click an image to view the gallery
Meet Our Physicians (from left to right): Shariq A. Afridi, MD; Zahid I. Baig, MD; Herve Boucard, MD; Imran Fayyaz,MD;
Shivasprasad Marulendra, MD; and Zafar Zamir, MD.
We are committed to providing safe and effective patient care.
Hamilton Endoscopy & Surgery Center
Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center is an advanced, accredited ambulatory surgery center designed to provide superlative care, convenience and safety for all patients. This state-of-the-art 6,600 square foot Medicare certified outpatient facility is ideal for any patients who do not require a hospital stay following their endoscopic procedure such as upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and polypectomy, among others. We offer a convenient environment that is less stressful than what many hospitals can offer. In addition, our Surgery Center is typically staffed with up to 16 medical professionals, which includes a full-time board-certified anesthesiologist, certified nurse anesthetists, experienced licensed registered nurses and medical endoscopy technicians to offer the necessary patient to health care professional ratio. Our teamwork environment is designed to make your visit safe, easier and comfortable.
Hamilton’s Only Ambulatory Surgery Center Under Direct Supervision of Gastroenterologists
Located in the Whitehouse Executive Center in Hamilton, NJ near highways 295, 195 and 130, we are committed to delivering the highest quality care to meet your gastrointestinal needs. Our physicians are all renowned specialists in gastrointestinal disorders operating out of their own practice, Hamilton Gastroenterology Group. The facility is owned and operated through a joint venture between Hamilton Gastroenterology Group PC and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton
/RWJ Barnabas Health. Our physicians are all members of RWJ Hamilton Hospital’s medical staff, with privileges to practice at the hospital. Notably, our Surgery Center holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The facility also participates in GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd. (GIQuIC) a quality improvement program
which supports facilities in establishing processes for tracking and reporting in an efficient and reliable manner, and readies them for future quality and performance expectations.
A Safe Choice for Your Medical Needs
Our goal is provide you with the care that you deserve with convenient, prompt and courteous service. Our specialized staff helps each patient's visit go as quickly and smoothly as possible. While every effort is made to ensure that patients have minimal difficulties while under our care, measures have been taken to provide for emergency care. Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center maintains a crash cart stocked with emergency supplies and medications. Furthermore, our medical staff is fully trained to handle emergency situations and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications. For added safety, our facility is approximately 1 mile from RWJ Hamilton Hospital should immediate acute care be required.
When you choose to have a procedure at Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center you can expect high quality individualized patient care and a relaxed environment with a medical staff you can trust.
Providing You with the Best Medical Professionals for Superior care
Herve Boucard, MD , FACG, AGAF
Dr. Boucard is the Medical Director of Hamilton Endoscopy & Surgery Center and is Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.