New Bridge Medical Center, a clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is a 1,070 bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the medical center has grown to become both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.
A safety net facility, New Bridge Medical Center, renamed in October 2017, provides high-quality comprehensive services including long term care, behavioral health care, substance abuse treatment, and acute care to the greater Bergen County community. The medical center, including its Long Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With 323 behavioral health beds and 84 medical detox beds, New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for those in need of behavioral health and/or substance abuse treatment.
Acute medical services are available at New Bridge, including: 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory; radiologic services (including digital mammography), and more than 26 medical specialties available through the Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Choice Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans.