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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