Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

Monmouth Medical CenterMonmouth Medical Center (MMC) located in Long Branch, NJ, is a 350-bed community-based, teaching hospital offering families across Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties expert care in a technology-rich environment. With a commitment to learning, advancing, and improving the quality of care for patients, Monmouth Medical Center is one of the largest academic medical centers in New Jersey and is a teaching affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. This affiliation has allowed us to meet our goal of educating current and future health care providers in a state-of-the-art environment.

Over the years, Monmouth 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 MMC’s Heart, Vascular, & Thoracic Services.

Full Complement Line of Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services

MMC’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 that 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 Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex county residents, MMC’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.
  • American Heart Association: Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Award.
    • The Plus Quality Award is an advanced level of recognition awarded to a hospital that has been able to demonstrate at least 75% compliance for 12 consecutive months for the required number of Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures.
  • Institutes for Healthcare Improvement: Mentor Hospital Registry for Heart Failure
    • Monmouth Medical Center, among just nine hospitals nationwide, was tapped for this initiative to provide support, advice, clinical expertise and guidance to hospitals seeking help with their heart failure improvement efforts.
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography
    • This accreditation demonstrates MMC’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.
  • The Joint Commission: Disease-Specific Certification for Acute Coronary Syndrome, Stroke and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
    • 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.
  • U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2020-21 recognizes MMC’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease specialists for earning the top honors as “high performers.”
    • This recognition is assigned to hospitals for their performance in treating more commonly occurring conditions and medical procedures. With ratings ranging from High Performing to Below Average, the Best Hospitals Procedure & Conditions ratings help patients choose the right medical center for the care they need.

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, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists; alongside our dedicated team of sonographers, 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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