As a premier provider of hospitals in New Jersey, Meridian Health makes available a broad continuum of care through our hospitals – Bayshore Community Hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, and Southern Ocean Medical Center and other Meridian Health services. Every year more than 250,000 people visit our hospitals in Monmouth and Ocean Counties accessing leading-edge technology, advanced research, physicians, nurses and caregivers, and the latest clinical trials close to their home. Our highly skilled team provides compassionate care when you need it most and where you need it most.


Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Jersey Shore University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties, providing regional services only offered in an academic and tertiary setting, including a a state designated, Level III High Risk Perinatal Center.

Leading the way in providing quality care for more than 100 years.

At Jersey Shore University Medical Center we take a great deal of pride in the quality of care we provide and our range of programs and services - all designed to meet the needs of the patients, families, and communities we serve.

Our dedicated physicians, nurses, support staff, and volunteers continually work to improve the health status of everyone Jersey Shore University Medical Center treats, and to fulfill our mission of providing professional excellence with personal concern.

When it comes to women's health care needs, Jersey Shore offers the most advanced obstetrics and gynecology services in the region. Whether you are thinking about starting a family or are experiencing a complex pregnancy, we offer an unparalleled level of expertise and comprehensive treatment options, understanding that you are going through a special time in your life.

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K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital

Here at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, we treat each child as one of our own. We’re committed to keeping children in our community health by providing the highest quality of care.

At K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, our goal is to treat each child as one of our own. Meeting all of a child's needs whether physical, emotional and mental, helps them to recover quicker and gives parents additional peace of mind. Supporting the parents and family members is just as important.

As the region’s first state-designated children’s hospital, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital is proud to have the most pediatric subspecialists in the region and works closely with our affiliates – the Pediatric Care Center at Riverview Medical Center and the Pediatric Emergency Center at Ocean Medical Center – to provide the best care of our patients.

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Riverview Medical Center

Eight times distinguished by J.D. Power and Associates, Riverview Medical Center strives to provide the best healthcare experience. Our preeminent staff delivers compassionate care, close to home.

Convenience and personalized service combined with leading-edge technology.

Riverview Medical Center provides a variety of service and quality of care that is unsurpassed in Monmouth County. Riverview offers patients the convenience and accessibility of a community hospital in addition to the advanced technology and continuum of care provided by a regional health care system. Our reputation has been built on the professionalism, compassion, and skill of our nurses and physicians.

In the capable hands of our board certified obstetricians, neonatologists, maternal fetal specialists, anesthesiologists, and 24-hour in-house pediatricians, moms and their babies have round-the-clock care. Beyond the expert care comes unique amenities like private rooms and Concierge Care to make sure our new moms and dads have the peace of mind to focus on what's really important --baby!

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Ocean Medical Center

Ocean Medical Center provides quality care for the entire family, close to home. From our emergency department to cancer care, our team is here for you.

Quality health care. Exceptional service. That is what you can expect when you come to Ocean Medical Center. At Ocean Medical Center we strive to provide you with the finest health care anywhere, right here at home.

Ocean Medical Center opened the doors of its Maternal Child Services Unit in 1992, and the number of babies we deliver annual has been rising ever since. Our staff of superb physicians and nationally recognized nurses (recipients of the Magnet Aware for Nursing Excellence) are highly trained and fully prepared to meet all of your maternity care needs on our 15-bed modified labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum unit, including but not limited to:

  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Cesarean Section
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Pre-term Labor
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Other High-Risk Obstetrical Conditions
  • Concierge Care

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Southern Ocean Medical Center

Southern Ocean Medical Center is known for delivering the highest quality of patient care with a sense of warmth, compassion, individual pride and community spirit.

Southern Ocean County is one of the fastest growing areas in the state, and it’s not hard to understand why. At the center of this thriving community is Southern Ocean Medical Center, a beacon of medical excellence and a vibrant healthcare resource our residents and visitors can depend on to be here today and well into the future.

Our board-certified physician specialists in obstetrics & gynecology, neonatology, reproductive endocrinology (infertility), pediatrics and pediatric cardiology come together to bring the best possible care to expectant and new mothers and their babies. And we have recently added the services of a certified nurse midwife to the maternity program.

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Bayshore Community Hospital

Our staff is dedicated to delivering the finest patient care and the best customer service possible. From the first person you meet to the last person who helps you on your way, you're in good hands at Bayshore Community Hospital.

At Bayshore Community Hospital, we provide a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including specialized services like our Center for Wound Healing, Sleep Care Center, Center for Bariatrics and comprehensive Rehabilitation Services.

We look forward to providing you with the health care you may need, or caring for your friends, family members or other loved ones.

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