Acute Care Founding Dates

Hospital Names Founding Years
CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medical 1863
Saint Barnabas Medical Center 1865
Saint Michael's Medical Center 1867
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center 1867
Clara Maass Medical Center 1868 Founded in 1868 as the Newark German Hospital.
St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital 1871 Founded as Ladies Hospital.
CarePoint Health Christ Hospital 1872
Saint Peter's University Hospital 1872
St. Luke's Warren Hospital 1872
St. Francis Medical Center 1874
Trinitas Regional Medical Center 1879 Formed as a 2000 consolidation of Elizabeth General Medical Center (founded 1879) and St. Elizabeth Hospital (founded 1905).
Virtua Memorial 1880 Founded as Burlington County Hospital.
Jersey City Medical Center 1882
University Hospital 1882 Founded as City Hospital.
R.W.J. University Hospital 1884 Founded as John Wells Memorial Hospital.
Capital Health Regional Medical Center 1887 Founded as Trenton City Hospital, Trenton, N.J. in 1887; in 1902 name changed to William McKinley Memorial Hospital; in 1959 name changed to Helene Fuld Hospital; renamed Helene Fuld Medical Center in 1972
Cooper University Hospital 1887
Monmouth Medical Center 1887
CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center 1888
Hackensack University Medical Center 1888
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center 1890
HackensackUMC Mountainside 1891
Morristown Medical Center 1892
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell 1895 Founded as Mercer Hospital in Trenton.
St. Mary's General Hospital 1895
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus 1898
Inspira Medical Center Vineland 1898 Built in 2004 when South Jersey Healthcare consolidated its operations among Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland. Bridgeton campus founded in 1898.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 1901
R.W.J. University Hospital Somerset 1901 Founded as Somerset Hospital.
Raritan Bay Medical Center 1902
East Orange General Hospital 1903
Jersey Shore University Medical Center 1904
Overlook Medical Center 1906
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus 1913
Inspira Medical Center Woodbury 1915 Originally Underwood Memorial Hospital. UMHS was incorporated in 1966, following the merger of independent facilities—Underwood Hospital founded in 1915, and Memorial Hospital founded in 1919.
Saint Clare's Hospital/Dover 1916 Founded as Dover General Hospital.
New Bridge Medical Center 1916 Founded as Bergen Regional in 1991. Founded as Bergen Pines in 1916. Became New Bridge Medical Center in 2017.
R.W.J. University Hospital Rahway 1917
Ocean Medical Center 1918 Founded as Point Pleasant Hospital.
Memorial Hospital of Salem County, Inc. 1919
Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center 1919
Deborah Heart and Lung Center 1922
Holy Name Medical Center 1925
Riverview Medical Center 1928 Founded as Red Bank Hospital.
Shore Medical Center 1928 Started as Atlantic Shores Hospital and Sanitarium in 1928 to treat substance abuse.
Newton Medical Center 1932
R.W.J. University Hospital Hamilton 1941 Founded as Trenton General Hospital.
Chilton Medical Center 1947
Cape Regional Medical Center 1950 Founded as Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital.
Inspira Medical Center Elmer 1950 Founded as Elmer Community Hospital.
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center 1950
Valley Hospital 1951
Hunterdon Medical Center 1953
Saint Clare's Hospital/Denville 1953
HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley 1959 Founded as Pascack Valley Hospital in 1959, reopened as HMH in 2013.
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital 1960 Original opened as Cherry Hill Medical Center.
Community Medical Center 1961
Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County 1961 Founded as Rancocas Hospital.
Jefferson Stratford Hospital 1965 Founded as John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital.
JFK Medical Center 1967
CentraState Medical Center 1971
Bayshore Community Hospital 1972
Jefferson Washington Hospital 1972 Founded as Washington Memorial Hospital.
Southern Ocean Medical Center 1972 Founded as Southern Ocean County Hospital
Hackettstown Medical Center 1973
Virtua Voorhees 1973 Originally opened under the West Jersey Hospitals umbrella.
Virtua Marlton 1973 Founded as Garden State Community Hospital, purchased by West Jersey in 1982.
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus 1975
Hudson Regional Hospital 1976 Founded as Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center.
HackensackUMC Palisades 1978