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Many outstanding healthcare facilities and practitioners serve residents of Metuchen.

Ten minutes from Metuchen is the 498-bed JFK Medical Center. This acute-care facility consists of the Anthony M. Yelencsics Community Hospital and the adjacent 94-bed JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

JFK Medical Center offers outstanding medical services that include:

• Emergency Department– Treating more than 50,000 patients annually

• New Jersey Neuroscience Institute – A diagnostic treatment, teaching and research center for complex neurological disorders that sees over 20,000 patients annually

• Haven Hospice – Serves an average of 400 patients during their last days by providing comfort care and family assistance

• Regional Cancer Center – Providing comprehensive medical, surgical and radiation oncology services

• JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute – Prominently recognized for post-surgical and stroke recovery services

Raritan Bay Medical Center, a nonprofit healthcare organization, is solely committed to providing professional, compassionate and above average quality healthcare to all patients in the greater Metuchen area. Located in both Perth Amboy and Old Bridge the 501-bed hospital is equipped with a 450 member medical staff, and a professional nursing and service staff of 1,750 members. The hospital offers acute care, general medical/surgical procedures, pediatric and obstetric care, extensive outpatient services and 24-hour emergency care.

Serving the growing healthcare needs of central New Jersey since its opening in 1907, the 478-bed Saint Peter’s Healthcare System provides a broad array of services, including sophisticated care of premature babies to specialized geriatric medicine, in a supreme educational atmosphere.

Saint Peter’s treats more than 30,000 inpatients and more than 200,000 outpatients every year. Approximately 2,800 healthcare professionals and support personnel, plus more than 900 physicians and dentists are employed here. Saint Peter’s is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and was ranked as the 10th hospital in the nation to be certified as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurse Credentialing Commission.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is one of he nation’s leading academic medical centers, being the principal teaching hospital of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Ranking as of the best hospitals in America for six consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report as well as receiving the Magnet Award for nursing excellence for more than 10 consecutive years, this 600-bed hospital provides state-of-the-art care across the full range of health care services. Over 1,300 physicians and surgeons in every specialty are affiliated with the hospital, with services such as: cardiac care, screening, heart surgery, transplantation, cancer care, emergency medicine, pediatrics and maternal-fetal care.

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