Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

Surgical Services at Somerset Campus

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Somerset Campus has 14 fully equipped operating rooms. The operating suites feature many of the latest technologies, including image-guided, laser, radiofrequency and vessel-sealing technologies, as well as high-definition digital laparoscopic and robotic equipment.

The hospital performs over 8,000 procedures a year in every surgical specialty. The Operating Room is able to accommodate elective and emergency surgery 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our surgeons and anesthesiologists are board-certified in their specialties. Our nurses and technicians are highly experienced, with the majority of our nurses are nationally certified in Perioperative Nursing (Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care, Critical Care, Emergency, Medical-Surgical or Gastroenterology nursing certifications). We are focused on patient safety and creating a positive healing environment for our patients.

The Joint Surgery Institute at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Somerset Campus is a special program that brings together a team of experienced and expert surgeons with caring and specially trained nurses, therapists and technicians. We have received  the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for total knee and total hip replacement surgery.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Somerset Campus offers da Vinci Robotic Surgery. This surgical method uses a state-of-the-art system designed to help your doctor perform the most precise and least invasive procedure possible.

Our Gastrointestinal (GI) Center performs approximately 6,000 diagnostic and therapeutic procedures a year in its four fully equipped endoscopy suites.

Post-surgical patients who require an overnight stay will be cared for in the John and Mary Obzansky Surgical Pavilion.

More than 8,000 surgeries are performed each year at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Somerset Campus, including:

Fastracking is available for patients who meet the criteria, helping to minimize hospital stays and allow for quicker recoveries. Pre-admission testing is minimal – in fact, often the admission process can be done by telephone.