Why Choose Us
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the #1 children's hospital in New York and has been ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the nation for 16 years in a row as per U.S. News and World Report's 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals ranking. We are affiliated with two Ivy League medical schools and have cared for children and adolescents for over 100 years. We are ranked #5 in the nation for Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery and top in New York for Neonatology, and Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery.
Our Approach to Care
Our team of nationally renowned pediatric specialists treats newborns through young adults with various conditions. With two children's hospital campuses, dozens of medical group practices, and additional access to care through our telehealth services, we provide patients with exceptional care no matter where they live.
Excellence in care does not stop once your child reaches adulthood. Our pediatric specialists work closely with our adult specialists to ensure a seamless transition of care, especially for children taking a more active role in managing their chronic illnesses.
We take a multidisciplinary approach to treating every pediatric patient. This means that the best minds are thinking and collaborating about your child’s care to ensure that we are offering the best solutions not just for the situation at hand, but also for your child’s future.
We know that a child’s illness can impact the entire family — our staff is dedicated to patient-centered care that extends to easing the concerns of parents, caregivers, and siblings.
Fixing a Little Boy’s ‘Swiss Cheese’ Heart Fixing a Little Boy’s ‘Swiss Cheese’ Heart
Born with more than a dozen holes in his heart, Maverick Waler was on the path toward transplant, until he traveled across the country to NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, where specialists saved his heart and gave him the chance for a normal life.
COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5: What to Know COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5: What to Know
An infectious diseases expert explains the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine for children 6 months through 5 years old — and why it’s important for this age group to get vaccinated.
What Parents Need to Know About Updated Developmental Milestones Checklists What Parents Need to Know About Updated Developmental Milestones Checklists
A developmental pediatrician shares why the CDC revised the developmental checklists for children through age 5, and how parents can use these guides in a proactive way.
Podcast: How to Talk to Kids About Difficult Things Podcast: How to Talk to Kids About Difficult Things
Two youth mental health experts share tips on how to have open conversations with children on tough topics.
Preparing for Your Teen’s First Gynecology Appointment Preparing for Your Teen’s First Gynecology Appointment
A gynecologist explains what to expect and how to help your adolescent get the care they need.
"Dr. Souweidane doesn’t perceive his occupation just as a profession, but as a humanitarian mission to save lives."
Dr. Gudavalli explained everything to me. Even though it was medical terms, I understood because she gave me step-by-step explanations.
Awards & Recognition
NewYork-Presbyterian offers state-of-the-art extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at both Columbia and Weill Cornell campuses. NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley is one of five ECMO programs in the world designated as a Platinum Center of Excellence by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization