Hospital Medicine

The Children’s Hospital General Medicine program takes care of ill children admitted to the general pediatric floors as well as newborns admitted after delivery. We act as your primary care physician for as long as your child is admitted to the hospital and refer you back to your primary care provider on discharge. We work closely with subspecialists to ensure that your child receives the best possible care. In addition to taking care of your child, we oversee all the educational activities of pediatric residents and students rotating through Pediatrics.

Our mission is to provide high value, evidence-based care to hospitalized children regardless of race or socioeconomic status. Our physicians are committed to integrating lifelong learning and inquiry into their practice of hospital-based pediatrics.

List of Services

  • Care of children admitted to the hospital using a family and patient centered approach
  • Evaluation and care of well newborns in our baby friendly nursery unit
  • Co-management of pediatric patients with surgical conditions or admitted to subspecialty services

Providing expert, compassionate care

Hospitalization if often not planned and can be stressful for families. We support a broad range of pediatric and surgical subspecialists so that your child can receive the most comprehensive, multidisciplinary care. Our certified child life specialists use their expertise to help children cope with hospitalization and ease anxiety. We use a team-based, family and patient centered care approach so that families are always part of decision making for their most precious assets.

Comprehensive Care

Pediatric Hospital Medicine has been recently recognized as a new subspecialty by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and we are proud to inform you that all of our hospitalists who were eligible to take the initial qualifying exams did so and became board certified in this new subspecialty. Whether you are local or traveling from out of state, we are committed to proving you and your child the highest level experience, including communication with your primary care pediatrician to ensure a smooth transition to home after discharge.

For More Information

Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
551-996-5201

K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33, Neptune NJ 07753
732-775-5500

Our Doctors

We support a broad range of pediatric and surgical subspecialists so that your child can receive the most comprehensive, multidisciplinary care. Our certified child life specialists use their expertise to help children cope with hospitalization and ease anxiety.

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