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Christopher E. Gribbin, MD, Joins Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Board of Governors

May 12, 2021

Christopher E. Gribbin, MD, Joins Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Board of Governors
Appointment follows Dr. Gribbin’s election as Saint Peter’s Medical and Dental Staff President

New Brunswick, N.J. – May 12, 2021 – Christopher E. Gribbin, MD, a board-certified interventional radiologist, has joined the Board of Governors of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System after he was recently elected as president of the Saint Peter’s University Hospital Medical and Dental Staff for the 2021-2023 term.
 
“I’ve long been interested in organized medicine and so it is an honor to be on the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Board of Governors, helping to make critical decisions that benefit the organization overall, but more importantly, our patients,” said Dr. Gribbin. “I am proud to represent the many physicians here at Saint Peter’s, serving as a board member for an organization that values the voice of the physician.”
 
In his role as Medical and Dental Staff president, Dr. Gribbin will lead physician efforts to ensure best practices for clinical care, helping to maintain Saint Peter’s high level of quality care, and bringing forth any recommendations or concerns voiced by physicians. Saint Peter’s signed a Definitive Agreement with RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) in September 2020, outlining their intention to integrate the two healthcare systems. Dr. Gribbin looks forward to representing the interests of Saint Peter’s physicians as the two hospitals come together.
 
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Gribbin to the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Board of Governors,” said Leslie D. Hirsch, president and CEO of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System. “I am very confident that he will be an exemplary representative of all the physicians at Saint Peter’s and I look forward to working with him on the critical issues of importance to both the healthcare system and the medical staff.”
 
Dr. Gribbin is an interventional radiologist practicing at University Radiology Group with locations throughout New Jersey, and an attending physician at Saint Peter’s and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, both in New Brunswick. He is currently the section chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Saint Peter’s and a clinical associate professor of Radiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. After earning his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Gribbin worked as an intern in internal medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He then completed his internship in pathology and a residency in diagnostic radiology at New York University (NYU) Medical Center. Dr. Gribbin also completed his fellowships in body CT, ultrasound and MRI imaging, and vascular and interventional radiology at NYU Medical Center.
 
Having served in many roles in the Medical Society of New Jersey over the past 20 years, including serving as president in 2018, Dr. Gribbin has deep roots in organized medicine. Dr. Gribbin was on the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey Hospital Association from 2017 to 2018 and has been on the Board of Trustees of the Middlesex County Medical Society since 1994. He also serves on the executive committee of the Radiologic Society of New Jersey, having been a member since 1992.
 
About Saint Peter’s Healthcare System
Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Inc., parent company of the Saint Peter’s healthcare delivery system, is comprised of Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital and state-designated children’s hospital and regional perinatal center; Saint Peter’s Foundation, the fundraising arm of the hospital; Saint Peter’s Health and Management Services Corp., which oversees outpatient facilities, including the CARES Surgicenter; and Saint Peter’s Physician Associates, a network of primary and specialty care physician practices. Saint Peter’s is a regional specialist in cancer care, diabetes, geriatrics, orthopedics, bariatric surgery and head and neck surgery and is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and internal medicine. Saint Peter’s is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen and is a major clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical Health and Sciences.
 
About Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, is a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter’s, which received its sixth consecutive designation as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2020, is a state-designated children’s hospital and a regional perinatal center, and is a regional specialist in diabetes, gastroenterology, head and neck surgery, oncology, orthopedics, and women’s services. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital provides families with access to a full range of pediatric specialties, including a nationally recognized Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, pediatric surgery and orthopedic surgery featuring innovative anterior scoliosis correction. The hospital offers a midwifery service and the brand-new state-of-the-art Mary V. O’Shea Birth Center. Saint Peter’s is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine, and is a major clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Visit saintpetershcs.com or call 732-745-8600.
 

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