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Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Appoints Medical Director of Emergency Department


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 caregivers.

“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 in Hopewell.

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.

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