Specialty Programs


Dr. Suhas R. Patel, MD

Jersey Shore Post Acute is very honored to have Dr. Suhas R. Patel, MD as our medical director. Dr. Patel has been specializing in both Geriatric and Internal medicine for over 20 years.

Dr. Patel is affiliated with Jersey Shore University Hospital, Ocean Medical Center and Community Hospital and has been running his own internal medicine practice in Ocean, NJ for the past 18 years. Dr. Patel has a stellar reputation and is extremely well respected in our community by fellow physicians and specialists in our area who have had the privilege to know and work with him.
Jersey Shore Post Acute is very grateful to have him as a a part of our amazing healthcare team.

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical school: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency and Fellowship at Jersey Shore University Medical Center


Under the leadership of Elmer Sadiang-abay, DNP

JSPA is very fortunate to have Elmer Sadiang-Abay, DNP as the consulting NP in our Nephrology department. Elmer has a Masters and APN degree from Monmouth University and earned his Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Walden University. Elmer is a dedicated, driven, empathetic and compassionate health care professional with a wonderful bedside manner and is a true patient advocate. Elmer is an important and integral part of our in house Peritoneal Dialysis and HD Programs and we are grateful to have him as part of our dynamic and progressive team.

Take comfort knowing your loved one can receive uncompromising, top-notch renal care in a familiar, comfortable environment right under our own roof.


Under the leadership of Mona Awad, M.D. Pulmonologist

Jersey Shore Post Acute Rehabilitation and Nursing is excited to have Dr. Mona Awad, MD as our consulting pulmonologist. Dr. Awad is board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. She has been practicing for over 20 years and is affiliated with Bayshore, Old Bridge, and Riverview hospitals. Her team specializes in all diseases of the pulmonary system including COPD, asthma, bronchitis, cough and COVID-19.

She is joined by colleague Sarah Valvano, PA-C, a local Monmouth University graduate and board certified physician assistant.

Dr. Awad’s primary practice is located at 1 Bethany Rd, Suite 85 Building 6 Hazlet, NJ, 732-264-5005.


Under the leadership of HAROON KHAN, MS, PA-C, CCDS, CEPS

Haroon Khan, MS, PA-C, CCDS, CEPS is a board certified cardiology/cardiac electrophysiology physician assistant. He received his undergraduate and graduate training at the Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He has been providing care for cardiac patients at Shore Heart Group for 13 years.

Shore Heart Group is a premiere comprehensive cardiology practice providing care for patients across the Jersey Shore.

Infectious Disease Program
Under the leadership of Dr. Nasir Ahmad, MD

Dr. Ahmad, Director of Infectious Disease Program at Jersey Shore Post Acute, is a highly experienced and board-certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He obtained his medical degree from King Edward Medical School and completed his fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ. With a prestigious career, he has held key positions at Hackensack Meridian Health and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University. Dr. Ahmad has also been recognized with The United States Presidential Volunteer Services Award for his significant contributions. JSPA is privileged to have him as part of their dedicated healthcare team.

Physiatrist Group
Sea Girt Physical Medicine and Rehab Associates
Jersey Shore Post Acute Rehab and Nursing is proud to have Dr. Michael Dambeck, DO, Dr. Steven S. Neuman, and Kimberly Tallia, APN of Sea Girt Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates on our medical team. By focusing on our patients as whole individuals and providing rehabilitation medicine dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of all types of disabilities related to the brain, nerves, bones and muscles, they are improving the quality of life for our patients day by day. We are grateful to have them on our extraordinary team of healthcare professionals.

Chiropractic Services
Under the leadership of Dr. Newton H. Klein, Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Newton H. Klein, a Chiropractic Physician, has joined the JSPA medical team, providing Chiropractic services to our residents on a weekly basis. Graduating from New York Chiropractic College in 2015, Dr. Klein brings extensive knowledge of lumbar spine disorders and muscular injuries. With a focus on improving recovery rates and alleviating pain, he employs various techniques including Diversified, Cox Flexion and Distraction, Thompson Drop Table, and more. Dr. Klein has a history of community involvement and has been practicing at Klein Chiropractic Institute in Neptune, NJ. His expertise is now available at Jersey Shore Post Acute Rehabilitation.