Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital

The Caring Place


Behind the doors of the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital are teams of people who change children’s lives in extraordinary ways. Here, leaders in the field of pediatric medicine use their outstanding diagnostic skills, advanced technologies, and breakthrough treatments to change lives.

We Know How To Care For Kids

Children need special treatment. Our specialists have dedicated their careers to taking care of kids. They know how to treat children, and how to communicate with them. Our equipment is specially designed for children. And our hospital itself has been designed with children in mind.

The best health care for children is care that is only for children. That is what you will find at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center.

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.

Discover our nursing program
We Are Nursing

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.

Enhance your skills

Pediatric Emergency Department Educational Programs

Providing educational programs and training to healthcare professionals and the public on topics of importance.

Teaching the healthcare professionals of the future

Volunteer Programs

The Department of Volunteer Services at Hackensack University Medical Center consists of more than 1,900 caring individuals. Our volunteers donate their time and energy to help brighten the lives of patients and support the staff.

Brightening lives through volunteering

Pediatric Resources

Explore the Health Library

Our Pediatric Generalists

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Hackensack University Medical Center aspires to deliver the highest quality patient care, advance reliability in patient safety, and confer a patient-centered experience for patients, families, visitors and staff.

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Pediatric Voiding Cystourethrofgram

A pediatric voiding cystourethrogram (VCU) is an X-ray exam of a child’s bladder and lower urinary tract. It takes pictures of the inner lining of the bladder and urinary tract.

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Child Care & Learning Center

The Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Child Care & Learning Center provides care for children from 3 months to 6 years of age.

One of the largest centers in the nation