A Guide to Westchester County’s Hospitals

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– Specialty Hospitals –

Blythedale Children’s Hospital, Valhalla

• Serves 650 inpatients per year
• Serves 30,000 outpatients per year
• Only independent children’s specialty hospital in NYS (1 of only 14 in U.S.)
• Only hospital in NYS with its own public school district on-site
• Serves patients from birth through age 19 with the largest pediatric therapy department in NYS

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains

• 3,000 inpatients per year
• 180,000 outpatients rehabilitation therapy visits per year
• Only acute rehabilitation hospital in Westchester
• Academically affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine and features a nationally recognized ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs
• Outpatient therapy delivered through 12 locations in Westchester and the Bronx
• Outpatient physician visits with specialists in physical rehabilitation, sports medicine, and more at the White Plains campus
• Neuropsychological evaluations and treatment with specialized practitioners
• Support groups for community members

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Four Winds Hospital Westchester, Katonah

• The leading specialized provider of inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents, and adults in the Northeast (also a location in Saratoga County)
• Admissions Department open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• Treats a full spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including psychological trauma, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder
• Mental health treatment for ages 5 and above
• Partial hospital program for adolescents and youth

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Valhalla

• Only full-service, acute-care pediatric hospital in Hudson Valley
• Follows principles of family-centered care
• Offers entire spectrum of pediatric subspecialities, including cardiovascular medical and surgical services, such as fetal cardiology, electrophysiology, and cardiac surgery
• Certified interventional epilepsy program
• Hematology and oncology care, including advanced chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation
• Liver, kidney transplantation
• Specialized emergency care
• All forms of pediatric general and specialty surgery
• Complex respiratory disorders center
• Biochemical genetics center
• Hudson Valley’s only certified Level I pediatric trauma center and burn-care program
• Region’s only pediatric intensive care unit and Level IV regional NICU where smallest and sickest newborns are cared for

Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester, West Harrison

• More than 60 uniquely trained physicians including medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists and radiologists
• #2 Best Hospital for Cancer for 2022-2023 by U.S. News & World Report
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A Magnet-recognized institution by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
• An Early Drug Development Clinic providing patients with the earliest opportunities to access the latest drugs against a specific cancer or cancer mutation
• Targeted stereotactic treatments for mobile lung nodules with implanted Calypso GPS respiratory tracking
• Able to deliver high-dose hypo-fractionated radiation therapy for unresectable liver and pancreas cancers
• Robust Skin Cancer Management Program, including whole-body 3D imaging
• Community breast and lung cancer screening programs

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, White Plains

• One of the world’s most advanced centers for psychiatric care, serving children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with comprehensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and inpatient services
• Nationally recognized for excellence in nursing from the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program
• 3,279 inpatient discharges; 24,328 outpaitent/telehealth in 2020
• Home of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, and Center for Eating Disorders
• A Planetree Certified Person-Centered Hospital, awarded “Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care”

WMCHealth Behavioral Health Center, Valhalla

• A leading provider of comprehensive mental health care for almost 100 years
• 100+ bed behavioral health hospital is the hub of one of the largest mental health systems in New York State
• Mission is to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment services, to train behavioral health professionals of the future, and to contribute research in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health disorders
• Offers a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families, including a child-and-adolescent psychiatry program and ePsychiatry services through WMCHealth’s telemedicine program

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– Full-Service Hospitals –

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester, Bronxville

Number of doctors: 800+ | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 11,341/181,179 | Number of beds: 288 | Births per year: 1,053 | ER visits per year: 28,775 | Avg. ER wait time: not provided

  • • Seamless entry and includes providers from Columbia
    • Cardiac Cath Laboratory with STEMI PROGRAM
    • Declared a Commission on Cancer accredited quality program
    • Expanded cardiology services, including a Structural Heart Program and Cardiac PET/CT imaging
    • World Class Columbia Neurology Services
    • Joint Commission Primary Stroke Certification
    • Access to clinical trials
    • Mission Life Gold Cardiac Services
    •PRISM Award in Oncology
    • New, state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery unit and endoscopy suites
    • Columbia Och Spine expansion
    • New State of the art Labor & Delivery opening in July 2024

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, Cortlandt

Number of doctors: 717| Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 8,656 /153,593 | Number of beds: 128 | Births per year: 98 | ER visits per year: 28,775 | Avg. ER wait time: not provided

• Seamless entry to NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center for clinical-trial-based experimental therapies
• Magnet designation for Excellence in Nursing
• Top Performer on Key Quality Measures recognition from Joint Commission
• An AHA-recognized hospital, with a Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus status
• New Cardiac Cath lab
Modern Maternal & Newborn Care Unit
• Cancer Center accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
• Expanded radiology and interventional radiology services

Northern Westchester Hospital (part of Northwell Health), Mount Kisco

Number of doctors: 800+| Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 11,341/181,179 | Number of beds: 288 | Births per year: 1,053 | ER visits per year: 28,775 | Avg. ER wait time: not provided

• Ranked U.S. News’ top regional hospital in Westchester 2023
• Only hospital in Westchester County to receive the Healthgrades 2024 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award
• Awarded Planetree Paitent-Centered Care Gold Certification with Distinction six consecutive times
• One of the first 5 hospitals in U.S. to be declared a Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital with Distinction
• Magnet Recognized 3X by American Nurses Credentialing Center for Excellence
• National Quality Approval (The Joint Commission)
• Top ‘A’ rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group
Only hospital in Westchester to receive Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award
• Received Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award
• Certified by The Joint Commission for Disease Specific Care in Spine Surgery
• Advanced Certification for Total Hip & Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission
• Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence & Emergency Nurses Association’s Lantern Award for excellent ED practices and innovative performance
• Awarded American Heart Association & American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

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Phelps Hospital, Sleepy Hollow

Number of doctors: 650 | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 8,500 /187,000 | Number of beds: 218 | Births per year: 900 | ER visits per year: 28,500 | Avg. ER wait time: 9 minutes

• One of four facilities in NY to earn the Healthgrades’ Surgical Care Excellence Award™
U.S. News high-performing hospital for two adult specialties and one procedure
• Recognized by Commission on Cancer as an Accredited Program
• Stroke Gold Plus Status with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Advanced Therapy and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll™ award for 2022 AHA’s Get With The Guidelines
• Magnet Recognition status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center with The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval®
• Received Healthgrades 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
• Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence & Emergency Nurses Association’s Lantern Award for excellent ED practices and innovative performance

White Plains Hospital, White Plains

Number of doctors: 1,400 | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 24,000/1,097,000 | Number of beds: 292 | Births per year: 2,300 | ER visits per year: 78,000 | Avg. ER wait time: 9 minutes

• Received 5-Star quality rating from CMS for second consecutive year (only Hospital in Hudson Valley to receive highest rating)
• A U.S. News Best Regional Hospital for 2023-2024
Awarded 10 consecutive “A” safety grades from the Leapfrog Group
Named to Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals” and “Best-In-State Hospitals” lists
• Only Westchester hospital to receive top safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group (7th consecutive time) and the Top General Hospital designation
• Ranked in top 10% of hospitals nationally for patient experience by Healthgrades
• Magnet designated, the highest standard for nursing excellence
• One of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention” per Healthgrades
• Cardiac Surgery Program awarded highest quality rating by Society of Thoracic Surgeons
• Added Structural Heart Center and Neurosciences Program in 2023

Montefiore Health System, New Rochelle Hospital

Number of doctors: 555| Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 6,022/126,710 | Number of beds: 223 | Births per year: 638 | ER visits per year: 37,957 | Avg. ER wait time: Varies

• Community-based teaching hospital
• Center of Excellence designation from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
• Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission as a Certified Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement
• 2023 Gold seal of approval from The Joint Commission and New York State as a Primary Stroke Center
• 2023 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Type 2 Diabetics Honor Roll Recipient
• 2023 Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department by the American College of Emergency Physicians
• ISDA Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence.

Montefiore Health System, Mount Vernon Hospital

Number of doctors: 411 | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 1,809/154,454 | Number of beds: 121 | Births per year: 0 | ER visits per year: 16,195 | Avg. ER wait time: Varies

• Community Hospital
• 2023 Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission & New York State as a Primary Stroke Center
• Designated as a New York State Department of Health AIDS Center
• Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Center
• Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Disorder Programs
• 2023 Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department by the American College of Emergency Physicians
• 2023 Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Recipient

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla

Number of doctors: 500 | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 23,000/447,000 | Number of beds: 652 | Births per year: 925 | ER visits per year: 40,000 | Avg. ER wait time: 25 minutes

• Regional hub for advanced subspecialties, accepting thousands of patient transfers annually
•  Region’s only Level I adult trauma & burn center serving Hudson Valley, much of Upstate NY
•Transplantation of heart, kidney, liver
• Cardiac surgery, catheterization, and other advanced services
• High-risk OB-GYN program
• Many neuroscience care offerings, including region’s only NYS-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center
• Recognitions include American Stroke Association for stroke care excellence; American College of Cardiology for Excellence in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement; National Center of Excellence, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association; Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program as a comprehensive center; Center of Excellence, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
• Academic medical center training next generation of healthcare professionals

St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Dobbs Ferry & Yonkers (combined)

Number of doctors: 732| Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 16,972/292,022| Number of beds: 340 | Births per year: 1,172| ER visits per year: 41,431 (Andrus & Dobbs Ferry) | Avg. ER wait time: 10 minutes (Dobbs Ferry) / 33 minutes (Yonkers)

• 5-star maternity services 14 consecutive years
• Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award for 4 consecutive reviews
• JCAHO Accredited and Gold-Plus Designated Stroke Center
• 24-hour Emergency Rooms with Fast Track
• Inpatient Detox and Rehab Units
• Dobbs Ferry Pavilion offers Westchester’s only hospital-based orthopedic center
• Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine Residencies
• LECOM medical school clinical rotation site
• Cochran School of Nursing

St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Yonkers & St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester, Harrison (combined)

Number of doctors: 502 | Inpatients/Outpatients per year: 5,580/715,096| Number of beds: 326 | Births per year: N/A | ER visits per year: 29,483 | Avg. ER wait time: not provided

• Family medicine, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and Psychiatry Residency Program
• Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
• Awarded the 2023 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll recipient
• New state-of-the-art Imaging Center
• Offers Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Chambers, Yonkers only Cardiac Rehab Program, Inpatient/ Outpatient Behavioral Health, Addiction & Recovery Treatment, Countywide Mobile Crisis Prevention, and response teams
• Serves as Westchester County’s 988 Hotline
• New in 2023, Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing at The College of Mount Saint Vincent

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