Meridian Cancer Care Expands Access to Services with Addition of Local, Trusted Practice

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Meridian Cancer Care Expands Access to Services with Addition of Local, Trusted Practice

Hematology and oncology expertise now available in Jackson

Access to exceptional cancer care services has been enhanced by Atlantic Hematology Oncology Associates, LLC joining Meridian Medical Group. As part of Meridian Medical Group, these fellowship trained and board certified physicians will continue to provide the skilled and compassionate care that members of the community have come to know and trust. Now, patients have access to additional locations that are close to home, as well as seamless access to sub-specialists that are part of the Meridian Cancer Care team.

Patients have expanded access to the hematology and oncology experts Madhurima Anne, M.D., David Greenberg, M.D., William Lerner, M.D., FACP, Michael Levitt, M.D., FACP, HMDC, Peter Mencel, M.D., FACP, and Arthur Topilow, M.D., FACP, through four convenient locations. In addition to seeing patients in their offices in Manasquan and Brick, the doctors are now seeing patients at the new cancer center located at Meridian Health Village at Jackson and will see patients in the new Jersey Shore University Medical Center cancer center being constructed in Neptune. Patients and their families can have peace of mind knowing that a complete range of services, from innovative clinical research trials and Nurse Navigators, to supportive survivorship programs, are all part of the comprehensive resources available through these physicians and Meridian Cancer Care.

These experts have extensive experience in caring for patients with a variety of cancer diagnoses. They treat brain, breast, colon and rectal, endocrine, prostate, ovarian, head and neck, leukemia and lymphoma, pancreatic, melanoma (skin), thoracic (lung), esophageal, multiple myeloma, kidney, sarcomas, gastric cancers and more. Additionally, the physicians are fellowship trained in treating blood disorders such as anemias, blood clotting problems, white blood cell diseases, etc. To make an appointment, call 732-528-0760, or visit to learn more about the cancer services available through Meridian Cancer Care.

About Meridian Medical Group
Meridian Medical Group, the employed physician enterprise of Meridian Health, is comprised of more than 400 providers at 115-plus locations throughout Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties. The providers include primary care physicians, pediatricians, OB/GYNs and expert medical and surgical specialists in community and faculty practices.

Twenty-eight of the Meridian Medical Group Primary Care practices and five OB/GYN practices have attained Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home and Patient-Centered Specialty Practices recognition from NCQA. Additionally, more than 50 of Meridian’s providers have been nationally recognized by NCQA for diabetes and/or heart attack/stroke care.

With convenient hours, including nights and weekends at certain locations, and the ability to book appointments online, Meridian Medical Group is committed to delivering clinical excellence to foster a healthier community.

About Meridian Health
Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home care and hospice services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, fitness and wellness centers, and outpatient centers that allow the full continuum of health care services to be offered locally. In May 2015, Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network signed a definitive agreement to merge. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in NJ for clinical quality and nationally is the recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum. Meridian is one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for six consecutive years. Earlier in 2015, Great Place to Work® and Fortune recognized Meridian Health as one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care in the nation and the number one Best Place to Work for Women. Meridian is recognized for patient care and nursing excellence, including being the first health system in the country to achieve Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center at all of its original hospitals. Additionally, Meridian’s mission of training the next generation of health care professionals is vital to providing a foundation for sound health in our community. In 2008, Meridian Health launched a four-year nursing program in partnership with Georgian Court University. Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine has also honored Meridian as one of the nation’s 100 Most Wired Health Systems for 16 consecutive years. Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies. For more information, visit