Gastroenterologists Media PA

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Oscar LaBorda
(610) 565-1808
1088 W Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Vikram Barpujari
(610) 565-1808
1088 W Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Oscar Enrique Laborda, MD
(610) 565-1808
HCCII Ste 2407 1088 W Baltimore Pke
Media, PA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pa; Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Pa
Group Practice: Delco Gastroenterology

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Alan Jeffrey Sears, MD
2100 Keystone Ave
Drexel Hill, PA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1978

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Jacques A Khoury, MD
(610) 449-1525
1230 Burmont Rd
Drexel Hill, PA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Joseph'S Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1970

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Kenneth John Boyd, MD
(610) 565-3435
1088 W Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Crozer-Chester Med Ctr, Chester, Pa; Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pa
Group Practice: Colon & Rectal Surgery Ltd

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Jules Anthony Lacavaro, MD
(610) 565-6419
1068 W Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1966

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Samir N Parikh, MD
(610) 565-3435
1088 W Baltimore Pike Ste 2101
Media, PA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: South Jersey Hospital, Bridgeton, Nj; Crozer-Chester Med Ctr, Chester, Pa
Group Practice: Surgical & Gastroenterological

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John Wade Seedor, MD
(610) 521-4677
8 Morton Ave
Ridley Park, PA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1979

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Philip Brian Gilman
(610) 626-2400
2100 Keystone Ave
Drexel Hill, PA
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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How Healing the Leaky Gut Could Heal Your Life

by Lissa Rankin, OB/GYN

What do your intestines have to do with mojo? EVERYTHING! Sure, you can be vital , even if you’re ill. But if you have leaky gut syndrome, it might manifest in ways you would never expect, such as depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, food allergies, gas and bloating, or the inability to find relief from other diseases, even when adequately treated.

What is leaky gut syndrome?

Good question. I’m a doctor and I never heard about it at Duke or Northwestern, where I trained. While conventional medicine doesn’t recognize the existence of “leaky gut” syndrome, many naturopathic and integrative medicine doctors believe that a “leaky gut” can impair the natural healing process of the body and impede both traditional and alternative treatments.

In theory, leaky gut syndrome results from damage to the intestinal lining that leads to a state of intestinal hyperpermeability, allowing undigested proteins, fats, waste, bacteria, and other toxins to “leak” through the gut membrane, which should only allow healthy nutrients through. These particles can then wind up in the blood stream and lymphatic system, where the immune system tries to come to the rescue to eliminate these unwanted intruders, triggering an auto-immune response. While a natural immune response is usually a good thing, too much can lead to a state of inflammation, which wreaks havoc in ways you may never relate to gastrointestinal function. A normal intestinal lining brilliantly lets good stuff through, while screening bad stuff out, allowing it to be excreted as waste. But when this membrane is impaired, beware!

What kinds of symptoms might result from leaky gut?

Common early symptoms include gas, bloating, and fatigue, which should not be considered normal. These harbingers of other stuff brewing may be your only clue that your intestines need to be healed. If time goes by, you may wind up with chronic fatigue, skin rashes like eczema, psoriasis, or even chronic vulvar itching, food allergies, gluten intolerance, memory problems, mood disorders, body aches and joint pains, and other vague, seemingly unrelated conditions.

Why has my doctor never heard of this?

Nobody ever taught me about leaky gut syndrome in medical school, and unless you’re out there researching and self-educating yourself about complementary and alternative medicine treatments, you would never hear about it. Why is that? We Western docs are research fanatics, and the trust of the matter is that most of the expensive research that fuels modern medicine is sponsored by drug companies hoping to prove that their product works. Once they’ve proved it in randomized controlled trials, it becomes mainstream. Because there is no “drug” to treat leaky gut syndrome and nobody has paid to perform big studies, we just don’t have a lot of data out there in the mainstream medical literature, so it falls largely into the realm of what traditional docs call “anecdotal medicine” (and d...

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