We found 6 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Aetna Leap Everyday near Voorhees, NJ.

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Dr. Peter Lawrence Abt, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Abt's specialty is transplant surgery. His clinical interests include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), inguinal hernia, and inguinal hernia repair. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Abt attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Abt trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Abt's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , groin hernia, inguinal hernia

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Liver Tumor, Stenosis, Cirrhosis, Hepatectomy, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Leslie Schuricht, MD
Specializes in Surgery
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Schuricht's specialty is surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, achalasia, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Schuricht's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Schuricht is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue.

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Relevant Interests: , sports hernia (athletic pubalgia), inguinal hernia

All Interests: Achalasia, Inguinal Hernia, Liver Tumor, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Lymphadenectomy, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leo C Katz, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Leo Katz is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Katz attended SUNY Upstate Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Clinical interests for Dr. Katz include esophageal cancer, esophageal manometry, and sigmoidoscopy. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Katz has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hiatal hernia

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Gastroparesis, Bleeding, Esophageal Manometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Mark Kastenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. David Kastenberg is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Kastenberg is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include esophageal manometry, sigmoidoscopy, and celiac disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Kastenberg has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hiatal hernia

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Gastroparesis, Bleeding, Esophageal Manometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cuckoo Choudhary, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Cuckoo Choudhary's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. She graduated from Gauhati Medical College and Hospital and then she performed her residency at Lankenau Medical Center. These areas are among her clinical interests: esophageal cancer, crohn's disease, and celiac disease. Dr. Choudhary is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Choudhary is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hiatal hernia

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Gastroparesis, Bleeding, Hiatal Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arun Kumar Srinivasan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Arun Srinivasan specializes in pediatric urology. He is a graduate of Stanley Medical College and a graduate of North Shore University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Srinivasan's areas of expertise include the following: neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, and hydrocele. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Srinivasan is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

All Interests: Phimosis, Neurogenic Bladder, Kidney Stones, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Intestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is a Hernia?

A hernia happens when tissue from inside the body pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles, coming through to the front of the body under the skin. Hernias happen most often in the groin area. Some hernias are extremely painful, and some feel numb or do not hurt at all. While most hernias are not an emergency, all hernias require surgery to move the tissue back into the correct place and reinforce the muscle wall.

Hernia surgery can be performed as open surgery, where an incision is made directly over the hernia, or laparoscopically, where several small incisions are made and the surgery is performed using very small tools and cameras in thin flexible tubes. The surgeon simply places the herniated tissue back into place and closes up the muscle. Small hernias may be only sutured or stapled closed, while larger hernias may be reinforced with mesh to prevent future hernias. A hernia surgery is called herniorraphy and a hernia surgery with implanted mesh is called hernioplasty.

Unless a hernia is very large or there are surgical complications, most patients go home from the hospital the same day as their surgery. You will be given specific instructions on how to care for your surgical wound by your medical team. In general, it takes a few days to be back on your feet and two to three weeks to fully recover from hernia surgery. After hernia surgery, it is important to drink lots of water and eat high fiber foods to prevent straining during bowel movements, which may cause pain and pressure at the hernia site. It’s also important to refrain from heavy lifting for several weeks in order to protect the abdominal muscles until they fully heal.
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