University Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
17% lower than the national average

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
17% lower than the national average

University Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


University Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Kristen J. Aug 03 2021

Review for Dr. Assina

Dr. Clark is knowledgeable in his field, a superior surgeon and has a wonderful personality. The office staff is friendly and caring. I have been a patient for more than 6 years and would never allow any other doctor to treat or touch my feet.

Linda Halasa Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Clark

Been our kids' pedia doctorsince 2015. He is very good with kids and very parient and answers all our queries.

Princess Aquino Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Umali

Antoinette Conley Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Bell

He is a great dr. My child is autistic and he is great with him. Mind u I been to other drs for dentistry before him and there is no one like him. I would not change him for no one..

Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Sultan


University Hospital

150 Bergen St, Newark, NJ 07103

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