Thomas J. Davenport, of Bellmawr; US Army Veteran, Mt. Democrat Club Member

Summit Oaks Hospital Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality®


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Summit, NJ, August, 15, 2020 — Summit Oaks Hospital will been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® for Behavioral Health —Substance Abuse.


Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for exemplifying:

  • Excellence in care
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Meeting certain standards of quality
  • Cost efficiency

Aetna recognizes facilities that have earned this designation by identifying them in the directory as an Institute of Quality provider. This designation helps members choose consistent high quality care.

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“We are truly honored to be designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality,” said Ross Friedman, CEO of Summit Oaks Hospital.  “We make a difference in people’s lives and create a culture of healing through our compassionate care. Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality treatment. We instill hope every day, utilize best practices, and provide superior care that has become the heart and core of our mission. I am grateful to be a part of an organization comprised of physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff, and students that work in health care for the same reason that I do, to make a difference.”


Summit Oaks Hospital is a 122-bed acute behavioral health facility that is located in Summit, NJ.  We offer effective care through our specialized inpatient and outpatient treatment programs:  Adult Psychiatric Program, Adult Co-Occurring Program, Adult Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Program, Adult Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Program (short-term) and a Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Program as well as a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).


For information about scheduling appointments, or to make a referral, please contact our Admissions Department at 800-753-5223 or visit our website at