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Dr. Marc Neff

General Surgery
Cherry Hill, NJ
male

Locations

Advocare Associates In General Surgery

Cherry Hill, NJ

Address

2201 Chapel Avenue West, Suite 100, Cherry Hill, NJ
Directions

Fax

8564886769

About

Bio

Marc A. Neff, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Marc Neff is Medical Director of the Kennedy University Hospital Bariatric Surgery Program. He has been a NJ Top Doc 5 years in a row. He is board certified in general surgery, fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery, and has won multiple teaching awards.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

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Weight synthroid (thyroxine): An under active thyroid can be the cause of weight gain, lack of energy, cold intolerance, and a variety of other symptoms. An interactive thyroid is... Read More
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Ignore: Every pound you lose is 5 pounds of pressure off of your back. Try weight loss.
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Diet exercise : It is very difficult to set up a routine in your diet and exercise. Keeping a journal can be helpful. Many apps are available like myfitnesspal for sm... Read More
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Weight loss diets: 2/3 of our country is overweight or obese. There are 100's of diets, and they all work. The problems is that people come in different shapes, sizes,... Read More
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Snacking weight gain: Snacking can be a very problematic process for individuals trying to loose weight. While it is perfectly natural to snack, sometimes we snack because ... Read More
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Diets: Diets don't work well in teenagers. Better to focus on physical activity ; disengage from technology.
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Exercise results: It could mean sevearl things. First, it could mean that you aren't doing the right exercise for the results you are looking for. This might mean a d... Read More
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Ignore: Often our worry gets in the way. Studies show that 85% of what we worry about never happens.
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Obesity teenager: There are over 20 different medical conditions that have been linked with obesity. The damage is cumulative over time. They range from elevated chol... Read More
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Weight loss medicine: There are actually 100 different medicines for blood pressure, 10 categories of medicines for diabetes, but very few fda approved medicines for weight... Read More
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Weight watchers: The weight watchers program, if adhered to, is a good one for obese patients. The journaling, point system, and group sessions have been very effecti... Read More
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Safety bypass surger: Gastric bypass surgery has been around for over 40 years. It has been performed laparoscopically, meaning through small incisions, for over 20 years.... Read More
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Fitbit: Its a special pedometer that works on your acceleration through space....Which means, you can't fool it. It enables one to monitor different biometri... Read More
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Obesity importance: Obesity has been linked to 20 different medical conditions including reflux, diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, asthma, cancer, sleep apnea, elevated ... Read More
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Obesity surgery: Weight loss surgery is a complicated procedure. It is best done by board certified fellowship trained individuals at certified centers accredited by ... Read More
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Surgery obesity: There are over a dozen different surgical procedures for patients that are medically suffering from their obesity and are refractory to nonoperative a... Read More
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Vitamin d deficiency: Vitamin deficiencies are fairly common in our population, but aren't regularly measured. It is partly related to our dietary habits, and a diet in hi... Read More
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Diet exercise plan: There is no quick and easy remedy to obesity. People come in different heights, weights, ages, sexes, races, and have different exercise habits and fo... Read More
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Obesity mobility: Complicated question. Losing weight is always a combination of an appropriate diet and exercise plan. Taking in less intake in calories could be ach... Read More
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Weight loss diets: There are hundreds of different diets available for patients that are serious about weight loss. Currently, over 2/3 of amercians are overweight or o... Read More
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Obesity: We are just starting to learn all of the endocrine impacts of obesity, but we are learning that peripheral adipose tissue, fat, does increase estrogen... Read More
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Hernia surgery : Hernia surgeries are commonly performed as outpatient procedures. They may be performed in an open or laparoscopic fashion. Some details could deter... Read More
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Try: Try writing down a single blessing you have each day ; a paragraph to explain it, try it for 30 days.
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Ignore: Painless hernias, don't need to be fixed. Studies show that. But once painful, they need surgery.
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Exercise dieting: Yes, but it depends on your goal. If your goal is too loose weight, it does decreasing your calorie intake and boosting your metabolism. Only doing ... Read More
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Obesity doctor: All physicians are trained in treating obesity related conditions. These include high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, arthritis, reflux, heart ... Read More
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Varicose veins: Varicose veins can be treated by a general surgeon or a vascular surgeon. Occasionally a plastic surgeon. Look for someone board certified in surger... Read More
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Post partum diet: Having a child is a wonderful and challenging experience. New responsibilities, lack of sleep, new interactions with family and spouse, lack of sleep,... Read More
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Appendicitis chronic: Appendicitis typical follows the pattern of dull ache, to sharp pain, constant, around the belly button and migrating to the right lower quadrant. Of... Read More
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Obesity gallstones: One of the risk factors for forming gallstones is obesity. But, just because you have a gallstone, does not mean that you need to have your gallbladd... Read More
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It: It takes about 2 weeks for your body to learn a new habit. So, start off slow and steady and daily!
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Cholesterol diet: Cholesterol build up in the heart is a sign of elevated cholesterol, poor genetics, and a marker for an elevated risk of heart disease. The diet shou... Read More
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Vbg : There are about a dozen different surgical procedures available for patients interested in weight loss surgery. One of the oldest and safest is the v... Read More
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Hernia mortality: It is very unusual to diet from a hernia. In today's world, most patients have many weeks to months of warning signals that a hernia is becoming more... Read More
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Obesity cancer: Obesity has been linked to over 20 different medical conditions ranging from hypertension to reflux disease. The higher estrogen levels in obese fema... Read More
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Laparotomy scar: Scars after surgerical procedures mature over about 6 months before the scarring process is complete. The majority of the collagen deposition and re... Read More
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Exercise: Both are good ways to exercise. It depends a little as to your height, weight, condition of your joints, and your current physical health. I general... Read More
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Gallbladder removal: Post cholecystectomy syndrome is a rare, but real entity. It may be manifested by symptoms similar to those prior to gallbladder removal. First, an e... Read More
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Accelerometer: I first learned of this device at a conference last summer. I have used myself and recommended for many of my patients. It nicely gives you on line ... Read More
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Scoliosis exercise: Scoliosis is a disorder related to the spine. Pressure on the spine will increase the discomfort. That occurs with obesity, and certain exercises. ... Read More
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Childhood obesity: A growing problem in our country is childhood obesity. The dietary education is slowly happening in schools, but there needs to be an emphasis on reg... Read More
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Weight loss story: My story would be about a patient who came into my office at the age of 65, retired, but stuck in a wheel chair because of horrible arthritis. She wa... Read More
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Weight loss tips: Dedication. Determination. Patience. Whatever your weight, you didn't get there overnight. A good goal is to loose 1-2 lbs a week. You need to pi... Read More
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Infectious disease : Infectious disease doctors are physicians specially trained in infectious diseases. These include viruses, bacteria, fungal infections, and the varie... Read More
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Dog bite: Typical signs of an infection manifest themselves over the next 3-5 days and would include, pain, redness, drainage, decrease strength or function, an... Read More
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Weight loss surgery: Weight loss surgery has been shown time and time again to be the most successful and durable method to achieve weight loss when patients are more than... Read More
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Weight loss kidney: Donating a kidney is a remarkable gift to those who need it. You should be congratulated. It is, however, something that puts you into a category of... Read More
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Reflux: Gastro esophageal reflux disease, gerd, is also known as acid reflux. It is a phenomenon whereby, through a number of mechanisms, the contents of the... Read More
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Weight loss surgery: The reason is that at your current height and weight, you have a bmi of 33.3 and would not qualify for surgical intervention by insurance criteria. T... Read More
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Hernia mesh product: Hernia surgery is one of the most common general surgical procedures performed in today's world. It can be performed in an open or a laparoscopic fas... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Neff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Neff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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If my husband has had this pain above the belly button and there is a bulge it is getting bigger what can he do to help with the pain until we can get
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Thank you, your tip was very helpful! Appreciatecthe information on amount of daily fiber needed for this.
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Thanks! I've been freaking myself out all day. It's okay right now.

Education & Training

Residency

YORK HOSPITAL

Awards

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Virtua health
Kennedy Health System
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