NJ Top Doctor – Stephen Ocken, F.A.C.C, F.A.C.P. – Cardiology Associates of Somerset County


Scotch Plains – April 2013

Dr. Stephen Ocken, NJ Top Doc, joined Cardiology Associates of Somerset County in 1983. He is an Attending Physician at Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, NJ and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. He was the Director of the Department of Medicine from 1992 thru 1994, as well as Chief of Cardiology from 1998 thru 2000 at Somerset Medical Center. He also served on the Medical Executive Committee from 1994 thru 1996.

Dr. Ocken completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University, NY where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. He earned his Medical Degree in 1977 at The State University of New York’s Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate Medical Center), where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and Magna Cum Laude.

Dr. Ocken did research work on Calcium-channel blockers in hypertension and in patients with systemic sclerosis at Albert Einstein. His fellowship research was also in congestive heart failure treatment. He completed his Internship and Medical Residency including Medical Admitting Resident, Medical Senior Admitting Resident and Medical Chief Resident, at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College Hospital in Bronx, NY. He also completed his Fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College Hospital, Bronx, NY.

He is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American College of Cardiology. He is licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and in New
York State.

Dr. Ocken is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

“My practice offers a broad range of cardiovascular services. I am board certified in cardiology and internal medicine and love what I do. In addition I have partners who are board-certified in electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine.  We are available 24/7. I look forward to helping you with any of your cardiovascular needs or concerns. “

The services Dr. Ocken offers include:

In Office

Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiac Consultations/Evaluations

Electrocardiograms (EKGs)


Stress Tests

Nuclear Stress Test & Nuclear Adenosine Test

Stress Echocardiogram

Holter Monitors & Event Recorders

Pacemaker Evaluations & Interrogations

Peripheral Artery Disease

Carotid Doppler

PT Clinic


In Hospital


Diagnostic Catheterizations

PTCA (Balloon Angioplasty), Coronary Stent Placement, & Rotational Atherectomy

Transesophogeal Echocardiogram

Pacemakers, Understanding Pacemakers

Biventricular Pacing

Electrophysiology Studies and Arrhythmia Ablation

Loop Recorder Implantation

Tilt Table Testing


Dr. Ocken is conveniently located in Bridgewater, NJ.  For more information and locations you can visit Dr. Ocken’s full profile at http://www.njtopdocs.com/DrOckenCardiology


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