Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

RWJUH Somerset BuildingRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset located in Somerville, NJ, is a 361-bed acute-care, teaching, community-based hospital offering families throughout Somerset county expert care across many specialties. Over the years, RWJUH Somerset has established and continues to maintain its reputation in providing patients with the most comprehensive and compassionate level of care possible in a technology-rich environment. At the forefront of these efforts are RWJUH Somerset’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services. Most recently, RWJUH Somerset completed renovations to its Cardiology Pavilion, which features private patient rooms, new wireless telemetry technology and the GetWellNetwork interactive patient care system. These renovations are the first phase of the hospital’s cardiology expansion project which will consolidate all cardiology services on the hospital’s second floor, including outpatient cardiac testing.

Comprehensive Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Services’ multidisciplinary, integrated and patient centric approach to care delivery provides patients with a network of comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic care options, produces results which exceed national quality benchmarks, features the latest technology and innovative trials, and ensures the best team of clinicians will be by your side whether you are getting a diagnostic EKG or a stent.

Nationally Recognized and Accredited Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Care

As a nationally recognized cardiovascular and thoracic hospital network serving Somerset county residents, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic provides patients and their families with the most comprehensive and compassionate care, which is reflected in the numerous awards and recognitions collected over the years. These include, but are not limited to:

  • The Joint Commission: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
    • This certification recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. The certification decision is based on the evaluation of standards, clinical practice guidelines and performance measurement activities.
  • The Joint Commission: Disease-Specific Gold Seal of Approval Certification for Acute Myocardial Infarction.
    • This certification demonstrates the highest level of recognition achievable by a health care provider for the commitment to excellence in providing disease-specific services in a comprehensive manner.
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - Designated Primary Stroke Center
    • This designation recognizes hospitals able to provide patients with a wide-range of comprehensive stroke services, including but not limited to: access to an acute stroke team; neurology and emergency department personnel trained in the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke; neuro-imaging services capability; among others.
  • U.S. News & World Report: Designated as a High Performing Hospital for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
    • A hospital's heart failure score is based on multiple data categories, including patient survival, volume and more. Hospitals that earned a high performing rating were significantly better than the national average

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Our Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Specialists

Whether you have heart disease or any type of vascular or thoracic 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, are all ready to take care of you. Our teams are able to 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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