Press Release

For Immediate Release
Aug 6, 2012
Contact : Joyce McFadden, VP Marketing and Public Relations  

Southern Ocean Medical Center Welcomes New Surgeon


Manahawkin, NJ -  Southern Ocean Medical Center announces the appointment of Emil Shakov, M.D. to its Medical Staff.  Dr. Shakov is a general surgeon and newest member of the hospital’s Department of Surgery.

Dr. Shakov is board certified in general surgery and is Laparobotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery fellowship trained from Valley Hospital Medical Center, Ridgewood, NJ.

He completed his medical education at the American University of the Caribbean and completed his internship at Monmouth Medical Center.  He completed his residency and served as chief surgical resident at Seton Hall School of Graduate Medical Education, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ.

In addition to his expertise in general and minimally invasive surgery Dr. Shakov has a special interest in surgical treatment of obesity and minimally invasive surgery for hernias and colo-rectal disorders. He has joined the practice Stafford Surgical Specialists located at 1100 Route 72 West, suite 303 in Manahawkin, NJ and appointments can be made by calling 609-978-3325.