The 15 best hospitals in NJ, ranked by US News & World Report

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Morristown Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center again topped the list as the best hospitals in New Jersey, according to US News & World Report.

Tea ranking — which has been compiled for more than three decades — is a nationwide assessment of dozens of medical and surgical services.

This year’s analysis includes new cancer ratings and health equity measures.

No New Jersey hospitals cracked the nation‘s top 10. The Mayo Clinic, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and NYU Langone Hospitals topped that list. However, several Garden State facilities garnered national rankings in certain specialties.

Here are the top facilities in New Jersey:

The Camden hospital ranks 16th in the Philadelphia region and scored well in several adult procedure and condition categories, including heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, diabetes, kidney failure and stroke.

Located in Brick, the hospital — part of the Hackensack Meridian Health network — ranks 29th in the New York area, receiving high marks in procedure and condition categories such as colon cancer surgery, diabetes and kidney failure.

Ranking 15th in the Philadelphia region, the Stratford facility rated high in eight adult procedure and condition categories, including heart failure, diabetes, kidney failure and stroke.

The Voorhees hospital, ranking 12th in the Philadelphia area, scored high in nine adult procedure and condition categories, including colon cancer surgery, heart failure, diabetes, kidney failure and stroke.

Located in Plainsboro, the facility performed well in one adult area — orthopedics — and in several procedure and condition categories, including heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, hip fracture, hip replacement, knee replacement and COPD. The hospital ranks 24th among New York area hospitals.

Part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the Neptune facility received a national ranking in pediatric nephrology and high-performance marks in several procedure and condition categories, including colon and lung cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery, diabetes, kidney failure, stroke and COPD. The facility ranks first in New Jersey for pediatric care.

The hospital earned high marks in one adult specialty — orthopedics. It also rates high in colon and lung cancer surgeries, heart attack, heart failure and hip fracture.

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The medical center ranks 12th in the Philadelphia area, receiving high ratings in eight adult procedure and condition categories, including colon cancer surgery, diabetes, and heart bypass and aortic valve surgery.

6. (tie) Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

The Livingston facility rated high performing in one adult area — gastroenterology and GI surgery — and in several procedure and condition categories related to cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and kidney failure.

The Atlantic City hospital performed well in eight procedure and condition categories, including in cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes, kidney failure and stroke.

Overlook — located in Summit — performed well in two adult areas: orthopedics and neurology and neurosurgery. It earned high marks in eight procedure and condition categories, including in cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and stroke. It ranks 22nd in the New York region.

The New Brunswick hospital got high performing marks in two adult areas — cancer and gastroenterology and GI surgery. It also scored high in 10 procedure and condition categories.

The Ridgewood hospital — ranking 16th in the New York region — garnered high-performance status in one adult area: orthopedics. It also received high ratings in more than a dozen procedure and condition categories, from cancer and cardiology/heart surgery to diabetes and stroke.

The hospital dropped to second this year after tying for tops in New Jersey in 2021. But it received national rankings in four adult areas, including cardiology and heart surgery (No. 43), neurology and neurosurgery (No. 42), orthopedics (No . 43) and urology (No. 31). It received a national ranking in one children’s specialty — pediatric nephrology (No. 34). It ranks as high performing in four adult areas: cancer, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, and pulmonology and lung surgery. The hospital ranks 10th in the New York region.

The Morristown hospital maintained its top ranking yet again, receiving national rankings in three adult areas: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 46), obstetrics and gynecology (No. 28) and orthopedics (No. 23). It also garnered high performance ratings in gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, urology, and pulmonology and lung surgery. The hospital ranks ninth in the New York region.

Morristown Medical Center

Morristown Medical Center was named No. 1 in New Jersey in the annual US News & World Report ranking.

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Spencer Kent may be reached at skent@njadvancemedia.com.

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