Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey Opens Its Doors to Outpatient Surgical Procedures

Industry: Medical

Joins Virtua Health’s Family of Highest Rated Surgical Centers in the Country

East Brunswick, NJ (PRUnderground) October 27th, 2020

The Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey, LLC announced today that it has officially opened its doors at a new location and will continue to perform a  wide range of Ophthalmic outpatient surgical procedures at the center to meet the growing health needs of the community.

With this launch, the Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey, formerly known as the Somerset Eye Institute, PC, joins the Virtua Health family which, according to a recent Newsweek study, has some of the highest rated surgical centers in the country.

“I was fortunate to have my first opportunity to operate at our new facility, the first time two surgeons were operating at the same time, something which could never happen in our former facility, as good as it was,” said Medical Director, Dr. Joseph Calderone.  “I was impressed at the potential this new facility has to offer. Our patients have also had very favorable opinions, especially those having surgery on their second eyes at the new facility.”

The center, which has relocated to a larger facility (approximately 10,000 square feet) with 3 operating rooms at 41 Arthur Street, East Brunswick, currently is dedicated to ophthalmic surgical procedures with the capacity to expand to additional specialties. The latest state-of-the-art technologies include a Femtosecond laser, housed in a separate procedure room allows for more efficient patient care and optimal use of the newest technology.   The center previously was located at 562 Easton Ave in Somerset, NJ.

The benefits of performing surgical cases in an ambulatory setting include patient and physician convenience and safety, utilizing the most advanced technologies available, in a cost-effective setting.

“Wonderful people took great care of me at SSCCNJ” said patient Janna Thompson-Lee.  “Everyone was available to answer my questions and put me at ease.  A very efficiently run operation!”

For 25 years, Somerset Eye Institute, PC, now Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey, has provided area residents with the highest quality and standards of surgical care. In 1995, the same-day surgical center was created to make healthcare, and specifically, Ophthalmology procedures, more accessible for patients and surgeons alike.

The center is Licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health, accredited by AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), and is Medicare certified.

All doctors performing cases at the center are in the Physician Directory found at www.ssc-cnj.com.

About Virtua Health:

Virtua Health is a five-hospital health system with more than 280 locations in Southern New Jersey. Virtua Health is committed to helping the people of South Jersey be well, get well, and stay well by providing the complete spectrum of advanced, accessible, and trusted health care services. Virtua’s 14,000 colleagues provide tertiary care, including a renowned cardiology program, complemented by a community-based care portfolio. In addition to five hospitals, two satellite emergency departments, and more than 280 other locations, Virtua brings health services directly into communities through home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, and its paramedic program.

For more information, visit Virtua.org/About.

To help Virtua make a difference, visit GiveToVirtua.org.

About The Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey, LLC

Since 1995, the eye specialists at Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey have provided patients with high quality eye care and the latest technology in a safe and calming environment. The center is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health, accredited by AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), and is Medicare certified. Count on Specialized Surgical Center of Central New Jersey to deliver the very best in eye surgery technology and care.

For more information, visit: http://www.ssc-cnj.com

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