September 14, 2017

Hackensack Meridian Health Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that 458 of its affiliated physicians have been recognized by Inside Jersey magazine as Top Doctors.

“I want to congratulate the outstanding members of our medical staff on this well-deserved recognition,” said Robert C. Garrett, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “They embody our commitment to providing the highest quality, human-centered care.”

In making the selections, Castle Connolly conducts a peer nomination, review and screening process with a doctor-directed research team. According to Castle Connolly, nominated physicians should be chosen because of their excellent training and clinical skills, along with the time, care and concern they provide to patients.

“I am proud to see a significant number of our network-affiliated doctors sharing in this achievement,” said John K. Lloyd, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “They dedicate themselves every day to ensuring the best possible care of our communities.”

“Hackensack Meridian Health is home to some of the finest physicians in the country,” said Andrew Pecora, M.D., president of Physician Enterprise and chief innovation officer, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Every day, our physicians are orchestrating excellence by providing our patients with the highest quality care in a patient-centered environment.”

The selected Hackensack Meridian Health-affiliated affiliated physicians are among 2,128 physicians receiving this recognition statewide. To view the full list of Hackensack Meridian Health-affiliated physicians, please visit HACKENSACKMERIDIANHEALTH.ORG/TOPDOCTORS.


Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, the number one hospital in New Jersey as ranked by U.S. News and World Report for six years in a row, consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals – Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood.

For additional information, please visit WWW.HACKENSACKMERIDIANHEALTH.ORG.

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