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We found 57 providers with an interest in acid reflux and who accept Cigna near Turnersville, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1000 South Burnt Mill Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Tusharsindau Chauhan is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal varices, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Chauhan is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Chauhan attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Dr. Chauhan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Aetna Medicare.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

Dr. Andrew M Alloy, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
570 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Alloy is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Deptford, NJ. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alloy accepts. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency.

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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. Michael Bruce Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
570 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Goldstein, who practices in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Deptford, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Goldstein's areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Goldstein attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

Dr. Alan Jay Mushnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
570 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Mushnick is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Deptford, NJ. He trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency. Dr. Mushnick's clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Mushnick is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. 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. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
570 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Alex Celluzzi is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Celluzzi include celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. Dr. Celluzzi is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He 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.

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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)

Dr. Gregory Ian Seltzer, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Seltzer is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Seltzer's areas of expertise include colposcopy, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a graduate of Cooper University Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
188 Fries Mill Road
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Warren Werbitt's specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among Dr. Werbitt's clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Werbitt trained at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Werbitt highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Werbitt honors.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
117 East Laurel Road
Stratford, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Marlton, NJ, Stratford, NJ, and Atco, NJ. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Levin's areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Patient ratings for Dr. Levin average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
117 East Laurel Road
Stratford, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos is an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Liakos's areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Patients gave Dr. Liakos an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

Anthony F. Napoli, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Pediatrics
13 S. Lakeview Drive
Gibbsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Napoli works as a general practitioner and general pediatrician in Gibbsboro, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Collingswood, NJ. Before completing his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Dr. Napoli attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Napoli's clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Empedrad attended Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nassau University Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

Jeffrey S. Fendrick, MD
Specializes in Home Health, General Pediatrics
13 S. Lakeview Drive
Gibbsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fendrick is a physician who specializes in home health and general pediatrics. Dr. Fendrick graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Clinical interests for Dr. Fendrick include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

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

Dr. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech's area of specialization is adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belecanech accepts. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Belecanech 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. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein works as an allergist and immunologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Goldstein include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Goldstein is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldstein attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. 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)

Dr. Nancy Deborah Gordon, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Gordon's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gordon completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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. Donald Jeffrey Dvorin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Donald Dvorin specializes in allergy & immunology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dvorin's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Dvorin's training includes residency programs at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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.