Emergency Medicine

Located just 8 miles west of Manhattan, Hackensack University Medical Center is a nonprofit teaching and research hospital that is the largest provider of healthcare services in the state of New Jersey with 775 inpatient beds.


EM Excellence Award

Our department was recently named one of only 2 New York City metro-area EDs to receive the HealthGrades EM Excellence award recognizing the quality of our ED care.  You will also see our EM physicians on the sidelines of the New York Giants football games since our institution is the official hospital for the New York Giants.

The Face of Teamwork

On May 13, 2015, Scott Solomon was driving on the Garden State Parkway when his vehicle flipped several times and landed on its side. Scott suffered severe facial injuries. The crew from AirMed One respond to transport Scott to Hackensack University Medical Center. His injuries were so severe that paramedics could not lie Scott down in the helicopter without jeopardizing his ability to breathe. Scott was instead transported by ambulance. When he arrived, the trauma team, led by Sanjeev Kaul, M.D., chief, and John LoCurto, M.D., assistant chief, provided life-saving care to Scott. Hakan Usal, M.D. was then able to reconstruct Scott’s face.

20 Years of Magnet Designation

We Are Nursing

Hackensack University Medical Center  nurses are dedicated to achieving excellence in patient- and family-centered care by providing the highest quality value-based service.

They are also lifelong learners, community advocates, missionaries and mentors all within their area of specialty practice.

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Emergency Medicine Residency

Our mission is to train physicians with the passion to become the best Emergency Physicians.

Community CPR and First Aid Training

We offer training courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid courses are offered to the community through our Community CPR Training Center.

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EMS Education

Hackensack University Medical Center believes that great pre-hospital care for our communities begins with high quality education.

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Emergency Medicine Specialists

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Pediatric Emergency Department

Our Pediatric Emergency Department provides the highest quality patient centered care for patients with emergent, urgent, non-urgent medical or surgical needs.

Operating 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Trauma & Acute Care Surgery

Equipped with special facilities, advanced technology, and highly-trained professionals, we operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to provide care for trauma patients who have suffered serious injury.

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Over the past 40 years, our organization has been providing quality pre-hospital critical care throughout Bergen County, NJ and surrounding communities.

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