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Hackensack Meridian Health
Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge

At 113 beds, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge has provided acute inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical care for nearly 40 years. Raritan Bay prides itself on patient- and family-centered care, an approach to the planning, delivery and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care providers, patients and families. A state designated primary stroke center, Raritan Bay-Old Bridge is home to a fully integrated medical and surgical pavilion containing physician offices, a surgical suite and outpatient testing; truly a single destination for every health care need. An additional medical arts building houses physicians in family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, infectious disease, orthopedics and more. Raritan Bay-Old Bridge also provides an array of specialty centers and health services, including:

Center for Robotic Surgery

Raritan Bay-Old Bridge is home to the da Vinci Xi, a robotic assisted surgical device that is 100 percent controlled by the surgeon and enables surgeons to operate through a few small incisions. Designed to further advance minimally invasive surgery, the da Vinci Xi can be used across a broad spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures including gynecology, urology, thoracic and general surgery including colorectal surgery. The da Vinci Xi allows for just a single incision or three to four 8mm incisions so patients benefit from less scarring, less of a need for pain medication and quicker recovery. Call (800) DOCTORS for more information.

Center for Balance

Part of the physical rehabilitation and medicine department, the Center for Balance is designed to help anyone experiencing dizziness, vertigo, difficulty judging distance, an increased risk of falling or anyone who has fallen at least once in the past year. Vestibular therapy, an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation for inner ear deficits, is also available. Call (732) 324-5030 for more information.

Center for Sleep Medicine

Provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of sleep disorders and ailments to patients ages 4 and up for some of the most common sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, leg movements, night terrors and narcolepsy. Sleep tests take place in private, hotel-like rooms with extra-long beds and TVs. Call (732) 360-4255 for more information.

Center for Women

Dedicated to the special needs of women, the Center for Women offers a comprehensive approach to breast health, wellness and disease prevention. Newly renovated facilities combine the highest quality imaging technology and spa-like surroundings for a uniquely personalized level of care. Services include 3-D mammography, ultrasound, breast MRI, image-guided biopsy and bone density along with various other women’s health services from holistic to lymphedema therapy. To make an appointment, call central scheduling at (732) 324-5270.

Human Motion Institute

The goal at Human Motion Institute is to return patients to normal function as quickly and safely as possible. Its dedicated medical professionals take a comprehensive, state-of-the-art approach to the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and work with each patient and their primary care physician to develop a treatment plan specifically for that patient. Extensive clinical expertise is combined with fi a compassionate, caring treatment philosophy to provide treatment for total joint replacement, spine care, foot and ankle care, sports medicine, hand and upper extremity and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Call (855) 566-8466 for more information.

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate

The Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge, provides screening, comprehensive care and management for a host of metabolic and endocrine disorders, including diabetes, thyroid, PCOS, calcium, pituitary and adrenal disorders, low testosterone, hirsutism and osteoporosis. The center has been awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for its quality diabetes self-management education program. The center’s multidisciplinary team of caregivers includes two board certified endocrinologists, a certified nurse educator and registered dietitian. For more information, call (732) 360-4070.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Named to U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, the pulmonary rehabilitation program is designed to help patients breathe easier. The program provides one-on-one and group rehabilitation by a licensed respiratory therapist who tailors a plan of care to each individual patient’s needs. The program treats those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, heart disease, cystic fibrosis, asthma, obesity and a variety of other lung diseases. For more information, call (732) 360-4290.

Institute for Weight Loss

A comprehensive bariatric surgery Center of Excellence recognized by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, the Institute for Weight Loss provides a comprehensive, fi personalized approach to overcoming obesity. Most bariatric surgical procedures are performed with tiny incisions resulting in less pain and faster recovery. Patients are generally back on their feet within a few days and resume all activities within a few weeks. Common procedures include gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and gastric sleeve. Call (855) 846-3463 for more information or to find out about upcoming weight loss seminars.

Integrative Health

State-of-the-art health care has been redefined by combining the latest medical advances with complementary therapies. Called integrative health, this approach treats the whole person, not just the disease, and gives patients more opportunities to participate in their care and enrich their health and well-being. Provided free for inpatients services include hand or foot massage, reiki, tai chi/qi gong or guided imagery. Music and meditation CDs and CD players with disposable earphones are available by request. A special program to help reduce anxiety for patients scheduled to undergo surgery is also available. Call (732) 324-5257 for more information.

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge
1 Hospital Plz., Old Bridge
(732) 360-1000
www.rbmc.org

To find a physician, call (800) DOCTORS.