At Southern Ocean Medical Center we understand that undergoing surgery can be an uneasy and potentially confusing time, and we want you to know we are here for you every step of the way. Working in state-of-the-art operating rooms, Southern Ocean Medical Center’s experienced and compassionate surgical team includes board certified, fellowship trained surgeons, anesthesiologists, and registered nurses, who are nationally certified in medical-surgical nursing from the American Nursing Association.
Breadth of Surgical Services
Minimally Invasive and Same Day Surgery Options
Thanks to advances in technology many procedures which once required large incisions and long hospital stays can now often be done using minimally invasive or laparoscopic approaches which reduces the size of the incision, and generally results in less pain and scarring, faster recovery, and reduced incidence of post-surgical complication. Additionally, many of these surgeries can be completed on a same day basis so patients go home less than 24 hours after surgery.
With You Every Step of the Way
We understand the importance of knowledge and comfort in a patient’s surgical experience, which is why we place great emphasis on educating our patients both pre-operatively and post-operatively about what they can expect during the course of their surgical journey. Patients are educated about what to expect after surgery, how to properly care for themselves, and are provided with information regarding returning home.
Additionally, as part of Hackensack Meridian Health, Southern Ocean Medical Center provides access to Meridian rehabilitation facilities in Monmouth and Ocean counties, or in your home through Meridian At Home, as well as resources and support to help keep patients healthy after surgery for any illness or injury.
Southern Ocean Medical Center, 1140 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
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