Wait times represent the average estimated length of time from registration to being assigned a "first provider" (a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant). Times displayed for Atlantic Health Systems are:

  • Reported as an average of wait times for the previous 2 hours of patients that have presented to the emergency department and have been seen by a provider
  • Refreshed at least every 15 minutes

Many circumstances can affect wait times - for example, patients arriving by ambulance or with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. Patients with severe conditions will be seen before those with less-serious problems or ailments. These times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center

What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a common hereditary medical condition that afflicts one in 500 Americans. HCM results in the walls of the heart becoming excessively thick and it may obstruct blood flow from leaving the heart. Symptoms often overlap other medical ailments and treating it can be complex. It is a genetic disease and more than one family member may be affected.

Chanin T. Mast Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

The founding principle of our program at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System Heart Care, is to provide nurturing, personalized care to patients with known or suspected HCM. Led by our internationally recognized expert in HCM, this comprehensive multi-disciplinary HCM program is the first of its kind in New Jersey. We provide world-class HCM care to patients throughout the state and region.

We provide the following services:

  • Convenient access to specialists and our world-renowned medical director
  • Individualized coordinated multidisciplinary evaluation, management and patient/family support
  • Imaging and diagnostics as well as access to interventions including implantation of defibrillators, surgery and catheter-based interventions
  • HCM screenings and community outreach to help protect young athletes from sudden cardiac death

Learn more about our center and how it was named by the generous donation by the Adam R. and Chanin T. Mast Foundation >

 

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Morristown Medical Center featured on WNBC's "The Good Fight with Pat Battle."

Dr. Maron has my heart. I cannot thank him enough. I can breathe, I can walk – and unfortunately I can do laundry too!

Deborah Miele, HCM Patient