Travel Medicine

The Travel Medicine Service at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital provides a full range of services for the traveler to prevent infection. In addition, our site is certified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to administer the yellow fever vaccination. Our team also provides post-travel consultation services when necessary.

To prepare patients to travel safely and stay in good health, our services include:

  • Discussion of previous immunizations and recommendations for others as needed
  • Evaluation of current health and medications
  • Review of travel itineraries
  • Education about disease prevention in relation to travel plans
  • Guidance about diet and travel safety
  • Recommendation for medical kits for travelers (containing basic first aid supplies)

About Our Physicians

All physicians at The Allen Hospital are also on the staff of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, one of the country's leading medical centers. In addition, each of our board-certified physicians is a member of the highly regarded ColumbiaDoctors faculty practice. This means that patients experience the level of exceptional care expected from NewYork-Presbyterian in a personal and accessible environment.

Making an Appointment

To make an appointment, call one of our team members at the numbers listed above.

  • Be sure to bring any insurance card(s).
  • Bring your travel itinerary and immunization records for our team to review.
  • In the event you need to change or cancel your appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance.


NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital

Travel Medicine
5141 Broadway (at 220th Street)
New York, NY 10034
Telephone: 212-932-4461, 866-NYP-ALLEN