Emergency Department


Do you have an emergency?

Call 911 to immediately connect to police, paramedics, fire department, and other emergency crews.

When you require immediate care due to injury or illness, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital has a specially-trained Emergency Medicine team waiting to provide you with the utmost in emergency health care. Our board-certified Emergency Medicine physicians work solely in the Emergency Department (ED) at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, providing a wealth of experience and quick, effective, and compassionate treatment of injuries and illnesses. These include broken bones, lacerations, heart attacks, and strokes.


Additionally, all of our ED physicians are trained in Pediatric Emergency care, and we make the extra commitment to children and their parents by offering a pediatrician onsite in the Emergency Department during the busiest times of the day and on weekends. We also offer specially-designed equipment uniquely suited for addressing the needs of young patients.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital is a New York State Department of Health designated Stroke Center with a highly skilled and dedicated stroke team on standby around the clock, ready to immediately treat any stroke patient who comes through our doors.

Important Numbers to Know

Ambulance / Fire / Police 911
Poison Control Center 800-222-1222
Rabies Information 914-637-4700
Rape/Sexual Violence Hotline 800-656-4673
Emergency Department 914-787-1035

As part of our ongoing effort to provide you with the best service and facilities available, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital's Emergency Department has three triage rooms, a Prompt Care facility, an Admissions Unit, and a waiting and reception area, which features a large saltwater aquarium. Free information tours of our facility are available by calling 914-787-5000.

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Common Emergencies

  • Bites, Animal & Human
  • Bites, Insects
  • Burns
  • Electric shock
  • Fever
  • Heart Attack
  • Heat exhaustion