Our History

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A Proud History of New Jersey’s Oldest and Largest
Nonprofit, Nonsectarian Hospital

Welcome to Saint Barnabas Medical Center
An Affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health

When a small group of Newark church members decided to care for Miss Eliza Titus in 1865, it would have been impossible to predict the stunning eventual implications of their commitment. Now, 140 years later, Saint Barnabas Medical Center can look back with pride at a tradition of compassionate care to all, and anticipate with excitement a future filled with continuing medical breakthroughs, innovative technology, and high-quality care - always respectful of human dignity.

Patient Stories

  • Her donation was the start of a chain of kidney donations the led to three patients receiving life-saving kidney donations.

    Jane
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  • Do not delay getting your routine mammograms-and any recommended follow-up!

    Su
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  • I want to be a pillar of what a strong woman looks like. Not only my children, but to everyone.

    Amy
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Patient Stories

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