Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

New Jersey’s leading choice for pediatric care

As a premier healthcare provider for children throughout New Jersey, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) offers specialized treatment for pediatric patients who are either injured or have ailing health. Preventative programs are also offered to help patients achieve and maintain good health.

Whether you have a newborn child or an adolescent, the CHoNJ opens their doors to children of all ages. The hospital is an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated delivery system in health care.

We’re dedicated to helping kids get better

Our hospital serves pediatric patients exclusively. We understand that children have unique needs when it comes to medical care, requiring more than just clinical intervention. Our patients receive treatment in a calming and compassionate atmosphere in nearly 30 pediatric subspecialties including a full-service Children’s Heart Center pediatric cardiac surgery program.

Experienced surgical and medical specialists include a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a Pediatric Emergency Department, and the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in New Jersey with an ECMO unit to assist infants in severe respiratory distress. Children's Hospital also offers a Valerie Fund Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and a specialized pediatric anesthesia and sedation program for children undergoing surgical procedures.

CHoNJ preventive programs that promote health and wellness in our community include the Beth Greenhouse with access to fresh, nutritious produce, the award winning KidsFit pediatric weight management and wellness program. In conjunction with the Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, an intergenerational “neighborhood hub and learning lab, ” classes are offered that teach the importance of good nutrition.

Specialty Services

  • Specialized Care for Newborns

    We provide highly specialized treatment to nearly 3,000 newborns each year.

  • The State's Largest Comprehensive Heart Care Center

    The Children's Heart Center is the only program in the state that provides the range of treatment options for complex cardiac issues.

  • Supporting Growth & Development

    Our team of specialists is trained to help children and their families understand and manage their hospital experience.

  • Experts in Pediatric Surgery

    We offer a variety of surgical options catering to your child's surgical needs.

Patient Stories

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  • “It was the working together of many different teams, all working in synchrony, that saved the life and saved the leg of this 12-year-old girl."

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We are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center