• Explore Your Options

    For Weight Loss

    Many people struggle with their weight and sometimes lifestyle changes aren't enough.

  • You.

    New and improved.

    Our orthopedics department not only looks to help resolve your discomfort, but also help you regain your mobility and restore your quality of life.

  • Advanced Treatment

    for Neuropathy

    Combined with our impressive physical therapy programs, we have the tools to help damaged nerves heal and regain functionality.

  • Helping You Get

    Back On Your Feet

    Treatment at our facilities is focused on returning patients to their regular daily activities as quickly as possible.

Welcome to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway

Trusted, responsive care from your Rahway hospital

For more than 100 years, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway has been the trusted healthcare facility for patients and families in Union County and beyond. Our comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical center offers a continuum of care that includes diagnostics, emergency care, advanced surgical treatments, wound care center, and much, much more.

Our campus also includes partnering facilities, including Kindred Hospital New Jersey for long-term, advanced care and our 24-bed subacute hospital dedicated to rehabilitating patients before they are discharged. We are known for our acute, subacute, and rehabilitative care and endeavor to ensure our patients and their families receive the insight, education, amenities and resources they need to make the fullest recovery possible.

Cutting-edge continuum of care

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway's dedication to providing industry-leading care is evident in the various services we provide and continue to invest in. Our facility is a state-designated primary stroke center. We offer emergency cardiac care and diagnostic testing. Our wound care center is equipped with a diabetes management resources and hyperbaric chambers. Our facility provides both physical and aquatic therapy for recovering patients. We also regularly engage our local community with education programs, empowering them to make better decisions about their health and well-being.

Specialty Services

  • Let’s Be Healthy Together

    If you or a loved on is considering a weight loss procedure, we suggest you look into our weight loss surgery options.

  • 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 eager to assist you.

  • Promoting the Healing Process

    Our center is staffed by a team of experienced wound care specialists who will customize the most effective treatment plan to stimulate healing, returning you to your life as quickly as possible.

  • Getting You Back To Your Daily Routine

    Treatment at our facilities is focused on returning patients to their regular daily activities as quickly as possible.

  • 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.

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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 Rahway, 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 Rahway management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

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