Syosset Hospital

221 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, New York, 11791
Phone: (516) 496-6550

Department of Emergency Medicine                       
Syosset Hospital

Over the course of one year, the Emergency Medicine Department at Syosset Hospital, Long Island, NY, sees approximately 18,000 patients.

For more information about the Department of Emergency Medicine at Syosset Hospital, Long Island, NY, contact the Director of Emergency Medicine Joseph Garber, MD, or the Nursing Director Helen Costas-Tesi, RN, at (516) 496-6550.   

To reach the Emergency Department at Syosset Hospital, call (516) 496-6550.

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

  • Board-Certified Emergency Physicians – Patients who come to Syosset Hospital's Emergency Department are diagnosed and treated by board-certified emergency physicians, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


  • Stroke Center Certified by New York State – The Emergency Medicine Department at Syosset 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.

Syosset 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 Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards. We have recieved this award for the past three years. 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.

  • 911 Receiving Hospital – Our Emergency Department is a 911 receiving hospital for both police and voluntary ambulance services in Nassau County.


  • Award-winning Emergency Department – Our Emergency Department is the first and only facility in New York state to receive the distinguished J.D. Power award for an "Outstanding Emergency Department Experience" two years in a row. We have received the award three times, most recently in 2013

Our location in Syosset makes it easy for area residents to benefit from the highest standards of emergency care. We welcome your inquiries and comments.