St. Joseph’s Health Opens First Primary Care Office in Bergen County

PATERSON, N.J. (November 2, 2022) — St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce that Maleeha Memon and  Chandni Patel have opened the first St. Joseph’s Health Primary Care office in Bergen County. Maleeha Memon, MD and Chandni Patel, MD are family medicine physicians who specialize in Adult Primary Care, Pediatrics, Preventative Medicine, and Women’s Health. Their objective is to focus on the overall mental and physical well-being of their patients with a patient centered approach.

“Primary care physicians are a vital component of a patient’s health and wellbeing,” said Christopher Trotz, MD, Vice President of Physician Services, St. Joseph’s Health. “Opening this new location signifies our continued commitment to providing quality healthcare to all residents of Northern New Jersey.”

Dr. Memon and Dr. Patel are available at their new location in Rochelle Park, just minutes away from the St. Joseph’s University Medical Center Campus. 

“Our overall goal is to ensure all our patients receive medical care that addresses all aspects their overall heath, including any chronic conditions or sudden illness,” said Dr. Patel. “We look forward to joining the St. Joseph’s Health primary care team.”

“Currently, we treat patients of all ages from adolescents to adults,” said Dr. Memon. “Whether you need a vaccination, routine physical or treatment for an illness, we are here to provide you with the care you need to remain healthy.”

The office, which is accepting new patients, is located at 218 Route 17 North in Rochelle Park. The office is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To make an appointment with Dr. Memon and Dr. Patel, please call 201-587-9204.  

ABOUT ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTH

Founded in 1867 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, St. Joseph’s Health is a world-class hospital and healthcare network supported by more than 5,000 leading and renowned physicians, nurses and care teams. From its humble beginnings, St. Joseph’s Health has become one of the premier health systems in the state, serving more than 1.5 million patients annually. The organization continues to evolve as the leading health resource in the community, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the largest providers of charity care in New Jersey.

The St. Joseph’s Health system is one of the leading clinical teaching and academic centers in the country, and has been recognized for its innovative programs and cutting-edge services. The health system operates a full continuum of care, including a regional tertiary care medical center (St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, Paterson), an acute care medical center (St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center, Wayne) a state-designated children’s hospital (St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Paterson), a rehabilitation and long-term care facility (St. Joseph’s Healthcare & Rehab Center, Cedar Grove), an outpatient facility (St. Joseph’s Totowa Health Campus, Totowa) comprehensive home care (Visiting Health Services of New Jersey), and multiple ambulatory care centers located throughout Northern New Jersey. The system is further supported by St. Joseph’s Health Medical Group, which operates more than 100 physician medical and specialty practices across northern New Jersey.

Among its awarding-winning specialties, St. Joseph’s is home to the nationally acclaimed Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO®) program; the first accredited Geriatric Emergency Department in New Jersey; and recognized by US News with a top nursing home award and a five-star rating. In addition, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is a five-time recipient of the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence, the profession’s highest honor

In September 2019, St. Joseph’s Health established a strategic and clinical partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health, one of New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive and integrated health networks. Together, the two health systems operate a jointly-owned home health and hospice agency, serving patients and families across Bergen, Passaic and Morris Counties. In addition, St. Joseph’s and Hackensack Meridian have collaborated on clinical affiliations in acute rehabilitation (with the HMH JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute) and comprehensive oncology care (with the HMH John Theurer Cancer Center).  For more information, please visit www.stjosephshealth.org.

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