Paul Sunkavalli, M.D. of Southern Ocean Medical Center Relocates Pediatric Office

December 6, 2017

Effective immediately, pediatrician Paul Sunkavalli, M.D. of Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center has relocated his practice to 44 Nautilus Drive, Suite 2B in Manahawkin, N.J. His office was previously located at 1100 Route 72 West, Suite 306B in Manahawkin.

Dr. Sunkavalli delivers care to children ages 0-18 within Ocean and Monmouth counties including: well baby, child and adolescent exams, sick appointments, physicals, routine vaccinations and preventative care. He has special interest in adolescent medicine, ADHD/ADD, autism, and children with special needs.

“Taking care of a child is a team effort which combines the expertise of the practice, the child’s family, and the resources of the Hackensack Meridian Health Network,” says, Dr. Sunkavalli. “The team approach to delivering health care promotes the success and well-being that each patient deserves.”

Dr. Sunkavalli is a board-certified pediatrician with more than 16 years of experience.  He received his medical degree from Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Jersey City Medical Center.

Dr. Sunkavalli also welcomed a new provider to his care team. Janet Chudzik-Scibetta, PA-C, has experience in caring for children in an Emergency/Urgent care and school setting. This expansion provides more access to same-day appointments and better care for our community.

Dr. Sunkavalli is now accepting new patients.  To make an appointment, call 609-978-3910 or visit

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 120 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, the number one hospital in New Jersey as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, 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.

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