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					                         Lenox Hill Hospital
                  100 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075
                          Telephone: 212�434�2000
                         www.lenoxhillhospital.org
Beds: 652
Sponsorship: Voluntary Not�for�Profit
Accreditation: Joint Commission, College of American Pathologists,
American Association of Blood Banks, Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education, Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs, American College of Radiology

GENERAL PROFILE
Lenox Hill Hospital is a fully accredited, acute care hospital with a national repu-
tation for providing the highest quality care, training new physicians, and contrib-
uting to progress in research. e hospital is ranked among the top 50 hospitals in
Heart and Heart Surgery, Digestive Disorders, and Neurology & Neurosurgery by
U.S.News & World Report.

MEDICAL STAFF AND TEACHING PROGRAMS
Lenox Hill Hospital's 1,400 physicians have national and international reputa-
tions in their elds. e Hospital independently sponsors 17 accredited residency
and fellowship programs.

                       CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
 LENOX HILL HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK
                                     (LHHVI)
LHHVI is one of the only centers in Manhattan to o er the full complement of
minimally invasive heart surgery. LHH surgeons are able to perform coronary
artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement, atrial brillation ablation, and
remodeling of the heart, all minimally invasively.        e rst totally endoscopic
coronary artery bypss surgery to be performed on a beating heart in New York was
performed by LHH surgeons in 2009. LHH is one of the few hospitals in the
nation to o er integrated care of aortic disease, which involves collaboration
between cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, struc-
tural cardiology and internal medicine. is is in keeping with a tradition of excel-
lence begun in 1938, when Lenox Hill Hospital cardiologists performed the rst
angiogram in the U.S. In 1978, Hospital cardiologists performed the rst ever
coronary angioplasty. In 1991, they implanted one of the rst coronary stents in
NYC, and in 1994 performed the nation's rst minimally invasive direct coronary
artery bypass surgery.
Today, LHHVI physicians and surgeons continue to o er a comprehensive
approach to total cardiac and vascular care with the largest carotid stent program
in the nation (2004), and the largest minimally invasive heart assist program in the
tri-state area (2005). In 2008, the rst 256 Slice Computer Tomographic (CT)
Scanner in the Northeastern United States was installed at Lenox Hill Hospital,
making it one of only three hospitals in the country to acquire this advanced
cardiovascular imaging system. Images from the scanner show the coronary arteries
with extreme clarity making it easier to detect and treat structural heart disease,
peripheral vascular disease and carotid artery disease. As leaders in the eld,
LHHVI continue to develop groundbreaking techniques to minimize heart
damage and speed recovery.

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND SPORTS MEDICINE
Lenox Hill Hospital is recognized internationally as a leader in orthopedic surgery
and sports medicine, and provides treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal
conditions. e Hospital’s Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic
Trauma was the rst hospital-based center in the U.S. dedicated to research in
sports medicine. Its expert sta provides treatment and rehabilitation to injured
athletes, including players on the NY Jets and Islanders. e Hospital’s orthopedic
surgeons are leaders in total and partial joint replacement surgery, and in surgery of
the spine, shoulder, foot, ankle and hand.

MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH
Lenox Hill Hospital is known for its exceptional obstetrical services, from prenatal
to postpartum care. Its obstetricians and gynecologists manage routine and high-
risk cases and o er specialized expertise in breast disease, reproductive endocrinol-
ogy, bladder disorders, infertility, and gynecologic oncology. Expectant mothers
with high-risk pregnancies bene t from the highly skilled specialists at the Center
for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Services include a full range of prenatal testing, as
well as ongoing monitoring of both mother and fetus. Premature infants and those
born with special needs receive specialized attention in the Hospital's acclaimed
Neonatal Critical Care Unit.


To nd a doctor who's right for you, visit www.lenoxhillhospital.org or call our 24-
hour physician referral service toll free at 1-888-RIGHT MD (1-888-744-4863).

				
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