Heart and Vascular Care

at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway

Rahway BuildingRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is an acute-care community hospital offering cardiac patients across Union and Middlesex counties expert care and follow up.

Our cardiac and vascular program provides a full complement of diagnostic testing and a multidisciplinary, integrated and patient-centric approach to care.

We provide a network of comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic care options that produces results that exceed national quality benchmarks.

Our emergency angioplasty program has a door-to-balloon time well under the state and national average. This important measure refers to the time it takes for a person to receive an angioplasty from the time they walk in the door of the Emergency Department.

Our cardiac rehabilitation program is highly effective in preventing future cardiac events. We offer preventive and follow-up wellness services that can support you in your health journey, including nutrition, diabetes management and exercise through our fitness and wellness centers in Scotch Plains and Carteret.

RWJUH Rahway is part of an award-winning cardiovascular hospital network serving Union and Middlesex county residents. Get the care you need close to home.

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Award-Winning and Accredited Heart and Vascular Care

The Joint Commission

This global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care helps organizations across the continuum of care lead the way to zero harm. RJWUH Rahway has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation from this esteemed national quality organization.

Becker’s Hospital Review

RWJBarnabas Health has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review’s100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs" for 2023. Health Care organizations included on the list are renowned for their exemplary heart care, patient outcomes and leading technologies.

The Leapfrog Group

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade to RWJUH Rahway, based on over thirty national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as systems we have in place to prevent harm to patients.

American Heart Association

This national association assesses quality of care for heart and stroke-related conditions. It awarded RWJUH Rahway’s mobile intensive care unit with the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for heart attack treatment. This designation recognizes RWJUH Rahway’s commitment to ensuring heart attack patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Our Heart and Vascular Specialists

Whether you have heart disease or any type of vascular disorder, we are here for you. Our multidisciplinary teams comprised of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, and echocardiographers; alongside our dedicated team of nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and staff, all ready to take care of you. Our teams deliver comprehensive, compassionate care that uses evidence-based guidelines, as well as leading-edge noninvasive, invasive, diagnostic, and therapeutic techniques and therapies.

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Programs and Specialties

Delivering Advanced Cardiovascular and Thoracic Care Right Here in New Jersey

For decades, RWJBarnabas Health has delivered advanced cardiovascular and thoracic care, pioneering breakthrough techniques that have revolutionized the field. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provide comprehensive, compassionate care. Learn more about our programs and specialties, which include diagnosis, treatment, and continued support for people living with cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.

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Patient Stories

  • “I knew I had to get moving so I could get out of the hospital and attend my son’s wedding.”

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  • When a fitness instructor collapses in class, he receives a lifesaving intervention.

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  • “I feel fantastic. There’s nothing that comes up that makes me nervous, and I trust my body so much more than I did a year ago.”

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