Better Health Update
Children require special care whenever they undergo surgery.
This is where the pediatric anesthesiologist is important. The pediatric anesthesiologist is trained to handle smaller, more vulnerable patients – not just during the actual procedure, but often during the time prior to surgery, when parents and their children need reassurance the most. To explain it all is Scott Siegel, M.D. of ACNJ, a pediatric anesthesiologist at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. Listen here.
Ambulatory Care SurgiCenter Performing Rare Orthopedic Procedures
University Center for Ambulatory Surgery
has been performing outpatient total joint replacements for more than 18 months and have had phenomenal success. They have successfully performed anterior hip replacements, total knee replacements and unicompartmental knee replacements. Read more.
Beckers ASC Review, April 4, 2014
ACNJ's Dr. Dean Giacobbe presents his findings during a webinar at world renowned Andrew's Institute in Pensacola, Florida in May 2014. To view video,
Dr. Giacobbe co-authored the article "5 Ways to Control PostOp Pain"
with the Center's Dr. David Harwood and Dr. Stephen Kayiaros.
Supplement to Outpatient Surgery Magazine, January 2016
ACNJ In The Community
ACNJ was proud to sponsor the 9th Annual Steeplechase Distance Run/Walk on September 24, 2017 held in Hillsborough, New Jersey. Physicians and staff participated in the event.
Pictured back row (l-r): Wasim Agha, Toki Compress, Cinthia Sierra, Jennifer Ramsarran, Eileen Buckley, Kristen Grausso, Marilynn Monroe, Lynette Hutcheson, Annmarie Santos. Front row (l-r): Selvia Barsom, Kathleen Pallein, Melissa Mota, Jenny Colon.
ACNJ continues our commitment in serving the world's population to improve quality of life. In October 2017, Dr. Richard Colavita (Vice President, Board of Trustees) participated in Healing The Children Foundation's trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador. 65 children with complex urological problems were seen in the clinic and 27 children received anesthesia and surgery. Click
. "There is so much more to do, and we plan to go back there year after year to continue our work," said Dr. Colavita.
ACNJ believes giving back to the community is no longer defined by a specific location. We not only serve the citizens of a specific town, county and state, but serve the citizens of the world as well. Our commitment is our overall involvement in activities that improve the quality of people's lives. In January 2013, Dr.
Dr. Sherif Sonbol
particpated in Healing The Children Foundation and lent their expertise to the children of Esmeraldas, Ecuador.