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Plainview Hospital

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888 Old Country Road
Plainview, New York, 11803
Phone: (516) 719-2336

Department of Emergency Medicine                       
Plainview Hospital

Over the course of one year, the Emergency Medicine Department at Plainview Hospital, Long Island, NY, sees approximately 35,000 patients. As a community hospital, we care for all routine emergency and urgent care patients. Our facilities are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For more information about the Department of Emergency Medicine at Plainview Hospital, Long Island, NY, contact Director of Emergency Medicine Alan Kaplan, MD, or Nursing Director Diane DeVivo, RN, at (516) 719-2433

To reach the Emergency Department at Plainview Hospital, call (516) 719-2336.

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 Plainview 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.

Plainview 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. The awards recognize the hospitals' commitment and successes in implementing a higher standard of stroke care to ensure that stroke patients receive treatment in accordance with the latest evidence-based guidelines. 

  • Separate Fast Track Unit – The fast track unit at Plainview 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 four-bed unit is staffed by an attending emergency physician and emergency nurses, residents, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. 
  • Family Practice Residency Training Site – We are a training site for our Family Practice Residency Program. We teach doctors studying to be Family Practitioners about the emergency care of all types of patients.
     
  • Orthopedic Residency Training Site

Our location in Plainview, with easy access to Route 135 and Old Country Road, makes it easy for Nassau County residents to benefit from the highest standard of emergency care. We welcome your inquiries and comments