Press Release

For Immediate Release
Sep 9, 2014
Contact : Noah Carpenter, Public Relations Specialist  
(732) 497-1744
ncarpenter@meridianhealth.com

Fellowship Trained Breast Oncology Surgeon Joins Bayshore Community Hospital and Riverview Medical Center

 

Holmdel, NJ - Meridian Cancer Care proudly welcomes Catherine Campo, D.O., a fellowship trained breast oncology surgeon specializing in breast surgery. Dr. Campo’s extensive training and expertise in the treatment and removal of breast cancer will both enhance and expand the capabilities of Meridian Cancer Care’s Breast Program.

Dr. Campo completed her general surgery residency and internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey, and her fellowship training in breast oncology surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. She received her medical degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Campo to our multi-disciplinary team of cancer experts and nurse navigators,” says Mark J. Krasna, M.D., corporate medical director, Meridian Cancer Care. “At Bayshore Community Hospital, Dr. Campo joins a system-wide program that offers exceptional patient experience as well as access to the latest research and advanced trials.”

Dr. Campo is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Campo’s recent physician presentations include “Breast Cancer: What is High Risk?” and “Carcinoma of the Breast and Benign Breast Diseases.”

As a member of the Meridian Cancer Care Team, Dr. Campo will be primarily based at Bayshore Community Hospital as well as Riverview Medical Center. As a system partner of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Meridian Cancer Care is committed to providing the highest-quality cancer care, including sophisticated diagnostics, the latest techniques in surgery, the best technology in radiation therapy, genetic counseling, and clinical research for tomorrow’s most promising treatments. The multi-disciplinary team of specialists provides timely diagnoses, treatment and support in a full range of disease areas, including breast, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, neuro-oncology, melanoma, thoracic and gynecologic oncology. In 2012, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Meridian Cancer Care for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.

About Meridian Cancer Care
Meridian Health is the only system partner of the prestigious Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (NCI-CCC). The coveted NCI-CCC designation is only awarded to 41 centers in nation. They investigate and share the nation’s very latest treatments and most promising clinical trials.