New Jersey Urology Partners with Urology Care Alliance

2 Dec 2019 News

The partnership creates largest urology network in the United States

Bloomfield, NJ: New Jersey Urology (“NJU”), the leading urology service provider in New Jersey, and Urology Management Associates (“UMA”) are pleased to announce a partnership with Urology Care Alliance (“UCA”), effective December 1, 2019.

The partnership creates the largest urology group in the tri-state area, with 155 providers in 60 locations, including six cancer treatment centers. Combined, the organizations will have more robust resources for patients and employees alike and be able to better serve patients in central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. UCA physicians will continue to provide care in their existing offices serving Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Somerset Counties in New Jersey, and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

“We are proud to welcome Urology Care Alliance (UCA) to the NJU family,” Scott Ciccarelli, Chief Executive Officer at UMA, said. “Their innovative practices, centralized locations, and best-in-class urology care increases our ability to provide outstanding patient care. With the addition of UCA’s treatment center, NJU now has six state-of-the-art cancer treatment centers across the state. Our rapid growth validates NJU as a leader in comprehensive urologic services that enables outstanding patient outcomes and facilitates practice growth.”

UCA President Dr. Gary Karlin said, “Urology Care Alliance is looking forward to joining New Jersey Urology. This merger will allow us to continue to offer the finest urologic patient care and expand our services in this ever-changing field of urological medicine.”

UCA CEO Alan Plotkin added, “Joining forces with New Jersey Urology is a great opportunity to continue to grow our practice and to remain a strong urologic and cancer treatment presence in central New Jersey and Bucks County, Pennsylvania.”

The Bloom Organization served as buy-side advisor to UMA. Henry Bloom, founder of The Bloom Organization, said, “We are pleased to be able to support the growth of NJU and UMA and look forward to continuing to build the leading platform in the urology industry.”

NJU welcomes the UCA physicians: Saad Antoun, MD; Alex Arnouk, MD; Akwasi Boateng, MD; Phillip Brackin Jr., MD; Doh Cha, MD; Michael Cohen, MD; William Ding, MD; Jarad Fingerman, DO; Marc Feder, MD; Russell Freid, MD; Drew Hecht, DO; Gary Karlin, MD; Alex Kirshenbaum, MD; David Koota, MD; Steven Orland, MD; Matthew Pagano, MD; Ravi Rajan, MD; Steven Richards, MD; Emad Rizkala, MD; Christopher Schaefer, DO; Marc Schwarzman, MD; Troy Sukkarieh, MD; Deep Trivedi, MD; John Watson, MD; Akira Yamamoto, MD; Vitaly Zholudev, MD.


About Urology Management Associates:

Urology Management Associates was formed in August 2018 to provide administrative services to New Jersey Urology. The establishment of UMA enables NJU to continue to focus on providing world-class urology services while remaining a physician-led organization. UMA plans to partner with additional urology groups to provide administrative practice management services initially in the greater New York metropolitan area with long-term plans to expand nationally.

About The Bloom Organization:

Bloom has been advising physicians on transactions since 1990. Founded and lead by Mr. Henry Bloom, the Company is based in Aventura, FL and serves clients nationwide. Bloom’s investment banking expertise is in the healthcare services sector.

NJ Monthly Top Doctors 2019

NJU Physicians Selected as New Jersey Monthly 2019 Top Doctors

We’re proud to announce that 12 New Jersey Urology physicians have been honored as 2019 Jersey Choice Top Doctors by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

More than 25,000 New Jersey–based doctors were invited to recommend the physicians they would choose to treat their own family members.

2019 Jersey Choice Top Doctors in Urology:

See New Jersey Monthly’s complete list here >

Dr. Jason Wynberg Urologist Bayonne NJ

NJU Welcomes New Urologist Dr. Jason Wynberg

1 Oct 2019 News

NJU is pleased to welcome Dr. Jason Wynberg to our practice! Coming to us from Detroit, MI, Dr. Wynberg most recently served as the Chief of Urology at Sinai-Grace hospital. He is an expert in robotic surgery, complex penile implant surgery, complex kidney stone surgery, and the surgical management of prostate enlargement. Dr. Wynberg is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Wynberg has been invited to speak and perform live surgical demonstrations at international urology conferences in Paris, Istanbul, and India. He is a member of the American Urological Association, the Societe Internationale d’Urologie, and the Endourological Society.

Dr. Wynberg is committed to excellence in the entirety of patient care, especially surgical outcomes, building a warm relationship with patients, and providing great accessibility to both the patient and their primary care physician. He specializes in robotic surgery, complex kidney stone disease, surgical andrology, and prostate disease.

He will see patients at our Denville office.

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New Jersey Urology Partners with Premier Urology Group

18 Sep 2019 News

The partnership creates largest urology network in the northeast

New Jersey Urology (“NJU”), the leading urology service provider in New Jersey, and Urology Management Associates (“UMA”) are pleased to announce a partnership with Premier Urology Group LLC (“Premier”), effective September 13, 2019.

The partnership creates one of the largest urology groups in the United States, with 124 providers in 52 locations, including five cancer treatment centers. Combined, the organizations will have more robust resources for patients and employees alike and be able to better serve patients in northern and central New Jersey.

“We are very excited to welcome them as partners,” Scott Ciccarelli, Chief Executive Officer at UMA, said. “Their innovative practices and prime location strengthen NJU’s ability to provide high quality care offerings to all patients across New Jersey.”

Premier physician Dr. Benjamin Fand said, “We have been committed to providing cutting-edge, compassionate urologic care for more than 55 years. Partnering with the NJU platform is an exciting opportunity for us to leverage their extensive resources and expand our range of clinical services.”

Premier physician Dr. Kenneth Ring added, “The integration of our practice with NJU will allow our patients access to the latest technological breakthroughs in the fields of urological oncology, stone disease, enlarged prostate (BPH), voiding dysfunction and incontinence in women and men, and pediatric urology. We are thrilled to join the team and look forward to continuing to provide best-in-class care to our growing patient base.”

The Bloom Organization served as a sell-side advisor to the Premier physician owners. Henry Bloom, founder of The Bloom Organization, said, “NJU and Premier physicians have long standing relationships with one another through their work in the New Jersey communities. I am thrilled to see these two groups come together and excited to witness the building of the country’s preeminent urology group.”

NJU welcomes the Premier physicians: Andrew Bernstein, MD; Benjamin Fand, MD, FACS; Joshua Fiske, MD; Michael Lasser, MD; Bernard Lehrhoff, MD; Alon Mass, MD; Mark Miller, MD; Zein Nakhoda, MD; Rupa Patel, MD; Kenneth Ring, MD; Malcom Schwartz, MD; Neil Sherman, MD; William Terens, MD; and Joshua Wein, MD, FACS. Premier physicians will continue to provide care in their existing offices serving Union, Essex, Hudson, Cranford, Edison and Old Bridge communities.

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer served as legal counsel for Premier. McDermott Will & Emery LLP advised UMA.

About Urology Management Associates:

Urology Management Associates was formed in August 2018 to provide administrative services to New Jersey Urology. The establishment of UMA enables NJU to continue to focus on providing world-class urology services while remaining a physician-led organization. UMA plans to partner with additional urology groups to provide administrative practice management services initially in the greater New York metropolitan area with long-term plans to expand nationally.

About The Bloom Organization:

Bloom has been advising physicians on transactions since 1990. Founded and lead by Mr. Henry Bloom, the Company is based in Aventura, FL and serves clients nationwide. Bloom’s investment banking expertise is in the healthcare services sector.

NJU to Host Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer 5k Run/Walk this Fall

11 Sep 2019 News

New Jersey Urology is proud to present South Jersey’s ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk to help end prostate cancer.

When: Sunday, November 3rd | 9 a.m.
Where: Valenzano Winery (1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ 08088)

The 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – South Jersey features a 5K run/walk, 1-mile walk, Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Stick around for the family-friendly post-race celebration. Run/walk participants will receive shirts, free food and prizes, and the opportunity to connect with others who are impacted by prostate cancer. 5K and 1 Mile participants 21 and over (must show valid id) will receive a free wine glass and wine on race day.

The funds raised from 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – South Jersey are invested around the country to provide research for new prostate cancer treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and education for men and families about prostate cancer. No other prostate cancer charity spends more per dollar on programs – more than 85 cents. ZERO puts every donation to good use.

REGISTER HERE

NJU Welcomes New Urologist Dr. Christine White Cumarasamy

3 Sep 2019 News

NJU is pleased to welcome Dr. White Cumarasamy to our practice! Dr. Cumarasamy is a fellowship-trained urologist who specializes in urologic oncology and robotic surgery. She also practices general urology with interests in benign diseases including female and male urinary incontinence, stone disease, and prostatic enlargement. She offers both medical and surgical treatment options for her patients.

Dr. Cumarasamy uses a minimally-invasive approach to surgery with laparoscopic, robotic, or endoscopic technology when possible. Her goal is to provide patients with the best oncologic outcome while minimizing the incision, pain, and length of hospital stay and expediting recovery. She has trained under the nation’s pioneers of robotic surgery and utilizes the most advanced methods to give her patients the best possible treatment.

Dr. Cumarasamy also treats a wide range of other urologic problems, including nephrolithiasis, overactive bladder, prostatic enlargement, incontinence, and erectile dysfunction. Her care philosophy is to offer patients all feasible treatment options with a personalized discussion of patient preferences in order to deliver a customized plan for each individual patient.

She will see patients at our Clifton and Hackensack locations.

NJU Physicians Selected as South Jersey Magazine 2019 Top Physicians

27 Aug 2019 News

We’re proud to announce that three New Jersey Urology physicians have been honored as South Jersey Magazine 2019 Top Physicians. These physicians were chosen by South Jersey Magazine readers, who were asked to nominate doctors they trust in their time of need.

South Jersey Magazine 2019 Top Physicians in Urology:

Read South Jersey Magazine’s complete list here >

New Jersey Urology Appoints Senior Vice President of Clinical Research

11 Jun 2019 News

Urology Management Associates (UMA) has appointed Derek Grimes as Senior Vice President of Clinical Research at New Jersey Urology (NJU).

In this new role, Mr. Grimes will lead NJU’s Clinical Research Organization (CRO) and oversee operational site functions, profit and loss, clinical management and recruitment. He will also be responsible for managing and supporting client relationships in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.

By growing our research capabilities at NJU, our patients and investigators will have greater access to potential new treatment options for urologic diseases, including prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. This will also help our physicians discover new ways to detect, diagnose, and reduce the risk of urologic disease. The goal of the CRO at NJU is to provide our patients with the most comprehensive approach to urology with the best access to care possible.

Prior to joining NJU in April, Mr. Grimes spent nearly twelve years with TKL Research in New Jersey serving as the Vice President of Clinical Operations, where he oversaw the Research Clinics division. He also spent eight years with Columbia and New York Universities managing and developing clinical trials for the universities.

Mr. Grimes holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY.

NJU Takes the Fuego Box Choco Challenge for Prostate Cancer

25 Mar 2019 News

Dr. Adam Perzin and members of New Jersey Urology’s clinical and administrative team took the Fuego Box Choco Challenge to help support the fight against prostate cancer – watch the video on our Facebook page!

The challenge is simple – purchase a Fuego Box Coco Loco spicy chocolate bar and eat as much as you can – while filming it. For every bar purchased, Fuego Box will donate $5.00 to prostate cancer research.

You can take the challenge, too! Visit: https://www.fuegobox.com/pages/choco_challenge to learn more.

Join NJU for a Tee-Off Against Prostate Cancer

13 Mar 2019 News

New Jersey Urology is once again proud to sponsor the Tee-Off Against Prostate Cancer event at TopGolf in Edison, NJ. All proceeds will benefit ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer.

When: Sunday, March 24th | 2 p.m.
Where: TopGolf Edison (1013 U.S. Route 1, Edison, NJ 08817)

Get your friends, family, and co-workers together for a great time at TopGolf and help us put an end to prostate cancer! Enjoy three hours of play, an All-American buffet with beer and wine, and take home a swag bag of goodies! Form a team of six players or register as an individual and be assigned to a team.

The funds raised from the Tee-Off Against Prostate Cancer event are invested around the country to provide research for new prostate cancer treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and education for men and families about prostate cancer. No other prostate cancer charity spends more per dollar on programs – more than 85 cents. ZERO puts every donation to good use!

REGISTER HERE

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