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

  • “We had our list of names narrowed down to 6 or 7, but we thought we had several weeks left to make the final decision. I was keeping the names a secret from family, but planned to share the top 3 with a close friend who would give honest, impartial ...

    Nico
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  • On May 16, 2018, I donated a kidney through the Living Donor Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

    Leslie
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  • Thank you to everyone at the Breast Center for making me feel safe and at ease.

    Deann
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Patient Stories

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