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  • You.

    New and improved.

    At Jersey City Medical Center, our seasoned orthopedic surgeons, medical professionals, and staff are here to help get you back on your feet.

  • Your heart doesn’t beat just for you.

    Get it checked.

    Whether you are visiting our hospital for a routine heart exam or are undergoing a more complex procedure, our seasoned cardiologists are here for you.

  • All for one baby.

    Yours.

    When you're expecting, you want to make sure that you and your baby are treated with the utmost care.

Welcome to Jersey City Medical Center

Full-spectrum medical care in Hudson County

Since 1882, Jersey City Medical Center has provided Hudson County advanced, state-of-the-art medical treatment across a broad spectrum of different disciplines. Our facility is located on a 15-acre campus and includes both the Wilzig Hospital and the Provident Bank Ambulatory Center. From screenings and diagnostics to life-saving, intensive care, our patients can count on a patient-centric approach that puts the comfort and well-being at the forefront of everything we do.

Our medical center serves as a regional referral, teaching hospital and provides renowned care for cardiac patients, women and infants, and those in needed of emergency services. Our facility is also outfitted with the latest technologies to assist our professionals in providing the highest standard of care for patients of all ages. Our buildings were designed with patient comfort in mind, as well as offering spacious accommodations, natural light, and soothing views of the Statue of Liberty.

Industry-Recognized Excellence

The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade A; one of only 59 hospitals in the nation to earn consecutive “A’s” since the program's inception in 2012.

Jersey City Medical Center is one of only 401 hospitals in the U.S. to earn a Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence. Our facility is also the only hospital in the region to have earned (12) consecutive "A" national safety ratings from the Leapfrog Group. These accomplishments (among others) only partly illustrate our decades-long mission to provide our patients, their loved ones, and our entire community high-quality care, trusted wellness resources, and peace of mind.

There are currently 5,705 hospitals in the United States. Of this 401 (in all of the United States) currently have the Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence. Jersey City Medical Center is the only one in all of Hudson, Union or Essex Counties. Jersey City Medical Center has achieved 3rd time Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence and (12) consecutive "A" national safety ratings from the Leapfrog Group.

Specialty Services

  • You. New and improved.

    Whether you are suffering from back pain, recovering from a surgery, or are looking to speak with an experienced orthopedic surgeon, our team is here ready to assist you.

  • Your heart doesn’t beat just for you. Get it checked.

    Our award-winning Heart Center has gained national recognition for our comprehensive services and state-of-the-art equipment.

  • A Philosophy of Care That Makes Sense

    We provide comprehensive behavioral health services as part of our outstanding programs at Jersey City Medical Center.

  • All for one baby. Yours.

    When you're expecting, you want to make sure that you and your baby are treated with the utmost care.

  • Treating a woman’s body, mind and spirit together

    From breast cancer screening to maternity services, RWJBarnabas Health offers a full range of women’s health services.

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    Dina

    Dina Jo and Ryan Bradley suffered the tragic loss of their daughter, born at just 27 weeks, at another hospital. When the Rutherford residents were expecting again, they placed their trust in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Jersey City Medical Center. Their second high-risk pregnancy had a happy outcome and today, their two-year-old son Miles is thriving. In Dina’s words… “Miles was our rainbow baby. We were so happy to get pregnant again and it helped us heal after losing our daughter. She prepared us to have Miles. He was born June 17, 2016 at Jersey City Medical Center. Miles ...
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    Nathalie

    Nathalie Masse Midwife Delivery 2013 After giving birth to her first child conventionally, Nathalie Masse wanted a natural childbirth experience for her second, Zoé. She read about the new midwifery program at Jersey City Medical Center and after consulting with its director, Teresa Brennan Turi, CNM, decided to be their first patient. “It was a wonderful experience,” said Nathalie. “And it was reassuring to know I had a hospital there if I needed it.” Nathalie choose the midwifery program for her third child and recommends it to all expecting mothers.
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    Charles

    Charles Blue Orthopedics 2015 Charles won’t forget the education he received before knee replacement surgery at Jersey City Medical Center’s Orthopedic Institute. “They had a class where everyone explained their role,” he explained. “The doctor, the nurses on the floor, the physical therapist – even the dietician and pharmacist. It really put me at ease.” And thanks to the expertise of his surgeon, Dr. Marc W Urquhart, he was back on his feet within days. “I told him that his hands are so good they should be insured by Lloyds of London.”
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    Emma

    After high school, Emma Flannery traded in her soccer and lacrosse cleats for running sneakers. This avid recreational runner enjoyed staying fit and active. Last spring, as a Boston College freshman, she set out on a run with a friend that ended badly. According to Emma, “I was running on cobblestone when l suddenly tripped landing on my shoulder and breaking my collarbone. After it happened I flew home and went straight to Jersey City Medical Center from the airport that night. Less than 12 hours later, I returned for surgery, a surgery that I was hesitant about.” That hesitation didn’t last ...
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    Rob

    I closed my eyes and my heart stopped – for six minutes… Luckily, I was already at Jersey City Medical Center when my heart stopped. The hospital staff took immediate action and saved my life. I cannot express how grateful I am for the prompt care I received. Every member of the team went above and beyond for me. For two days prior, I had been experiencing discomfort in my arms and torso. Since I live a very active lifestyle, I shook it off – thinking I pulled a muscle while exercising. However, when I sat down on my couch, an excruciating pain shot through my body. It felt like someone ...
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    Bill

    Over the years, Bill has seen the hospital evolve and he's proud of the fact that the city is home to nationally ranked health care. From 1931 to 1979 more than 350,000 babies were born at The Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital at Jersey City Medical Center. Bill and his wife Catherine proudly count themselves and their three sons among them. As a lifelong Jersey City resident, Bill has witnessed the city’s growth firsthand. From the 1940s when his parents were able to gather enough money to open The Key Hole restaurant on First Street, to the current bustling home of many large national ...
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    Ricardo

    While crossing the street in Jersey City, I was hit by a truck. I cannot recall the details of the accident that sent me to the hospital but I do have the scars to remind me. I can actually see every day what the team at Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) did for me. They truly saved my life . That is something I will never forget. I am so grateful. When I was brought by the JCMC EMS into the Emergency Department , I was in excruciating pain. What the team at Jersey City Medical Center first saw were numerous broken bones and severe facial injuries. They were much more worried about what they ...
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    Kathleen

    In 2014, Kathleen Mullan’s hip was in such bad shape she was in danger of spending the rest of her life in a wheelchair – or even losing her leg. So she turned to Jersey City Medical Center and that made all the difference. Her orthopedist, Dr. Frank Liporace, suggested an innovative procedure called proximal femoral replacement. The result was an overwhelming success. He not only saved Kathleen’s leg, but he and his staff got her back on her feet and back to playing with her grandson.
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    Barbara

    Born at the Margaret Hague and raised in the city, the hospital is near and dear to me. Three generations of my family have trusted it. From providing compassionate care for both of my parents, to the current treatment of my 34-year-old daughter, who suffers from numerous health conditions, Jersey City Medical Center has proven again and again that they offer the best care close to home. When mom’s health began to quickly deteriorate in 2009, bringing her to Jersey City Medical Center was the best decision. From the time we walked in, the atmosphere was inviting and there was a sense of caring ...
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Patient Stories

  • The neonatologists were always available and the care was amazing. From beginning to end, our experience was unbelievable.

  • “It was reassuring to know I had a hospital there if I needed it.”

  • “The doctor, the nurses on the floor, the physical therapist – even the dietician and pharmacist. It really put me at ease.”

  • “The surgeons and health care team at Jersey City Medical Center made me feel extremely comfortable."

  • "The fast action and outstanding care I received from Jersey City Medical Center’s award-winning Emergency Medical Services team allowed me to continue to live my life the way I want to."

  • Thanks to the fast-action of the accomplished medical team, Bill has made a complete recovery.

  • " Jersey City Medical Center is always here for you. The dedication of the team makes this place a truly great provider of health care in our community. I got everything I needed at Jersey City Medical Center. I was truly in the right place."

  • "The result was an overwhelming success. He not only saved Kathleen’s leg, but he and his staff got her back on her feet and back to playing with her grandson."

  • "Even though I currently live in Bayonne, I proudly call Jersey City Medical Center my hospital."

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Providing Care for Millions of Patients Every Year

At Jersey City Medical Center, 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 Jersey City 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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