Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

4 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%74%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%73%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%50%66%

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%44%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Michele G. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

Carly Goldstein Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Jawed

Everyone was amazing. As soon as the Doctor Sharma and her Colombian assistant looked at my teeth, they knew exactly what my problems were. I love this place! I actually look forward for dentist appointments now.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

He is awesome

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Jawed

Dr. Chaudhery is very a professional and polite Dr. He hears what you ask and answers your questions . If you don’t understand medical terms he will very patiently break down . Also very good bedside manners . Will recommend with 5 stars .

Juventino Diaz Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Chaudhery

There's nothing fake with them. Straight to the truth with respect!

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Abkin

Robin Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Abkin

I have extreme dental anxiety in every dental situation. Dr. Sharma is not only professional, but very personnel and patient always. DMG 2020

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

Consistently on time for appointments. Pleasant, no nonsense taking care of my podiatric needs. Fun and interesting to talk to while sitting in his chair!

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sheppard

Dr Shani is hands down the best Dr ever. She diagnosed and corrected my damaged heart in such a professional, friendly and compassionate way. She makes you feel like family. She successfully got me to stop smoking and to make better life choices.

D. Craig. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sahni

Doria Huartes Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sahni

Dr. Shelia Sahni was wonderful with my father. She took her time to explain his issues and made us feel at ease . She has a Spanish speaking staff, which really helped when he needed to follow-up. Gave him a huge sense of comfort. Staff was very pateint and GREAT with him.

Christine/Rodolfo Irizarry Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sahni

Dr. Khanna is a great cardiologist and his staff is also wonderful! Highly Recommended!!

Patti Garoffolo Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Khanna

Everyone from the receptionist to all dental providers are very friendly and professional!

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

easy to get appt and everything went smooth, from check in until I left all was good, highly recommend...…….

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sheppard

Marsha Bradley Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Goyal

Excellent and highly professional doctor

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Grover

Michael M. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Husain

Very professional. Explains in detail and gives great advice.

Sunil Budhdev Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nair

Dr. Sharma is a very personable doctor! She has a gentle touch. She is very informed and explains things well. Her staff is very organized! Love going there. Tooth be told, she’s made going to the dentist something I look forward to

Rishi S Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

Dr. Husain is my favorite physician! He has treated me with dignity and respect always. I am grateful to him for acting quickly regarding my cancer diagnosis. He has saved my life. His staff is exceptional- professionalism is outstanding. Highly recommend him.

Mr. Ahmed Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Husain

Very professional office staff and Dental Staff. Dr. Sharma is a personable and professional dentist. Her office is immaculate and they offer excellent precautions to keep patients safe during these times.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

Hes direct and logical. He talks with me and answers all of my questions fully without adding in dr speak bs. He’s the best.

Jamie Faraldi Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

Tawanna Carolina Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

Victoria Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

Michael Richardson Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bager

Went in for ingrown nail. Dr. Removed it told me I would feel better in a few days. As soon as the local wire off I felt immediate relief

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Corbin

Dr Sachdeva is highly knowledgeable, explains things patiently.He made something that looked difficult,very obvious. I am thankful for his care and all his help in getting us our baby boy.He has a great team.I will highly recommend this doctor.

AH Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sachdev

Compassionate, caring and an excellent diagnostician.

CarolNJ Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Keller

always a pleasure. dr. sheppard is efficient and thorough. it's easy to get appointments, reception is welcoming and quick to check in.

Michele Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sheppard

Amazing Surgeon and fantastic bedside manner. He is very thorough, and my entire family was very comfortable with him and his comprehensive take on weight loss. Excellent Surgeon all around, great skills, no scars, and lost over 80 lbs so far!! thank you Dr. Jawed! God Bless you!

Betsy Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Jawed

I Have been a patient for over 5 + years ha e refers family and friends all who became patients ...Joan and the Staff feel like family the Dr is Knowledgeable and is friendly and caring

Sabrina D Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Clemente

Awesome Doctor. Absolute best bedside manner.

Toni Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sarraf

Excellent bedside manner, too the time out to explain my mothers condition, in depth. Very helpful and his sense of humor makes a very trying time, a little easier, with laughter. Highly recommend Dr. Shypula!

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Shypula

Carlos E Mendoza Jr Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Husain

Staff had me in an out in 45 minutes. The doctor spent adequate time answering my questions before and after the procedure and I felt very comfortable in his care.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Vasireddi

I've sent 20 plus patients to see him in the past 12 years Both thru athletics and personally ZERO returned to me with negative experiences That speaks volumes and says all you need to know about Dr Ryan

Guy Jensen May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

Subhashini Govindaraj May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sachdev

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

Very professional and knowledgeable. Recommend without reservation.

Richard E Matsil DMD May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lebovicz

Seema May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Memon

The greatest doctor visit. My ear was in incredible pain. I had a wax buildup. He was extremely careful and delicate when removing. I felt he was very empathetic while removing. I truly appreciated that. He was helpful with answering all my questions.

Yamil Rullan May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Park

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kalischer

In the middle of the Covid pandemic, Dr Ryan was patient, understanding, and made me feel comfortable. He explained my diagnosis in my options. Excellent job

John K May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rajaram

Great guy very knowledgeable

Ron Miesowitz May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

Excellent Doctor!!!

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Stroh

Dr. Muppala is an excellent physician. Each time I visit her office it’s always pleasant.

Mrs. Emily May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Muppala

Margaret May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Grover

had a wonderful experience with my visit, from the staff to the doctor all made me feel very comfortable, very accommodating. doctor was very thorough and patient, answered all of my concerns about my knee problem. look forward to going back, would highly recommend

j May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Grover

Nice doctor and staff was sweetest bunch of girls. Doctor help me with my hip problem. Feeling better.

Susan L May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Grover

Tried to get appt, then he moved, when you try to call him he turned his phone off.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nizam

I went to see Dr. Nasir about severe anxiety. He could not accept my debit card for a $5 co pay so refused to see me without cash. He then made a racist remark which I will be complaining to a medical board about. This man is simply trying to collect money. Do not go to this doctor.

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Nisar

A great doctor always there for you

James palmieri May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mirza

One of the best surgeon around

James palmieri May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dasmahapatra

John Colletto May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Rosin

Deepa Ravindran May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Thukkaram

Great doc. Spent a lot of time with me and explained what was wrong. Friendly staff and clean environment. Would highly recommend to friends and family.

May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

J + M Franqui May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Corsan

J + M Franqui May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sachdev

J + M Franqui May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Qasim

Nothing but kind courteous service. This is a doctor with a great bedside manner that cares about the patient’s themselves. I would go as far as to say he is a great doctor and I would recommend this man to anyone.

Jeffrey Aguirre May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Ceraulo

Taylor May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

The doc diagnosed me quickly and was spot on. I had a pulmonary embolism and thanks to the doc I went to the emergency room and had a CT scan that confirmed his hypothesis. I was admitted and luckily I am home now and expect a full recovery. Very smart man.

May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ratkalkar

Patient of ENT in NY CITY, went to see Dr Rosin (in a somewhat urgent issue ) in Woodbridge as I live in NEW JERSEY. SHe was delightful ,very capable ,helpful and really put me at ease during the appointment. I will be scheduling my appointments at ENT with her from now on.

Nancy Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Rosin

I have been patient of Dr. Jawed for the past 6 months. He is very thorough and give great information regarding the sleeve operation and helpful results.

Alice DeRosa Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Jawed

Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Blum

Dr. Muppala is the best. She is concerned about her patients and takes excellent care of them. Furthermore, she is friendly and pleasant. So are her staff.

Ryan Alexander Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Muppala

Dr. Blum has been my physician for over 30 years. I trust his medical expertise and judgement. I have referred many family members and friends and have only gotten great feedback, He gives his patients the time they need to get the most benefit from each visit.

Elaine in Somerset Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Blum

Got referred by my friend and I’m glad we went to see the doctor. Very caring with great attention to details; the conversations I had were very objective and showed the experience and excellence. My first choice for all my family’s future medical needs. Highly recommended A++++

Yasar Chaudhry Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Aziz

Daniel Belinsky Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Goradia

MARC E. LESSER Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Oladeji

melissa sgro Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Beiro

Dr. Pan shows compassion while thoroughly explaining everything in a manner that can be understood. She personally contacts me each time I've had bloodwork or scans. Excellent bedside manner. Never feel rushed during appointments or phone calls. Fortunate to be in her care during a difficult time.

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pan

I traveled from the shore area because my stress test was very detailed. And dr Noveck took personal care and true concern in me. I knew I was safe if he checked me. Thank you for taking such good care of me.

Patricia lindros Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Noveck

Dr Traub and his staff were absolutely amazing during my fertility journey. Very attentive! It was just a pleasure to have had chosen them for this journey!

Angela Bruno Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

Sam B Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Traub

Been doctors doctor's patient for 20 + years. Always maintains appointments. Consistently does a wonderful job.

Caroline pfingst Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sheppard

Unknown Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Jafri

Dr. Stroh was excellent. He is very thorough and caring. He explains everything and puts your fears at ease. He is very knowledgeable and takes the time to listen and answer all your concerns. I would highly recommend Dr. Stroh.

Linda J. Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Stroh

Dr. Sheppard was very pleasant, easy to understand and gave reasonable advice about alleviating my problem without resorting to surgery.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sheppard

very friendly and helpful and easy to relate to

Gary M. Morton Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Husain

Dr. Ashinoff does excellent work. He is professional, patient and thorough.

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ashinoff

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sergi

Dr. Husain is an excellent doctor. He is trust worthy. His staff is exceptional as well.

levi Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Husain

Excellent and Professional Practice. Dr. Sachdev performs miracles! First time success with only one healthy embryo and my dream of becoming parent is a few months away! Thank you.

Superior Fertility Clinic in NJ Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sachdev

Wait time is unbelievable even when you in the room,I am shocked this place still does business

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Goradia

Great!! Dr. Abkin is one of the best.

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Abkin

Dr. Corsan and his staff were amazing through my entire experience. They were super helpful and answered all questions completely. I never felt rushed through an appointment.

Lee Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Corsan

Extremely Good. Dr Khalid feels like a trusted friend and family. Her observation and guidance is valuable. I feel happy to be under her care.

Ritu Rani Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Khalid

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Noveck

Dentist visits are always anxious. Not here though! Dr. Minnie is a great doctor with excellent bed side manners. She is great at the work she is doing and very caring towards her patients. The front office staff is equally professional and friendly. All in all quality care with great service.

Saradha Vakkada Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Qasim

Dr. Murray is great. His office manager is rude and doesn’t care about patients. She ruins his practice.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Murray

Dr. Stroh provided an in-depth explanation of my son's fracture, and explained each part of his xRays. He was very personable, and made my son very comfortable. Although we hope not to have to see him again, we will definitely utilize his services in the future if necessary!

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Stroh

Location

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

65 James St, Edison, NJ 08820