Our Services

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 NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital 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 Children's Hospital 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.


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

Emergency Department NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Emergency Department NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Emergency Department NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital

Emergency Department NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

Emergency Department NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester

Emergency Department Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Emergency Department Komansky Children's Hospital