Emergency Medicine

The Departments of Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital provide around the clock expert care to nearly 250,000 patients annually, about 50,000 of whom are subsequently admitted to inpatient services. The Emergency Departments provide state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment for patients with a full spectrum of emergency medical needs. The most common serious complaints and diagnoses encountered in the Adult Emergency Departments at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center include chest pain, heart failure, infectious diseases, cerebrovascular accidents, abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding. Other common diagnoses encountered include pneumonia and respiratory diseases, abscesses, lacerations and orthopedic and rheumatologic complaints. Both the Pediatric Emergency Departments of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and at the Komansky Center for Children's Health provide a level of expertise and range of services and resources dedicated to children in need of emergency care.

The Emergency Departments of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are top centers for emergency care and are officially designated as 911 Ambulance-Receiving Centers. Level I Adult Trauma Services are offered at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Services are offered at both the Komansky Center for Children's Health and the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

A note about NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester:
NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester is a dedicated psychiatric facility. There is no physical "emergency room." However, their "Access - Intake Line" – 888-694-5700 – is staffed 24/7 to help with psychiatric emergencies as well as routine inquiries.

Contact

To contact an Emergency Department (aka Emergency Room) please use the telephone numbers below.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN/COLUMBIA

212-305-6204

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN/WEILL CORNELL

212-746-5026

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN/ALLEN HOSPITAL

212-932-4245

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN/WESTCHESTER

888-694-5700 (see note above)

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
MORGAN STANLEY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

212-305-6628

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
KOMANSKY CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH

212-746-5050