Meet Our Team

A multidisciplinary team may include the referring physician, medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, nurse navigators and other related specialists. Together, as a team, we take a prospective view of each case prior to recommending treatment options.         

Verda J. Hicks, M.D., FACS, FACOG
Medical Director, Gynecologic Oncology in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties

Board Certifications
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

Residency
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Medical Education
University of Illinois; Chicago, IL

Fellowship
Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center; Durham, NC
Medical Education Research, Central Group on Educational Affairs

Location:                     
3520 Route 33 – Suite A, Maggio Professional Plaza
Neptune, NJ 07753

Office consultations by appointment only. Please call 732-897-7944.



Karim ElSahwi, M.D., FACOG

Specialties
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

Education and Training
Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology –Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut
Fellowship: Pelvic Surgery – Lahay Clinic, Burlington, MA

Meridian Medical Group – Gynecologic Oncology
3520 Route 33, Maggio Professional Plaza
Neptune, NJ 07753

Office consultations by appointment only. Please call 732-897-7944.


James Bosscher, M.D., FACOG

Specialties
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications
Obstetrics/Gynecology

Education and Training
Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology – Walter Reed National Military Hospital, Maryland

Meridian Medical Group – Gynecologic Oncology
656 Shrewsbury Avenue, Suite 301
Tinton Falls, NJ 07701

Office consultations by appointment only. Please call 732-268-8473.

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