Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

Community Medical Center buildongCommunity Medical Center (CMC) located in Toms River, NJ, is a 592-bed acute-care, community-based hospital offering families across Ocean county expert care in a technology-rich environment. CMC has evolved into the state’s largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County’s largest and most active healthcare facility. Over the years, Community Medical Center has established and continues to maintain its reputation in providing you, the patient, with the most comprehensive and compassionate level of care possible. At the forefront of these efforts is CMC’s Heart, Vascular, & Thoracic Services.

Full Complement Line of Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services

CMC’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services’ multidisciplinary, integrated and patient centric approach to care delivery provides patients with a network of comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic care options, produces results which exceed national quality benchmarks, features the latest technology and innovative trials, and ensures the best team of clinicians will be by your side whether you are getting a diagnostic EKG or a stent.

Award-Winning and Accredited Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

As an award-winning cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving Ocean county residents, CMC’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic provides patients and their families with the most comprehensive and compassionate care, such is reflected in the numerous awards and recognitions collected over the years. These include, but are not limited to:

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Certifications
    • These certifications are a recognition of a hospital’s cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation center’s commitment to providing patients a high standard of care and improving their quality of life.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography
    • This accreditation demonstrates CMC’s Echocardiography Lab has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components, with results showing it provides high-quality patient care, in compliance with national standards.
  • The Joint Commission: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
    • This certification recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. The certification decision is based on the evaluation of standards, clinical practice guidelines and performance measurement activities.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - Designated Primary Stroke Center
    • This designation recognizes hospitals able to provide patients with a wide-range of comprehensive stroke services, including but not limited to: access to an acute stroke team; neurology and emergency department personnel trained in the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke; neuro-imaging services capability; among others.

Our Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Specialists

Whether you have heart disease or any type of vascular or thoracic disorder, we are here for you. Our multidisciplinary teams comprised of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, and echocardiographers; alongside our dedicated team of nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and staff, all ready to take care of you. Our teams are able to deliver comprehensive, compassionate care that uses evidence-based guidelines, as well as leading-edge noninvasive, invasive, diagnostic, and therapeutic techniques and therapies.

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Programs and Specialties

Delivering Advanced Cardiovascular and Thoracic Care Right Here in New Jersey

For decades, RWJBarnabas Health has delivered advanced cardiovascular and thoracic care, pioneering breakthrough techniques that have revolutionized the field. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provide comprehensive, compassionate care. Learn more about our programs and specialties, which include diagnosis, treatment, and continued support for people living with cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.

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Patient Stories

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