Newswise — Hackensack Meridian Ocean Medical Center is pleased to announce that Mina M. Fam, M.D., MBA, has been named medical director of the Center for Robotic Surgery. Dr. Fam is board certified in urology and is fellowship trained in urologic oncology. He specializes in all aspects of urologic cancer and robotic surgery offering the most advanced procedures for urologic cancers including prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers, adrenalectomy and nephrectomy, prostatectomy and urinary obstruction.
“Dr. Fam brings a wealth of experience to our Center for Robotic Surgery at Ocean Medical Center,” says Jason Kreitner, FACHE, chief hospital executive. “I am delighted that he has joined our robotics team that includes experts in surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, and other specialties to ensure the best outcomes for each patient.”
Dr. Fam practices at Ocean Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center where the urologic team offers MRI-guided biopsy of the prostate to confirm the presence of cancer in men with a rising PSA, gauge the clinical significance of malignancies, enhance active surveillance, and guide decision making.
“Dr. Fam brings expert leadership and advanced skills that build on the highly acclaimed robotics program established at Ocean Medical Center,” says Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, regional president, southern market. “As we continue to expand our robotic services in the southern region, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Fam to our robust robotics team at Ocean Medical Center.”
Dr. Fam received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and completed his internship and surgical residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDMJ). He then went on to complete his fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Fam is currently a member of the American Urologic Association as well as the Society of Urologic Oncology and Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
The Center for Robotic Surgery team at Ocean Medical Center has performed more than 1,000 cases utilizing state-of-the-art computer technology to treat patients with thoracic, colorectal, gynecologic, urologic and general surgery conditions.
To make an appointment with Dr. Fam at Ocean Medical Center or Jersey Shore University Medical Center, go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/doctors/