Saint Peter's University Hospital

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Saint Peter's University Hospital
Saint Peter's University Hospital.jpg
Saint Peter's University Hospital - pictured from left to right: CARES Surgicenter, Women & Children's Pavilion, Hospital, ER, Medical Office Building and Parking Deck.
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Coordinates 40°30′05″N 74°27′35″W / 40.5013°N 74.4596°W / 40.5013; -74.4596Coordinates: 40°30′05″N 74°27′35″W / 40.5013°N 74.4596°W / 40.5013; -74.4596
Care system Medicare
Charity care
Private insurance
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Rutgers University
Emergency department

Acute Care Children's Hospital

Regional Perinatal Center
Beds 478
Speciality General Acute Care
Founded 1907
Lists Hospitals in New Jersey

Saint Peter's University Hospital (SPUH) is a Roman Catholic hospital on Easton Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The hospital is a member of the Saint Peter's Healthcare System, Inc., a New Jersey nonprofit corporation sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen.


Saint Peter's University Hospital is a non-profit, 478-licensed-bed acute care teaching hospital. Saint Peter's has been designated by the state of New Jersey as a Specialty Acute Care Children's Hospital, Regional Perinatal Center, and Stroke Center[1][2] that operates one of the largest maternity services in New Jersey and in the country.

The hospital is a major clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences,[3] providing full-time training to as many as 60 students in their third or fourth years of medical school, and has a clinical affiliation with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.[4]


Saint Peter's University Hospital opened in 1907 as a 25-bed hospital on Somerset and Hardenburgh streets in New Brunswick. Saint Peter's moved to its current location at 254 Easton Avenue in New Brunswick in 1929 as a 125-bed facility. In 1959, a three-wing 349-bed addition was constructed. In 1976, a five-story tower containing the emergency department, radiology department, operating and recovery suite, and a 40-bed nursing unit was completed. In 1991 The Women and Children's Pavilion was added. In 1999 the Center for Ambulatory Resources(CARES) building was constructed. New Telemetry, Maternity and Oncology units were completed in 2008.[5]

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  1. ^ Directory Listing
  2. ^ NJ Department of Health and Senior Services Archived 2011-08-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
  4. ^ The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  5. ^ Formica, Palma E.; Nayan K. Kothari (2009). A Century of Caring. Saint Peter's Healthcare System. ISBN 978-1-61539-260-5.
  6. ^ New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Archived 2012-09-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)". Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved 2011-11-09.

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