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Bergen County is the most populous county in New Jersey with an estimated population of 938,506 according to Wikipedia.  It’s also fairly large with 246,671 acres. With nearly 1 million residents and big size, it certainly makes sense that Bergen County has  7 major medical centers.

If you were to drive from one extreme end to the other in Bergen County, it would take you about 40 minutes.  6 major medical centers assures every Bergen County resident that they are no more than a 20 minutes away from medical help and often much less.

All of these hospital centers are highly rated, most are associated with major New York City teaching hospitals and several are themselves teaching hospitals for new physicians.  If you are wondering how health care is in Bergen County, rest assured that world class health care is no more than a 20 minute drive away.

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These are our 6 major medical centers and a 7th in North Bergen, Hackensack University Medical Center Palisades.  I’m including this 7th medical center because it’s on the border of Bergen County and services the Bergen County towns along the Hudson River and adjoining areas.  So while Bergen County does have 6 major medical centers there is also this 7th that services us as well.


Bergen Regional Medical Center now renamed as the New Bridge Medical Center

230 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652



Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

350 Engle St, Englewood, NJ 07631



Hackensack University Medical Center

30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601



Hackensack University Medical Center Palisades

7600 River Road

North Bergen, NJ 07047



Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley

250 Old Hook Road, Westwood, NJ 07676



Holy Name Medical Center

718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666



The Valley Hospital

223 N Van Dien Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450



Bergen County has a 911 system which connects you in an emergency to the help you need.  So if you have an emergency, just dial 911 on your phone and you’ll be connected to the help you need.

As Bergen County’s population has grown, so have our medical centers.  We are proud of the outstanding health care centers we have here and I have no doubt that you’ll find the health care you need here.


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