Since the age of 18, Audrey Gholston had struggled with her weight.
“Like a lot of women, I started gaining weight after I had my first child,” said Gholston. “I tried different weight loss methods but I always gained back any weight that I had lost.”
After more than a decade of weight problems, she started experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath so she began seeing a cardiologist.Read More
Montclair, NJ, [January 2019] – Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).Read More
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center provides medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation fitness programs for individuals with identified cardiovascular disease, as well as those with known risk factors. Patients who have undergone open heart surgery or are in congestive heart failure are prime candidates.
Candice Powell, exercise physiologist with the cardiac rehab program, informs us more about the program and how patients can benefit from participating.Read More
Montclair, NJ, - (January 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group announced today that S. Charles Oh, M.D., has joined the practice, expanding its internal medicine group to include the subspecialty of gastroenterology.
Montclair, NJ, - (January 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group has announced that Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center’s Chief of Thoracic Surgery Steven Herman, M.D., has joined the practice.
Montclair, NJ, - (February 8, 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group has announced that Rajitha Reddy Gujja, M.D., has joined the practice, to service the community’s growing need for primary care physicians.
Each year in the United States, more than 120,000 babies are born with birth defects. With such a high number, what steps can future parents and expectant mothers take to prevent birth defects? Dr. Vanessa Parisi, OB/GYN of Mountainside Medical Group, is sharing general practices women can implement into their lifestyle to prevent birth defects, as well as information about the formation of birth defects and how they can be detected early.Read More
New Year, new you. This is a statement that’s often used as we make resolutions for ourselves in a new year. But just how easy is it to maintain those resolutions? According to U.S. News, approximately 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. Why is this statistic so high? It’s likely due to the fact that we often set too many goals to focus on while we should be setting smaller, more attainable goals.Read More