You may be coming to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln to see a doctor. Perhaps you are visiting a family member or friend. Either way, we want your visit to be as comfortable as possible. We can help you prepare for your visit. Patients can call: 718-579-5000. Visitors can call Guest Relations at: 718-579-5537.
If you do not qualify or cannot afford health insurance, you may qualify for NYC Health + Hospitals Options – a free or discount payment plan to make our health care services affordable for you and your family.
Safe disposal of sharps (syringes, needles, and lancets) is critically important to optimize health, safety, and protection of the environment. All hospitals and nursing homes in New York State are mandated by law to accept home-generated sharps as a free community service through their sharps collection programs.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
234 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451
Collection location: Lobby next to the Hospital Police
Patient-Centered Medical Home
Our dedicated Care Team provides coordinated, evidence-based care and tools to manage your health. Our staff are available on evenings and weekends so you can get care when it fits your schedule. And we can connect you with a doctor by phone at any time, day or night.
Our goal is to help you live the healthiest life possible and to build healthy neighborhoods.
Specialty and Hospital Care
Because we are part of the largest public health care system in the country, we can provide easy referrals to a vast network of hospitals, home care services, nursing homes and specialty care providers across the city.
Preparing for your doctor’s visit
When you first visit the doctor, we will review your medical history, examine you, order any necessary tests or provide referrals to other services you may need. To help get the most out of this visit, please bring:
A list of the medications you are taking
The name, address, and phone number of your pharmacy
Any medical records you wish to transfer from another doctor. Our clerk will help you transfer the information to our clinic.
What It Means to Be a Patient of Patient-Centered Medical Home
You have a personal primary care provider with a Care Team to meet your needs and answer your questions
You have easy access to your Care Team through evening and/or weekend hours
You get your own care plan to help you reach your treatment goals and manage your own health at home
Your care is coordinated across different providers and facilities, including specialists and the emergency department
You have access to a variety of self-management tools and patient education resources
Your Care Team helps you find other resources and support in your community
You can easily access and maintain comprehensive information about your health and the care you receive by signing up for our patient portal
Affordable Health Care and Medications
Our mission is to provide health care to all New Yorkers without exception. We accept most insurance plans and offer discounted fees if you do not have insurance or your insurance does not cover what you need. We also offer discounts on prescription medications. Our on-site health insurance specialists can help you sign up for a health plan that is right for you.
Children who are under the age of 19 and residents of New York State may qualify for Children’s Medicaid or Child Health Plus. Our front desk staff and financial counselors will be happy to help you apply. All clinical services are available to children, including vaccines, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
Primary Care Services Available: Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, HIV Primary Care
Language Assistance Services are offered around the clock to all patients who need it. Free interpreter services including Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Creole, French, Urdu, Hindi, Russian, Sign Language, Hebrew, Korean, Albanian, Polish, Punjabi, Arabic, and Yiddish.
Adult Medicine Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm
Saturday, 9am – 4pm
How Do I Reach the Clinic?
Main phone number: 718-579-5580; Fax: 718-579-6532
Call 718-579-4900 for appointments
General information: 718-579-5000
24-hour Hotline: 718-579-5437
Call 718-579-5580 / 5584 to contact your doctor
Call 718-579-5437 / 5462 for same-day appointments and after-hour clinical advice
Urology – Subspecialties
*Referral Not required
Monday – Thursday 8am – 7:30pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
How Do I Reach the Clinic?
Call 718-579-5484 for appointments and clinical advice