More than 1,500 children and families have been treated for weight management at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.
Children’s Health Services
The Pediatric Center provides preventive services, including routine exams, immunizations, hearing and vision screening, and child development guidance. A full spectrum of specialty pediatric services is also available, such as Pediatric Cardiology, Neurology, and Allergy and Asthma care Services.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
An 8-bed critical care unit for severely ill or injured children, staffed round the clock with highly-trained pediatric intensivists.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Jacobi’s Level III nationally-acclaimed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit combines cutting edge technology and highly-trained physicians to care for babies who once had no chance.
Asthma & Allergy
Approximately 20 million Americans suffer with asthma, and nearly half those numbers are children. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to controlling asthma and allergies. It combines medications with careful, ongoing monitoring, education, and counseling for patient and family. Our goal? To reduce or eliminate acute asthma episodes, and help our patients achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
Pediatric Weight Management
The Family Weight Management Program evaluates and provides care for overweight children and their families. Our bilingual staff includes pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, physical therapists, social workers, and psychologists. We work with each family in a positive, supportive, and enjoyable atmosphere. Our program promotes general health and long term weight management through medical management, family nutritional education, and fun physical activity programs.