Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jun 26, 2014
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager  
(732) 840-3279

Southern Ocean Medical Center Surgeon to Offer Program on Vascular Diseases


Manahawkin, NJ - Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Richard Di Fiore, M.D. will discuss vascular disease and what your carotid arteries and peripheral arteries can tell you about your overall health. The program will be held at The Family Resource Center at Meridian Fitness & Wellness located at 700 Route 9 South West Creek, NJ 08092. To register, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit

Dr. Di Fiore recently joined the medical staff at Southern Ocean Medical Center, expanding the local resources available for vascular services. He is board certified in vascular surgery and has extensive experience in both vascular and endovascular surgery.

Dr. Di Fiore is an expert in endovascular intervention, with surgical expertise focused on conditions such as carotid artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and peripheral arterial disease. He is also certified in hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a level of expertise he will be utilizing in Southern Ocean’s Center for Wound Healing.

About Southern Ocean Medical Center
Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin is a member of the Meridian Health family, which includes Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and most recently, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel.  

Southern Ocean Medical Center is home to a wide range of clinical services and programs specializing in cardiovascular and stroke care, maternity and women's health, orthopedics and joint health, bariatric surgery, and wellness and prevention programs.  

Part of Meridian Cancer Care, Southern Ocean Medical Center provides comprehensive cancer services, including radiation oncology, surgery, and clinical trials, and is connected to specialized programs and services throughout Meridian Health. For more information, visit