Leading Cardiovascular and Thoracic Care in Ocean County

Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus BuildingMonmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (MMCSC), located in Lakewood, New Jersey, 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, MMCSC 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 our Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services.

Full Complement of Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services

We offer a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and support services. We were the first hospital in the region to offer HeartFlow Fractional Flow Reserve Computed Tomography (FFR-CT), an advanced, noninvasive and low risk technology that enables physicians to determine whether a patient has heart disease. Our advanced Vascular Institute offers the latest in integrated endovascular and surgical techniques. And our acclaimed Cardiac Rehabilitation Program can help get you on the road to recovery faster and teach you about lifestyle changes that can lead to a healthier future.

As part of the collaborative Regional Vascular Program at RWJBarnabas Health, we marshal the resources of a combination of specialists from several hospitals to bring you the most accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatments.

Monmouth Medical Center’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services’ multidisciplinary, integrated approach to care produces results that:

  • Exceed national quality benchmarks
  • Feature the latest technology and innovative trials
  • Ensure the best team of clinicians will be by your side

Great Heart Programs Badge Joint Commission Seal

Award-Winning and Accredited Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care

An award-winning cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving Monmouth and Ocean county residents, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus’s Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Services provide patients and their families with the most comprehensive and compassionate care. This is reflected in the numerous awards and recognitions collected over the years from national organizations in the field.

Becker’s Hospital Review

RWJBarnabas Health has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review’s100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs" for 2023. Health care organizations included on the list are renowned for their exemplary heart care, patient outcomes and leading technologies.

The Joint Commission

This global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care helps organizations across the continuum of care lead the way to zero harm. MMCSC has earned certifications demonstrating 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. including Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Failure and Chest.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

This nonprofit, nationally recognized accrediting organization was founded by medical professionals to advance the appropriate utilization, standardization and quality of diagnostic imaging and intervention-based procedures. MMCSC has earned accreditation for Echocardiography, demonstrating that our Echocardiography Lab provides high quality patient care in compliance with national standards.

Nationally Recognized Team of Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Specialists

At Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, you 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.

Our multidisciplinary teams are composed of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, and echocardiographers, alongside our dedicated team of nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and staff — and they are all ready to take care of you.

We deliver comprehensive and compassionate care using evidence-based guidelines, as well as leading-edge noninvasive, invasive, diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and treatments.

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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

  • "I can’t say enough about the RWJBarnabas Health nursing teams. They work hard, are caring and compassionate and I appreciated them through this entire process."

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