Medical Professionals:  Important Information regarding Open-Heart Surgery Infections

If you are a Hackensack Meridian Health physician and have a clinical question pertaining to one of your patients, or if you have a patient who requires additional evaluation for potential exposure to Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM), please call Hackensack University Medical Center at (551) 996-2131.

Do you have a patient who requires monitoring or treatment related to this issue?

If you are treating a patient who may have been exposed to NTM during open-heart surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, we want to ensure that you and the patient have all the information related to this issue.

While there have been no reported cases of infection at Hackensack University Medical Center, we are committed to making sure you and physicians across the Hackensack Meridian Health network are well-informed. Below are resources available to assist you:

Dedicated resources and staff related to this issue:

  • We have a dedicated team of physicians, nurses and health care professionals who are available to answer your questions at Hackensack University Medical Center (551) 996-2131.

Additional Resources

State and Federal Resources Regarding NTM and Heater-Cooler Units:

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