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Atlantic Health System Medical Centers and Partner Named Top Hospitals in New Jersey

March 28, 2022

Morristown Medical Center named number one hospital in NJ with more than 350 beds

Chilton Medical Center named number one hospital in NJ with less than 350 beds

MARCH 28, 2022, Morristown – Atlantic Health System’s medical centers are at the top of the list when it comes to hospital reputation in New Jersey, according to the latest ranking from renowned health care research and information company, Castle Connolly.

All results are based on the votes of more than 1,100 physicians and reflect Atlantic Health System’s strong reputation among physicians across the state.

Morristown Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center remain ranked number one in the state on their respective lists of the “Top Hospital Overall,” published annually in Jersey’s Best magazine. This is the fourth year out of the last five Morristown has ranked number one, and the seventh consecutive year Chilton has earned the top spot. To see the entire list visit:

Overlook Medical Center in Summit is number 11 on the list of more than 350 beds, while Goryeb Children’s Hospital (5th) and Hackettstown Medical Center (15th) again placed on the list of less than 350 beds. Atlantic Health System partner, CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, is ranked number three (more than 350 beds).

Castle Connolly also ranked performance in a variety of specialties: breast cancer, congestive heart failure, coronary artery bypass surgery, high risk pregnancy and birth, hip and knee replacement, neurological disorders, pain management, prostate cancer, stroke, and pediatric cancer.

  • Morristown Medical Center swept first place rankings for all treatment categories and was number one for “patients highly satisfied” among patients’ post-discharge ratings.
  • Chilton Medical Center ranked in the top three in each category (less than 350 beds).
  • Overlook Medical Center appeared on the rankings (more than 350 beds) for nearly every specialty, including third in care of neurological disorders.
  • Hackettstown Medical Center earned a place on all specialty lists (less than 350 beds).
  • Newton Medical Center ranked among top hospitals (less than 350 beds) for treating prostate cancer.
  • CentraState Medical Center earned rankings (more than 350 beds) in all specialty categories, including second for breast cancer and congestive heart failure.

“Atlantic Health System is proud to be recognized by physicians and patients in our community,” said president and CEO Brian Gragnolati. “Our family of caregivers works collaboratively to provide the extraordinary care our patients deserve. We are grateful for our strong relationships with physicians across the state and appreciate their vote for confidence in this year’s survey.”

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 18,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including seven hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 23 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere Virtual Visits. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of six regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across five health systems in the region.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.