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Address: 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-971-5000
President: Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN

Vital Stats 2019

  • 6,230 employees
  • 1,776 physicians/providers
  • 207 medical residents
  • 735 licensed beds1,2
  • 39,785 admissions2
  • 4,600 births
  • 101,132 emergency visits
  • 623,791 outpatient visits

1Normal newborn bassinets are not licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and are not included; intermediate and intensive bassinets are licensed and included.

2Includes rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility licensed beds and admissions at Atlantic Rehabilitation.


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Awards, Certifications and Affiliations

  • Rated the number one hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report the last three years
  • Named one of the World’s Best Hospitals (the 28th best hospital in the United States and number one in New Jersey) by Newsweek
  • Named one of America’s ‘50 Best Hospitals’ for five consecutive years by Healthgrades
  • Named to Becker's Healthcare 2018 list of "100 great hospitals in America”
  • Leapfrog recognized the medical center with an “A” hospital safety grade—its highest—ten consecutive times
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recognized the medical center with its highest five-star rating again in 2020.
  • Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service for fifth consecutive time, an honor claimed by less than one percent of the hospitals in the United States; over 1,600 nurses employed at medical center
  • Ranked in the top 50 programs nationally for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gynecology and Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report
  • Certified as Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and designated a Level II by the state of New Jersey
  • Recognized as high performing in the New York metro area in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Pulmonology, and Urology by U.S. News & World Report
  • Received The Joint Commission disease-specific certification in primary stroke, spine, knee replacement, hip replacement, ventricular assist devices, perinatal care, and wound care
  • Only comprehensive stroke center in Morris County
  • Level III Regional Perinatal Center for highest risk mothers and newborns
  • Morristown and Overlook medical centers are two of only 25 U.S. hospitals recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for achieving exemplary outcomes in surgical patient care.
  • Recognized with platinum-level status by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) for efforts to increase enrollment in the New Jersey state donor registry and educate patients about organ and tissue donation
  • Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” since 2013 by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation

Key Services and Certifications

  • Specialties include: all areas of cardiovascular medicine, including largest volume of heart surgeries in NJ; orthopedics; trauma; oncology; neonatal intensive care unit; specialized care for children via Goryeb Children’s Hospital
  • Academic affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Patient and family-centered care initiatives

Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute

  • Nationally ranked in cardiology since 2012, specializing in open-heart, minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures
  • Home to New Jersey’s largest cardiac surgery program and interventional cardiology program
  • Performs the most TAVR (minimally invasive valve replacements) than any other cardiovascular facility in the state
  • Highly-specialized programs including Chanin T. Mast Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Thomas R. Reilly Heart Success program for heart daily patients, and cardio-oncology and cardiac rhythm management programs

Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

  • Designated, multi-specialty groups and nationally recognized oncologists from renowned academic centers focus on tumor-specific care
  • Partnered with Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to create the Breakthrough Oncology Accelerator, a research and clinical collaboration designed to improve patient access to the most innovative and sophisticated therapies for cancer
  • Earned the coveted American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Opened the Atlantic HPV Center, the region’s only center dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, research and survivorship of human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated cancers
  • Novel clinical trials offer the latest treatments for many types of cancers


  • 100 Orthopedic Surgeons Covering 9 Subspecialties
  • Special multidisciplinary programs in Sports Health, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity and Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Most Total Joint Replacements Performed in New Jersey
  • Orthopedic Oncology recently integrated into the department
  • Second-highest reimbursement in the country for its year-one CJR performance
  • Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets

Women’s Health

  • Nationally or regionally ranked gynecology program since 2012
  • Participation in the New Jersey Perinatal Collaborative for safer births and to reduce maternal mortality
  • Recently renovated maternity center blends advanced technology with family-centered care
  • Performs more water births than any other facility in the state
  • Three well-respected midwife groups perform innovative, holistic deliveries
  • One of only two community hospitals in the country to receive American College of Gynecology approval for fellowship in following in pelvic reconstructive surgery
  • More gynecologic oncology surgeries and more gynecologic robotic surgeries than any other New Jersey institution
  • Earned the prestigious international designation as a Baby-Friendly Hospital, provide nurses certified as breastfeeding advocates and lactation consultants

Community Partnerships

  • Needs of mental health in our community
  • Supporting police and EMS with Narcan and peer-to-peer coaching support for those in crisis - deter heroin/opiates
  • Morris County Office of Emergency Management
  • Wellness programs based on Community Needs Assessment
  • Caring for our aging population (Geriatric Assessment Center, caregiver course, geriatric ED)
  • Morris Education Foundation Nursing Assistant and STEM programs
  • Morris County Strategic Planning Committee