Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center Takes Top Spot on NJBIZ List of New Jersey’s Top Cancer Treatment Centers

September 30, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is proud to announce that John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center received the No. 1 ranking on NJBIZ’s list of New Jersey’s Top Cancer Treatment Centers. A total of eleven Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals appear on this year’s list.

List rankings are based on the number of oncology inpatient and outpatient discharges at each hospital in 2018.

“We are honored that the people of New Jersey trust our oncology providers and choose them when they need expert, high-quality cancer care,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “This list is evidence that our oncology team is fulfilling their mission to not only provide outstanding cancer care to New Jersey residents, but also to advance the field of cancer treatment through research and innovation.”

Hackensack Meridian Health has the most hospitals of any health network in the state that appear on the list. Hackensack Meridian Health’s cancer treatment center rankings include:

  • 1: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack
  • 5: Ocean Medical Center, Brick
  • 6: Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune
  • No. 7: Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin
  • 8: JFK Medical Center, Edison
  • No. 11: Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank
  • No. 16: Mountainside Medical Center, Montclair
  • No. 18: Palisades Medical Center, North Bergen
  • 19: Bayshore Medical Center, Holmdel
  • No. 23: Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy
  • No. 24: Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge

“At John Theurer Cancer Center, the depth and breadth of expertise across our physicians allows us to offer life-saving therapies to patients who otherwise would have no viable options,” said Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., chair and director of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. “We are humbled and honored to lead this prestigious list.”

“It is our privilege to offer the residents of the greater NJ/NY metro region with access to the most advanced cancer treatments and sub-specialized expertise,” said Mark D. Sparta, FACHE, president and chief hospital executive at Hackensack University Medical Center and executive vice president of Population Health at Hackensack Meridian Health. “Across the Hackensack Meridian Health network, our goal is to keep our communities healthy by providing the most comprehensive, most convenient and most advanced cancer care – close to home.”