Meridian CardioVascular Network

For the region’s most complete, most coordinated heart and vascular care, turn to Meridian CardioVascular Network. It’s a network that’s uniquely yours, offering the highly advanced, personalized care you need, when you need it most. Our experienced heart and vascular experts offer options others simply cannot.

Cardiology: Inspiring Stories

  • Meridian

    Ruth Strong

    Heart Attack

  • Meridian

    Robyn Rabe

    Angioplasty

About Meridian Cardiovascular Network:

Meridian CardioVascular Network is anchored by physicians at the region's leading academic medical center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, and four leading community hospitals for heart and vascular care – Bayshore Community Hospital, Riverview Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, and Southern Ocean Medical Center. . Meridian CardioVascular Network provides everything to diagnose, treat, and mend virtually all heart and vascular conditions. And, the network's specialists are continuously among the first to provide remarkable treatment and surgical options.  

It's the peace of mind that you get when you have the region's experts dedicated to managing all the complexities of advanced care for you. And it's the remarkable reassurance that you can find all that you need right here, close to home.
 

  • SPEED: Meridian works with EMS teams to equip their vehicles and transmit EKGs from the scene to Meridian hospitals before you arrive; ensuring that the most appropriate treatment is delivered in the timeliest manner.
  • EXPERIENCE: Over 2000 affiliated physicians including more than 400 experienced cardiovascular subspecialists.
  • QUALITY: Meridian hospitals are among the leaders in quality scores for heart attack in the State Hospital Performance Report.
  • REPUTATION: Through in-depth evaluations of cardiovascular programs, Meridian hospitals have received numerous accreditations and recognitions from national organizations.
  • INNOVATION: From training the physicians of tomorrow to access to the most advanced treatment options through cutting edge research and clinical trials.   
  • COMPREHENSIVENESS: Jersey Shore University Medical Center has the only cardiac surgery program in the region and consistently performs among the most cases and best outcomes in the state. Seamless transfers from area hospitals are coordinated when surgery is needed.

  • Prevention & Wellness

    Through education and proactive lifestyle decisions, anyone can make the changes needed to reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease.

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    Treatment

    Meridian CardioVascular Network physicians develop cardiac treatments and services that save lives every day.

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    Research & Education

    The experts of Meridian CardioVascular Network are committed to the active advancement of cardiovascular research, treatment and patient care.

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  • Diagnosis

    Heart disease can present a variety of symptoms, which is why understanding each patient's medical history and risk factors is the key to successful treatment.

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    Recovery

    Helping our patients to develop a healthy lifestyle can make a lifelong difference and protect them from future health problems.

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    Stories of Inspiration

    Explore the stories of hope, strength, trust, and survival from Meridian CardioVascular patients in your community.

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AngioScreen - What You Learn Can Save Your Life

AngioScreen® is a revolutionary, new heart and vascular health screening being offered by Meridian Health. In 15 minutes, this simple, non-invasive screening will provide you with information about your risk for heart disease and stroke.

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Ruth Strong

Heart Attack

A board member of Ocean County’s only independent library, Ruth leads a fascinating life. Thanks to the lifesaving care she received at Southern Ocean Medical Center, her story continues.

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Robyn Rabe

Angioplasty

After reviewing Robyn’s medical records, Dr. Kate advised her to take a stress test. Although Robyn thought she passed with flying colors…the results may have saved her life.

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