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Shore Physicians Group Opens Internal and Pediatric Medicine Practice in Ocean City, NJ

Internist Dr. Ulices A. Perez-Feliz and Pediatrician Dr. Aixell J. Mercedes Take Over Practice from Retiring Dr. Frederick Heggan

(SOMERS POINT, NJ – July 26, 2013) – Continuing its mission of Treating People Well, Shore Physicians Group (SPG) is proud to announce that the husband and wife team of internist Ulices A. Perez-Feliz, M.D., F.A.C.P., A.B.I.M., and pediatrician Aixell J. Mercedes, M.D., F.A.A.P., A.B.P., will be taking over the Ocean City family medicine practice of retiring Dr. Frederick Heggan.

Drs. Perez and Mercedes will continue to work out of Dr. Heggan’s office, which is located at 3320 Simpson Avenue in Ocean City.

“Since its creation in 2012, Shore Physicians Group has proudly cared for families throughout AtlanticCounty, and we look forward to providing the same exceptional, people-centric care to the residents of OceanCity and Cape MayCounty,” said SPG Chief Administrative Officer Mark Stephens. “Dr. Perez and Dr. Mercedes share our passion for providing expert care with a humanistic touch. We are pleased to welcome these two highly-skilled practitioners to the SPG family.”

“Since I first came to the area while completing my residency in pediatrics, I’ve looked forward to a time when I could call the South Jersey shore my home,” said Dr. Mercedes. “I’m thrilled that my family is putting down roots in a community that I have grown to love, and we are excited to have the opportunity to care for local families as Ulices and I raise our own family.”

Dr. Perez received his Doctor of Medicine from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic. He completed his internal medicine residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY. Board Certified in internal medicine, he comes to SPG from Dodge City Medical Center in Dodge City, KS.

Dr. Mercedes received her Doctor of Medicine from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo in Santo Domingo. She completed her residency in pediatric medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine – Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Board Certified in pediatrics, Dr. Mercedes also joins SPG from Dodge City Medical Center in Dodge City.

Married seven years, Dr. Perez and Dr. Mercedes have three daughters and a son.

Dr. Perez and Dr. Mercedes, who are bilingual, are accepting same-day appointments. Their contact information and hours of service are as follows:

Tel: 609-814-9550

Fax: 609-814-9544

Office Hours:

Internal Medicine – Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (now seeing patients)

Pediatrics – Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm (beginning Thursday, August 1, 2013)

Shore Physicians Group has offices in EggHarborTownship, Somers Point, Northfield and Ocean City, NJ, with providers specializing in internal, family, pediatric, pulmonary and critical care medicine, gynecology and general, laparoscopic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.

For more information about Shore Physicians Group, visit ShorePhysiciansGroup.com.

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