The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (FHC)

The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (FHC)

156-166 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112

Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Appointments: (973) 926-7300

The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (FHC), a part of the community for over 15 years, is the premier outpatient facility in the historic Weequahic section of the South Ward of Newark. Anchored by the Pediatric Health Center, Adult Health Center, Women’s Health Center, Family Treatment Center and the Center for Geriatric Health Care, the additional services of orthopedics, sports medicine, neuroscience/neurosurgery, and a comprehensive Trip Center provide solutions for a broad spectrum of health care needs. Our physicians, nurses and entire health care team are dedicated to providing patients of all ages personalized, coordinated care to ensure long-term, healing relationships.

The Family Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (FHC)

In the forefront of patient care, three of our practices recently completed the rigorous application for designation as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), a designation for facilities that will transform the delivery of primary health care. The approval of theCenter for Geriatric Health Care, Beth Prime Care, and Adult Health Center as Patient Centered Medical Homes make Newark Beth Israel Medical Center home to half of the PCMHs in the greater Newark Area.

Conveniently located minutes from major highways of Route 78, Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike and Route 22, several major bus lines also stop in front of the Family Health Center entrance Health care professionals in our three story facility care for over 264,000 outpatients each year.

For appointments at the Family Health Center, call

Adult Health Center

973-926-7300 Appointments: Prompt #3
166 Lyons Avenue, 2nd Floor

The Adult Health Center serves the community to provide primary and specialty care in a hospital-based physician teaching setting. Wellness is promoted through comprehensive primary care and general health care services, well visits, disease management, and preventive immunizations. Care is provided regardless of income or insurance status (financial counseling offered prior to appointments).

Beth Prime Care

973-926-3535 Appointments: Prompt #1
166 Lyons Avenue, Ground

Our internists, nurses and support staff work collaboratively to promote wellness and to provide comprehensive primary care and general health care services to adults.

Center for Geriatric Health Care

156 Lyons Avenue, Ground

Dedicated to bringing first-class health care to the older adults of Newark and surrounding communities, our team of specialty-trained clinicians (geriatrician, nurse practitioners, and community outreach personnel) address the illnesses and maintain the health of older adults. Our Clinicians provide direct care and are experienced in caring for patients in acute, sub-acute and long term care facilities. The center has an award winning community outreach education program, the Senior Wellness Action Team (SWAT) and our Senior Health Membership Program offers free education and exercise classes.

Family Treatment Center

166 Lyons Avenue, 2nd Floor

Comprehensive services to adults and children infected and affected by the HIV virus. Care & Treatment includes specialized HIV /AIDS medical care, access to clinical trials, medical case management, HIV nutritional services, HIV mental health therapy, Home Visitation program, Housing Opportunities for People Living with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) Prevention in the form of HIV Counseling & Testing (in the NBIMC Emergency Department), Health Incentive Program for Women (HIP4W), CDC Prevention program including Evidenced Based Initiatives (EBI), Sister-to-Sister and WILLOW and Counseling & Testing services in the community.

General Surgery and Surgical Oncology

166 Lyons Avenue, Ground

Expert diagnostics and surgical services in both general and breast evaluation in the surgical practice suite. Our surgical experts while providing surgery for most general problems has a major focus on diagnosing breast cancer with subsequent surgery as called for. Breast biopsies are offered in the center to expedite this diagnosis.

Institute for Sports Medicine and Total Joint Reconstruction

166 Lyons Avenue, Ground

Our orthopedists offer expert examinations and consultations in addition to full or partial joint reconstructive surgery. Comprehensive rehabilitation therapy for those having undergone orthopedic surgery or injury.

Physicians hours vary, please call 973-926-7846 to schedule an appointment.

Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Services

166 Lyons Avenue, Ground

NBIMC Neurosurgery Department is staffed by dedicated physicians, physician assistants and nurses skilled in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the central nervous system.

Nutrition Counseling Services (Adult & Pediatric Outpatient)

973-926-7300 Appointments: Prompt #1
166 Lyons Avenue

Outpatient Nutrition Services is staffed by registered dietitians who work with you and/or your physician to develop a personal nutrition program that can fit your busy lifestyle and supplement your treatment, recovery or disease prevention goals.

Pediatric Health Center

973-926-7300 Appointments: Prompt #4
166 Lyons Avenue, First

The Pediatric Health Center supplies full pediatric services for children from birth to 19 years of age. On-site availability of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties at Children's Hospital of New Jersey and access to community outreach specialists. Adolescent medicine with family planning and an adolescent gynecology division are also available.

TRIP (Travel-Related Immunization Program) Center

1-888-701-TRIP (8747) By Appointment Only
166 Lyons Avenue, Second

The TRIP Center is a reliable source for providing all travel-related health information, immunizations and preventative medications for your travel needs. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, it is important to protect your health.

2nd and 4th Mondays of every month.

Women's Health Center

973-926-7300 Appointments: Prompt #2
166 Lyons Avenue, Second

Women's Health Center offers comprehensive obstetrical and gynecology services to women in the community. We see over 22,000 visits a year with about 1,500 Obstetric patients. We offer full array of women's services by our full time attendings and residents. Women are seen by the same physician for all of their general services and are seen by specialists as required.

Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program


Located in the Women's Center is a Women Infant and Children (WIC) program which is operated under the supervision of Essex counties and serves the families of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.