• Your heart doesn’t beat just for you.

    Get it checked.

    Maintaining the health of your heart is vital to ensuring you can enjoy life to the fullest. If you're experiencing discomfort, schedule an appointment with our team.

  • Let’s Beat Cancer

    Together.

    As an award-winning team, we carry that special combination of state-of-the-art medical care and compassion.

  • Your Family

    Comes First

    Our award-winning pediatrics division offers the latest treatment options.

  • State-Of-The-Art

    Neurology Center

    Whether you are looking for diagnostic services or are in need of more complex treatment options, our neurologist are here to assist you.

Welcome to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick

An innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care

RWJUH in New Brunswick has received national acclaim as a leading healthcare service. Time and time again, we have been recognized for outstanding clinical quality and patient safety. Our comprehensive, advanced treatments encompass everything from diabetes education to cardiac care. Our staff is dedicated to creating a safe, comforting environment for patients where they can feel confident in the quality of their medical care.

Advanced medical services for patients of all ages

Many of our services have received commendation from prestigious medical organizations, including certification as a comprehensive struck center by The Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Additionally, The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has ranked us among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer center.

As a Level 1 Trauma Center and the first pediatric trauma center in New Jersey, RWJUH New Brunswick has received national acclaim for its ground-breaking approach to emergency preparedness. No matter what kind of medical crisis your family is going through, our team will go above and beyond to ensure you receive the best treatment possible.

Specialty Services

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

    Repeatedly Among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S.News & World Report in Heart and Heart Surgery, we have the most experienced transplant team in New Jersey.

  • Let’s Beat Cancer Together.

    Our Cancer Program is the flagship hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Dedicated To Your Child's Health

    Our specialists at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital will work with you to meet the needs of your child.

  • Comprehensive Neurological Services

    The Clinical Neurosciences Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is dedicated to the research and treatment of a wide range of neurological disorders.

  • Full Spectrum of Gynecologic Care

    Our board certified general physicians and specialists provide high and low risk gynecology and well-woman health care.

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    Kriss

    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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    Tom

    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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    Kyle

    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

    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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    Bob

    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

    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

At RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick, 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 RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

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