Primary Care and Family Health

The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

166 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112
For appointments, call 973-926-7300

The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (FHC), a part of the community for over 20 years, is the premier outpatient facility in the historic Weequahic section of the South Ward of Newark. Anchored by the Pediatric Health Center, Adult Health Center, Women’s Health Center, Family Treatment Center and the James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute, Beth Prime Care, the additional services of orthopedics, sports medicine, neuroscience/neurosurgery, and a comprehensive Trip Center provide solutions for a broad spectrum of health care needs. Our physicians, nurses and entire health care team are dedicated to providing patients of all ages personalized, coordinated care to ensure long-term, healing relationships.

Family Health Center

In the forefront of patient care, three of our practices recently completed the rigorous application for designation as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), a designation for facilities that will transform the delivery of primary health care. The approval of the Center for Geriatric Health Care, Beth Prime Care, and Adult Health Center as Patient Centered Medical Homes make Newark Beth Israel Medical Center home to half of the PCMHs in the greater Newark Area.

Conveniently located minutes from major highways of Route 78, Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike and Route 22, several major bus lines also stop in front of the Family Health Center entrance Health care professionals in our three story facility care for over 264,000 outpatients each year.

Adult Health Center

166 Lyons Avenue, Second Floor

The Adult Health Center serves the community to provide primary and specialty care in a hospital-based physician teaching setting. Wellness is promoted through comprehensive primary care and general health care services, well visits, disease management, and preventive immunizations. Care is provided regardless of income or insurance status (financial counseling offered prior to appointments).

Beth Prime Care

973-926-3535 Appointments
166 Lyons Avenue, Ground Floor

medical staff

Mondays: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesdays: 7am – 5pm|
Wednesdays: 8am – 5pm
Thursdays: 9am – 5pm
Fridays: 8am – 5pm

Our internists, nurses and support staff work collaboratively to promote wellness and to provide comprehensive primary care and general health care services to adults.

James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute

166 Lyons Avenue, Ground Floor

Dedicated to bringing first-class health care to the older adults of Newark and surrounding communities, our team of specialty-trained clinicians (geriatrician, nurse practitioners, and community outreach personnel) address the illnesses and maintain the health of older adults. Our Clinicians provide direct care and are experienced in caring for patients in acute, sub-acute and long term care facilities.

Family Treatment Center

166 Lyons Avenue, Second Floor

Comprehensive services to adults and children infected and affected by the HIV virus. Care & Treatment includes specialized HIV /AIDS medical care, access to clinical trials, medical case management, HIV nutritional services, HIV mental health therapy, Home Visitation program, Housing Opportunities for People Living with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) Prevention in the form of HIV Counseling & Testing (in the NBIMC Emergency Department), Health Incentive Program for Women (HIP4W), CDC Prevention program including Evidenced Based Initiatives (EBI), Sister-to-Sister and WILLOW and Counseling & Testing services in the community.

Nutrition Counseling Services (Adults)

166 Lyons Avenue

Outpatient Nutrition Services is staffed by registered dietitians who work with you and/or your physician to develop a personal nutrition program that can fit your busy lifestyle and supplement your treatment, recovery or disease prevention goals.

Pediatric Health Center

973-926-7300 Appointments: Prompt #3
166 Lyons Avenue, First Floor

The Pediatric Health Center supplies full pediatric services for children from birth to 19 years of age. On-site availability of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties at Children's Hospital of New Jersey and access to community outreach specialists. Adolescent medicine with family planning and an adolescent gynecology division are also available.

TRIP (Travel-Related Immunization Program) Center

1-888-701-TRIP (8747) By Appointment Only
166 Lyons Avenue, Second Floor

The TRIP Center is a reliable source for providing all travel-related health information, immunizations and preventative medications for your travel needs. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, it is important to protect your health.

1st Thursday afternoon of every month.

Women's Health Center

166 Lyons Avenue, Second Floor

Women's Health Center offers comprehensive obstetrical and gynecology services to women in the community. We see over 22,000 visits a year with about 1,500 Obstetric patients. We offer full array of women's services by our full time attendings and residents. Women are seen by the same physician for all of their general services and are seen by specialists as required.

Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program


Located in the Women's Center is a Women Infant and Children (WIC) program which is operated under the supervision of Essex counties and serves the families of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.