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Community Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment close to home. Opened in 1961, Community Medical Center has evolved into the state’s largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County’s largest and most active health care facility.

Community Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of services including advanced cancer care in the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center. The cancer center offers a full continuum of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and support services in an inpatient and outpatient setting. The center offers state-of-the-art technology including a Rapid Arc Linear Accelerator, Cyberknife, Infusion Suite and access to clinical research trials. Our oncology program is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of The American College of Surgeons’ and is one of only two hospitals in New Jersey and one of 75 in the nation to receive this prestigious designation.

The J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center takes a holistic approach to cancer care and offers patient navigators - breast cancer, lung cancer, survivorship and American Cancer Society navigators - to assist patients and their families. In partnership with the American Cancer Society, the Inspiration Boutique offers a free wig clinic to patients undergoing treatment, reiki therapy and access to other complementary therapies and education programs.

State-of-the-art neurology and neurosurgery services are available in the Jay and Linda Grunin Neuroscience Institute, which features a neuro-interventional lab and a bi-plane providing diagnostic and treatment options. As the leading provider of stroke care in the region, over 1,000 patients suffering a stroke are treated annually in our hospital. In addition, a designated Level 3 Epilepsy Center provides 24-hour Video EEG monitoring for the diagnosis of epilepsy and other seizure disorders in adults and children. Patients with sleep disorders find care at the Center for Sleep Disorders which has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for the past ten years.

Our Cardiac Care features three cardiac catheterization labs and a fully accredited cardiac rehabilitation program, and our surgical service features the sophisticated da Vinci Si robotic surgical platform, the first program of its kind in Ocean County.

Community Medical Center is one of the area’s most trusted providers of maternal and children’s services, offering superior obstetric care, a Level II special care nursery with 24/7 on-site neonatologists for newborns requiring special care, a midwifery program and a dedicated pediatric unit and a pediatrician in the emergency department. The emergency department is one of the largest providers of emergency care in New Jersey with highly skilled Emergency Medicine physicians, nurses and ancillary staff.

Specialized care is also offered through the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, the Center for Diabetes Education and the Women’s Imaging Center.

These state-of-the art programs are possible due the over 700 physicians who choose to practice at Community Medical Center. They represent nearly every medical and surgical specialty and are dedicated to providing the highest quality care.

Community Medical Center is committed to keeping people healthy. Our Community Outreach program provides hundreds of opportunities throughout the year for area

residents to learn how to live healthy by making healthy lifestyle choices. Specialty programs are offered for individuals with heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other illnesses. Our goal is to help our community achieve their wellness goals and achieve a better quality of life.

For information about the programs and services offered at Community Medical Center, visit or call (888) 724.7123.

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