About University Hospital (UMDNJ)

University Hospital (UMDNJ) is a Hospital in Newark, NJ. This facility has 518 total beds. This facility has been rated 7 times, with an average patient rating of 1.7.

HCAHPS Patient Score

1 of 5 Stars*
Patient Score Breakdown*
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What is HCAHPS?

The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients' perspectives of hospital care. The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. You can learn more here.

*CMS has created the HCAHPS Star Ratings in order to enable consumers to more quickly and easily assess the patient experience of care information that is provided on the Hospital Compare Web site. Star ratings also allow consumers to more easily compare hospitals.

** HCAHPS data is broken down into the following buckets; definitely recommend, probably recommend, probably not recommend, definitely not recommend.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of University Hospital (UMDNJ) is Poor. University Hospital (UMDNJ) has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for University Hospital (UMDNJ) is 1.7 of 5.0 stars.


get directions University Hospital (UMDNJ)
150 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103


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Worst hospital ever,

I had back surgery dont , they hooked me up with the button so when I was in pain , they never hooked it up, it took them 3 hours before someone even ck on me an then when they did , they said it was no big deal for who them or me , I was in total pain , the Service threw the hole stay was just a nightmare, right down to the people who drop the food off, if the table was 5 feet away they just place it an left , hello I just had back surgery, couldn’t get out of bed , so would have to call a nurse, lucky she would come with in an hour or so , the stay was a nightmare,

Wait time
55 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Appropriate Follow-up
Communicates Well
Effective Treatment
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University is a great hospital I gave birth to all five of my children each time I got the best hospitality treatment I remember back in 87 I had my first daughter and first time mommy they gave them something like a candlelight dinners it was beautiful. My last child was a emergency C-section them doctors and nurses took care of me always check up on me making sure I was comfortable. I just want to end it with they have some very good kidney doctors that took care of my daughter.

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Appropriate Follow-up
Communicates Well
Effective Treatment
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Poor care service

Im pregnant with abdominal pain and they had me waiting ifor 6 hours plus. Im still waiting. I mentione prior issues and still had me waiting

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No good service

I came to er with my fiancee. He cant remember nothing and they send him to trauma and tell me i cant come in with him

Wait time
30 minutes
Communicates Well
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Worse Hospital in NJ

They do not call this hospital “ U Might Die in New Jersey “ UMDNJ for nothing, Er don’t care about you and neither the clinic gives you 3 + months long appointment like come on really I’m surprised this hospital isn’t closed down!!!

Wait time
60 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Appropriate Follow-up
Communicates Well
Effective Treatment
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Services Provided

University Hospital (UMDNJ) offers the following services provided by staff, or by arrangement or agreement with a third party

Available Services Onsite Offsite
Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripter
Urgent Care Center
Therapeutic Radiology
Surgical ICU
Speech Pathology
Designated Trauma Center
Respiratory Care
Reconstructive Surgery
Physical Therapy
Adult Inpatient Psychiatric
Postoperative Recovery Room
PET Scan
Pediatric ICU
Occupational Therapy
Orthopedic Surgery
Non-Medicare Organ Transplant
Ophthalmic Surgery
Operating Rooms
Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
Outpatient Surgery
Outpatient Rehabilitation
Outpatient Psychiatric
Nuclear Medicine
Neonatal Nursery
Neonatal ICU
Medicare Certified Transplant Center
Inpatient Surgical
Medical Surgical ICU
Geriatric Psychiatric
Gerontological Specialty
Forensic Psychiatric
Emergency Psychiatric
Diagnostic Radiology
Emergency Department
CT Scan
Coronary Care Unit
Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Clinical Laboratory
Psychiatric Child and/or Adolescent
CARF Inpatient Rehabilitation
Burn Care Unit
Alcohol and/or Drug
Acute Renal Dialysis

Locations & Directions

150 Bergen St, Newark, NJ
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University Hospital (UMDNJ)