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Jennifer A LaRosa MD - Critical Care Medicine - Newark

Jennifer A LaRosa MD

Primary Specialties
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Affiliations
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    201 Lyons Avenue, Suite C8
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973) 926-6799
    Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Firday 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Public Transportation Available, Handicap Accessible

    Physician Information

    In December 2008, Dr. LaRosa joined Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as Director of the ICU and Fellowship Program and Associate Division Director. She is also now Associate Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and of Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine and an Assistant Professor, at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

    Early on, Dr. LaRosa knew she wanted to specialize in critical care medicine. She completed internship and residency at The University of Arizona, one year of Pulmonary Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and two years of Critical Care Medicine at New York University. She began working as an attending physician at The Brooklyn Veterans Administration Medical Center and subsequently undertook a position as a Cardiothoracic Intensivist at Staten Island University for six years.

    As both the ICU Director and now Patient Safety and Quality Officer at Newark Beth Israel, Dr. LaRosa has worked tirelessly with a team of devoted colleagues to achieve and sustain superior patient safety and quality metrics that now equal or exceed national benchmarks.

    Her devotion to a culture of safety and transparency in patient care is unwavering. Dr. LaRosa and her team are committed to ensuring that every patient at Newark Beth Israel receives excellent, high quality and safe patient care.

    Dr. LaRosa is the author of several book chapters, articles and abstracts. She has presented more than three-dozen invitational lectures including several as a diplomat of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. LaRosa’s clinical interests include early recognition and treatment of sepsis, end-of-life care, and quality and performance improvement.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: George Washington University, Washington DC, 1996

    Internship: University of Arizona, AZ, 1997

    Residency: University of Arizona, AZ, 1999

    Fellowship: New York University, NY, 2002

    Clinical Interests

    Quality Measures, Patient Safety, Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock, Mechanical Ventilation Support, and Palliative Care

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Americhoice
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • First Health Network
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Local 825 Welfare Fund
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • National Provider Network
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Qualcare
    • United Health Care
    • Wellchoice
    • Health Net
    • Healthcare Payers Coalition