Franklin Hospital

900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, New York, 11580
Phone: (516) 256-6353

Department of Emergency Medicine                       
Franklin Hospital

Over the course of one year, the Emergency Medicine Department at Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream, Long Island, NY, sees approximately 43,000 patients. One of the most advanced emergency medicine departments in the region, it is staffed by all board-certified/board-eligible emergency physicians, dedicated emergency medicine nurses and certified physician assistants 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Franklin Hospital provides a full range of services, including orthopaedics, wound care, pain management, psychiatry, hospice and ambulatory surgery. We also have a 21-bed short-term psychiatric unit.

Franklin Hospital Accomplishments
A 305-bed community hospital, Franklin Hospital is an award-winning facility recognized for its unique programs and the quality of patient care:

  •  2011 recipient of Health Grades Joint Replacement Excellence Award
  • 2009 recipient of the Journey Award from Press Ganey for the highest improvement in patient satisfaction scores. Press Ganey awards represent the health care industry's most coveted symbols of achievement.
  • State-of-the-art Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program.  Franklin Hospital is the first hospital in North Shore-LIJ Health System to have hyperbaric chambers.

For more information about the Department of Emergency Medicine at Franklin Hospital, Valley Stream, Long Island, NY, contact Director of Emergency Medicine Dr. John Rohe or Nursing Director Patricia Felder, RN at (516) 256-6353.


Our Emergency Medicine Department provides many advanced programs to ensure that our patients get state-of-the-art care for virtually any illness or injury:


  • Stroke Center Certified by New York State – The Emergency Medicine Department at Franklin Hospital has the most advanced training, personnel and equipment to provide state-of-the-art care to patients suffering from ischemic strokes (the most common type) and hemorrhagic strokes. Receiving expert treatment for strokes can mean the difference between life and death.


Franklin Hospital is one of 11 hospitals in North Shore-LIJ Health System to receive the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. We were recognized for achieving 85 percent or higher adherence to all Stroke Performance indicators for 12 consecutive months. In 2010, our hospital received their Gold Plus Award.


  • Separate Fast Track Unit – The fast track unit at Franklin Hospital's Emergency Medicine Department allows patients with minor illnesses or injuries to be treated rapidly in an environment appropriate to the severity of their illness. Open daily from 11am to 11pm, our 7-bed unit is staffed by an attending emergency physician and attending doctors, residents, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. 


  • 911 Receiving Hospital – The Emergency Department is a 911 receiving hospital for both police and voluntary ambulance services in Nassau County and FDNY from New York City. 

With easy access to the Southern State Parkway and just 10 minutes from JFK airport, our location in Valley Stream, Long Island, makes it easy for residents of Nassau and Southeastern Queens counties to benefit from the highest standard of emergency care. We welcome your inquiries and comments.