St. Joseph’s Health Opens Primary Care Office in Essex County

PATERSON, N.J. (October 31, 2022) — St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce that Arpita Suri, MD, recently opened a St. Joseph’s Health Primary Care office at 123 Highland Avenue in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Conveniently located minutes from downtown Montclair, the new practice is one of two St. Joseph’s Health Primary Care offices in Essex County.

Dr. Suri is currently accepting new patients.

“As a primary care physician, I understand the importance of addressing and treating all aspects of a patient’s overall heath, including any chronic conditions,” said Dr. Suri. “After completing my Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Health, I was thrilled to be able to join the St. Joseph's Health team permanently.”

Dr. Suri is a family medicine physician who provides comprehensive and preventive care for many acute and chronic diseases. This includes health risk assessments, screening tests and immunizations as well as counseling. Dr. Suri is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients and is passionate about utilizing a holistic approach to both physical and mental wellness.        “Primary care physicians are a vital component of a patient’s health and wellbeing,” said Christopher Trotz, MD, Vice President of Physician Services, St. Joseph’s Health. “The opening of this new location signifies our continued commitment to providing quality healthcare to all residents of Northern New Jersey.”

Dr. Suri is affiliated with St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson and St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center in Wayne.

To make an appointment with Dr. Suri, please call 973-389-5284.  Evening and same day appointments are available.


Founded in 1867 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, St. Joseph’s Health is a world-class hospital and healthcare network supported by more than 5,000 leading and renowned physicians, nurses and care teams. From its humble beginnings, St. Joseph’s Health has become one of the premier health systems in the state, serving more than 1.5 million patients annually. The organization continues to evolve as the leading health resource in the community, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the largest providers of charity care in New Jersey.

The St. Joseph’s Health system is one of the leading clinical teaching and academic centers in the country, and has been recognized for its innovative programs and cutting-edge services. The health system operates a full continuum of care, including a regional tertiary care medical center (St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, Paterson), an acute care medical center (St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center, Wayne) a state-designated children’s hospital (St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Paterson), a rehabilitation and long-term care facility (St. Joseph’s Healthcare & Rehab Center, Cedar Grove), an outpatient facility (St. Joseph’s Totowa Health Campus, Totowa) comprehensive home care (Visiting Health Services of New Jersey), and multiple ambulatory care centers located throughout Northern New Jersey. The system is further supported by St. Joseph’s Health Medical Group, which operates more than 100 physician medical and specialty practices across northern New Jersey.

Among its awarding-winning specialties, St. Joseph’s is home to the nationally acclaimed Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO®) program; the first accredited Geriatric Emergency Department in New Jersey; and recognized by US News with a top nursing home award and a five-star rating. In addition, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is a five-time recipient of the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence, the profession’s highest honor

In September 2019, St. Joseph’s Health established a strategic and clinical partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health, one of New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive and integrated health networks. Together, the two health systems operate a jointly-owned home health and hospice agency, serving patients and families across Bergen, Passaic and Morris Counties. In addition, St. Joseph’s and Hackensack Meridian have collaborated on clinical affiliations in acute rehabilitation (with the HMH JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute) and comprehensive oncology care (with the HMH John Theurer Cancer Center).  For more information, please visit


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