NJ Top Docs Presents, Plaza Family Care

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NJ Top Docs Presents, Plaza Family Care Scotch Plains, NJ – June 8, 2017 Plaza Family Care has two locations, one in Hackettstown and one in Chester, New Jersey.  The practice has been specializing in family care, pediatrics, and internal medicine since 1973.   Plaza Family Care is open 365 days a year and  provides pediatric services including: Comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents All recommended immunizations Allergy evaluation and management Pulmonary Function Testing Asthma Treatment Monthly newborn classes Separate sick and well waiting areas to minimize contagion Child friendly exam rooms Minor Surgeries like: Lacerations Skin Lesions Ear Piercing   Patrick Caruso, M.D., F.A.A.P, Adam Dick, M.D., F.A.A.P, Melissa M. Libert, D.O, and Kristen Walsh, M.D., F.A.A.P, along with Family Practitioner, Unnati Tailor, D.O. have been reviewed and approved by NJ Top Docs.   Plaza Family Care also offers an internal medicine division that provides comprehensive adolescent and adult care services, including but not limited to: Routine Late Adolescent Exams Adult Annual Exams Immunizations: Adult and Adolescent Pulmonary Function Testing/Asthma Gastroenterology Colonoscopy   Reviewed and approved internists of Plaza Family Care include, Jim C. Chang, M.D. and Lillian Theune, D.O.   To learn more about Plaza Family Care, Read More

June is PTSD Awareness Month!

June is PTSD Awareness Month

In the United States, June is designated as PTSD Awareness Month and June 27th is the specific day designated for National PTSD Awareness.   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition experienced by 7- 8% of the population. About 8 million American adults will have PTSD during any given year – which is only a small portion of those who’ve suffered through a traumatic event.   A traumatic event is defined as any experience that threatens your life or safety, or if you witness something horrible happening to someone else.   For example, here are a few types of traumatic events that could lead to development of PTSD: Military combat Sexual Assault Physical Assault Child Abuse Serious Car Accidents Natural Disasters (Hurricanes, Fires, Tornadoes, Floods, Earthquakes, Etc.) Terrorist Attacks   The similarity between all of these different types of events is the fact that you may not have control over what’s going on, causing extreme fear and panic.   Experiencing a traumatic event is not rare, in fact, half of the American population has been through a traumatic event at some point in their life. Out of those people, around 1 in 10 men develop PTSD along Read More

NJ Top Docs and NJ Top Dentists are proud to feature the following May 2017 approved providers:

NJ Top Docs and NJ Top Dentists are proud to feature the following May 2017 approved providers: (Please note that all listings hyperlinked in blue are links to their online profile. Those that are bolded in black do not have an online profile at this time.) NJ Top Docs Include: Acupuncture Monmouth County Dr. Liping Wang Cardiology Bergen County Dr. Brad Herman Cardiology & Internal Medicine Bergen County Dr. Stephen Sherer Chiropractic Care Warren County Dr. James Fedich Gastroenterology Burlington County Dr. Joseph Savon Essex County Dr. Andrew B. Stefaniwsky Internal Medicine Cumberland County Dr. Fiore J. Copare Dr. Ekram L. Hanna Essex County Dr. Nudrat F. Ayub Morris County Dr. Gregg Marella Dr. Kishwar Shareef Union County Dr. Edward A. Adler Nephrology Mercer County Dr. David Y. Pai Obstetrics & Gynecology Bergen County Dr. Hetal Gor Middlesex County Dr. Niyati Davda Orthopedic Surgery Bergen County Dr. James Hale Dr. Nicholas Alexander  Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Hunterdon County Dr. Philip J. Glassner Pediatric Care Hudson County Dr. Andrzej Klos Gloucester County Advocare Laurel Pediatrics Podiatry Atlantic County Dr. Stuart W. Honick Morris County Dr. Jordan Steinberg Pulmonology & Critical Care Bergen County Dr. Daniel M. Suffin Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Bergen County Dr. Wilbert Yeung Radiology Read More

Junes’s Featured Healthy Recipe: BBQ Chicken with Peach and Feta Slaw

Ingredients: 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh peaches (about 2 medium) 1 (12-oz.) pkg. broccoli slaw 3 (6-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1-in. strips 1/4 cup barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup) 2 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled Preparation: Combine 4 tablespoons oil, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add peaches and slaw to vinegar mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes or until done. Place chicken in a large bowl. Add barbecue sauce to bowl; toss. Divide slaw mixture evenly among 4 plates; top evenly with chicken strips. Sprinkle with chives, feta, and bacon.

NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy!

Dr. Michael Betsy is Celebrating One Year being Recognized as an NJ Top Doc! Dr. Michael Betsy is celebrating one year being recognized as an NJ Top Doc. Born and raised in Park Ridge, New Jersey, Dr. Michael Betsy graduated from Don Bosco Prep in 1990 and was Class Salutatorian. He earned Varsity letters in football and ice hockey and served as team captain in both sports in his senior year. He was inducted into the National Honor Society as a sophomore, was an active member of the school’s Peer Ministry program and was involved in student government, serving as Senior Class President. In his senior year he was a Bergen Record ‘Scholar of the Week’ and was named by the Bergen Record as one of the Top 25 Local College Football Prospects. He received the Distinguished Athlete Award from The United States Marine Corps and was a recipient of the school’s prestigious Ironman Award. After graduating from Don Bosco, he attended Harvard University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology, graduating with Cum Laude distinction. While at Harvard he played Varsity Football and Junior Varsity Lacrosse. Dr. Betsy then returned to Don Bosco Prep to become a member Read More