Hackensack University Medical Center

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Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation’s healthcare leaders, is driven by a commitment to providing the highest quality care. At HackensackUMC, quality means always striving to deliver the best medicine to our patients — leading the pursuit of excellence in healthcare.

HackensackUMC is a 775-bed teaching and research hospital and provides the largest number of admissions in New Jersey. Founded in 1888 with 12 beds and as Bergen County's first hospital, HackensackUMC has demonstrated more than a century of growth and progress. Today, this not-for-profit, tertiary-care, teaching and research hospital serves as the hub of healthcare for northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area.

HackensackUMC is Bergen County's largest employer with a work force of more than 7,200 employees and an annual budget of $1 billion. The more than 1,500 members of the medical and dental staff represent the full spectrum of specialties and subspecialties. The medical center has a volunteer population of more than 1,600 men, women, and teenagers, who donate approximately 200,000 hours to the medical center each year.

HackensackUMC is a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence, first in New Jersey, second in the nation, receiving its fourth designation in April 2009.

Named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals and health systems, HackensackUMC the only hospital in New Jersey to receive this honor two years in a row.

In 2011, HealthGrades® named HackensackUMC one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for the fifth consecutive year. HackensckUMC is the only healthcare facility in New Jersey, New York, and New England to be named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for five years in a row.

Also in 2011, Becker’s Hospital Review named HackensackUMC to its list of 50 Best Hospitals in America.

HackensackUMC is the hometown hospital of the New York Giants and the New Jersey Nets. For more information, please visit www.HackensackUMC.org, or follow HackensackUMC on Facebook and Twitter. HackensackUMC is where medicine meets innovation.

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Patient and Visitor Information

We are committed to providing an outstanding patient experience. With this in mind, we have created a site providing pertinent information to help familiarize you with our processes, making your visit as seamless as possible.

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Medical Specialties and Services

HackensackUMC offers one of the region's most modern campuses, which is continually updated and expanded to incorporate emerging clinical approaches, medicine, and technologies. On this campus, hundreds of specialized programs and services are delivered.

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Find a Physician

As one of the region's most comprehensive and progressive medical centers, HackensackUMC easily attracts the area's leading physicians — those on the cutting-edge in their fields, who have received their training at the most prominent institutions.

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Request an Appointment

You can request an appointment at HackensackUMC via our online schedule service.

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Maps, Parking and Transportation

HackensackUMC is located at 30 Prospect Avenue, in Hackensack, NJ, and can be easily reached by car, bus and rail, with service from areas within Bergen County, as well as New York City.

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