Newswise — MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (April 22, 2021) – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has announced Yong M. Kwon, M.D. as the hospital’s new division chief of gastroenterology, and Oleg Shulik, M.D. as subspecialty coordinator of gastroenterology.

Dr. Kwon received his medical degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals. Dr. Kwon completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is the author and co-author of articles and studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Surgical Endoscopy and European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Dr. Oleg Shulik received his medical degree from the University of Debrecen Medical and Health Science Center and completed his internal medicine residency at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Dr. Shulik has completed fellowships in geriatric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, gastroenterology at New York Medical College, and advanced gastroenterology with a focus on advanced therapeutic endoscopy at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

The Division of Gastroenterology continues to expand at Mountainside Medical Center.  Board-certified specialists provide high quality, patient-centric care for all illnesses of the digestive system.  Visit to learn more.

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


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