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Monmouth Medical Center Welcomes Marc Laufgraben as Chairman of the Department of Medicine

01/07/2016

Monmouth Medical Center welcomes board-certified endocrinologist and internist Marc Laufgraben, M.D., M.B.A., FACE, FACP, as the chairman of the Department of Medicine at Monmouth Medical Center.

Dr. Laufgraben earned a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a master’s of business administration degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He trained in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where he also completed a fellowship in endocrinology. He is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology and has held a host of committee positions with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Endocrine Society and is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Endocrine Society.

Prior to joining Monmouth, Dr. Laufgraben served since 2011 as the head of the Division of Endocrinology at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he was also a professor of medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and founded a fellowship training program in Endocrinology. His previous experience includes a 10-year-tenure as director of clinical care for the Division of Endocrinology at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, where he also served as clinical director of their Hallet Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dr. Laufgraben has received “Top Doctor” designations from New Jersey Monthly, Inside Jersey Magazine, South Jersey Magazine, Castle Connolly, and Best Doctors in America. He was honored multiple times with the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award by Brown Medical School and in 2009 received the Beckwith Family Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor in the Department of Medicine at Brown. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the South Jersey Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. His endocrinology scholarship has been widely published in professional journals and textbooks, and in 2013 he co-edited the Tarascon Adult Endocrinology Pocketbook.

At Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Laufgraben leads a department consisting of more than 150 physicians, including many primary care practitioners who deliver full adult medical services. The department also includes subspecialists in the following areas: allergy and immunology, cardiovascular disease, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, internal medicine, neurology, pulmonary disease and rheumatology.

To learn more about the Department of Medicine at Monmouth Medical Center, call 732.222.5200 or visit www.barnabashealth.org.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org/monmouth.

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