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Radiation Therapy at Chilton Hospital Celebrates Renovation Completion with Ribbon Cutting
10/21/2013
Ribbon Cutting at Chilton Hospital's new Radiation Therapy area

Pictured at the ribbon cutting ceremony (l to r): Chilton Hospital President and CEO Deborah K. Zastocki, DNP, RN; Steve and Bonnie Holmes; and Dov Gorshein, M.D.

The “Gorshein Holmes Center for Radiation Therapy,” the first phase of the renovation of the Cancer Center at Chilton Hospital, celebrated its completion on Oct. 17 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The Chilton Hospital Foundation named the area in honor of Dov Gorshein, M.D., who is chair of Chilton’s Radiation Oncology Department and Steve and Bonnie Holmes and their Family Foundation. Mr. Holmes is chairman and CEO of Parsippany-based Wyndham Worldwide.

“It has been a blessing to receive this level of compassion within the community as well as from our medical personnel,” said Director of the Chilton Hospital Foundation Joan Beloff. “The name for the new radiation area was an obvious choice due to Dr. Gorshein’s dedication to provide quality care and the Holmes Family Foundation’s continuous, generous support for our patients.”

The centerpiece of the Gorshein Holmes Center for Radiation Therapy is the new linear accelerator, which precisely targets tumors with cancer-killing radiation while sparing surrounding healthy tissues. It is painless and significantly faster than conventional forms of radiation therapy. The new area also features warm décor and dedicated male and female dressing rooms for added privacy and a more comfortable patient experience.

Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. It is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, a Pain Management center, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center, an American Diabetes Association-recognized diabetes education program and a weight loss surgery program. Chilton has recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.

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