Ocean Medical Center to Offer Free GERD Lecture December 3

Contact:Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager

Ocean Medical Center to Offer Free GERD Lecture December 3

A free presentation on GERD will be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. p.m. at Meridian Health Village at Jackson. The lecture will be presented by Neal Winzelberg, M.D., a board certified Gastroenterologist. He will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for heartburn and acid reflux.

The program is free and will take place in the lower level conference center at the new Meridian Health Village at Jackson, at 27 South Cooks Bridge Road, Jackson. For more information and to register, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit MeridianHealth.com.

About Ocean Medical Center

Standing out as a premier medical center along the Jersey Shore, Ocean Medical Center is home to exceptional talent, state-of-the-art technologies, and a growing medical campus, all surrounded by a community that offers quality of life for individuals and families of all ages. Ocean is a 315-bed non-profit community hospital located in Brick, New Jersey that provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines. Some key services include designation as a Primary Stroke Center; brain lab and neurological surgery; DaT Scan and advanced imaging technology; DaVinci robotic surgery; general, thoracic, and vascular surgery; comprehensive cancer care and radiation therapy technologies; a Joint Commission accredited orthopedic program; one of the nation's most advanced cardiac catheterization laboratories and cardiac services; maternity, Acute Care of the Elderly, and critical care services. The Medical Center recently completed a four-level expansion that has transformed the campus through an $82 million project that sets a foundation for future decades of growth. The main component of the project is a new 44,300 sq. ft. Emergency Department. The Medical Center features Magnet award winning nurses who work in collaboration with the medical staff, and is a System Partner, along with the other Meridian Health facilities, with the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Ocean Medical Center also operates the state's first Satellite Emergency Department in Point Pleasant, called the Ocean Care Center. The Medical Center has grown tremendously since opening in 1984 and is well positioned to evolve and respond to the changing community and health care landscape.