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Physician Testimonials

“I practice at Somerset because I know my patients will get the best care here. I am constantly complimented by patients who are pleased with the treatment they receive before and after surgery.”

- Amy Lazar, MD, an attending otolaryngologist



“Almost 50 percent of my patients are elderly and many of them have chronic health conditions that require treatment at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. The medical center delivers superb patient care. From the nurses to the case managers, everyone excels at coordinating and expediting the support services my patients need.”
- Betty Sanchez-Catanese, MD, an attending internist


“The leadership team at Somerset understands that to effectively improve services for our patients and their families, physician participation is vital. They welcome physician input into the medical center’s direction through the board of trustees and other leadership roles.”
- Kathleen Toomey, MD, an attending hematologist/oncologist and member of the medical center's Board of Trustees


“The diagnostic capabilities at Somerset are superior. I know that I will get accurate results quickly, allowing me to administer treatment in a timely manner and get my patients on the road to recovery faster.”
- Stephen R. Shapiro, MD, an attending gastroenterologist



“Somerset has a clear vision for the future. Its expansion will ensure that it remains on the cutting edge of care, providing the high-tech facilities physicians need and creating an atmosphere of healing for our patients.”
- Richard S. Leeds, MD, FACC, an attending cardiologist


“Quality is a central component of all of our efforts at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. We continually seek ways to foster innovation, identify best practices, assess quality of care and enhance our health services.”
- Robert Lustig, DO, an attending gastroenterologist