Endocrine Surgery Program

endocrine coupleIn the United States, there are only a few hundred subspecialists dedicated to endocrine surgery. Alexander Shifrin, M.D. of Meridian Surgical Associates offers expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and advanced surgical procedures. In addition to expertise in surgery, Jersey Shore University Medical Center has one of the few programs in New Jersey that offers a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.


Learn more about the Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Program at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.


Thyroid Cancer Support Group

Presented by the Departments of Surgery & Division of Endocrinology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, in partnership with ThyCa, a national organization for all thyroid cancer patients, survivors and families. Facilitated by a thyroid cancer survivor, this group meets on the first Monday of every month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Please call 1-800-560-9990 to register.

For your convenience, download and print the following forms to bring to your first appointment. This will decrease your wait time and help us provide you with an even easier, more pleasant experience.

Patient Registration
New Patient Questionnaire
Notice of HIPAA Privacy
Acknowledgment of Receipt of HIPPA Privacy Notice

Medical Arts Building
1944 Route 33, Suite 203
Neptune, NJ 07753
Phone: 732-776-4770
Fax: 732-776-3763

Watch Dr. Shifrin discuss conditions and symptoms of thyroid disease.

Care Locations

  • 1944 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753
  • 100 Commons Way, Suite 150, Holmdel, NJ 07733
  • 2 Hospital Plaza, Suite 206, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

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