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JFK University Medical Center

Hospitals and Emergency Departments

65 James Street
EdisonNJ 08820

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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.

Please be advised that screening with a metal detector wand is required for entrance into our Emergency Department.

JFK University Medical Center

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Key Phone Numbers

Main number: 732-321-7000
Office of Patient Experience: 732-321-7566
Discharge Coordinator (Case Management): 732-321-7157
Medical Records: 732-509-5609
Pre-Admission Testing: 732-321-7156
Lung Screening: 855-535-5864
Gift shop: 732-321-7166

Outpatient Appointments

Mammography: 732-321-7540
Cat Scan: 732-321-7540
Ultrasounds: 732-321-7540
JFK for Life Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery: 732-744-5955
Center for Sleep Medicine: 732-321-7935
Center for Wound Healing: 732-321-7022
Diabetes Management: 732-744-5944
Diagnostic imaging: 732-321-7540
X-ray: 732-321-7540 (no appointment needed)
Laboratory: 732-321-7540 (no appointment needed)
Rehabilitation Services: 732-321-7056
Gastroesophageal Reflux and Motility Program: 732-346-5400
Advanced Lung and Airway Center: 732-635-9300
Pediatric Specialists: 848-205-2620

Since 1992, the Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at JFK University Medical Center has provided a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric brain, spine and nervous system disorders–all under one roof.

We are recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, considered the gold standard in medical imaging excellence. For your convenience, you can schedule your screening mammogram online
As the first designated HeartCARE Center of Excellence in New Jersey, our team provides world-class patient care through a sustainable quality improvement program.
Our specialists use the latest diagnostic tools to determine the cause of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) —such as heartburn, regurgitation, or difficulty swallowing. We create custom treatment plans that may include lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, medication and potentially surgery. Learn more here
Our Lung and Airway Center is led by a team of internationally-renowned experts who have pioneered treatment and research of both cancerous and noncancerous disease that affect breathing. Learn more here
We are pleased to offer pediatric subspecialists including, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Nephrology & Kidney Transplant, Pediatric and Adult Genetics & Genomics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology. Learn more 

Committed to providing the highest quality of care, the Center for Weight Loss bariatric surgery program has been recognized as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric surgery by Cigna, the ACS and the ASMBS. Learn more here.

Robotic Surgery

Experience Matters

JFK University Medical Center’s robotic surgeons have successfully completed 5,000 robotic assisted procedures. Our robotic surgeons are highly specialized to treat complex cases, close to home.

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Why Choose JFK University Medical Center

  • Nationally Recognized for Excellence: We continue to be among the nation’s top hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades for superior clinical care and surgical outcomes. Healthgrades rates hospital performance using objective quality measures using clinical outcomes, patient safety as well as patient experience.
  • Gold Plus Award for Improving Emergency Cardiac Care: For six consecutive years, JFK Medical Center’s emergency medical services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for excellence in treating patients experiencing severe heart attacks.
  • Excellence in Women's Care: We are among the top five percent of hospitals recognized for superior care of women during and after childbirth, and among the top 10 percent of hospitals recognized for superior surgical outcomes in gynecological care. Watch a video tour of our maternity center.
  • Leaders in International Research: We helm cutting-edge research and clinical trials that lead to new treatment discoveries in cancer, neurology, orthopedics and more.
  • Advanced Care, Close to Home. Our board-certified physicians specialize in the latest treatments and technologies and work with your entire care team to build a care plan that caters to your unique concerns, priorities and goals.
  • Breast Center: Our state-of-the-art oncology facility , the JFK Breast Center, offers a full spectrum of imaging services focusing on breast and bone health. Our mammography technology combines the most advanced 3D imaging including “softer” mammograms and 3D tomosynthesis. Additional imaging services include the R2 computer assisted diagnostic program, ductography, ultrasounds, minimally-invasive biopsies and early-diagnosis for osteoporosis. Schedule your screening mammogram online.


Pick a Date For Your Screening

Scheduling a mammogram is crucial for early detection of breast cancer, which significantly improves the chances of successful treatment and survival. Regular screenings can detect abnormalities in breast tissue long before they manifest as noticeable symptoms, allowing for timely intervention.

Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center Achieves Its First Magnet® Designation

Hackensack Meridian Health is proud to announce that JFK University Medical Center has achieved a Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Minimally Invasive Procedure Saves Diver's Spine

Tarrin Gilliland overcame a major back injury, which jeopardized her diving career and Olympic Trials participation, thanks to effective treatment.

Meet Tarrin.

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