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Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

New Jersey’s Leading Choice for Pediatric Care

As a premier health care provider for children throughout New Jersey, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) cares for children from birth through adolescence. We offer more than 30 specialized pediatric services including:

  • New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
  • The Children’s Heart Center, which offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities
  • A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a Level IV Regional Perinatal Center that offers New Jersey’s first extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy to assist infants in severe respiratory distress
  • A specialized pediatric anesthesia and sedation program for children undergoing surgical procedures
  • Preventive programs to help our patients achieve and maintain good health

CHoNJ is part of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest academic health care system.

We’re Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Better

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey serves pediatric patients exclusively. We understand that children have unique needs when it comes to medical care, requiring more than just clinical intervention. Our patients receive treatment in a calming and compassionate atmosphere.

CHoNJ preventive programs that promote health and wellness in our community include the Beth Greenhouse with access to fresh, nutritious produce, the award winning KidsFit pediatric weight management and wellness program. In conjunction with the Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, an intergenerational “neighborhood hub and learning lab,” classes are offered that teach the importance of good nutrition.

Specialty Services

  • Specialized Care for Newborns

    We provide highly specialized treatment to nearly 3,000 newborns each year.

  • The State's Largest Comprehensive Heart Care Center

    The Children's Heart Center is the only program in the state that provides the range of treatment options for complex cardiac issues.

  • Supporting Growth & Development

    Our team of specialists is trained to help children and their families understand and manage their hospital experience.

  • Experts in Pediatric Surgery

    We offer a variety of surgical options catering to your child's surgical needs.

Patient Stories

  • After open heart surgery, 7-year-old Lily's biggest concern was the availability of blue ice pops and the unpleasant taste of acetaminophen. “Considering that she had open heart surgery, I'll take those complaints any day!” said her mother, Denise.

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  • When reflecting back on his time in the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program, Adrian said, “I had fun the entire time.”

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  • “Her health problem was very stressful for us, but that’s all gone now — because she’s OK.”

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We are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

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