Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco Joins Hospital Executives, Physicians and Team Members for Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
(North Bergen, NJ) – North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco participated in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of a new multi-specialty medical office suite and Breast Center on the waterfront campus of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center.
The new state-of-the-art suite, which is located on the hospital campus at 7650 River Road in North Bergen, provides specialty care services for the community. The specialty care services include:
Breast Care Center (coming in the Spring)
Bariatric - Weight Loss
“Hackensack Meridian Health has truly transformed Palisades Medical Center and made it a world-class health facility specializing in all aspects of medicine,” said North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco. “They continue to enhance and add to their life-saving services and treatments to become the hospital of choice for anyone with health issues. I commend them for bringing top-notch medical care to our community and making North Bergen and the surrounding area an even better place to live, work, and raise a family.”
“Hackensack Meridian Health has made a strong commitment to our community by making investments that will give local residents convenient access to the highest quality specialty care,” said Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, president and chief hospital executive of Palisades Medical Center. “The opening of our new multi-specialty medical office suite and breast center will improve the health and wellness of our patients and our community by providing local access to renowned, high-quality specialized services and the latest in healthcare technologies. Simply put, our local residents and families will no longer have to travel outside of our community for these services.”
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center is located at 7600 River Road in North Bergen, NJ, and it serves a population of 450,000 in Hudson and southern Bergen counties. The not-for-profit medical center is a part of the Hackensack Meridian Health System, and it features a 206-bed hospital and The Harborage, a 245-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center. Palisades Medical Center is ranked as one of the top hospitals of its size in New Jersey by Inside Jersey magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) has honored Palisades Medical Center with its prestigious Community Outreach Award for its year-round commitment to educate residents, improve access to care, and reduce health disparities. Palisades Medical Center is the largest employer in its service area with more than 1,500 employees. It has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, please call 201-854-5000 or visit palisadesmedical.org.
(At Center) Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, president and chief hospital executive of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, and North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of a new multi-specialty medical office suite and breast center on the waterfront campus of Palisades Medical Center. Also pictured are (left to right) Aaron A. Stein, M.D., chief medical officer; Gail E. Starr, M.D., M.S.Ed, clinical director of the Breast Center; Patricia Carroll, FACHE, vice president, Operations; Desiree M. Mitchell, MHA, director, Special Projects & Multispecialty Practice; Gayza Gastell, director, Physician Business Development; Julio Marenco, North Bergen Finance and Revenue Commissioner; and Kevin O’Connor, Board member and director, External Affairs of SUEZ.