University Hospital

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.Joint Commision gold seal

University Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.


  U.S. News & World ReportU.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 AssociationAHA


  • Gold Plus Performance Achievement in Stroke
  • Gold Plus Performance Achievement in Heart Failure
  • Honor Roll-Elite Plus Stroke
  • Target Honor Roll Heart Failure
  • UH was awarded Gold Plus and Target Honor Roll for advanced heart failure care, while our stroke program was awarded Gold Plus and Honor Roll-Elite Plus.


Advanced Heart Failure CareJoint Commision gold seal

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 JAmerican College of Surgeons

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 OrganizationHealthgrades

5-STAR Rating for University Hospital


 Mission:Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center AwardHealthgrades

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”Castle Connolly

University Hospital’s medical staff includes 56 physicians named to the Castle Connolly “Top Docs” directory.