John Theurer Cancer Center Ranked Among Best Specialized Hospitals

Hackensack Meridian’s Hackensack University Medical Center and its John Theurer Cancer Center has again ranked among the top hospitals in the Newsweek‘s 2022 World’s Best Specialized Hospitals list. The ranking features the top 250 hospitals for oncology.

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, which is a part of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the largest and most comprehensive center in New Jersey dedicated to diagnosis, treatment, research, screening, and preventive care as well as survivorship of patients with all types of cancers.

“We are proud of our extraordinary teams who continue to deliver the most compassionate and innovative care possible,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to deliver tomorrow’s cures today and to truly transform healthcare. We are also expanding these specialized services throughout New Jersey to give more patients access to extraordinary care.”

“We’ve become one of the most prominent programs nationwide. Patients from across the country travel to us for cancer care because they know we have one of the best oncology teams in the world. We are proud to see that recognized by our peers as well,” said Mark D. Sparta, FACHE, president and chief hospital executive, Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center and executive vice president of Population Health, Hackensack Meridian Health.

“I am immensely proud that John Theurer Cancer Center is recognized as one of World’s Best Specialized Hospitals by Newsweek,” said Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., chairman and executive director of John Theurer Cancer Center. “I am also very thankful that our team, together with HUMC, has built a highly sophisticated platform for cancer care. This positions us really well to be fully part of the revolution happening in cancer, bringing ever better options and outcomes to our patients who trust us with the most important decisions in their lives.”

Newsweek and Statista invited more than 40,000 medical experts from 20 countries—including doctors, hospital managers, and health care professionals—to participate in online surveys that allowed them to recommend and assess various hospitals within their respective specializations. Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to rank one of the best by those in the medical field.

“We are honored to be included on Newsweek‘s 2022 World’s Best Hospital’s list,” said Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS, regional president, Northern Market, Hackensack Meridian Health, and the network’s chief research officer “This recognition inspires us to continue providing the highest-quality treatment for cancer patients in New Jersey and beyond, while working to advance the future of medical care.”

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