The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey is named after one of the founders of Johnson and Johnson, the consumer-driven healthcare company. Johnson and Johnson’s headquarters are in New Brunswick. The Johnson family has been an integral part of the city’s rebuilding process for the last forty years. In fact, Johnson and Johnson is one of the reasons New Brunswick has the title “Healthcare City.”
The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is part of Rutgers University. It is a 610-bed general medical and surgical facility. More than 8,100 inpatient and more than 10,500 outpatient surgeries were performed there in 2016, and the emergency room had more than 96,400 visits. The Hospital is also a teaching hospital. The U.S. News analysis of hospitals gave the hospital top ranking in children’s specialties. Plus, the hospital also has the highest rating in nine other procedures.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is also a premier cancer hospital. The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is part of the hospital, and the hospital is the principal hospital used by Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The hospital excels in cardiovascular care. Hospital doctors specialize in minimally invasive heart surgery and heart transplantation, as well as cancer treatments, and women’s and children’s care. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital is also part of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has expertise in several areas of pediatric care. It is a pediatric Level 1 trauma center.
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital is best known for treating children who can’t be treated by other healthcare facilities. Bristol-Myers Squibb provides comprehensive specialties and subspecialties to children in New Jersey. Hospital neonatal units also serve several regions of the state.
The mission of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital is to be the preferred patient-centered, pediatric care hospital in New Jersey. And, the mission of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is to improve the health and well-being of people living in the state. The freestanding 105-bed, pediatric acute care Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital sits adjacent to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. On any day, parents from all over the state come to New Brunswick with children who need special care. The hospital never turns a child or parent away.