Individuals with vascular disorders, circulatory conditions and complex
wounds in the region now have even more access to exceptional vascular
and endovascular care thanks to the Comprehensive Vascular Center at Monmouth
Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) which opened earlier this year.
Led by Mark K. Hirko, MD, medical director of Monmouth Medical Center’s
Vascular Center and chairman and program director of the hospital’s
Department of Surgery, the Comprehensive Vascular Center offers state-of-the-art
technology and a wide range of therapies to treat conditions related to
arterial, venous, lymphatic disorders, such as abdominal/thoracic aortic
aneurysms, peripheral artery disease (PAD), venous insufficiency, dialysis
access-related issues, and other disorders impacting the circulatory system.
Dr. Hirko and a multidisciplinary team of vascular interventionists, registered
vascular technologists and other board-certified health care professionals
work collaboratively to diagnose, formulate and implement individualized
treatment plans for patients. Often, these care protocols include an integration
of approaches, such as medical management, interventional treatments,
surgical procedures, physical therapy and exercise – all with the
goals of providing comprehensive care and improving patient care outcomes.
Home to a host of cutting-edge technology and tools, the team at the Vascular
Center utilizes a host of advanced outpatient diagnostic imaging and testing
procedures, including vascular duplex ultrasound, non-invasive vascular
testing, and physiologic examinations, to meet the diagnostic imaging
needs of each patient.
Widely respected in the field of vascular surgery, Dr. Hirko provides expertise
in the combined use of endovascular and open surgical techniques in providing
care to patients with a number of conditions and diseases related to the
vascular system. He has authored numerous textbook chapters and serves
on the editorial boards of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and Current
Surgery, and has held national leadership positions within the American
College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is affiliated with
numerous national professional organizations, including the Society for
Vascular Surgery (SVS), Eastern Vascular Surgery Society, Society for
Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS), Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
(PVSS), International Society for Endovascular Surgery, Association of
Surgical Education (ASE), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC),
and Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS). Dr. Hirko is certified
by the American Board of Surgery with an added certificate in general
For more information about the Comprehensive Vascular Center at Monmouth
Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit
www.barnabashealth.org/mmcsc. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hirko, please call