Coronavirus Disease 2020 (COVID-19)

To all of our patients, We the doctors and staff of GANJ, as always, put the health and wellbeing of our patients at the highest priority. It’s with this in mind that we felt obligated to reach out to all our patients and address some of the concerns as related to Corona Virus ( Covid-19). Physicians and healthcare staff , in …

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Leave the Threat of Colorectal Cancer Behind

Leave the Threat of Colorectal Cancer Behind  Learn more about the importance of colorectal cancer screening and your options for getting tested If you remember the slinky, etch-a-sketch and the pet rock, you’re probably approaching the age of 50. And, that means it’s time to start thinking about getting screened for colorectal cancer (CRC). While CRC is the second-leading cause …

Launching the 2.0 Model – SonarMD

It’s an exciting time to be a part of SonarMD! Over the past month, we have launched SonarMD ‘2.0’ at Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey (GANJ), Digestive Healthcare Center (DHC), and Allied Digestive Health in New Jersey. These launches were made possible after years of working with practices throughout the country, and learning how to build a sustainable shared savings …

GANJ Looks Towards National Obesity Awareness Week

We are not yet two full weeks into the new year and a very special awareness week is upon us. In fact, it’s fitting that National Obesity Awareness Week falls so early in the year, as it allows us to take some time and educate the community on the health dangers of obesity. In turn, combined with our year-long efforts …

GANJ Celebrates 10 Years with Party at the Brownstone

One decade in the books and many more to come! Last night, January 10th, 2019, all of our physicians and office staff gathered to celebrate the new year. This year we had more to celebrate, however, that being the official ten year anniversary of GANJ. The spacious room at the Brownstone welcomed 89 guests to hor’deourves, cocktails, buffet dinner and …

New Year’s Resolution: Chew Your Food

Making sure you chew your food completely is not necessarily something you will see on the list of “Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions” anytime soon. Here at GANJ we want to emphasize the importance to the community. Raise your hand if this brings back memories of your mother or father saying “make sure you chew your food before swallowing!” Turns …

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5 Tips for Treating IBS

Affecting between 25 and 45 million people in the United States of all ages, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder that affects the large intestine. It is characterized by abdominal discomfort, pain and altered bowel movements. The walls of the intestines are lined with muscles that relax and contract in a pattern, helping food from the stomach to …

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week: December 1st-7th 2018

Potentially lost in the holiday shuffle is an important awareness week not just in the GI community, but the healthcare community as a whole. December 1st-7th is known nationally as Crohn’s and Colitis (also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Awareness Week. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) affects everyone, regardless of age, gender, color, race, or sexual orientation. The disease is violent and …