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Monmouth Medical Center Welcomes Isaac H. Tawfik, M.D., Chief of Cardiology

Long Branch, NJ – Monmouth Medical Center is proud to announce Isaac H. Tawfik, M.D., has been named Chief of Cardiology. Board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, Dr. Tawfik brings years of interventional cardiology experience to his new position.

After earning his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Tawfik completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He then went on to complete two fellowships; the first was a cardiology fellowship at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by an interventional cardiology fellowship at Tomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Over the years, Dr. Tawfik’s research projects include “Panel Reactive Screening and Treatment Practices Following Bridge to Transplant Ventricular Assist Device Placement,” which was published in the Transplant Proceedings Journal. He is also board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular diseases and in interventional cardiology and by the National Board of Echocardiography.

In his new role, Dr. Tawfik will lead Monmouth Medical Center’s Cardiac Services Department. The hospital has earned a host of impressive national accreditation and rankings, which attest to its commitment to cardiac excellence.

Monmouth has received Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Acute Coronary Syndrome, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stroke, as well as the Get With The Guidelines®– Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. This recognition that signifies the hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients for at least 90 days with 85 percent compliance to core standard levels of care outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.

Dr. Tawfik is a part of BHMG Cardiology Services – Monmouth, and will see patients at their office located at 166 Morris Avenue, Second Floor, in Long Branch. To learn more about Dr. Tawfik or to make a referral, call 732.263.5024.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Brennan