Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health

Excellence

Our neurosciences care consistently ranks among the best in New Jersey, including for stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumor and multiple sclerosis. We provide a full continuum of treatment and services that address all aspects of your care, including specialized rehabilitation.

Innovation

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Neuroscience Institute is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of brain and spine disorders and for our cutting-edge research to advance the treatment of traumatic brain injury and stroke.


Quality

Hackensack Meridian Health was first in the region to have a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center and a nationally accredited Primary Stroke Center. Less than 5% of hospitals in the nation meet these rigorous requirements.

Patient Story

” I thought returning to school after my brain injury would be very difficult. But I learned time management tactics and memory skills in rehab that set me up to succeed. The therapists pushed me just enough to get me back into my life. It was exactly what I needed.” — Kajal Patel

Our Doctors

Our neurological experts are equipped to care for the most intricate cases; from our fellowship-trained and board-certified physicians who hold the highest level of training and accreditation possible in their specialty, to our highly skilled nurses, we provide you with the best treatment options possible.

Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Spine

The spine is a well-engineered machine, comprising 26 bones, 120-plus muscles, and more than 100 joints.


What If I Like Being Quarantined?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the term homebody was a quaint way of saying someone preferred the comforts of quiet evenings at home rather than being out and about. 

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease of the brain that affects about 1.2 million people in the United States.

Long Branch Restaurant Owner Faces MS Diagnosis

2020 was a whirlwind year for Darrell Wordelmann, co-owner of Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch, New Jersey.