Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center

Hospitals and Emergency Departments

30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack,  NJ 07601

Wait Time: 22 Min(s)
Distance:   Miles

Wait Times Explained: New patients arrive frequently, and some patients require more immediate attention indifferent of when they arrive. Your wait time may differ from what is listed at the time of a patient’s arrival. Wait times represent an average time from arrival to being seen by a clinician. Wait times are refreshed every 30 minutes. Wait times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival. They may remain subject to change at all times without notice. When "NA" is displayed, wait time is unavailable.

Annual Public Meeting

Hackensack, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center will hold its Hospital Annual Public Meeting on Wednesday, July 28, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. It will take place at Hackensack University Medical Center, located on 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601. The meeting will be held in-person and a virtual option will be available upon request. A Q&A session will follow the end of the presentation. Space is limited therefore pre-registration is required. To register or for more information please call (551) 996-2002.

Hackensack University Medical Center

Our Medical Education Programs

We invite medical students and physicians to investigate our residency and fellowship programs where we provide outstanding clinical care, a robust teaching program and an innovative transformational research platform.

Medical Education

Patient FAQs

We make parking as easy as possible. Our campus features valet parking as well as multiple garages for self-parking, including handicap parking.

In addition to the information below, Hackensack Meridian Health has also developed a Digital Navigation Application called HMH Wayfinding, to help you more easily navigate parking and other points of interest at our facilities.

Self Park Garages:
Hours of Operation:

  • Essex St. Garage Mon-Fri 6 a.m. -2 a.m. Sat & Sun 7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Women’s & Children’s Mon-Fri 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sat & Sun 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • John Theurer Cancer Center Mon-Fri 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sat & Sun 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Payment: Parking is available to all visitors in the Essex St. Garage and Women and Children’s garage for a nominal fee (currently $8.00). If returning to the medical center for multiple visits through out the day, you can request a Same Day Return Voucher for an additional fee.

All major credit cards are accepted.

Valet Services:
Hours of Operation:

  • Medical Plaza Mon-Fri 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • John Theurer Cancer Center Mon-Fri 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Emergency Trauma Center Mon-Sun 24/7 for all patients

Payment: Visitor Parking also provides Valet Services at the John Theurer Cancer Center and Medical Plaza Building for a nominal fee (currently $10.00). We also offer complimentary valet service to any patients who present to the Emergency Trauma Center for treatment.

All major credit cards are accepted.

Handicap Parking:

Handicap parking spots are available in all garages.

  • Handicap valet services are available at the Medical Plaza for a nominal fee (currently $5)
  • Discounted handicap valet services booklets are also available at the Medical Plaza valet
  • Handicap valet services are complimentary at the John Theurer Cancer Center


Patients should bring the following information when registering for an appointment or hospital stay:

  • Advance Directive
  • Copay or deductible
  • Driver’s license
  • Insurance Card
  • Medicare/Medicaid card
  • Name and Social Security Number of the insured
  • Referral forms from your physician (if required by your insurance carrier)
  • Referral/Order Guidelines
  • Worker’s compensation information (if applicable)

You can sign into MyChart, our online patient portal. You can use the portal to view your records, request medication refills, access test results, manage your appointments and more.

We update our hospital visitation every Wednesday, based upon the risk of COVID-19 spread, the number of COVID-19 patients, hospital staffing and equipment levels.

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Specialty Programs Available

  • John Theurer Cancer Center
    Named the best cancer program in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report for specializing in the most advanced and comprehensive cancer treatments available anywhere in the world.
  • Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
    Designated as among the top 1% of children’s hospitals in the nation and named the best children’s hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Heart and Vascular Hospital
    One of Health Grades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ and Coronary Intervention™, and nationally ranked Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital
    Our comprehensive women’s services span the spectrum of care, from general wellness, maternity services and gynecology to sophisticated, cutting-edge gynecological, cancer and heart and vascular care. 
  • The Center for Healthy Senior Living
    Part of Hackensack Meridian Health’s Division of Geriatrics, the center offers specialized programs for every stage of life to meet the needs of you and your family

Why Choose Hackensack University Medical Center

  • Best Regional Hospital in New Jersey: Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked #1 in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report, and rated as High Performing in 14 procedures and conditions. HUMC is also ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by Newsweek.
  • Leaders in international research: We helm cutting-edge research and clinical trials that lead to new treatment discoveries in cancer, neurology, orthopedics and more.
  • Top-ranked specialty care: We set the standard for all New Jersey hospitals in several specialties, including New Jersey's only nationally-ranked Neurology & Neuro Our specialties in Urology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Gastroenterology Surgery, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, and Oncology also rank as among the best in New Jersey.
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