Press Release

For Immediate Release
Nov 19, 2014
Contact : Donna Sellmann, Manager, Public Relations  

Internal Medicine Physician Joins Southern Ocean Medical Center

Mark Ende, D.O. now accepting new patients in Forked River.  

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

Dr. Ende focuses on internal medicine for adults and seniors and is dedicated to the quality care of each and every patient. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  

Dr. Ende treats a variety of illnesses and provides many services, including annual physicals, pre-surgical clearance, EKGs, and vaccines. “Our practice is committed to accessible and personal care,” says Dr. Ende. “We’re focused on preventive services that focus on keeping our patients healthy, and are here when illness requires more acute attention. Maintaining optimal health and wellness is our goal, with a personal touch.”

After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Ende did his residency at Metropolitan Hospital, Springfield Division, in Pennsylvania. His office is located at 138 Route 9 in Forked River, NJ and can be reached at 609-756-0000. He and Dr. Kassenoff are currently accepting new patients.

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.