Ocean University Medical Center
Patients should bring the following information when registering for an appointment or hospital stay:
- Advance Directive
- Copay or deductible
- Driver’s license
- Insurance Card
- Medicare/Medicaid card
- Name and Social Security Number of the insured
- Referral forms from your physician (if required by your insurance carrier)
- Referral/Order Guidelines
- Worker’s compensation information (if applicable)
- Medication List
Specialty Programs Available
Our cancer program is accredited with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, an achievement earned by less than one-third of all cancer programs across the country.
At OUMC, patients can find some of the latest cancer treatments available, including:
- HyperArc stereotactic radiosurgery delivers radiation therapy with enhanced accuracy, effectiveness and speed. This treatment is used for patients with single or multiple small brain lesions. OUMC is the only radiation oncology treatment center in NJ that offers this treatment.
- Stereotactic radiobody therapy to treat prostate cancer with just five treatments. Other centers in the area use conventional radiation treatments that take about nine weeks.
- Radiation therapy with prone breast positioning, which decreases radiation exposure to healthy tissue and nearby vital organs, such as the heart and lungs. The therapy also allows for anesthesia instead of just painkillers, and provides a better patient experience.
- SpaceOAR Hydrogel temporarily creates space between the prostate and rectum, and reduces the radiation dose delivered to the rectum during radiation therapy. It has been clinically shown to help minimize urinary, sexual and bowel side effects and protect quality of life for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.
Our surgical expertise spans general surgery and orthopedics to robotic-assisted surgery and the latest minimally invasive techniques. Our new medical surgical floor is just the latest example of how we are defining the future of health care by encouraging healing, promoting privacy, prioritizing family and helping doctors and nurses optimize patient care.
Led by a team of seven board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists, our Jersey Coast Vascular Institute is one of the most comprehensive vascular programs in the state. Our surgeons have more than 100+ years of combined experience in this unique area of medicine.
Our team develops a personalized, comprehensive plan that’s built around each patient’s unique goals and priorities.
Why Choose Ocean University Medical Center
- One of the best hospitals in New Jersey: We are designated by U.S. News and World Report as High Performing in four procedures/conditions, including heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- Advanced care, close to home: Our board-certified physicians specialize in the latest treatments and technologies and work with your entire care team to build a care plan that caters to your unique concerns, priorities and goals.
- Leaders in international research: Hackensack Meridian Health has more than 350 ongoing clinical trials conducted independently and in partnership with the National Institutes of Health and others, enabling you to be among the first in the world to access potentially life-saving therapies.
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