Dr. Magovern and Dr. Brown, Two Morristown Memorial Hospital – Affiliated Cardiac Surgeons, Top New Jersey State Rankings

Dr. Christopher J. Magovern and Dr. John Brown, two cardiac surgeons affiliated with Morristown Medical Center (an Atlantic Health System hospital), topped New Jersey state rankings for two major categories of cardiac procedures.

Dr. Magovern performed 380 coronary bypass surgeries, the most of any physician in New Jersey, based on an analysis of Inpatient Medicare claims over a five year period from 2013 to 2017. Research has shown that physician case volume is positively associated with better quality outcomes.

Dr. Brown performed the most inpatient cardiac valve and cardiothoracic procedures of any physician in New Jersey, based on an analysis of Inpatient Medicare claims over a five year period from 2013 to 2017. Dr. Brown performed 674 such procedures as attending physician and 823 as operating physician, #1 in New Jersey in both categories.

Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates: Cardiac, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Medicine