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Centrastate Medical Center Offers New, Minimally Invasive Procedure That Provides Relief for Men With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

By |2022-08-12T16:07:17-04:00August 11th, 2022|

CentraState Medical Center has begun offering patients the latest UroLift® 2 System that uses the Prostatic Urethral Lift procedure for patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a non-cancerous condition that can negatively impact a man’s quality of life. Surgeon Troy Sukkerieh, MD, recently performed the first Urolift procedure using the [...]

Endocrine Surgical Expert Alexander L. Shifrin Joins Centrastate Healthcare System to Head New Endocrine Program

By |2022-08-01T14:22:55-04:00August 1st, 2022|

Alexander L. Shifrin, MD, FACS, FACE, ECNU, FEBS (endocrine surgery), FISS, has joined the staff of Surgical Associates of CentraState and CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold as the surgical director of CentraState's Endocrine Program. A board-certi­fied endocrine surgeon focusing exclusively on diagnosis and surgical treatment of thyroid, parathyroid and [...]

The House Appropriations Committee of Congress Approves Federal Funding Project That Includes $615,000 for Centrastate

By |2022-08-09T12:47:28-04:00July 11th, 2022|

Nearly $2 million for local humanitarian projects championed by Rep. Chris Smith (R-Manchester) cleared a major hurdle in Congress last week as the House Appropriations Committee approved federal funding for projects as part of congressional spending bills for the upcoming fiscal year. Smith said the Committee approved $615,000 to [...]

Unique Cancer Treatment is Extending Lives: HIPEC Comes to CentraState

By |2022-07-14T10:56:29-04:00July 10th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

A highly advanced, two-phase surgery now available at CentraState is bringing new hope to certain patients with specific types of cancer. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, combines tumor removal surgery with a heated, concentrated chemotherapy bath inside the abdomen, battling cancer directly at its source and potentially extending lives [...]

Surf’s Up After Foot Surgery

By |2022-08-16T09:34:21-04:00July 10th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Joanie Sapienza placed second in a surfing contest last summer on Long Beach Island. It’s one of many trophies the 59-year-old lifelong competitive surfer has won. This honor was the sweetest, however, because it marked the Manasquan resident’s return to the sport she loves after a potentially life-altering injury. [...]

Living with Neck Pain? Here’s Advice from a Spine Expert.

By |2022-06-27T09:34:08-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When conservative treatments don’t send neck pain packing, surgery may be the best option for relief. Below is some insight on common surgical procedures from orthopedic surgeon Justin Elkrief, DO, who recently joined CentraState’s medical and dental staff and specializes in diagnosing and treating various spinal conditions. [...]

Breathe Easier with a Lung Screening

By |2022-07-14T10:55:25-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Regular mammograms are key to detecting breast cancer early, and the same is true for colonoscopies in finding colon cancer when it’s most treatable. But did you know that those at risk for lung cancer due to a smoking history have the same potentially lifesaving benefit in low-dose CT [...]

A New Leader at the Helm: Introducing Tom Scott

By |2022-06-27T09:30:43-04:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

CentraState Healthcare System has a new president and CEO – and he’s no stranger to the organization or the community. Tom Scott, FACHE, FABC, was recently appointed to this role after serving as CentraState’s chief operating officer for the past seven years. He’s been instrumental to CentraState’s growth during [...]


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