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Dr. Bryan Levey

Pediatrics
Marlton, NJ
28 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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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
The bottom line...: ...Is that he eats this way because you've allowed it. Talk to your pediatrician about techniques to get him eating a better variety of food. Then o... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: If the ear lobe is hot, red and painful, it's infected. See your doctor. The fever blister is likely herpes, which tends to come out when a person ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Well, if you...: ...Have been living with it since childhood, it likely won't kill you. On the other hand, if it is interfering with activities then you you should ab... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Often normal: It's normal for babies to turn red, grunt, and cry before having a bowel movement. They need to learn to use their abdominal muscles just like they ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: I've had some very tiny mommies come to my office having given birth to normal term babies. Conversely, i've had large mommies who delivered prematur... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
That depends..: ..On what 's in the lozenges. Some medicated lozenges state, quite clearly, that they should be taken no more than every four hours or six times a da... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
During the first...: ...Trimester, women are often very tired, so you are probably just at the extreme spectrum of a normal symptom of pregnancy. Nevertheless, if there i... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Many possiblities: He could be passing a stone, especially if he's been having pain in his side or back. He could have an std like gonorrhea. He could have mild irrita... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Lots of causes...: ...And most involve either the heart, the kidneys, or both. Any problem causing painful, pitting edema requires, the care of a doctor, and not just a... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
None: Stool color changes with diet, with hydration status, with viruses, and other causes. If your child is well, behaving normally, growing normally, eat... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
All of them!: Any country with children needs pediatricians, and although some have relatively more, none have enough. The same can be said for the rest of the s... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
The term....: "upper respiratory infection" usually refers to the common cold, but generally means any infection that effects the upper part of the respiratory (bre... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Stay hydrated: Make sure you're taking enough fluids, and eat only a bland diet until you feel completely better. This means easy to digest foods like rice, bananas,... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Drinking alcohol....: ...Relaxes the muscles of the throat and increases snoring. It may put you to sleep, but the quality of sleep is often worse. You are likely snoring... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
The best expectorant: ....Is water. It works better than anything you can buy with regard to loosening and helping you clear mucus. Over the counter cold medicines have b... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends...: If your son was born at 3 kg, he is growing well. If he was born at 5kg, he is not growing well. Spitting up milk is normal. Some babies do it a lo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Even if...: .... The encounters were the same day, you can always determine paternity with a paternity test later. Of bigger concern: multiple unprotected sexua... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Moisturize: Use moisturizing soap. Use lots of moisturizer. If it worsens, see your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Interaction: Family meals increase discipline, self worth, self confidence, achievement, and connection to family. Children whose families do this are less likely... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Two factors...: ....Contribute to sweating. One is how hot an individual is at a given moment. Sweating is the body's method of cooling itself, so when you're hot,... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
That depends...: ...Entirely on the cause. It could be an injury, pain from chronic overuse, or something unusual. You and your doctor can figure out the cause, and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
???: What herbal drinks? Do they work for what? Coffee and tea are herbal drinks. Yerba matte is an herbal drink. What are you asking about?
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Maybe: Incontinentia pigmenti is an x linked dominant disorder. Every woman has two x chromosomes (that's what makes her female). In this disorder, she has... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Could be...: Ibs or it could be simple gas. Look to your diet; is there something you eat right before these episodes occur (dairy products, beans, etc.)? Are ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends....: On how long ago you pumped it. Breast milk stored in a deep freeze can be used for up to six months. Once it's defrosted, treat it like you would a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Tea tree oil...: Has been used to treat fungal infections. I've seen some success on skin and mucus membranes. Nails, however, are a different story. They are much ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
If the pressure...: ...Is from you, then don't apply the pressure. If the pressure is from another family member, speak with them about your concerns. If the pressure i... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Should be...: Melatonin helps to regulate sleep cycles. It is best taken 90 minutes before the desired time of sleep, and can be used every night until it becomes ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
The answers are....: Eight to twelve hours, depending on the individual person. Yes, eating breakfast helps. Giving yourself fuel helps you to be alert and ready to learn... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
You need help: Contact a lactation consultant in your area (a nurse who specializes in helping moms breast feed), or a representative of la leche league (http://www.... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No one gets...: ...A cold from dust. Colds are caused by viruses, the most common being rhinovirus. An aspirating device of some sort can help clear the congestio... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
The number one: ....Sign is he will have difficulty hearing on that side. If there is a doubt in your mind, discuss with your pediatrician and get a hearing test asa... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Some of the....: .....Ingredients in theraflu come through in breast milk. As with all drugs taken while breast feeding, only use them if you absolutely need them. T... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See your doctor: If the bump is on his testicle and not on his scrotum, he needs to see a doctor asap to make sure it's not something very serious. If, however, it'... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Whether you are an..: ...Endomorph or a bluefishmorph, the answer is the same. You lose extra fat by taking in fewer calories than you burn off. That said, and ectomorph ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Probably...: ...But if the fevers continue for longer than a week and are rising, if something changes like difficulty breathing, vomiting, or pain, then he needs ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Prob. not: Both contain polymyxin b, which might be causing the reaction. I would try something else.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Get reevaluated: Any problems with breathing demand immediate evaluation, now. Call your doctor or go to er, now.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Many things: Hypotonia can be due to a neurologic disorder present from birth, it can be due to an acute illness, drugs and toxic exposures, etc.. The specific a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Maybe: Red clover is often recommended for this purpose, but any data that it actually works is lacking. Careful when using any substance without good data.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: Any problem that's going on for three weeks without getting better warrants an evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could b... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Agree w Dr. Pappas: Everything dr. Pappas said is exactly right. But to your original question: no, it is not true his development can be arrested. It can be very sign... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: I don't know what you mean by "one off vomiting, " but i've seen constipation severe enough to cause vomiting in a child. This is, however, a rare th... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
It can if....: ...It is being caused by a sensitivity to something in your diet. If, for instance, you are sensitive to milk protein, then removing that from your ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Probably not..: ....So long as she's feeding well, voiding frequently, stooling regularly, alert and gaining weight. Mild jaundice in breast fed babies can continue ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No.: Ulcers don't cause weight gain, although they can certainly cause burning in the stomach area. Bloating, constipation and diarrhea are likely separat... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
That depends..: ....On the age of the patient, the circumstances, and the diet. As with any most problems, the solution is often determined by the cause. If the prob... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Water filled...: ...Spots, which are called vesicles, are probably not bites.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Soap and water: Petroleum jelly is an oil, and oils are soluble with soap. Soap up her hair well, then rinse. If there's a lot of vaseline you may need to do it sev... Read More
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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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