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  • October 03, 2019

    Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Sharpens Emergency Readiness with Realistic Drill

    Montclair, New Jersey – On Monday, September 23, 2019 Mountainside Medical Center conducted an emergency preparedness exercise with several community partners. Through the exercise Mountainside Medical tested the critical capabilities of its emergency operations plan in the event of a mass casualty/patient surge event and the coordination of activities with community and county agencies.

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  • October 02, 2019

    OB/GYNs Robert Montemurro, M.D. and Daniela Montemurro, Join Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Group

    Montclair, NJ, - (October 2, 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group announced today that OB/GYN specialists and father-daughter duo, Robert Montemurro, M.D. and Daniella Montemurro M.D., and have joined the practice to serve the communities growing need in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.

    Dr. Robert Montemurro has been serving the community since 1994. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

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  • September 30, 2019

    The New Radial Lounge at Mountainside Medical Center

    Cardiac catheterization has come a long way over the past several decades, making surgeries safer, faster, and with techniques that drastically reduce recovery time and improve overall patient experience. One way this has been accomplished is radial access. Radial access is when a radial artery in the wrist is used as the entry point for the catheter, as opposed to an entry point in the leg or groin. This type of surgery has been performed at Mountainside Medical Center well over 1,100 times since 2014. Now there is even more to help patients with the opening of the Radial Lounge.

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  • September 25, 2019

    Aneurysm Awareness Month

    An aneurysm is a weak spot in the blood vessel in the brain and over time it starts to balloon out and has the potential to rupture. Ahsan Sattar, M.D., Medical Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery and Stroke at Mountainside Medical Center, states the aneurysm cause is multifactorial; high blood pressure, smoking, family history of brain aneurysms, natural aging, and genetics. Dr.

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  • September 24, 2019

    Meal Kit and Food Delivery Service Food Safety

    One of the hottest new trends this year are pre-packaged meal kits that are delivered straight to your door. While these companies advertise convenience, fresh ingredients, delicious meals, and little to no hassle, it’s also important to consider food safety when ordering any one of these meal kit delivery services.

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  • September 18, 2019

    Imaging Services at Mountainside Medical Center

    Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a full range of state-of-the-art outpatient and inpatient radiology services. At Mountainside Medical Center, we focus on providing outstanding care and accurate radiology services delivered by a compassionate team of radiologists, technologists and nurses. Our radiologists are certified by the American Board of Radiology. Each is subsequently trained or fellowship trained in neuroradiology, women’s imaging, pediatric radiology, interventional radiology, musculoskeletal radiology and cardiac imaging.

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  • September 18, 2019

    Little Hearts in a Big Body: Childhood Obesity’s Effect on Future Cardiovascular State

    Childhood obesity is becoming one of the biggest health issues facing our country today. Over the past three decades, the rate of childhood obesity has tripled with one in three children and teenagers in the United States are classified as overweight or obese. This is not only damaging to children when they are young, but research has shown that that being obese during developing years show risk factors for developing heart disease later in life.

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  • September 18, 2019

    Imaging Services at Mountainside Medical Center

    Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a full range of state-of-the-art outpatient and inpatient radiology services. 

    At Mountainside Medical Center, we focus on providing outstanding care and accurate radiology services delivered by a compassionate team of radiologists, technologists and nurses. Our radiologists are certified by the American Board of Radiology.

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  • September 10, 2019

    The BIG 5 for OVER 50's

    Preventive Care You Can Start Yourself

    By: Grishma Bambhroliya, M.D.

    Dr. Grishma Bambhroliya (pronounced: Bom-BROLE-yah) is Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Group’s newest Primary Care Physician. Her passion for preventive medicine empowers patients to listen to their bodies and take charge of their total health. For those over the age of 50, she says, total health requires extra vigilance, and here she offers her top five tips for those entering their prime.

    "As we get older," says Dr. Bambhroliya, "staying healthy does get harder, but it can go a lot easier if you focus on the right things. Here are five ways to improve your preventive health now."

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  • September 04, 2019

    Dr. Oleg Shulik, Gastroenterologist, Joins Mountainside Medical Group

    Montclair, NJ, - (September 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group announced today that Oleg Shulik, M.D., has joined the practice to serve the communities growing need in the field of gastroenterology.

    Dr. Oleg Shulik received his medical degree from the University of Debreen Medical and Health Science Center and completed his internal medicine residency at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Dr. Shulik has completed fellowships in geriatric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, gastroenterology at New York Medical College, and advanced gastroenterology with the focus on advanced therapeutic endoscopy at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

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