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We are open.
We are clean.
We are ready.

Holy Name Medical Center is happy to announce that we have begun our return to normal operations. You may wonder, Is the hospital safe? Yes. We are ready. Ready to partner with you and your family on all your healthcare needs.

Holy Name is the first hospital in North Jersey to complete a rigorous, deep cleaning of our 450,000 square feet of clinical and non-clinical space. We started with manual disinfection, then applied electrostatic sanitizing mist, and finally, blasted UV-C light to kill more than 30 types of pathogens — including Covid-19.

Learn How Holy Name Became COVID-19 Clean

Now is a good time to think about your overall health and wellness. How can Holy Name help you?

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Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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Radiofrequency or Microwave Ablation

Radiofrequency or microwave ablation are non-surgical minimally invasive treatments that kill abnormal tissue in cancer patients while sparing healthy tissue. The procedures are performed by Holy Name Medical Center's Interventional Radiologists, who use X-ray imaging to guide a needle into the tumor.

Radiofrequency ablation transmits electrical currents while microwave ablation sends microwave energy from the needle into the target tissues, creating heat and killing the tumor. They may be used in the treatment of bone, kidney, liver, adrenal and lung cancers and have been shown to reduce bone pain in metastatic disease in more than 90 percent of patients who were not suitable for conventional therapy.

The two types of procedures typically do not cause serious side effects so patients can normally resume their daily activities within a few days. They are often used when surgery isn’t an option.


  • Helps control tumor growth or eliminate tumors, often in combination with other treatments
  • Has a low complication rate
  • Is often done under local sedation
  • Is well tolerated – patients may be tired but they can resume regular activities within a few days
  • The treatment can be repeated if necessary and combined with other types of treatments
  • May relieve pain and suffering for many cancer patients