January 29, 2020
Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Louis Brusco, Jr., M.D., FCCM, CPE as chief medical officer for both Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy.
“I’m excited to welcome a highly-respected physician leader to our hospital,” said Thomas Shanahan, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center. “I look forward to having Dr. Brusco continue to advance the clinical performance and enhance patient care in our community.”
Prior to joining Raritan Bay Medical Center, Dr. Brusco served as chief medical officer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, where he created quality programs, strengthened resource management and improved patient safety. In addition, while Dr. Brusco was at Morristown Medical Center it was the recipient of Vizent’s 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum MD Quality Leadership Award. In 2015, Dr. Brusco led the effort to lift the Leapfrog safety grade of the hospital to an “A” and elevate the Healthgrades ratings from top 100 hospitals to top 50 hospitals. Prior to his role at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Brusco spent 22 years at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in various physician leadership roles.
Dr. Brusco received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University. He completed his residency in internal medicine from St. Luke’s Hospital, New York. Additionally, he completed his residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in critical care medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
For more information about Raritan Bay Medical Center, please visit www.rbmc.org.