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The healthcare industry is booming in Middlesex County, attributable to the numerous hospitals and medical schools. Back when Robert Wood Johnson was conducting research to improve medical sanitation practices, healthcare was forming a great set of roots here. Today, many top-notch hospitals are present in the area.

JFK Medical Center
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818

JFK Medical Center in Edison is a 535-bed acute care facility and is divided into the 441-bed Anthony M. Yelencsics Community Hospital and the 94-bed JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. Families can rest easy with maternity and pediatric area. From general surgery to mental health care and emergency to orthopedics JFK can handle it all. JFK Regional Cancer Center is equipped with cutting edge technology to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Haven Hospice Unit offers in-home care made possible by caring professionals. Inpatient hospice care provides all the comforts of traditional hospice but is located in the hospital in the Mary Anne Hale Pavilion. JFK Imaging Center, just across the street, from the hospital is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment. JFK Breast Center offers a variety of mammography screening programs as well as bone density testing.

Raritan Bay Medical Center
1 Hospital Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge is equipped with 113 beds and Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy has 388 beds. This acute care hospital provides its patients with 24-hour emergency care, obstetric and pediatric services, surgical care and much more. An excellent cancer care department, Jacqueline M. & Robert N. Wilentz Cancer Center works to diagnosis, treat and rehabilitate patients after treatment and work with them through remission. Heart patients receive exceptional care at the Cardiology Diagnostic & Treatment Center. The Marion Tanzman Diabetes Center teaches patients how to control diabetes with diet, exercise habits and more. Women’s health is in good hands at the Center for Women located at the Old Bridge Medical Arts Building. Other general services include laboratory, mammography, radiology, maternity, rehabilitation services, renal dialysis, sleeping disorders.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick is named after a famous and successful former resident of the area. Robert Wood Johnson, of Johnson & Johnson, spent much time working to improve sanitation in the medical field. This 584-bed hospital was named number 26 in 2007 as U.S News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” in the nation and is the main teaching hospital for Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The cardiovascular, cancer and women’s and children’s centers of excellence further testify that Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is well deserved of their award. Additional services consist of diabetes management and education, sleep disorder treatment, digestive disorders, radiology, neurology, radiation oncology, surgery, transplantation, the list continues. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is equipped with a level one trauma center as well as a stroke center, a women’s imaging center and a clinical neurosciences center.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick is a 478-bed nonprofit hospital that provides exemplary care to its patients. It is a state-designated acute care children’s hospital affiliated with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which has been ranked the nation’s best pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report five years in a row (2003-2007). Pediatrics continues to shine here with the Cardiac Center for children and neonatal intensive care units. Saint Peter’s University Hospital serves as a training center for minimally invasive surgeries — hundreds of these types of surgeries have been performed here. Services in diabetes education, radiation and oncology and geriatric medicine are also available. Several other specialty centers such as the Institute for Genetic Medicine; the Asthma, Allergy, and Lung Disease Center; Center for Sleep and Breathing Disorders; and Health Center for Women at CARES, all provide patients specialized care. Saint Peter’s is the teaching hospital for Drexel University College of Medicine.

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