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Dr. Moris Girgis

Family Medicine
South River, NJ
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

South River

Address

171 Main st, South River, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

AmeriChoice Health Services, Inc

AmeriHealth

Cigna

Health Net

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

Health First Health Plan, Inc

MultiPlan, Inc

About

Bio

Born and raised in Egypt, became medical doctor ,did practice for few years, came to the states , qualified for internship at Harbor Hospital Baltimore Maryland , then residency at Sacred Heart Hospital Allentown Pennsylvania , faculty at Saint Luke Hospital Bethlehem Pennsylvania, private practice in Delaware, then private practice South River New Jersey. Gathered experience in general surgery, gynecology ,obstetrics, chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, asthma-----) men`s health, seniors medical care

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, New Jersey

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

Doctor Q&A

80 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Ask the Surgeon: I think the best person to answer that is your surgeon ,because the knowledge of how extensive your surgery was.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Make up your mind: Make up your mind Be determined, make it as priority Get support from family and friends Contact your medical aid,or consider to come up with other... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Weight the benefits : Should weight the benefit of taking it, and the proofs, even if it is minimal side effect?
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends : Length needed for healing depends on how active are you, how bad is the osteoporosis, is it been treated or not, is the osteoporosis progressive, the ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: History of neck trauma,for how long,other medical conditions?
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: Is that somthing new? Injury? Is it limiting your function? Any reddness or swollen?
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Consider allergy: Consider that you may be allergic to the material of the grommets. Consider Benadryl cream
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More informatin: Other medical problems? Sports or hobbies? Recent accident? Family history?
A male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: Any clothes touched it,ear phone peice,jewelry
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Other disease: What other medical conditions? How it was treatd from the start? How the actual exam looks?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
You can do: Most likely endometriosis not dangerous disease, improving lifestyle, relaxation,religion, yoga,meditation,consider acupuncture will help now and late... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Expect change : Significant changes in diet usually accompany changes in stool, look for any other symptoms,if not, most likely the change in diet.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Combination: combination of plavix and Cialis is ok. need to get ok from your cardiology because of the recent cardiac intervention if it was because heart attack?
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : The nature of the scar? properly the plastic surgeon who saw it has the best answers.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : Kind of pain, is it progressing, back pain , discoloring of the skin, what make the pain worse or better, if there is no other explanation for the pai... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Try: Any disease for good treatment,part from the patient and part from the medical team, the more patient does, the higher the success.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: what is the reason for sleep problem? Dormonoct ususlly not the main treatment for depression? Any other mediactions,stimulants?
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: The surgery was 2011? The Ultrasound now? Same Doctor? try to get the recoed from 2011 if possible?
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: Is this the first time? how did you treat it in the past? if it is the first time,need to be examined.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need more informatio: Need more information Is it recurrent? Sexual history? What makes it worse or better? Exact site of the rash.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Ask your local : Ask your local physician that you trust most, feel comfortable after seeing the recommended surgeon.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : Are you otherwise healthy, any chronic disease?any medications? Family history?any other symptoms?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Could be: if it is part of good life style.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need to know more: similar condition in the past? length of sleep? hormonal contraception? smoking? Family history?
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Many reasons : Many reasons for sore throats, how long, any other symptoms like fever, congested ,snoring , lumps on the neck , anywhere else?any body else sick arou... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
2 pounds in one mont: 2 pounds in one month, more related to the change in the appetite from the medicine, 1200 calories daily considered important to be followed closely b... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need more history: Trauma?Similar lesion in the past?Nipple discharge?Fever?Family history?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Consider : I am family Medicine , urologist May have better answer,look into the reason of daily evacuation,look since when the changes happened,the accompanying... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : Do you get headaches now? How frequent?How is it affected your daily life?
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
What else: What else in your life,need more information,stress,weight,Alcohol,drugs?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Activity important : Need more information,medications,stimulants,water intake,heart disease,family history,fever,other symptoms,limitation of function.
A male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Try: Try to avoid landing onsame spot,use padded gloves. use vasiline on the harden skin.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Many reasons : Many reasons ,important for your age,be sure about pregnancy, other systems , significant weight change.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Some other factors : Pay attention to setting habits,excessive pressure on these areas, excessive sweating. The more these areas dry and cool less likely to get infected.
A female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
How serious : How serious affecting the breathing? Did you try to use saline drops for the nose, to see if you can get any thing out. May be need to be seen
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : Fainting has many reasons, could be dangerous, may take sometime of face to face visits and evaluation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Delayed orthostatic: Delayed orthostatic changes,check BP after standing for mins
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Frequency: How frequent? Is it related to the position of the hands? Change in the color?
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need to know more: Who removed it? similar incident in the past? was biopsy done? family member with similar case?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need to know more: Cough? for how long? what makes it better? recent trauma? fever? any other symptoms.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need better controls: When the IBS under good control, you will have less abdominal pain,
A female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information: For how long? what maks it better or worse? Is it limiting your function?
A male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: If tested for antibody and antigen negative. It is negative at this point
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
I agree : I agree,all adults in the family should convey the same massage
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Muscloskletal pain: From the limited information available, posture as aggravating factor, look into physical therapy and acupuncture as relieving factors.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Are you on blood thi: Are you on blood thinner?which one? Need to be careful with fluctuations in Vitamin K.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Trust : Trusting the treating team , following their instructions is essential. Personal trust not reputation trust.
A female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
More information : Was any testing done? What was the diagnosis? To the best of my knowledge with the limited information one day is to soon to tell?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Could be muscle: Look into what triggers it Look into daily habits of setting ,sleeping, driving, hobby the way you use your arm and shoulder

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Girgis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Girgis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! no previous history, trauma or discharge, thank u
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I do appreciate your advice thank you so much
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you for your advice & time.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Alexandria univ
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, the New Brunswick Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, the New Brunswick Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Third Place, the New Brunswick Region - Fall
2017
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