Dr. Jason Baynes, Health East Medical Center Presentation to YMCA of Greater Bergen County

Pictured – left to right: Ruth Merino (Y childcare staff); Tiffany Porter, Marketing Liaison Advocate (Health East Medical Center), Dr. Jason Baynes of Teaneck (Health East Medical Center), Rob Vite (Y Aquatic Director) Kathy Fraguada (Y childcare staff) with the YMCA Happy Day childcare.


Dr. Jason Baynes and Tiffany Porter from Health East Medical Center (Englewood) stopped by this week to visit the YMCA Happy Day Childcare Center. On behalf of Health East Medical Center he presented a check for $1,000 to help support the many Y programs that serve Bergen County children. Dr. Baynes resides in Teaneck and is also a member of the YMCA of Greater Bergen County Board of Directors. The YMCA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization offering financial assistance program for those individuals and families that qualify as well as providing program subsidy for much needed community programs. Childcare, camp, swimming lessons and teen programs are just a few of the many programs that benefit from the Annual Campaign.


For over 100 years, the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, located in an historic building in Hackensack, has been strengthening the foundations of the community, committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y provides high-quality, affordable programs for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. The Y offers something for nearly everyone, including child care, summer camps, swimming, adult wellness center, senior programs, sports and arts. The YMCA of Greater Bergen County is a non-profit organization that welcomes people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages and incomes. Contact the Y for more information and a free brochure at 201-487-6600, info@ymcagbc.org www.ymcagbc.orgfacebook.com/ymcagbc , and facebook.com/ymcagbccamp  or visit us at 360 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ.


About Health East Medical Center

Health East Medical Center is a state of the art multidisciplinary healthcare facility that includes an Ambulatory Surgical Center and Medical Suites equipped to provide services for a broad spectrum of specialties.

Health East provides patients with high quality personalized care and creates a homely environment for both the patient and their families while maintaining a standard of excellence. Patients often prefer private surgical facilities because of the comfort of a less institutionalized setting, its more convenient process for scheduling, registration and discharge. We create a more at ease environment providing our patients with available boutique amenities.

About Jason Baynes, M.D. 

Dr. Jason Baynes is a highly trained and qualified Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon. After obtaining his undergraduate degree from Princeton University he went on to receive his Medical Degree from Yale University. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to being an on-field physician for many high school football teams, Dr. Baynes has worked as a team physician for a wide array of professional and collegiate sports teams. 

During the annual Philadelphia Orthopedic Society For Sports Medicine Fellows’ Research Symposium, Dr. Baynes was recognized as presenting the top paper for his clinical research on anterior rotator interval injuries of the shoulder. 

About the Y

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y: more than just a gym.  ymca.net