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Emergency Medicine Department

The Department of Emergency Medicine at North Shore-LIJ Health System, the second largest healthcare network in the country, provides critical support for an expansive network of 12 hospitals throughout Long Island, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. Our Emergency Medicine physicians and staff are trained and certified in Emergency Medicine and work at the leading edge of innovation and technology.

Our Emergency Medicine staff works closely with other emergency professionals, including physician assistants (PAs), nurses, administration and EMS personnel. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care that results in better outcomes, higher quality of life and longevity.

Many of our physicians are fellowship-trained in subspecialties such as pediatrics, critical care, ultrasound, sports medicine, medical toxicology, international emergency medicine and FDNY-EMS (Emergency Medical Services affiliated with the Fire Department of New York).Visit Emergency Medicine Fellowship Training Programs for more information.

To complement the Emergency Medicine Department facilities at our hospitals, we operate Urgent Care Centers in Rego Park, Queens; and Bethpage, Long Island. Our Urgent Care Centers are staffed by Emergency Medicine physicians who deliver immediate care to patients with non-emergency illnesses and injuries.

North Shore-LIJ Emergency Medicine Department Locations

  • Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY – An academic tertiary care center and Regional Pediatric Trauma Center, CCMC's Emergency Department is staffed by physicians who are specialty-trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and nurses with focused training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
  • Forest Hills Hospital, Forest Hills, NY – The Emergency Department is a Level II Trauma Center, an AHA-certified Heart Station and a state-designated Stroke Center.
  • Franklin Hospital, Valley Stream, NY – A state-designated Stroke Center, the Emergency Department provides advanced programs to ensure state-of-the-art care for virtually any illness or injury.
  • Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, NY – The Emergency Department is a Level III Trauma Center and a state-designed Stroke Center.
  • Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY – The Emergency Department is one of just a few in the area that offer emergency PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) techniques for treating heart attacks. It is a Level II Trauma Center and a state-designated Stroke Center.
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, NY – An academic tertiary care center, the Emergency Department of this upper-east side hospital is a state-designated Stroke Center and Level II Trauma Center.
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY – The clinical and academic hub of North Shore-LIJ Health System, LIJ Medical Center is a teaching hospital and designated tertiary care center. The Emergency Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center and a state-designated Stroke Center and takes care of the most complicated cases, as well as routine emergency and urgent care patients.
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY – A teaching hospital and designated tertiary care center, the Emergency Medicine Department is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center and a state-designated Stroke Center.
  • Plainview Hospital, Plainview, NY – The Emergency Department is one of just a few emergency departments in the area that offer emergency PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) techniques for treating heart attacks. It is a Level II Trauma Center and state-designated Stroke Center.
  • Southside Hospital, Bayshore, NY – A state-designated Stroke Center, Southside Hospital is one of a handful of emergency departments in the area that offer emergency PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) techniques for treating heart attacks.
  • Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY – A teaching hospital and designated tertiary care medical center, SIUH has two campuses on the north and south shores of Staten Island. The Emergency Medicine Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 1 Burn Center and a state-designated Stroke Center.
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY – A Level II Trauma Center and state-designated Stroke Center, Syosset Hospital 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.

Emergency Medicine Research
Since its inception in 1994, the Department of Emergency Medicine Research Program has expanded beyond the scope of clinical research to include a Translational Research Fellowship Program and an NIH-funded basic science research laboratory. The Clinical Research Program aims to provide support to scholarly activities that contribute to the expansion of medical knowledge in the field of emergency medicine.