Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jul 23, 2014
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager  
(732) 840-3279

New Family Medicine Physician Joins Southern Ocean Medical Center

Lisa A. Kassenoff, D.O. now accepting new patients in Forked River  

Manahawkin, NJ - Lisa A. Kassenoff, D.O. has joined the medical staff at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Dr. Kassenoff is board certified in family medicine and practices with internal medicine physician Mark Ende, D.O. in Forked River, NJ.

Dr. Kassenoff focuses on family medicine, which treats children, adolescence and adults. Both doctors are dedicated to the quality care of each and every one of their patients and are committed to making their practice convenient and accessible.

Dr. Kassenoff treats a variety of illnesses and provides many services, including annual physicals, pre-surgical clearance, EKGs, ear irrigation/earwax removal, vaccines.

“I strongly believe that we can improve the health of patients by emphasizing preventive health education, maintaining regular medical screenings, and focusing on lifestyle modifications to ensure optimal health,” says Dr. Kassenoff. “We’re focused on providing our patients with a balance of great clinical expertise with personal, attentive care.”

After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Kassenoff did her residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital in Pennsylvania. In addition to treating patients, she is a clinical professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, where she has an active role in training the next generation of physicians.

 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, BayshoreCommunity 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 or call 1-800-DOCTORS.