Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick is one of the elite academic health centers in the United States that offers bloodless techniques in every surgical and medical specialty.

RWJUH's Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program offers a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and health care professionals who set a national standard in providing bloodless treatment approaches for a variety of elective as well as emergency procedures. This outstanding team is committed to ensuring community access to superior medical and surgical care without blood transfusions.

Meet Our Team

Main Contact for Patients and Community Members

Julie Bartol, BSN, RN
Program Coordinator, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program

Elizabeth Maldonado, BSN, RN
Program Coordinator, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program Team

Lydia Stockman, RN, MHA, FACHE
Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations

Brooke Zacheis, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Director of Special Procedures, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program

Dr. Manish Patel, MD
Co-Director, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Dr. Jeffrey Carson, MD
Co-Director, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program Provost
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Vice Chair, Research
Richard C. Reynolds Professor of Medicine, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School