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Cardiovascular Awards and Designations

Atlantic Health System Heart Care has long been recognized as a leader in cardiology and cardiac surgery, earning numerous awards and accreditations for its cardiovascular services.

  • Ranked a top hospital nationwide for cardiology & heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Recognized as a High Performing Hospital for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, heart bypass surgery and aortic valve surgery by U.S. News & World Report (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Recognized as a High Performing Hospital for heart failure by U.S. News & World Report (Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center)

  • Named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery and one of American’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Recipient of the American College of Cardiology's ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award for improvement in the treatment of heart attack patients (Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center)

  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and 2 cardiac units were winners of the silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Gold Seal of Approval™ Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission for our ventricular assist device (VAD) program (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Cardiac surgery program received a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, a rating achieved by just 10 percent of all cardiac surgery programs nationwide (Morristown Medical Center)

  • Becker’s 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs in 2017 (Morristown Medical Center)