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Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is home to some of New Jersey’s top doctors, offering cutting-edge research, advanced technology and treatments in a compassionate, patient-centered environment. The 504-bed hospital has 1,842 physicians in addition to approximately 100 medical residents and employs 3,723 community members. In 2018, Overlook Medical Center had 2,692 births and provided care for 100,147 emergency visits in their Summit and Union Emergency Departments.
The Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is the region’s leader in neuroscience care, offering a broad range of advanced neurological, neurosurgical and neurodiagnostic services, a neuro-Intensive Care Unit, New Jersey’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center and a helipad dedicated to emergency neurological patient transport. The hospital is a certified Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center is home to the CyberKnife® Radiosurgery Center -- the largest and most experienced CyberKnife program in the state. Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for perinatal care as well as Joint Commission-certification for behavioral health care, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH).
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