April 29, 2013 -- Valley Medical Group (VMG)-Oakland is pleased to welcome Lisa V. Joseph, M.D., to the practice located at 43 Yawpo Avenue. Dr. Joseph joins Marc D. Kesselhaut, M.D., in the internal medicine/primary-care practice.
VMG comprises physicians practicing in a wide variety of specialties at Valley locations and in community-based practices. A new entity of Valley Health System, VMG brings together Valley-employed physicians based at the hospital, the Luckow Pavilion, other outpatient facilities, seven Valley Medical Group sites, and medical practices throughout the community.
Dr. Joseph received her medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. She completed her residency in internal medicine at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Prior to joining VMG-Oakland, she was in practice in Morris and Passaic counties for 15 years and was medical director of the adult clinic at Saint Clare’s Hospital in Dover, N.J.
“I’m delighted to join Dr. Kesselhaut in practice in Oakland to provide comprehensive primary care for patients throughout their lifetime, from young adults to senior patients,” says Dr. Joseph.
VMG-Oakland offers patients the full spectrum of primary and urgent care, including treatment of minor illnesses, such as upper respiratory infections, and the comprehensive care of patients with chronic illnesses, including diabetes and asthma. Diagnostic testing available on site at the office include laboratory tests, electrocardiograms (ECGs), and echocardiograms.
VMG-Oakland is one of a number of primary-care and specialty-care physician practices acquired by Valley within the past two years to ensure that patients residing in communities served by the health system have access to quality medical care now and in the future. Patients of Valley Health System practices enjoy seamless access to all of The Valley Hospital’s programs and services.
The Valley Hospital is one of only three hospitals in New Jersey to be awarded Top Hospital status from The LeapFrog Group for patient safety. The hospital recently received its 10th J.D. Power and Associates award for “Outstanding Inpatient Experience.” Other distinctions include:
• The only healthcare facility in the United States to receive six Gold Seals of Approval for cancer care from The Joint Commission
• One of America’s top 100 hospitals and five-star ratings for 16 clinical areas by HealthGrades
• Three-year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for Valley’s cancer care program
To make an appointment with Dr. Joseph or Dr. Kesselhaut at Valley Medical Group of Oakland, call 201-337-9600.
Caption: Valley Medical Group (VMG)-Oakland is pleased to welcome Lisa V. Joseph, M.D., to the practice located at 43 Yawpo Avenue. Dr. Joseph joins Marc D. Kesselhaut, M.D., in the internal medicine/primary-care practice.