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  • We Take Pediatrics

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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 healthcare provider for children throughout New Jersey, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) offers specialized treatment for pediatric patients who are either injured or have ailing health. Preventative programs are also offered to help patients achieve and maintain good health.

Whether you have a newborn child or an adolescent, the CHoNJ opens their doors to children of all ages. The hospital is an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated delivery system in health care.

We’re dedicated to helping kids get better

Our hospital 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 in nearly 30 pediatric subspecialties including a full-service Children’s Heart Center pediatric cardiac surgery program.

Experienced surgical and medical specialists include a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a Pediatric Emergency Department, and the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in New Jersey with an ECMO unit to assist infants in severe respiratory distress. Children's Hospital also offers a Valerie Fund Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and a specialized pediatric anesthesia and sedation program for children undergoing surgical procedures.

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.

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    Daniel

    Daniel Perry of Fanwood was born with serious heart defects. But today, you wouldn’t be able to tell. Since recovering last summer from his third open-heart surgery at the Children’s Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, the 9-year-old has an energetic life -- running, swimming and playing basketball, among other activities. “Daniel is much, much better now,” says his father, Damon. “He doesn’t get winded like he did before.” Early Intervention Doctors diagnosed Daniel’s heart problems soon after he was born. ...
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    Justin

    When Yohanny Cruz was four months pregnant, routine testing showed her developing baby had severe heart defects. The Belleville woman became determined to do everything possible to protect her child – which included partnering with the pediatric cardiology experts at the Children’s Heart Center at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. “It’s the best hospital I could ever choose for my son,” says Yohanny, whose baby boy Justin Molina had open-heart surgery at NBI when he was five months old. “Thanks to Newark Beth, my son is ...
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    Laila

    At birth, Laila appeared to be a healthy baby girl, but things changed drastically at her two-week doctor’s visit. Laila’s pediatrician immediately referred his tiny patient to a pediatric cardiologist. Further testing concluded that she had a ventricular septal defect (VSD) – a large hole between the lower chambers of her heart. With this condition, instead of all the blood being pumped from the left side of the heart to the body, the VSD allows blood to pass from the left to the right side of the heart and back to the lungs, causing the heart to work unnecessarily harder. Laila was ...
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    Tanisha and Omari

    Meet Tanisha Anderson. Her infant son Omari, after more than 70 days in the NICU and 7 blood transfusions, was in need of life-saving surgery to repair a hole in his heart. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where Tanisha is a nurse manager, partnered with the Children's Hospital of New Jersey on an innovative, minimally-invasive procedure to save Omari’s life. Today, thanks to that innovative surgery, he is happy and healthy, with a heart that beats just like any other little boys.
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Patient Stories

  • “We’ve had the best heart surgeons. It’s been great all around -- a true blessing.”

  • “Thanks to Newark Beth, my son is doing really well.”

  • “They really cared about my daughter’s wellbeing and went above and beyond.”

  • "He was gone for about two or three hours and when the doctors came back I was able to see him 30 minutes after. He can now run and jump just like any other little boy"

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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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