Sreedar Raja, MD, FACEP has been named medical director of the Emergency Department at Monmouth
Medical Center, Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has named Sreedar Raja, MD, FACEP
as Medical Director of the Emergency Department.
An attending emergency physician with Monmouth Medical Center, Southern
Campus (MMCSC) since 2012, Dr. Raja works in conjunction with the Emergency
Department team to ensure high-quality emergency medicine is provided
to patients. MMCSC’s Emergency Department, which has been ranked
among the top 5 percent in the nation for patient satisfaction by Press
Ganey, is routinely recognized with high marks for its short wait times
and high level of patient satisfaction.
He will also oversee MMCSC’s Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) unit,
an integral service as the facility works toward meeting the more complex
health needs of the growing elderly population in Ocean County. The state-of-the-art
unit features an interdisciplinary team of providers specially trained
in geriatric medicine and eight treatment rooms and amenities specifically
designed to meet the unique needs of the geriatric population and their
“We aim to be the region’s destination of choice for emergency
care, especially for older patients, by working to meet their often more
complex needs through enhanced team care coordination in a holistic, patient-centered
environment,” said Dr. Raja.
Prior to joining MMCSC, Dr. Raja served as attending emergency physician
at a number of other area hospitals including Monmouth Medical Center
in Long Branch, Ocean Medical Center in Brick and Capital Health System
Dr. Raja obtained a bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell
University in Ithaca, New York, where he graduated cum laude. He earned
his medical degree at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and
completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University
Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed an administrative fellowship with
EmCare in Dallas.
Dr. Raja is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and
a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also credentialed
in hyperbaric medicine and ultrasound.
He resides in Colts Neck.