About Our Endoscopy Centers
The Endoscopy Center of Ocean County and The Endoscopy Center of Toms River are separate free standing ambulatory centers owned and operated by the Gastroenterologists of Ocean County, P.C. Doctors Tamimi, Collier, Bigornia, Glazier and Mirchandani and Menadier have a financial interest in both the Endoscopy Center of Ocean County and the Endoscopy Center of Toms River.
The Endoscopy Center of Ocean County is Medicare Certified and registered by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. In, 2004 and in 2007, the Endoscopy Center of Ocean County was granted accreditation as an Office based Surgery Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. In 2010 and, again, in 2013, the Center achieved accreditation as an Ambulatory Surgical Center, having met the stringent Ambulatory Health Care standards set forth by the Joint Commission.
The Endoscopy Center of Toms River opened in 2009 in order to meet the growing needs of our patients. This center meets the same standards as the Endoscopy Center of Ocean County. Our endoscopy centers have been accredited by Medicare and registered by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. We have also received accreditation by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and our centers are constantly undergoing periodic inspections which we have always passed. This is in keeping with our goals to maintain the highest standards of care for our patients.
Procedures performed at both centers include colonoscopy, upper panendoscopy (EGD), polypectomy, biopsy, esophageal dilatation, and cautery treatment of hemorrhoids, Smart Pill and Capsule Endoscopy.
Both centers are fully equipped with state of the art endoscopic equipment as well as necessary medications, monitoring devices, and emergency equipment should such a need arise. All the physicians are Board Certified in Gastroenterology. We are staffed by experienced Registered Nurses specializing in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, as well as Licensed Practical Nurses and Endoscopy Technicians. All staff members are trained in Basic Life Support (CPR), and all physicians and majority of the Registered nurses are certified an Advanced Cardiac Life Support. The patient care environment and all equipment are maintained according to strict regulations with regards to Infection Control and cleanliness.
Anesthesiologists associated with the Gastroenterologists of Ocean County, P.C., provide Monitored Anesthesia Care to our patients. The physicians in this group are Board Certified or Board Eligible in Anesthesia and bring a wealth of expertise and experience to our Center. Billing of anesthesia services will come from Allied Digestive Health, LLC.
The physicians, nurses and all staff members of the Endoscopy Center of Ocean County and the Endoscopy Center of Toms River take pride in providing quality, compassionate and efficient care to our patients.
While striving to maintain and improve our services, we are dedicated to patient satisfaction, and thus welcome your comments and suggestions.