Chairman's Message

As rapid advances in medical knowledge, emerging technologies, and multidisciplinary processes develop and reshape how we care for the surgical patient, it is crucial that we focus on education throughout our careers. Using this philosophy, Monmouth Medical Center, as one of New Jersey’s largest community teaching hospitals, one of the first medical facilities in the United States to track and utilize surgical outcomes-based data. By combining rapid technological innovation and outcomes-based results, our expert care teams have made Monmouth the leader for robotic, laparoscopic, and other minimally invasive procedures for morbid obesity, G.I. reflux, breast cancer, prostate and gynecologic cancers, benign and malignant colorectal and kidney disease, advanced thoracic disease, and endovascular care for peripheral vascular disease, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Using facilities such as The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center and the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center, multidisciplinary care programs have brought advanced treatment options in:

For more information on surgical services or programs provided at Monmouth Medical Center, or for a referral to a Monmouth-affiliated surgeon, please call our physician referral service at: 1-888-724-7123.

Mark K Hirko, MD, FACS
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Monmouth Medical Center

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