Press Release

For Immediate Release
Sep 11, 2017
Contact : Sheri Hensley, Hackensack Meridian Health  
732-751-7535
Sheri.Hensley@hackensackmeridian.org

Hackensack Meridian Health is Home to New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s ‘Top Dentists’

 

Edison, NJ -

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that 55 network-affiliated providers have been recognized by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as a "Top Dentist" in its annual publication.

"I want to congratulate these outstanding dentists recognized by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for their hard work and dedication," said Steve Littleson, president, Hospital Services Division and chief operating officer, Hackensack Meridian Health. "These individuals are pivotal to our organization's success of providing high-quality health care. It's a true reflection of our well-orchestrated, patient-centered network."

According to the official website, the providers were nominated by 6,792 New Jersey-based dentists in conjunction with the New Jersey Monthly Magazine's professional advisory board. The final list of 593 represents "Top Dentists" based on peer recognition, professional achievement and disciplinary history.

Hackensack Meridian Health's dentists named to New Jersey Monthly Magazine's "Top Dentists" list are:

Bayshore Medical Center:Marten Ladman, D.M.D.

Hackensack University Medical Center: Thomas Allen, D.D.S.; Jason Auerbach, D.D.S.; James Bancroft, D.M.D.; Dennis Barbieri, D.M.D.; Herbert Benkel, D.D.S.; Nicholas Berardo, D.M.D.; Kenneth Colameo, D.M.D.; Jason Diamond, D.D.S., M.D.; Edward Drozd, D.M.D.; Denise Fleischmann, D.M.D.; Edward Jackson, D.M.D.; Robert Jaffin, D.M.D.; Akshay Kumar, D.M.D.; Michael Lewis, D.M.D.; Robert Loeb, D.D.S.; Robert Martini, D.D.S.; Steven Moss, D.M.D.; Rosalie Nguyen, D.M.D.; Vincent Novelli, D.M.D., M.D.; Michael Perillo, D.M.D.; Nathan Wuebbels, D.M.D.; Sari Zimmer, D.M.D.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center: Jill Alenier, D.D.S.; Fabio Apolito, D.M.D.; Kathy Banks, D.M.D.; Maxine Feinberg, D.D.S.; John Frattellone, D.M.D.; Rajeev Gupta, D.D.S.; Kayvon Haghighi, D.D.S., M.D.; John Kukucka, D.M.D.; David Lederman, D.M.D.; William Lieberman, D.D.S.; John Little, D.D.S.; Manolis Manolakakis, D.M.D.; John McElroy, D.M.D.; Stuart Meyer, D.D.S.; Irvin Sherman, D.D.S.; Kate Siegler, D.D.S.

Mountainside Medical Center: Hillel Ephros, D.M.D.; Anne Hartnett, D.D.S.; Howard Kotkin, D.D.S.; Pamela Ledig (Juarez), D.M.D.; George Papasikos, D.M.D.; Stephen Pascal, D.M.D.; William Ranucci, D.M.D.; Gary Rosenblatt, D.M.D.; Steven Scrivo, D.M.D.; James Skiba, D.D.S.; Maria Sokolina, D.D.S.; David St. Ledger, D.D.S.

Pascack Valley Medical Center: Jason Diamond, D.D.S, M.D.; Steven Moss, D.M.D.; Vincent Novelli, D.M.D., M.D.

Raritan Bay Medical Center: Arthur Greenwald, D.D.S.; Edward Kozlovsky, D.M.D.; Marten Ladman, D.M.D.

Riverview Medical Center: John Frattellone, D.M.D.; Marten Ladman, D.M.D.; Laurence Sussman, D.D.S.

Southern Ocean Medical Center: Kathy Banks, D.M.D.

To get connected with a Hackensack Meridian Health provider, call 1-800-DOCTORS.

ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH
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.

For additional information, please visit www.HackensackMeridianHealth.org.