Geriatric and Palliative Surgery

Geriatric and Palliative Surgery

Central New Jersey’s first choice with Geriatric and Palliative Surgery, is offered by Dr. Steven Curtiss, Scott Rosen, Rocco Tutela and Alissa Brotman O’Neill.  Understanding the importance and role of your family during this process they make it a point to be available to communicate your care during this process.

With our aging population, it has become increasingly important to focus as much on the non-surgical disease processes our geriatric and ailing patients have, as it is to focus on the surgical diseases themselves. As a patient of The Surgical Associates of NJ you will be comforted to find the goal of their care is to guide you through the preoperative, operative and postoperative process with ease and understanding.

As a Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Dr. Tutela, began his experience and developed a focus towards Acute, Geriatric and Palliative Surgical Care. He is published in this area and continues provide the attention needed to coordinate the task required to care for these patients.

As Vascular Surgeons, Dr.’s Curtiss and Rosen are established and adept at treating patients with organ failure. These patients, much like our Geriatric population have a myriad of medical conditions which need individualized attention and care.
With their combined experiences, The Surgical Associates of NJ provide the excellence in care which their patients require. Along with your Primary Care and Medical Specialists, HPSA efficiently organizes the risk stratification and medical optimization you will need prior to surgery. Once effectively prepared you will then then be safely taken through your procedure and onto recovery. Post-procedure, your HPSA surgeon effectively communicates with care coordinators and social workers to assist with the rehabilitation required to get you through the full recovery process.

The Surgical Associates of NJ, understands the importance and role of your family during this process and they make it a point to be available to communicate your care during this process, should you desire.