Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a regional care, teaching hospital established in 1901, provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and is a major referral and treatment center for patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area.
With more than 800 physicians, 3,200 employees and 150 volunteers, the Medical Center has over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. It is one of two hospitals in New Jersey where heart transplants are performed and the only hospital in New Jersey certified to perform lung transplants.
The Medical Center has New Jersey's most comprehensive Robotic Surgery Center; the State's first accredited Sleep Disorders Center; one of the largest electrophysiology programs in New Jersey; kidney transplantation; the largest hospital-based dental program in New Jersey and The Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, which offers the best in cardiology services and cardiac surgery programs.
The hospital also offers the nationally recognized Pacemaker & Defibrillator Center; Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorder Center; The Center for Geriatric Health Care; and a Regional Perinatal Center, offering the highest quality maternity care for both normal and high-risk pregnancies.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is also home to Children's Hospital of New Jersey, the state's premier children's health facility; Children's Hospital provides state-of-the-art care in nearly 30 pediatric subspecialties. Treating ill and injured children from newborn to adolescent years, Children's Hospital also initiates preventive programs that promote wellness in the community.
As a hospital devoted only to children, Children's Hospital provides an atmosphere of caring and warmth that compliments the extraordinary medical care that is delivered by medical and surgical specialists who are all dedicated exclusively to children's health. Among the hospital's comprehensive inpatient and outpatient pediatric services are a state-designated Regional Perinatal Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, neonatal Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)/Apnea Center; Valerie Fund Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with New Jersey's only ECMO unit, HIV/AIDS treatment for children, and a spina bifida program. A 19-bed critical care unit, expanded Child Life programs, meditation areas and a resource room for parents are also part of the Children's Hospital.