Mount Sinai and Cross County Cardiology Partner to Expand Advanced Cardiac Services in New Jersey
Mount Sinai Health System and Cross County Cardiology announced a new cooperative partnership today that will include five cardiology practices located throughout Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey. Cross County Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors will work to enhance clinical care for patients with cardiovascular disease bringing the most advanced techniques within the field of cardiology and vascular care to the region.
“Cross County Cardiology is extremely honored to partner with Mount Sinai and the world-class team of cardiologists led by renowned heart specialist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital and to offer our patients access to advancements in practice, diagnostics and treatment and other specialty care within the Mount Sinai Health System,” said Rick Pumill, MD, Director of Cross County Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors.
Ranked 6th nationally for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report, Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital, is celebrated internationally as a world leader in all facets of cardiology care, cardiac surgery, and advanced research.
Patients will no longer need to travel across the Hudson River into New York City to receive their cardiac care as Cross County Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors will include five separate practice locations in New Jersey. The practices are located at 20 Prospect Ave Suite 909, Hackensack; 38 Meadowlands Parkway, Secaucus; 103 River Road, 2nd floor, Edgewater; 7322 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen; and 92 Summit Ave, Hackensack. With the new partnership, Cross County-Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors will also offer additional sub specialty experts.
“Mount Sinai Health Network is excited to collaborate with Cross County Cardiology and to welcome this talented team of cardiac specialists in the New Jersey region into Mount Sinai’s growing network of hospitals, clinical practices, and polyclinics,” said Arthur Klein, MD, President of the Mount Sinai Health Network. “Patients seen in the practice will receive the highest standard of personalized cardiac care by highly trained doctors and staff who employ the latest medical protocols and innovative research to save lives.”
“Over the years, patients have become our best referral source and they have helped us to advance and grow our practice,” added Pumill. “We take pride in knowing that each and every patient encounter is a worthwhile experience and that all of our patients feel comfortable with their diagnosis and treatment plan. Patient care and safety is our number one concern.”
About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” among the country’s best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.