NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has named Monroe resident Michael Antoniades, MPA, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer over both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses.
“Mike has demonstrated strong leadership, vision and a passion for delivering exceptional care to our patients since he arrived at RWJ,” says Stephen K. Jones, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson Health System. “He has proven to be a true partner with our faculty and community physicians, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey among our other partners. I am confident that Mike will continue to build upon our existing partnerships and form new ones to expand services and programs to meet the changing needs of the diverse communities we serve.”
Antoniades joined RWJ in 2011 as Vice President, Operations and was later promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations in 2013. In that role, he provided oversight for multiple clinical and support areas, the strategic direction and development of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital and additional programmatic functions, such as cardiovascular services, women’s services, ambulatory services and the hospital’s transplant programs (cardiac and kidney/pancreas) within the hospital.
“When you step on our academic medical campus, you become keenly aware of the passion and drive to expand the boundaries of medicine and deliver innovative, quality care to our patients,” Antoniades explains. “I am excited to lead our team and work with our partners as we continue to bring residents of our state and region some of the finest academic medicine available anywhere in the United States.”
Prior to his position at RWJ, Antoniades was Vice President of Operations at University Medical Center at Princeton from 2007-2010. Before his position at Princeton, Antoniades served as Vice President of Operations, Director of Operations and Director of Facilities Management at St. Vincent’s Midtown Hospital in New York City from 1999 to 2007.
Antoniades earned his Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University in 2008 and his Bachelor of Science in Health Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2006. He is currently a member of the American College of Health Executives and the Association of Healthcare Executives of New Jersey.
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ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 965-bed academic medical center with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, NJ. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, joint replacement, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (www.bmsch.org). As the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.
RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report seven times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in numerous specialties. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years.
Both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses have earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety, including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence, an “A” patient safety rating from the Leapfrog Group and “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine. The Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services have designated the New Brunswick Campus as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and the Somerset Campus as a Primary Stroke Center.
The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH New Brunswick among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers and designated the Steeplechase Cancer Center at RWJ Somerset as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. The Joint Surgery Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery.
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