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Our Office

Our practice is a part of Lifeline Medical Associates. Lifeline is a partnership of providers across the state of New Jersey who strive to raise the standard of women's healthcare.

For more information, please visit:   http://www.lma-llc.com/about.htm

Dr. Maria R. Keanchong and her staff seek to provide the highest level of obstetrical and gynecologic care through our highly skilled health care professionals and state of the art technologies. We are devoted to addressing the individual needs and demands of our patients in a warm and caring environment.

With years of experience as a leading female robotic surgeon, Dr. Keanchong demonstrates professionalism and expertise at every level. Offering a full range of obstetrics and gynecology services from your initial exam, to childbirth, menopause and beyond, our goal is to offer patient centered medical care based on mutual trust and communication.

We are affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center part of Hackensack Meridian Health.


Our Doctor


Maria Keanchong, M.D.

Dr. Keanchong is a female robotic surgeon and a Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist in private practice since 1996. She earned her Medical Degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School in 1992. She attended Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Keanchong is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, at UMDNJ-NJMS.

Dr. Keanchong was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, her family immigrated to the Unites States when she was two years old and she is fluent in Spanish. Her paternal grandfather was from Chung-Shan, Guangdong Province, China; unfortunately she never learned his native language. She has two daughters, Ana and Elena. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, music, the arts, and traveling.


Our Nurse Practitioners


Melissa Prior, APRN WHNP-BC

Melissa is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) who specializes in comprehensive health care to women throughout the lifespan, from reproductive to gynecologic health needs.   She graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) with a Master's in Women's Health and holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Ramapo College of New Jersey as well as in Nursing from UMDNJ.  Melissa has been a WHNP for since 2013 and has worked as a registered nurse working in Labor and Delivery, Post Partum and Newborn nursery since 2009.  Among women's health care needs, Melissa also provides restorative and aesthetic laser in office procedures, and also education in childbirth.

Melissa is married and has three children, Makayla, Julianna and James.  She currently lives in Woodridge and enjoys spending time with her family.


Jessica Androsiglio, WHNP-BC, MSN, RN-BC

Jessica is a board certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Rutgers University, where she was a recipient of the Academic Excellence Award in January 2016. In 2009, she graduated from The College of New Jersey, earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Jessica has been caring for patients as a registered nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center since 2009. Her career began on one of HUMC's medical/surgical units where she became a board certified Medical Surgical RN. Jessica then followed her passion for women's health taking a position in the Labor and Delivery unit where she still practices as a L&D nurse today.


Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Surgery for Women's Health

New Jersey Gynecologic Institute for Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery Services and Procedures

Services & Procedures

Dr. Keanchong offers many robotic and laparoscopic procedures for women. Learn about our Gynecologic, Surgical and Obstetric services.
[Ob/Gyn Services in Hackensack]

Patient Stories

daVinci Surgery

Learn more about the life-changing daVinci surgeries we provide.
[ Hackensack daVinci surgery ]

New Jersey Gynecologic Institute for Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery Health Library

Women's Health

You've got questions - we've got answers. View our Health Care Library for a full listing of Women's health topics.
[ Womens Health FAQ ]

Insurances we participate with:


  • - Aetna
  • - Cigna
  • - Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • - Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • - Medicare (traditional)
  • - Oxford Health Plans
  • - Qualcare
  • - United Healthcare

Unfortunately, at this time we are not participating with Medicaid plans or HMO plans.