NYC Health + Hospitals/ Bellevue has long been renowned for excellent care and innovations in Psychiatry for adults and children. We offer a complete range of treatment services for mental illness and chemical dependency, including the only 24/7 Children’s Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program in the state.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is the recipient of numerous awards and has been deemed as a Center of Excellence in several services, including Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac Care, HIV Services, Diabetes, Parkinson’s Disease, and our WTC Environmental Health Center.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue offers high quality, accessible, and comprehensive services for children, adolescents, and families. Chief of Pediatrics, Benard Dryer, is a renowned expert in child issues and past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is a Level 1 Trauma Center and our Chief of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Lewis Goldfrank, recognized as the Father of Emergency Medicine, helped to establish an accredited residency in Emergency Medicine at Bellevue and NYU School of Medicine–the very first residency in the country. The very first hospital-based ambulance service in America started at Bellevue in 1869.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue’s Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Departments are world renowned and provide a wide range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, clinical and surgical services for cardiology patients. Our cardiac catheterization lab is state-of-the-art and our “door to STEMI” times consistently exceed the national average.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is the Regional Perinatal Center for the health system, which means we provide the most intensive and highly skilled care for the tiniest patients. This state-of-the art NICU and our Baby-Friendly USA designation are just part of what makes this service among the best in the city. Bellevue was also home to the very first maternity ward–in 1799.
We provide outstanding neurological care to you and your family. Our nationally recognized physicians with expertise in various subspecialty fields provide state-of-the-art care for adults and children with neurological diseases including epilepsy, stroke and movement disorders.
In 1947, Dr. Howard Rusk, the ‘Father of Rehabilitation Medicine,’ and Dr. Howard Deaver, a leading expert in physical therapy, established at Bellevue the first non-military rehabilitation service in a general hospital.
The Department of Surgery provides a full range of general and highly specialized surgical procedures for adults and children, including a renowned hand service, cardiothoracic surgery department and breast cancer surgery center, which is a Center of Excellence.
Bellevue is home to a WIC office to help women, parents, and children live their healthiest lives. WIC is a federally-funded, state-run program that focuses on the nutritional well-being of pregnant women and new mothers, as well as their children up to age five.