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Why Choose JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute for Rehabilitation Services


JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is nationally-ranked as a Top Rehabilitation Hospital in the Country by U.S. News & World Report.


Groundbreaking clinical trials: The experts at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute are implementing groundbreaking clinical trials and research in stroke rehabilitation poised to change the way care for stroke patients.


Nationally certified for quality treatment and care: Our rehabilitation facilities are licensed by the State of New Jersey and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and Joint Commission, meaning we’ve met rigorous quality standards in all areas of our operations and patient care. Learn more about CARF Accreditation.

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New Jersey’s Most Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services: We are unique for providing the full spectrum of adult and pediatric rehabilitation services under one roof — from inpatient to outpatient care. We treat thousands of children and adults each year on an outpatient and short-term basis

Key Phone Numbers

Inpatient Appointments
Inpatient rehabilitation admissions: 732-321-7733

Outpatient Appointments
Physical therapy and occupational therapy: 732-321-7056
Hearing loss and audiology: 732-321-7063
Speech therapy: 732-321-7063
Rehabilitation medicine physician appointments: 732-321-7070
Sports injury and pain rehabilitation (Center for Sports and Spine Medicine): 732-321-7757

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Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation

For nearly 50 years, JFK Johnson has developed programs in such specialties as stroke rehabilitation, orthopedic programs, fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, women’s health, pediatrics and brain injury rehabilitation. We treat thousands of children and adults each year on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

We provide inpatient rehabilitation, speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy year-round. Each inpatient rehabilitation hospital within our network is attached to an acute care hospital for access to emergency care, neurology, pulmonology, cardiology and other services. Our experienced social work and discharge planners work with you to ensure a safe discharge home or other community setting that would allow you to continue your recovery.

Find an Inpatient Rehabilitation Location Near You

Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
65 James Street Edison, NJ 08820

Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Riverview Medical Center
1 Riverview Plaza Red Bank, NJ 07701

Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean University Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Boulevard Brick Township, NJ 08724

St. Joe’s Health Rehabilitation Affiliated with Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
224 Hamburg Turnpike Wayne, NJ 07470

We provide outpatient rehabilitation across New Jersey, as well as a variety of consulting, treatment, education and advocacy for local companies, professionals and schools.

To find an outpatient location near you, select the rehabilitation service you need.

Our patient-centered program emphasizes total body health and is tailored to meet each person’s unique needs, goals and priorities. Our inpatient rehabilitation program helps patients regain skills and abilities that were lost due to a stroke, while our outpatient programs promote greater independence at home and in the community. 

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Our program is recognized nationally and internationally as a pioneer in brain trauma evaluation and treatment. From inpatient rehabilitation, to extended recovery and outpatient rehabilitation, our experts help you restore real-life skills so you can return to a more healthy and satisfying lifestyle.

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As one of the largest outpatient facilities in New Jersey for rehabilitation services for children (from birth to adolescence), we offer a variety of specialized programs designed to teach children adaptive and coping skills so they have the personal tools they need to achieve success in everyday life. Programs include:
  • Early intervention: Home and community-based evaluation and intervention for infants and toddlers up to three years of age who show developmental delays or have a medical diagnosis that could cause delays. Click here to learn more about this program.
  • You and Me Program: This program was developed for young children up to age 6 with an autism diagnosis and utilizes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in its center-based program. Click here to learn more about this program.

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.
  • Free valet parking is available 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the main entrance.
  • Self parking is available next to the medical center
  • Patients for the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and the Neuroscience Institute should park in Lot B (the gate lot directly across from the rehabilitation institute.
  • Patients for outpatient testing should park in Lot E.
  • Pre-admission testing and same day surgery patients can be dropped off and picked up at the admitting entrance. Valet parking also is available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Emergency department patients should park in the ER parking lot.
  • Occupational Health and Family Practice patients should park in Lot G.
  • Visitors with special needs should contact 732-321-7568.

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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Patient Testimonial

Individualized Approach to Rehabilitation

“The therapists were so amazing that I looked forward to going. They understood what I was going through on another level. They nudged me just enough to get back into my life. It was exactly what I needed.”

Medical Education at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

We invite medical students and physicians interested in a career in physical medicine and rehabilitation to investigate our superior residency and fellowship programs.

Rehabilitation Education
Rehabilitation Doctors
Our Doctors

Our rehabilitation specialists work closely with you, your family, and your other care providers to assist with your recovery.

Key Services

4 Steps to Recovery After a Brain Injury

It’s important to remember that brain injuries don’t just affect players in the NFL, NHL and other professional sports leagues.

Know When Back Pain is Muscular

A physical medicine rehab specialist explains the causes of back pain, how to tell if it's muscular, and how to treat back pain.

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