Why Choose Us
Superior Pediatric Care, Right Here in Queens
At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we provide comprehensive and compassionate care to children of all ages, from newborns to young adults. Our board-certified pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists from NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine provide medical care to young patients with everyday health needs and the rarest and most complex conditions. As a longstanding community member, we proudly serve a broad and diverse patient population. Together with our network hospital partners, NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, we provide seamless access to clinical expertise and outstanding care devoted to children close to home.
Services & Specialties
Comprehensive Pediatric Care
Collaborative Clinical Expertise
Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric physicians includes neonatologists, pediatric hospitalists, physician assistants (PAs), pediatric nurses, social workers, and other staff members that coordinate care tailored to each patient’s needs.
The hallmark of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens’ pediatric program is care offered by world-class pediatric subspecialists: cardiologists (heart care), gastroenterologists (digestive care), general surgeons, neurologists (nervous system care), orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists, pulmonologists (lung care) and urologists (urinary and reproductive care).
Our Approach to Care
Holistic and Comprehensive Care
At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we recognize that every child with a medical condition has a unique set of symptoms, circumstances and needs. We take a holistic approach to care that considers the entire patient, including their physical, emotional, and social factors. We partner with patients and their families in shared decision-making, empowering them with knowledge, support, and the most effective treatment options to achieve the best possible outcome for every child.
Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Care
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.
Our multidisciplinary team includes pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric hospitalists, physician assistants (PAs), pediatric nurses, social workers, and other staff members that coordinate care tailored to each patient’s needs.
Our pediatricians collaborate closely with pediatric subspecialists in cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, pulmonology, and urology to provide your child with the safest, most advanced treatment.
Family-Centered, Compassionate Care
At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we do all we can to ensure your child receives the most compassionate, highest quality, and safest care possible. We understand that seeking medical care can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. Our goal is to put your child at ease and make your family’s experience the best it can be. Our diverse staff is sensitive to the unique needs of our patients. From the moment you walk through our doors, our warm and caring staff will work with you to ensure we meet your child’s physical, emotional and social needs.
Why Choose Us?
Level III NICU
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). NewYork-Presbyterian Queens offers advanced-level care for high-risk infants born with extremely low birth weight. We have a wide range of comprehensive services, including respiratory support, advanced imaging, and on-site access to pediatric subspecialties.
Experts in Child and Adolescent Health
Our pediatricians have expertise in understanding children’s needs, addressing physical health and issues affecting behavior and emotional health. In addition to addressing health concerns and illness, we focus on health promotion and disease prevention, emphasizing the context of family, community, and the environment in which each child lives. At our many locations and clinics, our pediatricians care for patients from infancy to age 20.
Child Life Specialists
Our dedicated child life specialists work with your child and your family before surgery or a procedure to address any fears, reduce anxiety, and answer any questions you may have. They are specially trained and certified to ensure that each child’s hospital experience is positive and supportive.
Seamless Access to World-Class Medical Experts
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine, an Ivy League medical school that is among the nation’s best in patient care, medical education, and research. We offer many of the highly specialized services typically found in an academic medical center, but without the commute to Manhattan and in the comfortable setting of a local community hospital. Your child has access to the world-class resources available through our affiliations with the NewYork-Presbyterian healthcare network, ensuring that they receive the most advanced care close to home.
Affiliated with Nationally Ranked Children’s Hospitals
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens offers young patients seamless access to two renowned children’s hospitals, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital. Both hospitals are among the nation’s leading centers for diagnosing and treating childhood diseases. They are both major referral centers for complex and rare disorders in infants, children, and adolescents.
5-Star Quality Rating
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens has received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-star Quality rating, becoming the only hospital in Queens to achieve this recognition. This prestigious rating reflects our unwavering commitment to providing patients with the highest quality patient care.
Through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens, we offer pediatric healthcare services at several convenient locations close to where you live or work.
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
THERESA LANG CHILDREN’S AMBULATORY CENTER
JACKSON HEIGHTS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
PEDIATRIC ASTHMA CENTER
NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens
PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
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Awards & Recognition
Excellence in Pediatric Care
Theresa Lang Children’s Center achieved Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) re-certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This is the highest level attainable in recognition of high-quality, coordinated primary pediatric care and specialty care. Theresa Lang Children’s Center pediatricians are recognized by NCQA for their top-notch commitment to delivering medical care.
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). NewYork-Presbyterian Queens offers advanced-level care for high-risk infants born with extremely low birth weight. We have a wide range of comprehensive services including respiratory support, advanced imaging, and on-site access to pediatric subspecialties.
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens adheres to the highest standards of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. These standards are grounded in evidence-based practices recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for optimal infant feeding support in the precious first days of a newborn’s life.