BE AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL. Located in Newark, New Jersey The University Hospital is an independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, an active medical staff of more than 525 and more than 3,600+ employees. We are a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties. We are home to northern New Jersey's Level I Trauma Center and to specialty programs such as the Center for Liver Diseases and the Comprehensive Stroke Center.
The Joint Commission.
University Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
U.S. News & World Report
University Hospital ranks among the Best Hospitals in Northern New Jersey and the New York Metropolitan area, according to \ Best Hospitals rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report. University Hospital is also recognized for "high performance" in the clinical specialty of Nephrology.
Get with the Guidelines - American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
Advanced Heart Failure Care
University Hospital is the only hospital in northern New Jersey and one of only two in the state certified in Advanced Heart Failure Care by The Joint Commission.
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
University Hospital is a participant in this quality improvement program, which has as its goal to prevent complications, save lives and reduce costs.
Healthgrades, an Independent Rating Organization
5-STAR Rating for University Hospital
Mission:Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Award
The Mission: Lifeline Recognition Program of the American Heart Association acknowledges University Hospital for its efforts to improve the quality of care for heart attack patients. This national recognition means that University Hospital provided high quality cardiac care as measured by accepted standards including timely, evidence based treatment with angioplasty and medications proven to improve outcomes for heart attack patients. A STEMI is a serious type of heart attack that involves damage to the full thickness of the heart muscle.
Castle Connolly “Top Docs”
University Hospital’s medical staff includes 56 physicians named to the Castle Connolly “Top Docs” directory.