• You.

    New and improved.

    At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton our seasoned orthopedic surgeons, medical professionals, and staff are here to help get you back on your feet.

  • Let's Beat Cancer


    As an affiliate of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, we provide patients with exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatment options tailored to their individual needs.

  • Regaining Balance

    Begins Here

    Whether you are suffering from vertigo, recovering following a surgery, or have other balance related concerns, we're here to help you recover.

Welcome to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton

Close-to-home healthcare in Hamilton, NJ

RWJ Hamilton is a network of health services providing primary and specialty care services to the community. Located in the Hamilton Township, our hospital provides acute care services provide patients with the quality care they need when they need it.

Our services go beyond the walls of the hospital. Throughout the Mercer County area, you can find our outpatient and specialty care clinics. In these facilities, patients receive advanced diagnosis and treatment for cancer, heart disease, vascular disease, gynecological issues and more. We also provide preventative care and health education at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. Whatever your medical needs entail, our dedicated staff is here to help.

Proven Commitment to Quality & Service

Our commitment to healthcare and the community has earned numerous awards in quality, performance, and patient experience. This includes being the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award presented by the president of the United States. We are also fully accredited by the Joint Commission with specialty certifications in stroke, outpatient diabetes, spine surgery and hip/knee replacement care.

Specialty Services

  • Let's Beat Cancer Together.

    Our teams of multidisciplinary cancer care specialists work together to deliver a cure for all types of cancer.

  • You. New and improved.

    Our orthopedic programs combine world-class medical care, personalized attention and innovative research to provide the best possible treatment for our patients.

  • Keeping Your Life in Balance

    Our team of balance specialists work side-by-side with patients to overcome their balance disorder.

  • Emergency Medicine That Combines High Tech and High Touch Care

    In Emergency Medicine, time is of the essence and comforting the soul can be as important as comforting the body.

  • Comprehensive Treatments for Vascular Care

    Our vascular specialists use the latest, innovative diagnostic technologies to create individualized treatment plans.

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    Kriss Fierro was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, but she was ready for the fight and determined to beat the odds, with support from the staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick.
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    Long-time Monmouth Medical Center employee Tom Piccoli has a family history of heart disease, so he knows the importance of eating well and exercising to stay well. However, during a snowstorm, Tom realized he was having a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital by David, his husband. David was amazed by the swift action of the ED staff and will never forget the feeling of talking with the doctor that had just saved his husband’s life. Tom is getting better through meditation, medication, exercise and physical therapy, and he looks forward to being there for his two children and taking ...
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    With fantastic cooks like his mom and grandmother, and regular community events with his church, Kyle has always seen food as a social centerpiece. During times of joy, food added to the celebration. In times of grief, food brought with it comfort. After the passing of his beloved grandparents, Kyle found himself stress eating often. With 315 pounds on his small frame, Kyle began to realize he was on a dangerous path and he wasn’t yet 30 years old. Bearing the Weight of Weight “Weight is a weight. Not just physically, but emotionally it takes its toll,” Kyle, who is a minister and singer at ...
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    Carol Welsch was 60 when she decided to take up skiing, an activity she enjoyed with her grandchildren. After nine years, a few injuries and the deterioration of one knee, she discovered she needed knee replacement surgery. The West Orange mother and grandmother chose to go to Frank Femino, M.D., the Medical Director of the Joint & Spine Institute at Clara Maass Medical Center, last fall. She was inspired by her husband Don’s successful hip replacement performed by Dr. Femino. Now, following knee replacement, Mrs. Welsch feels great and will return to the ski slopes this winter. Dr. Femino ...
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    Unexpected trips to the hospital can be unsettling. But, when Lakewood resident Bob Hertzendorf brought his beloved wife Phyllis in for emergency treatment, he was immediately impressed by the level of care and compassion. When Phyllis heart rate dropped and she began sweating, her husband of 65 years was understandably concerned. Phyllis suffers from atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, an irregular heartbeat that can lead to serious heart-related complications, such as blood clots and stroke. When Phyllis and Bob arrived in the Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) Unit at Monmouth Medical ...
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    Sharon Fantasia always got her annual mammograms, like clockwork. So when the Whiting woman was diagnosed with breast cancer almost two years ago, the news hit hard. “I was devastated,” says the now-69-year-old. “I was caught completely off-guard.” But Sharon’s shock quickly shifted to advocacy – for herself and others. She turned to the breast-cancer experts at Community Medical Center (CMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility located in Toms River, for treatment and care. And she’s spreading awareness and support through her actions. “I tell everyone to get a mammogram now!” says Sharon, who’s ...
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Patient Stories

  • "I was ready to fight hard. Being a mom with a four year old daughter just made me push harder. I didn't stop living. I didn't stop being a mom."

  • "I went to bed and woke up at about 2am with the most severe and indescribable pain in my chest"

  • “Now the only thing I need to take every day is my vitamin”

  • She was inspired by her husband Don’s successful hip replacement performed by Dr. Femino. Now, following knee replacement, Mrs. Welsch feels great and will return to the ski slopes this winter.

  • “In the 18 years we have lived in Lakewood, we have seen the hospital change and grow. With significant updates in the last few years, we are more confident than ever in the medical care provided so close to home."

  • “The team at Community Medical Center was phenomenal. I have only good things to say about each of the doctors.”

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Providing Care for Millions of Patients Every Year

RWJ Hamilton physicians meet a rigorous credentialing process in order to join the active medical staff, meeting the highest standards of professional practice. Perhaps that's why we're known for the area's "best doctors." Our team's hard work and dedication has been nationally recognized and we've received an "A" Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

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