Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Children's Health
Our team listens and provides family-centered care, creating a trusting relationship with patients and their families. We work collaboratively, at every stage of the medical journey, so that your child’s experience is perfectly tailored to their unique needs.
From innovative clinical trials to cutting-edge treatments, technology, and surgical techniques, Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health is leading transformation in children’s health care in New Jersey.
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health hospitals are the only two in New Jersey to be ranked among the top 50 in the nation for pediatric cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.
Recognized for National Excellence
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center are ranked #1 in the state and top 20 in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Both are the only hospitals in New Jersey to rank in the newly released report.
Behind the doors of the Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health hospitals are teams of people who change children’s lives in extraordinary ways. Here, leaders in the field of pediatric medicine use their outstanding diagnostic skills, advanced technologies, and breakthrough treatments to change lives.
What Makes a Child Tic?
Frequent eye blinking, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, sniffling, repetitive throat clearing or uncontrolled vocalization; these are all symptoms of a tic. Our pediatric neurologist shares the most common questions parents ask surrounding their child’s tic.