Newswise — MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (May 1, 2021) – Mountainside Medical Center has announced today its acquisition of Immedicenter offices in Bloomfield and Clifton. The offices will be renamed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Immedicenter.
Serving the community for over 35 years, Immedicenter provides patients with immediate care for injuries and acute illness. The center also offers primary care and chronic care services.
The acquisition solidifies a long-standing relationship between Mountainside Medical Center and Immedicenter, further strengthening the entities’ abilities to provide a full range of services to the communities they serve.
“I have been on the Mountainside Medical Center staff for over 30 years. It is a first class institution, and I have close relationships with many of the doctors at the hospital,” said Michael Basista, M.D., medical director of Immedicenter. “Integrating with Mountainside will allow Immedicenter to offer improved continuity of care and a seamless patient experience.” Dr. Basista will continue to serve as medical director for both offices.
Immedicenter services also include immunizations and vaccines, occupational health, student screening and telemedicine. Both medical facilities have the equipment necessary to perform an array of standard diagnostic tests such as blood tests, EKGs, stress tests and X-rays.
“We are pleased to build upon our partnership with the well-respected providers at Immedicenter,” said Tim O’Brien, chief executive officer of Mountainside Medical Center. “Together, we look forward to continuing to provide our community with the highest quality of urgent and primary care.”
Immedicenter is located at 1355 Broad Street in Clifton and at 557 Broad Street in Bloomfield. Both in-person and telemedicine visits are available. Walk-Ins are welcome. For more information or to make an appointment, visit www.immedicenter.com or call 973-778-5566.
About Mountainside Medical Center
Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The hospital provides patients immediate access to innovative and effective treatment alternatives at specialized centers within the hospital that focus on imaging, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, obesity, stroke and chronic kidney disease. Mountainside Medical Center is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency cardiac angioplasty. To learn more about Mountainside Medical Center visit www.mountainsidehosp.com.