About Us

Founded in 1917, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is an acute care community hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services.

RWJ University Hospital Rahway

RWJ Rahway’s emergency department cares for more than 32,000 patients per year. The hospital is a Primary Stroke Center with telemedicine capability for 24/7 coverage.

The campus is home to Care Connection, a licensed subacute rehab unit owned by Alaris Health, and Kindred Hospital New Jersey‐Rahway, a long‐term acute care hospital for medically complex patients who need intense specialized treatment for an extended period of time.

The hospital provides extensive therapeutic services including physical, occupational speech and hearing. For those with heart and lung disease, the hospital has cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

It has a peripheral neuropathy clinic, as well as diabetes counseling. Physical and aquatic therapy centers are located in its fitness centers in Scotch Plains and Carteret. It has a joint replacement center that consistently receives praise from patients for its expertise.

The hospital has extensive outpatient diagnostic and lab services. The hospital now has a surgical weight‐loss program that is a Center for Excellence. Its Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine has an average “days to heal rate” significantly below the national average. It has a sleep center and balance center. The hospital’s community education program provides education, screenings, support groups, healthy cooking, and health‐related demonstrations at its fitness centers and in the community.

Outpatient Services include wound care and hyperbaric medicine; pulmonary rehab; cardiac rehab; physical, occupational and speech therapy for adults and children; incontinence treatment; diabetes management and weight‐loss for adults and children; neuropathy treatment; balance testing; and sleep center.

Patient Stories

  • Before surgery, walking a half mile took 45 minutes. Now it takes me 12.

    Reginald
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  • “I was petrified of climbing stairs,” she says. “Now, I’m more confident."

    Anita
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  • “It really shows how fortunate I am.”

    Katelyn
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