Shore Physicians Group Welcomes Primary Care Physician Dr. Maria Cerna to its Northfield Practice

Shore Physicians Group announced today that internal medicine physician Maria Jose Jimenez Cerna, MD, will be joining its Northfield Primary Care practice located at 2605 Shore Road. Dr. Cerna is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and fluent in Spanish and Eng-lish, and treats patients age 19 and up. She will begin seeing patients on Tuesday, Read More

Spring can be a Real Pain in the Neck, Back, and Knees

For so many of us, we spent the winter months sitting more and exercising less than is recommended. The American Heart Association says only one in five is getting the heart-pumping exercise our bodies need for optimal health each week. But seasons change, and those early beautiful spring days beckon us to be outdoors. Whether Read More

Look Out, Allergy Sufferers

Spring is officially here, and with the extra hours of daylight and sunshine many enjoy, others are already in the throes of their seasonal allergies. Even on the prettiest days, they can be miserable with symptoms like a runny nose and sneezing, watery eyes, and a scratchy throat. Dr. John Kulin, urgent care medicine physician Read More

Shore Physicians Group to Host Women’s Health Event May 12 Featuring Three New Providers

Shore Physicians Group announced today its popular “Be Well Connected” in-person health education series will return this spring, kicking off with “Making Sense of Menopause & Beyond”. The free women-only event will be held Thurs-day, May 12, 10am to noon at Josie Kelly’s Public House in Somers Point and will cover the mysteries of menopause, Read More

Shore Physicians Group Welcomes Board Certified Primary Care Provider Dr. Alexandra Buford

Shore Physicians Group (SPG) announced today that Alexandra Buford, DO, has joined its Primary Care division. Dr. Buford is Board Certified in Family Health with additional training in allergy and aerospace medicine, and she has a special interest in women’s health. Dr. Buford will begin treating patients on Tuesday, April 5, at the Shore Physicians Read More

Platelet-rich Plasma: Shore Physicians Group brings MVP-worthy treatment to Somers Point

On May 17, the Associated Press reported that Philadelphia Phillies superstar and reigning National League MVP missed a game against the San Diego Padres as he recovers from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. Harper had the injection Sunday because of a small tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow Read More

What is Good for Baby can be Heart Healthy for Mom

Healthcare providers encourage new mothers to try breastfeeding their baby because of the benefits for the newborn. Researchers have found that breastfeeding is also very beneficial to the mother as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study in July 2021 that shows breastfeeding can reduce the mother’s risk of high blood Read More

Being Heart Smart at the Dinner Table

What you eat has an effect on how your body functions, including your heart. Changing eating habits may seem like a daunting task but it is one that can provide benefits in the long run. Shore Physicians Group Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, Tiffany Rios, RD, CDE works closely with patients, getting them on the Read More

The Twenty Minute Screening That Can Save Your Life

The carotid arteries are the main blood vessels from the heart to the brain, supplying it with life-sustaining blood flow. There is a carotid artery on both sides of the neck, each one feeding one side of the brain. When there is carotid stenosis present, meaning the carotid artery is narrowed or blocked by plaque, Read More

Eye Exams are for more than Vision

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but they can also tell you a lot about your health. Problems spotted in a patient’s eyes might be a signal of problems lurking somewhere else in the body. Some abnormalities might only be visible by the ophthalmologist when the eyes are dilated. Advanced Practice Nurse Read More