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NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns

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NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns is scheduled to open summer 2020. The 246,500-square-foot facility will vastly increase the space currently available for the care of pregnant women and newborns and will accommodate 7,300 births a year. Located on floors 14 to 18 of the innovative NYP David H. Koch Center the new hospital will offer the full range of services you and your baby may need before, during, and after childbirth—including specialized prenatal care if needed and high-level care for newborns in need of extra support.

A State-of-the-Art Facility

NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns will feature the latest equipment in a setting designed with mothers and babies in mind, including:

  • 75 private antepartum and postpartum rooms
  • A 20-bed triage suite, where our staff will greet you and assess your needs
  • 16 labor and delivery rooms and five operating rooms (for C-sections), including a fully equipped operating room featuring a portable CT scanner, ultrasound, and the ability to perform emergency, complex, routine, and planned surgeries
  • 8 private antepartum testing rooms
  • 15 ultrasound rooms to perform onsite prenatal diagnosis and treatment

Multidisciplinary Teams

From your first appointment through your final postpartum follow-up visit, you will receive advanced, compassionate care at NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns from highly experienced Weill Cornell Medicine physicians and other healthcare professionals.

  • An integrated approach. Our team members work across disciplines and specialties to treat even the most complex maternal-fetal and newborn conditions.
  • Multispecialty care. Our obstetric and neonatal teams include highly trained obstetrician-gynecologists, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, obstetric anesthesiologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, lactation counselors, social workers, geneticists and genetic counselors, ultrasound technicians, and psychiatrists and psychologists.
  • Top-notch infant care. The pediatric specialists and subspecialists at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital are available during and after your newborn's hospital stay and collaborate to provide your child with exceptional care. NewYork-Presbyterian is New York’s #1 Children’s Hospital.

Advanced Perinatal Care

Our Fetal Care Center—an internationally recognized facility for fetal diagnosis, counseling, and care—will have a new home at NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns. The team in the Fetal Care Center is dedicated to providing exceptional care to women whose pregnancies are complicated by fetal conditions. Our patients have access to Weill Cornell Medicine physicians, including maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists and subspecialists in fetal and neonatal cardiac, neurologic, urologic, orthopedic, and gastrointestinal care, among other areas. During the first visit, each patient meets with a neonatologist, an MFM specialist, and any other necessary doctors. Our coordinators can assist in arranging these appointments, and we do our best to schedule all appointments in the same day.

The Highest Level of Neonatal Intensive Care

The Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns will be the first neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in New York City with an MRI and an operating room located right within the unit. Level IV is the highest recognition possible in newborn intensive care, providing services for even the sickest infants. Our NICU will have:

  • Newborn care provided by Weill Cornell Medicine physicians
  • 60 NICU beds
  • Bedside imaging, including x-ray, portable ultrasound, and fluoroscopy
  • Quiet meeting spaces for multi-specialty consultations and family education
  • Private NICU rooms to help support family bonding and comfort

A History of Superior Pregnancy Care

NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine have a long tradition of providing exceptional obstetric care to women in New York City. Since the late 19th century, our maternity program has been known for excellent maternal and infant care and groundbreaking developments in the advancement of women’s and children’s health. Today, mothers and mothers-to-be—and their babies—receive the high-quality multidisciplinary care you've come to expect from NewYork-Presbyterian. From prenatal care to childbirth, newborn care, and postpartum follow-up, you can receive all the specialized care you need from our expert team.

Contact Us

Find an obstetrician/gynecologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell: 212-962-BABY (212-962-2229).