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Children’s Health

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst offers excellent medical care for children, whether they're infants, adolescents, or somewhere in-between. We provide a full range of both primary care and specialty pediatric services.

The Pediatric Department at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst is responsible for the care provided to all infants, children and adolescents in the inpatient and Ambulatory Care services. The Pediatric Ambulatory Service consists of a total of 12 primary care and subspecialty clinics, including a Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic, Adolescent Services, and a Developmental Clinic.

In addition, the Pediatric Emergency Room is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. For more information on Pediatric Emergency Service, please click here.

The Pediatric Inpatient Service cares for all children admitted at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, including those who require general or special surgery. The Pediatric Newborn Service, consisting of 4 nurseries and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, cares for the more than 4,500 infants born at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst each year. For more information on Pediatric Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, please call 718.334.4000.

These are some of the primary services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst for children:

  • Primary care for children and adolescents
  • Vaccinations
  • Developmental assessments
  • Allergy testing
  • Diabetes
  • Immunology

Ambulatory care services, or NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst’s in-hospital or stand-alone community health centers, provide high-quality, affordable care to both children and adults. Our staff can also assist you with determining eligibility for enrollment in government-sponsored health insurance.

These are some of the primary services available for adults at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst.

  • Physical exams
  • Vaccinations for adults
  • Chronic Disease Management, including diabetes and asthma
  • High blood pressure
  • HIV/AIDS testing, counseling, and medical care
  • Testing for sexually-transmitted diseases (STD)
  • Help for depression and anxiety
  • Pain Management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Rehabilitative Medicine
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Chemotherapy
  • Oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiology
  • Foot Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Arthritis

Many additional services are also available for adult women, and children.

For more information, please call 718.334.4000.

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