About Jersey Shore   

About Jersey Shore

The Area

The Jersey Shore is a popular coastal region located in the state of New Jersey, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant boardwalks, and rich cultural heritage. With over 140 miles of coastline, the area has a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy .Whether you're looking for exciting nightlife and entertainment, outdoor adventure, or simply a relaxing day at the beach, the Jersey Shore has it all! 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is conveniently located about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, making it a great location for residents interested in exploring these metropolitan areas. With close proximity to the Atlantic coast, JSUMC provides access to the famous Jersey Shore with a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment options, including beaches and several parks. Jersey Shore University Medical Center is located just 1 mile away from the Asbury Park Boardwalk, which was rated one of the best towns in New Jersey. Asbury Park is home to a lively restaurant scene, beautiful beaches (including a dog beach), and the iconic Convention Hall, a historic venue that has hosted numerous concerts, events, and cultural exhibitions over the years. 

Another popular destination on the Jersey Shore is Atlantic City, which is located about one hour from Jersey Shore University Medical center. Atlantic City is a lively resort town that is famous for its casinos, world-class entertainment, and iconic boardwalk. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including shopping, dining, and sightseeing, as well as exciting nightlife and entertainment options.

The Jersey Shore is home to numerous other popular beach towns, each with its own unique attractions and charm. Towns like Ocean City, Wildwood, and Cape May offer a day trip or a perfect weekend getaway where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and fishing, as well as shopping, dining, and sightseeing.

In addition to our beach towns, New Jersey is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, for example, is home to a variety of birds, wildlife, and plant species, and offers visitors opportunities for birdwatching, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Other popular outdoor destinations include Island Beach State Park, Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, and Cape May Point State Park.

Hospital Information

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a leading academic medical institution located in Neptune, New Jersey. It is one of the largest hospitals in the region, with almost 700 beds and over 1,200 physicians, nurses, and support staff who provide top-quality care to patients. JSUMC is ranked by Healthgrade as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals and ranked a top New Jersey by U.S News and World Report. Jersey Shore University Medical Center is the region’s only university- level academic center equipped with Magnet Recognized nursing staff, state-of-the-art technology and equipment, such as robotic surgery systems and a comprehensive imaging center, which allows for accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment. In 2019, HOPE Tower was built and now houses various subspecialty outpatient offices, behavioral and mental health, outpatient imaging, laboratory and preadmission testing services, and the 6,500+ square foot innovative simulation laboratory.

In addition to providing high-quality medical care, Jersey Shore University Medical Center is also committed to advancing medical research and education. It is affiliated with the Seton Hall Medical School, one of the top medical schools in the state, and serves as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents. The medical center also conducts a range of clinical trials and research studies to help advance medical knowledge and develop new treatments.

Another important aspect of Jersey Shore University Medical Center's mission is community outreach and our commitment to patient - centered care. The hospital offers a range of community programs and services aimed at promoting health and wellness, such as free health screenings, educational seminars, and support groups. The medical center has a team of patient advocates who work closely with patients and their families to ensure that they receive the best possible care and support throughout their treatment. This includes providing personalized care plans, coordinating services and resources, and addressing any concerns or questions that patients may have. Our Jane H. Booker Family Health Center is a 5-minute drive from the hospital and provides a wide range of preventative and outpatient health care services. 

Overall, Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a premier medical institution that offers comprehensive, high-quality care to patients in the community. With its advanced technology, skilled medical staff, and commitment to research and education, the hospital is at the forefront of medical innovation and is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the community it serves.

Local Area

Things to do

  • Asbury park boardwalk: distance: 1 mile : Lively town with a thriving restaurant scene, live music and one of the best beaches in New Jersey.
  • Atlantic City: distance:75 miles
  • American Dream Mall: distance 56 miles
  • Monmouth Park Race Track: 11 miles
  • PNC bank arts center: 15 miles


  • Newark Airport: distance 34 miles
  • JFK Airport : distance 69 miles
  • LaGuardia Airport: distance 40 miles
  • Atlantic City Airport: 75 miles

Sports Stadiums

  • Metlife Stadium: distance 42 miles - Home of the New York Jets and New York Giants and hosting the World in 2026
  • Prudential Center: distance 37 miles - Home of the New Jersey Devils
  • Madison Square Garden: distance 38 miles - Home of the New York Rangers and New York Knicks, and many concerts
  • Arthur Ashe: distance 39 miles - Main Stadium of the US Open
  • Yankee Stadium:distance 43 miles - Home of the New York Yankees
  • Citi Field: distance 39 miles - Home of the New York Mets
  • Citizens Bank Park: distance 63 miles - Home of the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Lincoln Financial Field: distance 77 miles - Home of the Philadelphia Eagles
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