We found 14 providers with an interest in Crohn's disease and who accept MultiPlan PPO near Voorhees, NJ.

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

Dr. Cynthia Griech-McCleery is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Griech-McCleery's training includes a residency program at Cooper University Hospital. Her areas of expertise include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and celiac disease. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Griech-McCleery is affiliated with Cooper University Physicians, Virtua Marlton Hospital, and The Memorial Hospital of Salem County.

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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 an adult gastroenterology specialist in Deptford, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alloy takes. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

Dr. Celia Padron works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Padron takes. For her professional training, Dr. Padron completed a residency program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital and 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. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alex Celluzzi practices adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Celluzzi honors. Before completing his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Celluzzi attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

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

Dr. Robert Gardine is a colon and rectal surgeon in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. Dr. Gardine is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

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

Dr. Alan Mushnick's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Mushnick include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Mushnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mushnick's residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital. His professional affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital and 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)

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

Dr. Gary Siemons specializes in colon & rectal surgery and practices in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siemons include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. Dr. Siemons's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Siemons accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency 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 specialist in colon & rectal surgery. He works in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Empaynado include rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Empaynado trained at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

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

Dr. Michael Goldstein specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Deptford, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldstein is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Goldstein honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

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

Dr. Eytan Irwin sees patients in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. His medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Irwin's areas of expertise include the following: rectal cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and colon cancer. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at The University Hospital, Newark, Dr. Irwin attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Irwin is 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)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
117 East Laurel Road
Stratford, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin, who practices in Marlton, NJ, Stratford, NJ, and Atco, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Levin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Levin's areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. The average patient rating for Dr. Levin is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Levin is affiliated with Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
117 East Laurel Road
Stratford, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos' specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients gave Dr. Liakos an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liakos include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital and 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 medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Liakos completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1939 East Route 70
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Warren Werbitt's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. On average, patients gave Dr. Werbitt a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Werbitt is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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

Dr. Michael Kleinman, DO
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine
750 Route 73 S; Suite 108
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Kleinman specializes in general practice, general internal medicine, and preventive medicine. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, depression, and ankle sprain. The average patient rating for Dr. Kleinman is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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All Interests: Warts, Depression, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Dizziness, Bursitis, ... (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.
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