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We found 35 providers with an interest in acid reflux and who accept Consolidated Services Group near Plainsboro, NJ.

Dr. Vasudha Dhar, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
300b Princeton Hightstown Road; Suite 206
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Vasudha Dhar is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Dhar is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. She studied medicine at the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. Dr. Dhar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Esophagus ... (Read more)

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Dr. Kevin S Skole, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Plainsboro Road - Medical Arts Pavilion; 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Skole works as an adult gastroenterologist in Plainsboro, NJ and Dayton, NJ. His clinical interests include colon cancer, hemorrhoid banding, and celiac disease. Dr. Skole is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Skole is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Pain, Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Fidanzato, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
601 Ewing Street; Suite C7
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Fidanzato specializes in adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine and practices in Princeton, NJ. Dr. Fidanzato's areas of expertise include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He attended medical school at New York Medical College. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Fidanzato takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Hiatal Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Glenn Lawrence Osias, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
731 Alexander Road; Suite 100
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Glenn Osias' medical specialty is adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Osias is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at North Shore University Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Hung Shen, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Liberty Street
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Shen's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: ulcers, interventional endoscopy, and colon cancer. Dr. Shen is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Shen attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Interventional Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stanley Cho Hsien Hsu, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Plainsboro Road - Medical Arts Pavilion; 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Stanley Hsu works as a gastroenterologist. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Hsu attended Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Hsu include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Hsu is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aloysius Kihyok Rho, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
731 Alexander Road; Suite 100
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Aloysius Rho's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Rho is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is in-network for Viant, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anne P Swedlund, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
932 State Road; Second Floor
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Anne Swedlund's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine; she sees patients in Princeton, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Swedlund include colon cancer, diagnostic endoscopy, and hepatitis. Patient ratings for Dr. Swedlund average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Swedlund is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Angela Merlo, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine, Pediatric Gastroenterology
10 Forrestal Road South
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Angela Merlo's specialties are adult gastroenterology, general internal medicine, and pediatric gastroenterology. She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: nutrition counseling, colon cancer, and diagnostic endoscopy. Dr. Merlo is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Before completing her residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Merlo attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Ulcerative Colitis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Margulies, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
11 State Road; Suite 200
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Craig Margulies practices adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine. His clinical interests include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Margulies takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Margulies attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Fred Meirowitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
731 Alexander Road; Suite 100
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Meirowitz works as an adult gastroenterologist and internist. His areas of expertise include the following: colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Meirowitz is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He graduated from New York Medical College and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Meirowitz is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amy Rubin Shriver, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
731 Alexander Road; Suite 100
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Amy Shriver sees patients in Princeton, NJ. Her medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Shriver's areas of expertise include the following: peptic ulcer, diagnostic endoscopy, and inflammatory bowel disease. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, she performed her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Peptic Ulcer, Inflammatory Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad is a specialist in allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Empedrad include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad obtained Dr. Empedrad's medical school training at Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine and performed Dr. Empedrad's residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech specializes in adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. Dr. Belecanech is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Saritha Regulapati, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
462 New Road
Monmouth Jct, NJ
 

Dr. Saritha Regulapati is a Monmouth Junction, NJ physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Regulapati's average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Regulapati include thyroid problems, hepatitis, and infertility. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. She studied medicine at Osmania Medical College. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Bronchitis, Incontinence, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein practices adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Goldstein's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in Courier Post's 2008 Best of South Jersey Doctors; and Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers 2007 Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

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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.