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Information about Cornell Surgical Co. 

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Cornell Surgical Co., family owned and operated since 1945. A one stop source for the widest range of quality Medical Equipment & Supplies for Professionals, Students & the Homecare Market.

Providing Physicians and Professionals alike, affordable medical supplies & innovative products that help improve the health and well being of their patients. 

Students in the medical field have found Cornell Surgical to be a valuable, reliable source for the finest diagnostic equipment and instruments that will last through your school years and beyond. 

Our retail showroom in Bergenfield, NJ is a 5,000 sq. ft., barrier free source for acquiring all your home health care needs.  Our retial specialists strive to improve our customers quality of life.

We are adding new products everyday.  Whether you're a physician, medical student or patient, browse our secure websites and shop with confidence at CornellSurgical.com.

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Mission Statement:

Cornell Surgical Co. is a New Jersey corporation founded in 1945.  It is our goal to provide the highest quality
health care products, supplies and services to our customers.

 

Company History:

 

2015  -  Redesigned cornellsurgical.com and merged it with 1800cornell.com to form one site.

2015  -  Company Celebrates its 70th Anniversary.

2013  -  Re-Accredited by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

2013  -  Launches Online Store Website @ www.1800CORNELL.com.

 2010  -  Company Celebrates its 65th Anniversary.

 2009  -  Re-Accredited by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

 2005  -  Re-Accredited by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

 2005  -  Company celebrates its 60th anniversary.

 2002  -  Re-Accredited by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

 2000  -  Purchase the assets of Cosmevo Surgical and Orthopedic Corporation of Hackensack, NJ.

 1999  -  Purchase certain assets of Burton W. Brennman, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of custom

               seating, positioning and rehabilitation equipment.

 1998  -  Re-Accredited by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

 1998  -  Launces its website @ www.cornellsurgical.com.

 1995  -  Awarded accreditation with commendation by the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare

              Organizations (JCAHO).

 1995  -  Company celebrates its 50th anniversary.

 1995  -  Expands for the third time to a newly constructed, state of the art 22,000 square foot facility in

              Bergenfield NJ.

 1990  -  Joins Homecare Providers Co-Operative (HPC).

 1990  -  Purchases the medical surgical distribution business of Family Medical of Jersey City, NJ.

 1990  -  Joins Independent Medical Coop (IMCO).

 1986  -  Formal creation of Rehabilitation Equipment & Homecare Division.

 1983  -  Expands for the second time increasing to 13,00 square feet, in West New York, NJ.

 1975  -  Joins Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)

 1973  -  Acquires certain assets of Cosmevo Surgical of Paterson, NJ.  A long time leader in medical / surgical

              distribution, and opens a Paterson Branch.

 1967  -  David Shiffman joins the company as Vice-President & COO.

 1963  -  Company moves to a new larger location.

 1962  -  Howard Shiffman becomes President & CEO.

 1952  -  Incorporated in the state of New Jersey.

 1948  -  Relocates from original location to West New York, NJ.

 1945  -  Company founded by John J. Shiffman, in Union City, NJ.