Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital Welcome New Rehabilitation Physiatrist


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    Dr. Soares-Velez, physiatrist, joins the medical staff at Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital.

Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital Welcome New Rehabilitation Physiatrist

Newswise — Holmdel, N.J. – February 2, 2016 – Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital are pleased to welcome Javier I. Soares-Velez, M.D. to the medical staff. Dr. Soares-Velez joins following his fellowship in Polytrauma/Amputee/MSK Rehab at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA.

Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Soares-Velez completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, PR. He received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, PR.

He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and specializes in the rehabilitation training of amputee patients, musculoskeletal medicine, and general rehabilitation interventions for musculoskeletal conditions. Additionally, he has expertise in ultrasound evaluations and ultrasound-guided injections of joints, tendons, and peripheral nerves.

Dr. Soares-Velez will have privileges at Bayshore Community Hospital and Riverview Medical Center and joins the office of Jorge Corzo, M.D. He can be reached at his Tinton Falls office at 732-264-1132.

About Riverview Medical CenterRiverview Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a 463-bed not-for-profit community hospital located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. Riverview Medical Center provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines including: maternity, diabetes management, and emergency and critical cancer services. Riverview’s Jane H. and John Marshall Booker Cancer Center offers comprehensive cancer services close to home, while Riverview’s Jane H. Booker Women and Children’s Center combines expertise and convenience to address preventative health, diagnosis, treatment, and support for women of all ages. Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County’s only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998. Riverview is the only hospital in the region with the groundbreaking CyberKnife® system, offering new hope for patients with inaccessible or inoperable tumors. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Meridian Health, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.riverviewmedicalcenter.com.

About Bayshore Community HospitalBayshore Community Hospital, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a 211-bed not-for-profit community hospital located in Holmdel, New Jersey, providing health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines, including: emergency medicine, cardiac catheterization, surgical services, wound care, sleep services, diagnostic imaging, women's services with digital mammography, as well as a designated primary stroke center. Bayshore Community Hospital’s newly developed Center for Bariatrics is one of the most comprehensive in the region offering free informational sessions, pre-surgical education and evaluation, personal guidance through the surgical process, nutritional support, exercise components and support groups. For more information, visit www.bayshorehospital.org.

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