Urology Awards and Accreditations

U.S. News & World Report


Hackensack University Medical Center’s Department of Urology is the only nationally-ranked urology department in New Jersey. This distinction recognizes Hackensack University Medical Center for providing superior care for the most complex clinical procedures in Urology as well as Cardiology and Heart Surgery; Ear, Nose and Throat, and Orthopedics.

U.S. News & World Report


Nationally ranked in 3 specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors


HackensackUniversity Medical Center’s Department of Urology physicians have been included in regional and national top doctors lists for 2016, including Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors. The doctors who achieved this distinction were selected after peer nomination, extensive research, and careful review and screening by a doctor-directed research team. Hackensack University Medical Center’s Urologists have also been recognized by:

  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council
  • New York Magazine’s Top Doctors
  • Top Cancer Doctors
  • Patient’s Choice Award
  • New Jersey Monthly’s Top Doctors
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors

Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval


Hackensack University Medical Center’s John Theurer Cancer Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Prostate Cancer by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes Hackensack University Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s rigorous standards.

Hackensack University Medical Center was also the 1st hospital in New Jersey to be certified by The Joint Commission for Prostate Cancer (Certified in 2014 and re-certified in 2016.)

Magnet® Designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center


Hackensack University Medical Center has received its fifth Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center—making the medical center just one of two hospitals in the entire nation to achieve this feat. After a rigorous three-day site visit by the Magnet Appraisal Team, Hackensack University Medical Center was re-designated as a Magnet hospital for its 20th consecutive year.