Blog & News

Deborah Kicks off Back-to-School Drive

Deborah Heart and Lung Center kicked off its annual Back-to-School Drive today to help local school children with much-needed school supplies. The Hospital’s second annual backpack drive benefits neighboring children in designated low-and moderate-income households. Deborah’s team works with the… Read more

South Jersey Magazine Names its Top Physician List

Ten Deborah physicians were named to South Jersey Magazine’s 2018 Top Physician List. The list includes physicians and specialists who are recognized for their dedication to their patients along with their commitment to advancing health care in South Jersey.… Read more

Deborah’s 8th Annual Run-Walk-Bike Ride

Gather your friends, kids, and co-workers and come out for a fun-filled day on Sunday, September 16, when the Deborah Hospital Foundation kicks off its 8th Annual 5K Run, 1-mile Walk-a-Thon, and 40-mile Bike Ride to benefit Deborah Heart and… Read more

Deborah Celebrates 60 Years of Open Heart Surgery

Today Deborah Heart and Lung Center marked the 60th anniversary of its first open heart surgery. New Jersey’s first open heart procedure was performed by Dr. Charles Bailey on 3-year-old William DiMartino, establishing Deborah as a leader in cardiac care.… Read more

Deborah Names New Vice President

Deborah Heart and Lung Center has announced the appointment of Lewis Clark, Jr. as new Vice President of Marketing, Media, and Public Relations. Clark joins Deborah from Vero Beach, Florida, where he previously served as Vice President of Marketing, Corporate… Read more

Deborah President Panelist on Regional Healthcare Forum

Deborah CEO and President Joseph Chirichella was a key panelist on the South Jersey Healthcare Forum: Navigating Healthcare. Sponsored by the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, and the… Read more

Deborah Welcomes the Class of 2018 Student Nurse Externs

Deborah’s 2018 Class of Student Nurse Externs arrived on campus to begin their formal rotations. The students are all currently enrolled in college nursing programs and will be working throughout the summer in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, the Medical… Read more

Deborah EVP Recognized by South Jersey Biz Magazine

South Jersey Biz Magazine has named Joseph Manni, Deborah Executive Vice President, COO to its list of “Who’s Who in Health Care.” The “Who’s Who in Health Care” List includes a mix of seasoned executives, doctors who have years of… Read more

Deborah Sponsors Summer Meals Program

For the second year, Deborah has partnered with the Food Bank of South Jersey in their Summer Meals Program. The program is designed to bring much-needed food to children who lose access to free or reduced meals when school is… Read more

$21.5 Million Medical Office Building Opens

Elected officials, community leaders, and healthcare professionals formally dedicated the new Browns Mills Medical Office Building on the campus of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township. The new 60,000 square foot, 3-story, $21.5… Read more

Deborah Receives Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Deborah has received the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Deborah’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded… Read more

Deborah Appoints New Anesthesiology Chair

Deborah has named Muhammad Muntazar, MD, Chair, Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Muntazar completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Brown University – Carney Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and an Anesthesiology Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York. He also completed… Read more

Deborah Receives Healthgrades Awards

Deborah received the 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades. This award places Deborah in the top 15% in the nation for positive overall patient experiences. The Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ recognizes hospitals that provide an overall outstanding patient… Read more

Philadelphia Magazine Names Top Docs

Five Deborah physicians were selected as Top Docs by Philadelphia Magazine: Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, Attending Cardiologist and Director of the Women’s Heart Center; Cara Garofalo, MD, Attending, Pediatric Cardiology; Shuping Ge, MD, Chair, Pediatric Cardiology; William Hirsch, DO, Chair,… Read more

Pemberton Township High School Students’ Service Project

Deborah welcomed students from the Pemberton Township High School Medical Arts Academy, for a Saturday morning service project. The students raked, mulched, and planted flowers in the Hospital’s interior Siemens Garden. Students from the high school’s Medical Arts Academy have… Read more

Deborah Names Nurses of the Year

During this year’s nursing week ceremony, Deborah recognized the nominees and winners of the Nurses of the Year Award. This year’s winners were Whitney Oster, RN, Unit Coordinator of the Year; Jeanette Maxwell-Spaeth, RN, Patient Care/Nursing Assistant of the Year;… Read more

Deborah Appoints New Radiology Chair

Deborah Heart and Lung Center announces the appointment of Neil Roach, MD, as Chair, Department of Radiology. Dr. Roach received his Medical Degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt… Read more