• Bergen Medical Associates provides minimally invasive kidney stone treatment

    When it comes to the best in minimally invasive kidney stone treatment, Bergen Medical Associates leaves no stone unturned If you’ve never struggled with a kidney stone condition, there’s a good chance you know someone who has. More than half a million people end up in the emergency room for kidney stone problems every year

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  • Bergen Medical Associates provides comprehensive care

    Offering one-stop expertise in 12 different specialties, Bergen Medical Associates has been providing trusted care to the communities of North Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., for more than three decades. Bergen Medical Associates has been delivering premier primary and specialty medicine to the communities of North Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., at its six offices throughout

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  • Don’t get sidelined by a sports-related injury

    Don’t get sidelined by a sports-related injury Sports injuries can range greatly depending on the injury and its severity, but thanks to Bergen Medical Associates’ team of experts who specialize in treating sports-related injuries of all kinds, patients don’t have to be sidelined from the activities they love for long! Following, Bergen Medical Associates’ five Board-Certified

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  • Four reasons not to miss your annual gynecological exam

    Four reasons not to miss your annual gynecological exam From important health screenings to beneficial health-related conversations and more, women should prioritize their annual appointments to the gynecologist. Below, gynecologist Ena Marsan, DO, MPH at Bergen Medical Associates, explains why: Important Screenings Occur at Gynecological Visits — “Among other exams, pap smears help detect the

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  • Bladder dysfunction: Knowing what medical approaches and lifestyle changes can help

    Bladder dysfunction: Knowing what medical approaches and lifestyle changes can help. Dr. Alec Schwartz, urologist, discusses what you need to know.   Feel like you’re urinating frequently, or not frequently enough? If so, you’re not alone. Studies show that tens of millions of Americans experience bladder dysfunction in the form of an overactive bladder, underactive

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  • Are you one of the 10% of Americans with diabetes? Here’s what you need to know

    Janelle Yee, MD, endocrinologist at Bergen Medical Associates , discusses the symptoms of, treatment for and prevention of diabetes.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 37 million Americans — roughly 1 in 10 — have diabetes, a chronic disease that results in too much sugar in the blood. Equally

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  • Demystifying food allergies: Your top 10 questions answered

    Bergen Medical Associates’ Allergist, Dr. Margaret Co, reviews the key facts about food allergies   An estimated 5% of the U.S. population has a true food allergy and for these millions of people, the risk of a reaction can be a scary proposition. But what exactly is a food allergy and how can it be

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  • Colorectal cancer screening: A powerful preventative tool

    Bhavik Bhandari, MD, gastroenterologist at Bergen Medical Associates, shares why ‘45 is the new 50’ (and other important facts) when it comes to screening for colon cancer   March is Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness Month — but the fact is, every month is a great time to capitalize on the power of colonoscopies and other screening

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  • Discover nonsurgical and alternate treatment options for back pain at Bergen Medical Associates

    Back surgery as the last resort: Dr. Nicole Brand, sports medicine/physiatrist, helps to discover new and alternative treatments for chronic back pain available at Bergen Medical Associates   Back pain plagues most of us at some point. Whether it’s from an injury, overuse or aging-related arthritis, this pain can impede our daily activities, making it

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  • Why getting an annual physical and preventative screening now is a great investment in your health

    Preventive Health Dr. Desai Internal Medicine provider Veena Desai, MD, discusses why getting an annual physical and preventative screening is a great investment in your health   As the adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Perhaps no one understands this better than family physician Veena Desai, MD, director of

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