Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jan 30, 2017
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Relations  
848-888-4513
Robert.Cavanaugh@hackensackmeridian.org

Kevin T. Gioia, M.D., Urologic Reconstructive Surgeon, Joins Ocean Medical Center

 

Brick, NJ - Ocean Medical Center is pleased to announce it has expanded its surgical program with the recruitment of Kevin T. Gioia, M.D. Dr. Gioia joins Daniel Burzon, M.D., John Chapman, M.D., Pierre Mendoza, M.D., and the team at Coastal Urology Associates in Brick, NJ.

“Ocean Medical Center is dedicated to providing exceptional quality care to the community. We take pride in the specialized, customized care we are able to offer and are delighted to welcome a physician of Dr. Gioia’s caliber to the team,” said Dean Q. Lin, MHA, MBA, FACHE, regional president, Hackensack Meridian Health.

Dr. Gioia will work closely with the robotic surgery team at Ocean Medical Center and will spearhead a new Urodynamic Incontinence Program, which will allow the medical center to treat those with conditions that affect bladder and pelvic floor functions.

“Patients no longer need to compromise their quality of life by suffering with bladder and pelvic floor dysfunctions. Dr. Gioia and our new program will provide extraordinary treatment with dignity and compassion,” said Dr. Mendoza, director of Robotic Surgery at Ocean Medical Center.

Dr. Gioia is a urologist skilled in female pelvic medicine, urologic surgery, and urogynecology. He is board-eligible in both urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), specializing in urogynecology. After completing his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), Dr. Gioia received his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. He continued on to complete his residency training in urologic surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital (Stony Brook, NY) and fellowship training at the Continence Center at Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle, WA), where he specialized in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He also treats conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder/urinary frequency, pelvic pain, pelvic reconstruction, urodynamic evaluation, and recurrent UTI’s.  

“It’s important for patients to have options and have access to a team that specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the bladder and pelvic floor functions,” said Dr. Gioia. “Joining Ocean Medical Center is an honor and I look forward to serving the community and improving the health and well-being of our patients.”

Coastal Urology Associates is located at 446 Jack Martin Boulevard in Brick, NJ. Dr. Gioia is accepting new patients and appointments can be made by calling 732-840-4300.  

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 - HackensackUMC 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, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, HackensackUMC Palisades in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.

To learn more, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org.