jay Mushnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Mushnick, who practices in Voorhees, NJ, Deptford, NJ, and Sewell, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Mushnick honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. For his residency, Dr. Mushnick trained at Cooper University Hospital. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Bruce Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Goldstein's specialty is adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Goldstein a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Goldstein include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For his professional training, Dr. Goldstein completed a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Craig Barash is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Barash include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Before performing his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Dr. Barash attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barash accepts. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

Dr. Monica B Awsare, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Monica Awsare specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Lumberton, NJ and Burlington, NJ. Her areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Awsare is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. She attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Awsare's training includes a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. William Taub practices adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Taub include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Taub is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Taub attended New York Medical College and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Taub is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Suite 110 Bldg Pmb 800
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alex Celluzzi's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Celluzzi include celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Celluzzi attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Intestinal Problems, Crohn's Disease, Liver ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. David Salowe's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Salowe's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Salowe honors several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. He has an open panel. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Modena's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Modena include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is an in-network provider for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Modena completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Ian Seltzer, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
128 Route 70
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Seltzer's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency. Dr. Seltzer's areas of expertise include colposcopy, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Jay Malamut is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Malamut include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Malamut is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates, Kennedy Health System, and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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What is Acid Reflux (GERD)?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, abbreviated GERD and sometimes called acid reflux, happens when food and acid inside the stomach leak back up into the bottom of the throat. This causes a burning sensation, heartburn, and a bad taste or smell in the mouth. GERD is different from occasional heartburn in that it happens regularly, at least twice a week over several weeks.

GERD happens because the muscle around the bottom of the throat weakens. This can be caused by a shift in the placement of the stomach, as happens with a hiatal hernia. Other risk factors include obesity, pregnancy, the use of certain medications, and smoking.

A person with GERD will notice the obvious signs of heartburn and an acid feeling in their throat several times a week. Other symptoms can include a persistent cough, nausea, asthma, or a sore throat that doesn’t go away. If GERD is left untreated, it can cause problems in the lining of the throat, including ulcers and even cancer.

There are simple lifestyle changes that can be made to combat acid reflux:
  • Lose weight, if needed.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Eat small meals and don’t lie down right after eating.
  • Stay away from acidic foods and foods known to cause reflux such as fried food and coffee.

If those lifestyle changes aren’t enough, there are medications that can help. Antacids, medications that decrease acid production in the stomach, medications to help the stomach empty faster, and antibiotics can all be useful. In extreme cases, surgery can be performed to tighten the bottom of the esophagus.
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