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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Modena specializes in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Modena include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is an in-network provider for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Modena's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
average rating 2.75 stars (2 ratings)
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Craig Barash's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barash include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Barash is professionally affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital. He is in-network for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and more. Dr. Barash has an open panel. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
average rating 4.53 stars (28 ratings)
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. John Kravitz's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Kravitz studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kravitz honors Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
average rating 4.56 stars (4 ratings)
15000 Midlantic Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. David Salowe practices adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Salowe average 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Salowe include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is an in-network provider for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Salowe is affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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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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