Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care
The Finest Cardiac Care in New Jersey

Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus BuildingMonmouth Medical Center – Southern Campus (MMCSC) located in Lakewood, NJ, is a 214-bed acute-care, community-based hospital offering families across Monmouth and Ocean counties expert care in a technology-rich environment. Over the years, Monmouth Medical Center – Southern Campus 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 MMCSC’s Heart, Vascular, & Thoracic Services.

Full Complement Line of Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services

We offer a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and support services and patients have access to an experienced, highly skilled team of specialists, as well as the latest medical, interventional and surgical innovations for fighting cardiovascular and thoracic diseases. MMCSC’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 stress test.

Award-Winning and Accredited Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

As an award-winning cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving Monmouth and Ocean county residents, MMCSC’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 Heart Association: Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Bronze Quality Award.
    • This award is a level of recognition awarded to a hospital that has been able to demonstrate at least 85% compliance for the required number of Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures.
  • Comprehensive Vascular Center
    • The Vascular Institute at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) provides a wide range of therapies to treat the vast scope of vascular conditions. Our vascular interventionists offer expertise in the combined use of endovascular and open surgical techniques. To learn more, please visit our “Vascular Institute” page.
  • Fractional Flow Reserve – Computed Tomography (FFR-CT) Technology
    • Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus is the first hospital in the region to offer HeartFlow Fractional Flow Reserve Computed Tomography (FFR-CT), an advanced, noninvasive technology that enables physicians to determine whether a patient has heart disease. FFR-CT is very low risk and provides accurate information about conditions of the arteries. This new technology is beneficial for patients who have not been diagnosed with heart disease and experience symptoms of chest pain and shortness of breath.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography
    • This accreditation demonstrates MMC-SC’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: Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Failure.
    • This certification demonstrates the highest level of recognition achievable by a health care provider for the commitment to excellence in providing disease-specific services in a comprehensive manner.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Primary Stroke Center Designation
    • 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.

To make an appointment with one of our heart, vascular and thoracic specialists, please fill out this form.

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