Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center to be Operated by RWJ Hamilton and Hamilton Gastroenterology Physicians
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton has entered into a joint venture with six prominent community physicians from Hamilton Gastroenterology Group, PC to operate Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center (HESC) located at 1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Road.
The center specializes in the treatment of GI conditions such as digestive diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, internal bleeding and abdominal pain.
Under the agreement, RWJ Hamilton will co-own and operate the outpatient center with the current physician owners: Shivaprasad Marulendra, MD; Shariq Afridi, MD; Zahid Baig, MD; Herve Boucard, MD, Imran Fayyaz, MD; and Zafar Zamir, MD.
“This partnership expands RWJ Hamilton’s ability to provide patients with high-quality care in an efficient and easily accessible outpatient setting,” says Skip Cimino, president & CEO of RWJ Hamilton. “Developing affiliations with physicians who share our interest in providing high-quality care will continue to be a priority this year.”