The Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked top as the Best Hospitals for Cancer Care in New Jersey
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Overview of Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ is nationally ranked in 2 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 9 adult specialties and 9 procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital. The evaluation of Hackensack University Medical Center also includes data from The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital.
Founded in 1888, Hackensack University Medical Center is the flagship institution of Hackensack Meridian Health, one of New Jersey’s biggest health systems. The health system encompasses 10 community hospitals, two children’s hospitals, two rehabilitation hospitals and two academic medical centers. The Hackensack University Medical Center campus includes the John Theurer Cancer Center, the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital, the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and the Heart and Vascular Hospital.
At the John Theurer Cancer Center, oncologists and researchers work together to create customized cancer treatment programs through precision medicine. Specialists at the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital provide maternity services, gynecological care, cancer services, and heart and vascular care. The Debra Simon Center of Integrative Behavioral Health & Wellness offers inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to children, adolescents and adults. Services include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, group therapy and family counseling. The Center for Bariatric Medicine and Surgery offers several surgical weight loss options, nutritional counseling and an aftercare program.
Specialists at the Orthopedic Institute perform procedures on sports-related injuries, including ACL reconstruction, meniscus surgery and rotator cuff repair. The Center for Advanced Wound Care treats patients with chronic wounds in an outpatient setting. Established in 2017, the limb preservation program is composed of a team of specialty physicians that work to prevent unnecessary amputations. A multidisciplinary team of specialists at the Heart & Vascular Hospital provides a range of cardiovascular services, including anticoagulation management, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and cardiac catheterization and cardiac intervention.How We Rank and Rate Hospitals