New York

Westchester Medical Center



Westchester Medical Center is a leading medical facility in Valhalla, New York. It has been recognized as a premier facility in Westchester for quality health care for six consecutive years. The hospital is a renowned academic medical and research facility, serving more than 3.5 million people in seven-county Hudson Valley region, northern New Jersey, and lower Connecticut.

Westchester, a referral hospital for some of the nation's top specialists and sub-specialists, strives to provide services in various areas of specialization, including ambulatory surgery, arthritic diseases, behavioral health, endovascular surgery, gastroenterology, heart care, neurology, occupational health, orthopaedic surgery, pain management, plastic surgery, rehabilitation medicine, sports medicine, surgery, and vascular surgery. The centers of excellence include George E. Reed heart center, Zalmen A. Arlin Cancer Institute, transplant center, neuroscience center, and trauma and burn center.

Westchester Medical Center offers a leading kidney transplant program in the state, and is now home to one of the four liver transplant programs in New York. Children's Hospital, located in the Westchester Medical Center campus, is the only all specialty pediatric infirmary in the region. The hospital with renowned pediatric specialists, including pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric open heart surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric oncologists and pediatric infectious disease specialists provides quality and comprehensive range of medical and surgical services.

STAT Flight, a hospital-based medevac helicopter service, is available to transport critically ill or injured patients to other hospital or from the accident site to the hospital.

Westchester Medical Center accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Westchester Medical Center provides both Research and Teaching facilities.

Address: Grasslands Reservation , Valhalla
State: New York
Zip: 10595
Phone: 914-493-7000
URL: www.wcmc.com
County: Westchester
Number of Beds: 1000
Total Staff : 0



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Articles about this hospital

Space-Age Communication Technology at Hand For Advanced Pediatric Care
Date: 2005-11-07
Michael Gewitz

WMC First In Northeast To Use New Cardiac Device
Date: 2005-10-31
Warren Rosenblum

Westchester Medical Center Receives Approval To Reactivate Heart Transplant Programs
Date: 2005-09-21
Michael D. Israel

Westchester Medical Center Opens New Metabolic Center
Date: 2005-08-16
Michael Israel

Surgical Oncologists Join Westchester Medical Center
Date: 2005-08-15
Roy Ashikari, Andrew Ashikari and Pond Kelemen

BEST IN STATE-Survival Rate Of WMC Liver Transplant Patients Highest In NY
Date: 2005-03-24
Patricia Sheiner