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WATCHMAN Implant

Congratulations to Drs. Richard Kovach and Raffaele Corbisiero, along with Drs. Allen Mogtader and Dr. Justin Szawlewicz, who combined Deborah’s Cardiac Interventional, Electrophysiology, and Cardiology team talents on the hospital’s first WATCHMAN implant. The WATCHMAN left atrial appendage closure device… Read more

Karen Magrini’s Deborah Patient Journey

It’s usually not very nice to be happy when your husband gets a cold. But in Karen Magrini’s case, that cold around the Christmas holidays saved her life. “I knew when Joe got sick that I would probably get it,”… Read more

PAD/AAA Screening

September 26, 2015 Deborah Heart and Lung Center is holding a screening event on September 26th to assess for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). This is a one-time screening. If you have diabetes, are a smoker,… Read more

Deborah Tops List of NJ Hospitals — Again

HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) is a standardized government survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perspectives of hospital care. One of the valuable benefits of the HCAHPS survey program is the ability to… Read more

Drug-Coated Balloon

Deborah’s team of Interventional Cardiologists have pioneered a new device at Deborah – the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon. Deborah is proud to be among the first hospitals in the area to offer this new minimally-invasive treatment for patients with peripheral… Read more

Targeted Medicine

Deborah is now using genetics testing to create “personalized medicine” for cardiac patients. As the first area hospital to move into this exciting new area, Deborah cardiologists can now tailor certain pharmacological treatments based on a patient’s DNA make-up. Focused… Read more