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Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health for Surgery

At Hackensack Meridian Health, our surgeons are guided by our commitment to providing advanced and appropriate care, delivering the best possible outcomes, and maintaining open communications with you and your family.


Our surgeons are committed to continuing education and use the latest surgical techniques and technology, including robotic surgery to offer patients faster recovery times and shorter hospital stays.

Our surgeons have performed robotic procedures in 11 specialties across the Hackensack Meridian Health network. Patients travel from across the country and around the world to receive care from our world-renowned experts. Robotic surgery is performed at seven Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals serving all of New Jersey.

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Center of Excellence for Robotics is among the top three robotic surgery programs in the New York metropolitan area. Hackensack University Medical Center was among the first hospitals in the world — and the first hospital in New Jersey — to use a single-port robotic surgery system, requiring only one small incision. Recently Hackensack University Medical Center performed the 1,000th single-port robotic procedure - more than any other hospital in the country. Learn More

JFK University Medical Center serves as the hub for robotic surgery in the Hackensack Meridian Health central region. Our surgeons have completed over 4,000 robotic surgery cases in almost every surgical subspecialty, using three surgical robots. Patients benefit from smaller incisions and faster recovery times.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center expands robotic surgery offerings into the southern region, serving as the hub for robotic surgery throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties. Physicians at Jersey Shore University Medical Center offer advanced robotic technologies that provide minimally-invasive treatment options.

Patient Experience

Patients travel from across the country and around the world to receive care from our world-renowned experts. Our physicians collectively perform thousands of surgeries a year in a wide range of surgical specialties.

Hackensack Meridian Health performs robotic surgery for emergency patients, as well as those who come to the hospital for scheduled procedures. This means that all patients have access to the benefits of this surgery: less bleeding, less pain and faster healing.

Hackensack Meridian Health has a nationally recognized nursing team specializing in robotic surgery.


Many of our hospitals have been recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for superior outcomes for in surgical patient care.

Our surgeons are pioneers in the use of robotic technology and are among the first to perform many procedures using robotic techniques. Surgeons throughout the world receive training from our surgeons on the latest advances in robotic surgical techniques and procedures. Our surgeons publish papers in academic journals and present at conferences around the world on the use of robotic surgery.

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