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We found 7 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Sewell, NJ.

Dr. Jonathan Adrian Roth, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Jonathan Roth is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests include kidney stones, enuresis (bed wetting), and hydronephrosis. Dr. Roth honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His professional affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Abington Health. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Kidney Stones, Surgical Procedures, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gordon Packer, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Packer's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests include kidney stones, hernia surgery, and genitourinary reconstruction. His professional affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Abington Health. Dr. Packer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and QualCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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All Interests: Varicocele, Microsurgery, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Edwin Dean, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Dean is an urologist. His areas of expertise include the following: neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, and hydronephrosis. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and QualCare. Dr. Dean attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Dean has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. He is affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Abington Health, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). Dr. Dean welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Neurogenic Bladder, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Hal Debbs, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
543 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Debbs is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Debbs include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Debbs completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Debbs takes. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue in 2002, and from 2013 - 2016. Dr. Debbs is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Labor ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
188 Fries Mill Road; Suite M3
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Talvacchia practices general gynecology. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Talvacchia's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and colposcopy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Talvacchia honors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cystocele, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervicitis, Osteoporosis, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard L Nemiroff, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Nemiroff is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Nemiroff's clinical interests include myomectomy (fibroid removal), osteoporosis, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Nemiroff has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Miscarriage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harsha Sharma, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Harsha Sharma practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharma include menopause, colposcopy, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). Dr. Sharma is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College, she performed her residency at Queens Hospital Center. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Blood Tests, ... (Read more)

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What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, happens when bacteria enter the body through the opening where urine is normally released. The bacteria infect the lining of the urethra and bladder, turning them red and inflamed. This causes pain in the abdomen or pelvic area, a burning sensation during urination, a sense of urgency about going to the bathroom, frequent urination, and urine that smells bad and looks cloudy, or even contains traces of blood. If the urinary tract infection is severe, it may travel all the way to the kidneys, a more serious kind of UTI called pyelonephritis. Patients with this kidney infection might have blood in their urine, feel back pain, and develop a fever.

Urinary tract infections are extremely common: 12% of all men and 40-50% of all women will have a urinary tract infection during their lifetime. They are more common in women because women have shorter urethras, so bacteria have a shorter distance to travel from the outside of the body to the bladder and cause an infection. Some people also have urethras that are an unusual shape or have an obstruction in the urethra that makes getting a UTI more likely. Also, certain chronic illnesses like diabetes weaken the immune system, so any bacteria in the body are more likely to cause an infection.

A urinary tract infection can be diagnosed very quickly by a doctor. A sample of urine can be examined under a microscope for the presence of bacteria or white blood cells. There are also diagnostic strips that can be used to test a urine sample without the need for a microscope. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment is a course of oral antibiotics, and most patients feel better within just a few days. There are some things that patients can do themselves to help reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection in the future. Stay well hydrated, wipe from front to back after going to the bathroom, wear breathable cotton undergarments, and don’t hold it in when you feel the urge to go.