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We found 27 providers with an interest in Crohn's disease and who accept Horizon Traditional Plan near Voorhees, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
502 Centennial Boulevard
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: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. Cynthia Ann Griech-McCleery, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6100 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Cynthia Griech-McCleery's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Griech-McCleery include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and celiac disease. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Griech-McCleery takes. Dr. Griech-McCleery graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For her residency, Dr. Griech-McCleery trained at Cooper University Hospital. Her professional affiliations include The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. Andrew M Alloy, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. Michael Bruce Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

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

Dr. Celia Padron works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. Dr. Padron is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Padron include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at CETEC University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Padron is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. John Yu Chuan Tung, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Sj Pediatric Gastroenterology, Llc; Echelon Professional Center
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. John Tung's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Tung is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. Before completing his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and The Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Tung attended medical school at King's College London School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Tung average 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Independence Blue Cross are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tung honors.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Colon Polyps, Nutrition Issues, Ulcerative Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. Alan Jay Mushnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 5
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Siemons sees patients in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. His medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siemons include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Siemons is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Siemons trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Colectomy, Ileostomy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Edwin Abogado Empaynado, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 5
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Edwin Empaynado is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Empaynado's clinical interests include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Empaynado is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Colectomy, Ileostomy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 5
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Eytan Irwin's medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Irwin include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. Dr. Irwin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at The University Hospital, Newark.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Colectomy, Ileostomy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Ian Seltzer, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 3
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Jay Malamut's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Malamut include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Patients gave Dr. Malamut an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates, Kennedy Health System, and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1939 East Route 70
Cherry Hill, 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: , Crohn's disease

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. John Kolnik is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Haddon Heights, NJ. Dr. Kolnik's clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 5
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Gardine sees patients in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. His medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Gardine include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Before completing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Gardine attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Colectomy, Ileostomy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

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What is Crohn's Disease?

Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune illness that results in chronic inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a similar group of conditions called inflammatory bowel disease. The most common symptoms of Crohn’s are abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Crohn’s can be difficult to distinguish from another type of inflammatory bowel disease called ulcerative colitis. The symptoms are almost identical, but the way they affect the digestive tract is different. While technically Crohn’s can be present anywhere in the digestive tract, it is most commonly found in the small intestine. In contrast, ulcerative colitis is only found in the colon. Crohn’s disease affects the entire wall of the intestine, while ulcerative colitis affects only the lining. Finally, the inflammation caused by Crohn’s is patchy, but the inflammation due to ulcerative colitis is continuous.

Symptoms of Crohn’s include:
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Diarrhea, sometimes alternating with constipation
  • Rectal bleeding
  • A sense of urgency about going to the bathroom
  • Feeling like you keep needing use the bathroom, even after you have already done so
  • General symptoms of illness, such as fever, weight loss, and fatigue

The symptoms of Crohn’s tend to cycle. They may be very strong for periods of time, called ‘flares,’ and they may go away for periods of time, known as remission.

There are several treatment options for Crohn’s, and what works for one person may not work for another. There is no cure for Crohn’s disease, but treatments can help make symptoms less severe and more manageable. Options include:
  • Medications, including immunosuppressants, biologics, antibiotics, and aminosalicylates
  • Special diets, both bland to avoid triggering flares and high in nutrition to prevent deficiencies
  • Surgery to remove sections of severely diseased intestine, which can reduce symptoms for a period of time

Living with Crohn’s disease can be challenging. However, with the right treatment, it is possible to manage your symptoms so that they don’t interfere with your active life.