Your Robotic Surgery Destination

The Robotic Surgical Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is focused on quality assurance and improvement. We monitor metrics such as operative time, length of stay, re-admissions, operative conversions and complications in a manner to best optimize operative outcomes.

RWJUH is also the principal teaching hospital for Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and flagship cancer hospital for Rutgers Cancer Institute.

Multidisciplinary robotic surgeonsMultidisciplinary Surgeons

We subscribe to facile multidisciplinary coordination of surgeons, offering minimally invasive surgical solutions for the simplest and most complex cases. Because of the collaborative nature of the program, patients are presented the best possible approach to their care by a team of specialists.

RWJUH’s comprehensive robotics program offers:
  • Advanced surgical technology resulting in shorter recovery times, less pain from the incisions, less risk of infection and reduced time away from your life
  • A network of over a dozen physicians focused on optimal patient treatment and care
  • An anesthesiology team engaged in the latest enhanced recovery pathways to minimize operative and postoperative issues
  • State-of-the-art operative suites staffed by a team of dedicated registered nurses familiar with robotic surgery patient care


Our partnership with The Bristol Meyers Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJUH's Center for Advanced Pediatric Surgery, Rutgers Cancer Institute and Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers patients a unique opportunity to receive cutting-edge care. Our affiliation affords us access to many clinical trials and a comprehensive network of adult and pediatric surgeons, specialists, oncologists and radiologists dedicated to providing you with the best surgical outcome.

Community Outreach

Dr. Elsmara at Rutgers Day

Community outreach is important to us at RMJUH. Located in downtown New Brunswick, you will regularly find team members at educational workshops and community events, such as Rutgers Day and Fun in the Park, helping to educate and improve the quality of life for all who live and work in Middlesex County.

Patient Stories

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