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Overview

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills is a 312-bed community teaching hospital that provides inpatient medical and surgical care, intensive care, and obstetrics and gynecology services. The hospital is designated as a Level II Perinatal Center.

Our Emergency Department is a 911 receiving site, a certified heart station, as well as a New York State designated Stroke Center.  We also offer a well-regarded medical residency education program and a podiatry residency education program. Long Island Jewish Forest Hills has approximately 18,000 inpatient discharges, including 2,500 women who deliver at the hospital each year; about 60,000 visits are experienced in the Emergency Department annually; nearly 4,500 people undergo ambulatory surgery at the hospital every year; and nearly 1,500 people have outpatient endoscopies at the hospital annually.

Highlights include:

  • Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (COEMIG)
  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Tobacco-Free Hospitals Campaign “Gold Star Status” for Excellence in Lung Health Education and Lung Cancer Screening
  • American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Gold Plus award for Stroke program and Elite Honor Roll for Target Stroke
  • World Health Organization/UNICEF "Baby Friendly” designated hospital
  • New York State Department of Health designated Stroke Center
  • American College of Radiology designated Lung Cancer Screening Center; also recognized as a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance
  • American College of Radiology accredited CT and ultrasound
  • Nuclear Cardiology facility accredited by the Inter-Societal Accreditation Commission
  • ACGME accredited residency program in Internal Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery Program accredited by the American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery/American College of Surgeons
  • CPME approved residency program in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Cancer Program accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Laboratory accredited by College of American Pathologists
  • Highly regarded Advanced Illness Program
  • New York City FDNY-EMS designated heart station
  • National leader in remote video auditing to drive continuously higher levels of safety
  • Mammography program certified in accordance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).

Featured clinical programs include:

Surgical Services, including:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oncologic (Cancer) Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery including Joint Center of Excellence and Physical Therapy
  • Plastic and Reconstructive
  • Podiatry
  • Thoracic Surgery and Lung Health
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound Care

Urology, including brachytherapy and lithotripsy

Women’s Health Program:

  • Maternity with Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Well Baby Nursery
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Minimally invasive gynecology surgery
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Urogynecology

Cardiology, including inpatient and outpatient Nuclear Cardiology testing, Echocardiology, and inpatient Telemetry Unit

Gastroenterology including Endoscopy and ERCP

General Medicine

Hospitalist Medicine Program

Critical Care staffed 24X7 by Board-certified Intensivists

Palliative Care and Hospice Unit

Neurology

Imaging Center (Radiology) including Interventional Radiology, MRI, CT Scan, Mammography and Ultrasound

Emergency Medicine

Leadership

Susan Browning

Executive Director
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills