Sally Mravcak, MD

Acupuncture

Location(s):

Jersey City Downtown

(Overall Providing Rating)

Board Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine

American Board of Integrative Medicine

American Board of Medical Acupuncture

Certifications:

Fellowship Trained in Women’s Health, Licensed in Acupuncture

Internship:

Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, NJ

Fellowship:

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Hospital Affiliations:

Jersey City Medical Center

Academic Appointments:

Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Assistant Professor

BA:

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

MD:

Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency:

Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, NJ

Advanced Training:

Medical Acupuncture for Physicians, Helms Medical Institute, Berkeley, CA

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Awards and Honors:

National Health Services Corp., Loan Payment Recipient

Additional Languages:

Spanish

Accepts New Patients
Patient Portal

Dr. Sally Mravcak Focuses on Family, Lifestyle and Relationships for Wellness and Prevention

“You’re not just looking at disease, but at family and social interactions and lifestyle. We ask the pivotal questions. Who’s cooking at home? How is the stress level? How much exercise are you getting? Do you have social relationships? All of these contribute to a patient’s well-being.”

When your mother is a registered nurse, you get an early glimpse into what it’s like to help others. That’s what happened with Dr. Sally Mravcak. “Growing up, we always had people in the neighborhood coming to the house, asking for my mom’s help or advice,” she says. “That was my inspiration for going into health care.

She chose family medicine because she enjoyed every rotation during medical training, from pediatrics to women’s health to geriatrics. “I didn’t want to give any of it up,” she says. “I like being able to treat an entire family, from the children to their parents, grandparents and great grandparents.”

Dr. Mravcak began her career working in a federally qualified health center, spending eight years caring for uninsured and underinsured people in New Jersey. “I like to advocate for my patients,” she says. “Every patient deserves excellent care offered with dignity and respect.” Prior to joining Vanguard, Dr. Mravcak also practiced full time in a women’s health center, providing comprehensive primary care, office gynecology and acupuncture. In addition to family medicine, she is board-certified in integrative medicine and medical acupuncture, and believes in evidence-based, whole-person care that takes into account the role of body, mind and science in creating wellness. She offers medical acupuncture in the Jersey City office of Vanguard. These treatments may be done alone or in concert with traditional medical practices to prevent and treat medical problems and promote emotional and physical wellness.

“Vanguard is always on the cutting edge of family medicine, as our name suggests,” notes Dr. Mravcak. “We’re pushing the ball forward in medicine, and in technology, as far as it can go. We’re also very open and accepting of patients of all backgrounds. We see patients of all ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities, and they each feel comfortable here.”

When she’s not in the office in Jersey City, you might find Dr. Mravcak on a biking trail, taking in some live music or spending the day at the beach with her spouse and two daughters.

Patient Ratings

instructions for follow-up care

4.9

efforts to include in decisions

4.9

explanations of prob/condition

4.9

Likelihood of recommending

4.9

Friendliness/courtesy of

4.9

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

May 23, 2017

The medical student that was with the doctor was good but she kept looking at her watch while I was trying to describe my problem to the doctor which made me nervous. I felt like I was taking too much of the doctor's time but I wanted to be honest with my answers.

May 20, 2017

great first time experience with this doctor. didn't just start the acupuncture but wanted to talk about the pain leading me to have this done, including additional testing.

May 14, 2017

She was patient, a good listener, and informative. The appointment progressed like an ongoing conversation about my health, rather than a medical interview. Her bedside manner is impeccable.

May 13, 2017

I had a very good experience. Already recommended some friends to come and have their annual physical here.

May 02, 2017

*Dr.Mravcak was excellent!

Apr 29, 2017

This was honestly the best experience I've had with a PCP. I felt listened to, cared for, and prioritized.

Apr 28, 2017

excilent I am proud of my care provider

Apr 21, 2017

dr mravcak was wonderful

Apr 19, 2017

*Dr. Sally Mravcak was thorough and caring listened to all my concerns and addressed all of them.

Apr 19, 2017

Dr. M is awesome! I tend to ask a lot of questions so I can make informed decisions in how to get healthier (I watch too much Greys Anatomy). She answered all my questions fully and also provided information I would not have otherwise known. I walked out happier and confident because I knew what was going on with my body, thanks to Dr M

Mar 22, 2017

I like Dr. Mravcak

Mar 21, 2017

Good

Mar 20, 2017

I would definitely recommended this provider to my friends and family because they are very caring about your health issue and good listening.

Mar 18, 2017

Dr. Mrvcak always has been wonderful (as has been the entire office staff). I already have recommended her to others. One friend already has visited Dr. Mrvcak and also is very happy to work with her.

Feb 28, 2017

Very very positive experience!

Feb 21, 2017

fantastic experience!

Feb 15, 2017

Dr. Sally came very highly recommended to me -- and now I know why. From the moment she first said hello to the questions about medical history and any medical concerns I had to the actual exam, I felt so comfortable and trusted her. It has been a long, long, long time since I have had such a wonderful first impression of a primary-care physician: nearly 20 years. I'm so happy that my relative recommended that I select her as my new doctor. Despite my medical issues, I walked home with a genuine smile on my face. I felt confident as a patient and as a person, and I know that Dr. Sally is the reason. I actually am looking forward to the various tests that need to be done -- due to my health issues -- because I know that when Dr. Sally discusses the various results with me, she will do so in a humane manner, not in a cold and callous manner as so many primary-care doctors in the past.

Jan 30, 2017

Surprised that physical did not include a breast exam or an EKG.

Jan 25, 2017

The doctor was great, probably the best I've ever seen.

Jan 22, 2017

I've recommended this office and Dr to everyone in the area.