Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes Adam M. Shiroff, M.D., FACS as Chief of Trauma

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Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes Adam M. Shiroff, M.D., FACS as Chief of Trauma

Expert in trauma and critical care joins region's top-ranked trauma center

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is proud to welcome Adam M. Shiroff, M.D., FACS, an expert in trauma, emergency surgery and critical care as the hospital's new chief of trauma.

Dr. Shiroff received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and completed his residency in general surgery at Christiana Hospital, located in Delaware. After completing two years of fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of Pennsylvania in July 2009, Dr. Shiroff joined Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, and became an assistant professor of surgery and associate director of the trauma program. In 2012, he was promoted to trauma program director at Rutgers.

Dr. Shiroff is a recognized national expert in trauma and emergency general surgery, and has been published in numerous academic and scientific journals and books. Dr. Shiroff supports local, state and federal law enforcement in New Jersey with education and on-scene medical backup. He is also a course director of multiple American College of Surgeons courses. Dr. Shiroff maintains a full time faculty appointment at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Jersey Shore's trauma center is recognized by The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma as a Level II Trauma Center. This achievement, first received by Jersey Shore in 1991, distinguishes the hospital as the only Level II trauma center in Monmouth and Ocean counties, and reflects the trauma team's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital - the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore University Medical Center specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, and women's specialty services. For more information on Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit