340 Physicians at Hackensack Meridian Health Named to New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top Doctors

October 24, 2017

Physicians affiliated with 13 hospitals in New Jersey’s most comprehensive network and representing a variety of specialties included in the honors.

Hackensack Meridian Health is proud to announce that 340 physicians affiliated with New Jersey’s most comprehensive health care network are among the state’s top physicians as determined by New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top Doctors.

“I am proud of the recognition earned by our outstanding physicians,” said Robert C. Garrett, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “Every day they focus on providing the highest-quality care and ensuring our patients come first.”

New Jersey monthly commissioned an independent survey based on recommendations by physicians who were asked whom they would choose to treat their own family members. The list includes physicians from the network’s 13 hospitals.

“I want to congratulate the members of our staff who received this outstanding honor,” said John K. Lloyd, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “It comes as no surprise to see so many exceptional physicians in our network recognized.”

“Hackensack Meridian Health is home to some of the finest physicians in the country,” said Andrew Pecora, M.D., president of Physician Enterprise and chief innovation officer, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Every day, our physicians are orchestrating excellence by providing our patients with the highest quality care in a patient-centered environment.”

The following Hackensack Meridian Health affiliated physicians were named to this list by their peers:

To view the full list of Hackensack Meridian Health-affiliated physicians, please click here.


Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 140 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, four hospitals ranked among the top 10 in New Jersey, including the No. 1 ranked Hackensack University Medical Center, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Honors also include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals – Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood.

For additional information, please visit www.HackensackMeridianHealth.org.