New York

Long Island College Hospital



Long Island College Hospital (LICH), founded in 1858 as a medical school and hospital, is a community health care facility in Brooklyn, New York. It is the first U S medical school to make bedside teaching a standard part of its medical curriculum. As a primary clinical teaching affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn (SUNY-Downstate Medical Center), LICH offers training programs for resident physicians in more than 20 medical specialties.

The hospital provides numerous specialties, including allergy and immunology, anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation medicine and surgery.

The LICH School of Nursing is one of the oldest nursing schools in the nation. Long Island College Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. It is a member of the American Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State.

Long Island College Hospital accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Address: 339 Hicks Street , Brooklyn
State: New York
Zip: 11201
Phone: 718-780-1000
URL: www.wehealny.org/patients/lich_description.html
County: Kings
Number of Beds: 516
Total Staff : 0



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