Neurologist and Epilepsy Specialist Joins Southern Ocean Medical Center

Aug 10, 2016

Neurologist Vladimir Klinov, M.D., has joined the team of physicians at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Klinov has extensive training in the area of neurology, and specializes in the treatment of epilepsy.

He joins Tommasina Papa-Rugino, M.D.; Robert Terranova, D.O.; and the team at Meridian Medical Group – Neurology – Manahawkin, which is part of Meridian Neuroscience.

In addition to receiving his medical degree from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine in Antigua and Barbuda, Klinov also obtained a doctorate of chiropractic degree from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn. Preceding his pursuit of advanced medical education, Klinov treated patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders for six years.

Klinov completed his epilepsy fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He finished his residency program at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he served as chief neurology resident. His knowledge in health care was also enhanced through his internship at New York Medical College – Richmond’s Program in Staten Island, N.Y.

“I truly am excited to become a member of the Southern Ocean Medical Center family,” the doctor said. “My dedication to providing the community with the best patient experience will complement the hospital’s commitment to making each individual’s health a top priority.”

Klinov remains active as a member of professional organizations in the field and is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian.

“I’m looking forward to getting to know the existing patients, as well as new patients who are looking for a specialist right in their own community,” he added.

Meridian Medical Group – Neurology – Manahawkin is located at 53 Nautilus Drive, Suite 201. Klinov is accepting new patients, and appointments can be made by calling 609-978-8870.  —M.S.

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