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Monmouth Medical Center Names Kenneth M. Granet, M.D., FACP as Chairman of the Department of Medicine


Kenneth Granet MDLong Branch, N.J. – Monmouth Medical Center has named internist Kenneth M. Granet, M.D., FACP, Chairman of the Department of Medicine.

As Chairman, Dr. Granet leads a department consisting of more than 150 physicians, including many primary care practitioners who deliver comprehensive adult medical services. The department also includes subspecialists in allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, internal medicine, neurology, pulmonolgy and rheumatology.

Dr. Granet, a resident of West Long Branch, joined the Medical and Dental Staff of Monmouth Medical Center in 1993 and serves as chairman of the hospital’s Ethics Committee and served as section chief of Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He is actively involved with the teaching program at Monmouth Medical Center and is proud to have been honored with the Dean's Special Award of Excellence in Clinical Teaching from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, as well as receiving several other major teaching awards from Internal Medicine residents and medical school students at Monmouth Medical Center.

Dr. Granet has been consistently named a "Top Doctor" by his peers in numerous local and national publications, including New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Inside Jersey magazine, Castle Connelly, "Best Doctors," Consumer Reports and New Jersey Savvy Magazine.

After earning his medical degree at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Dr. Granet trained in internal medicine at Cornell Cooperating Hospital system, which includes North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He is board certified in internal medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and has authored numerous publications in the field of internal medicine.

To learn more about the Department of Medicine at Monmouth Medical Center, call 732 923-6540 or visit

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. Monmouth Medical Center is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to consistently receive an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization of employer purchasers of health care and the nation’s leading experts on patient safety. It is one of eight New Jersey hospitals to receive a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest hospital rating in the state.

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