Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge added the latest in robotic technology to its surgical services with the da Vinci Xi®, the most advanced robotic-assisted surgical system currently available. The addition of this minimally-invasive surgical system allows surgeons at Raritan Bay Medical Center to operate robotically in a number of complex surgeries […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center Perth Amboy is participating in an emergency drill with City of Perth Amboy Police and Fire Departments Wednesday, April 26, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Patients and guests will notice emergency response activities and emergency equipment set up outside the hospital as part of the drill. Please do not be alarmed […]
Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Hosts 33rd Annual Harbor Lights Ball Honoring Gregorio Guillen, M.D., with the Excellence in Medicine Award; The Liberty Group with the Business of the Year Award;, Ali Rada with the Executive of the Year Award, and Joan Harewood, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, with the Distinguished Service Award Perth Amboy, N.J., March 29, […]
A Milk for Everyone! By: Jennifer Seleem, MS, RDN Legend has it that in ancient Egypt, milk and other dairy products were seen as a delicacy reserved for royalty and the very wealthy. In current time, there is a lot of controversy about the necessity of milk and which type of milk is best. Milk […]
Body Mass Index and Obesity Health Risks By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Determining how much you should weigh is not a simple matter of looking at a height-weight chart; it also includes considering the amount of bone, muscle, and fat in your body’s composition. The amount of fat is the critical measurement. A good indicator […]
Reducing the Risk Factors of Ovarian Cancer By: James Bosscher, M.D. Ovarian Cancer is the second most common gynecologic malignancy and the most common cause of gynecologic cancer death. A woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 in 70, and about half of the women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are […]
April is IBS Awareness Month: Learn How to Recognize and Treat Irritable Bowels By: Jennifer Turkish, M.D. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be hard to diagnose, and no simple test can detect it. The disorder can be even harder to treat. The main symptoms of IBS – stomach cramping, diarrhea, and constipation – may come […]
Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Rise in N.J. By: Steven C. Goldberg, M.D., FACOG According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released towards the end of 2016, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise in New Jersey and across the nation. April is national STD/STI awareness month, a good time to […]
Old Bridge, N.J., March 10, 2017… Raritan Bay Medical Center team members wore orange in support of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month on March 10. Pictured are Raritan Bay – Old Bridge team members. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disorder that can cause a variety of symptoms, possibly affecting individuals physically, emotionally, mentally, psychologically, or in […]
By: Sharon Yeskel Did your kids ever play with Hasbro’s Playskool Weebles? You know those little egg-shaped figures with the wide base and narrow tops that tip back and forth when given a gentle push? The advertising slogan was, “Weebles wobble, but they don’t fall down. The weighted bottom balances the toy and eventually brings […]
With locations in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, New Jersey, Raritan Bay Medical Center delivers critical world-class healthcare services care to Monmouth and Middlesex County residents. As providers of first-class healthcare in the areas of stroke, cardiology, cancer, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center continues to stay on the forefront of medicine.
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