Dr. Bryan Levey

Pediatrics
Marlton, NJ
29 years experience male

Locations

Advocare Greentree Pediatrics

Marlton, NJ

Address

127 Church Rd, Suite 800, Marlton, NJ
Directions

Fax

8569889499

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AmeriChoice Health Services, Inc

Amerigroup

AmeriHealth

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Independence Blue Cross Group

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Cigna

About

Bio

Dr. Bryan Levey graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1994. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ. From 1997 to 2006, Dr. Levey was the Associate Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees, NJ., where he helped to open two pediatric emergency rooms and a pediatric ICU. <BR>Dr. Levey opened KidsWell Pediatrics, South Jersey's first Integrative Pediatric practice, in September of 2010. <BR>Dr. Levey has been on the Board of Directors of Camden County Partnership for Children since 2008. He is a member of CEDH (Center for Education and Development of Homeopathy) and the Section of Integrative and Complementary Medicine of the American Academy of Pediatrics. <BR>He has received four Patient's Choice Awards, in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

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1.1K Answers
814 Agrees
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: Actually, some vitamins are absorbed better when taken with fat. These include a, e, d and k. Fish oil (good fat) has been shown to be helpful with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: Although such things seem to run in families, any problem like that is a product of both genetics and environment. Create the most supportive environ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No.: You need to talk to your doctor about this. It needs to be monitored closely in case that small aneurism becomes a large one.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Nearly all: There are always exceptions, so the moment i say there are none that don't agree, someone will point out who that exception is. However, vaccination ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Fashionable: A lot of kids now shave everything from the neck down. For the past couple of years, the unshaved teens have been much less common in my practice. T... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Bath: A warm bath sometimes helps. Beyond that, even if you don't use tylenol, (acetaminophen) he'll likely feel better within 24-48 hours. If he's not hi... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No ideal: She might be 90-125lbs and be healthy. If she's much more than 125, her bmi (body mass index) is getting into the over weight range, which isn't heal... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
What do you eat?: Stool (poop) is made mostly of bacteria that have digested the indigestible portions of your food (fiber, etc.). So, if your not eating much, you're ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yoga: Yoga increases strength, increases stability, and can help relieve pressure from compressed nerves. Start lightly, progress as tolerated, and you cou... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes...: And your lungs. And possibly your medicines. And if the COPD is the result of lifestyle choices, then continuing to make those bad choices will cont... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
As Dr. Kwok said: Also, good handwashing, good handwashing, and good handwashing.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Exercise is recommended for everyone able to do it. The key here is not making your arthritis worse when you exercise. Swimming is often good for p... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Maybe: It is unclear what you mean by "strange reaction." antibiotics mess with the bacteria that live in everyone's guts. These bacteria are part of both ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No problem: Dandruff will leave visible flakes on your hair and sometimes your shoulders. The color of your hair won't stop you from seeing them. If you've got... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Agree with Dr Franz: Sometimes nux vomica doesn't do it. I've helped several people with ipecachuana. Good luck.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Not really: The evidence seems to indicate that you should minimize your intake of nitrates, which are salts used to preserve some meats and other foods, whether ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Not just ok. It's necessary to exercise to be healthy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Orally: There are many preparations available in liquid form nationwide and in many chain drug stores as well as supermarkets and health food stores.
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Probiotics: Probiotic supplements (good bacteria that help the body stay strong) have been shown to be very helpful. Make sure the soap you use is moisturizing, ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Lots of people...: ...Traditionally and for cultural reasons think that a fat baby is a healthy baby. After a great deal of study into both growth and obesity, we now k... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: If you want him to wean, you will need to wean him. I've seen babies that were allowed/encouraged to nurse continue to do so to the age of five years... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Anemia is main: There are many symptoms of B12 deficiency. The most prominent is a type of anemia where your red blood cells are decreased in number, increased in si... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No.: There is a lifestyle that can reverse prediabetes. That lifestyle includes daily exercise, good sleep, and weight loss supported by a diet high in fi... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Maybe: Some studies have suggested supplements of zinc, magnesium, calcium, omega 3 fatty acids, ginseng, l-carnitine, vitamins b5 and b6, and others may hav... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
It happens.: Siblings bully one another sometimes. Usually it's the older one doing the bullying, but there's no rule. That said, i like to view any bullying as ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Clove cigarettes, or kreteks, are made with a combination of tobacco, cloves and other herbs. They have all the badness of regular cigarettes, and th... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: There are no magic pills. The best "cure-all" has always been and remains eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: It will lead to a macrocytic (large blood cell) hypochromic (low hemoglobin) type of anemia.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Interesting question: A woman recently was reported in the news to have run a marathon at full term. She was monitored by her obstetrician and delivered shortly after cros... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Effect, not cause: Exertion and fatigue cause muscle ache and perspiration during exercise. Emphysema may decrease the ability of your heart and lungs to deliver oxygen... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Work differently: Claritin in a non-drowsy antihistamine. It doesn't cause sleepiness, but you need to use it every day for it to work really well. It's lousy for se... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Food: If you're eating a really good, balanced diet, with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables (greens and other colors), lean meats and whole grains, then y... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes.: Yes! every kids (and grownup) should take vitamin d. I recommend 400iu/day for babies under 3 months, 800iu/day for babies 4-12 months, 1000iu/day for... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: Taking vitamins doesn't cause yeast infections. Yeast infections can be caused by antibiotics, immune problems, diabetes, and many other causes. But ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Agree: I would add, though, that the best sources of vitamin c are not pills, but many fruits and colorful vegetables. Taken as part of your food they are a... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Echinacea might interact with corticosteroids, antifungals, anesthetics, and some antibiotics. It might increase toxicity to the liver if you're taki... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: I agree with dr. Franz. Additionally, think about what the gmo foods are modified to do. Some are modified to survive dry climates...At least the in... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Melatonin is a naturally occuring brain hormone that cycles daily. Taking a melatonin supplement 1-2 hours before sleep can help regulate your sleep ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Sometimes: If your child's triggers are environmental allergens, things like tree pollen, then keeping the windows closed and breathing filtered, air conditioned... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Better than that....: There are an increasing number of resources, on line and in books, on how to clean your home in very safe and non-toxic ways. It's amazing what you c... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: No, they don't. But they should. Everything we know about this subject suggests that unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases decrease... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: The "terrible twos" are not terrible; they are a wonderful time with more learning, exploring, and fun than just about any other time in kids' lives.... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: Constipation is a known side effect of both Percocet and omeprazole. If you must have these medicines, increase both your water and fiber intake, and... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Agree with Dr. Yep: But i would also add that ticks can become active if there is any period, a few days or longer, with temperatures exceeding 55degrees. So, if you hav... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Prevention: Use moisturizing soaps, not just any soap. Pat dry with towel instead of rubbing dry after bathing. Use moisturizer immediately after bathing. When... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No.: Vitamin d is made in your skin when you're exposed to sufficient sunlight, it can be eaten in some foods, or it can be taken as a supplement. It is n... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Many: The following may interact with Prozac (fluoxetine) and others like prozac: 5-htp (5-hydroxytryptophan), adrenal extract, california poppy, chromium,... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Hydrops Fetalis: ...Is an accumulation of fluid in at least two of the fetal body compartments. It can lead to congestive heart failure, kidney failure etc. In the fe... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
You need therapist: Several exercises can help with this. They need to be directly taught to you. I suggest you see a physcal therapist.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Depends: Disclosure of what, exactly? Identities? Probably not. Health history? Probably.
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Sep 27, 2013
Intelligent, caring, respected expert. Highly recommend.
Aug 24, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, caring and dedicated
Sep 11, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, cares for patients
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

COOPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Patient's Choice, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Top Doctor, Third Place, Camden, NJ - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Camden, NJ - Winter
2013
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