Queens has a number of excellent medical facilities, including hospitals known for their high-quality care and community care centers. Consolidation in the industry since the 1990s has brought many changes, including names, which are noted in this list. Medical facilities are listed alphabetically; click on the links to their websites for contact information and directions.
Hospitals in Queens, New York
Elmhurst is a state-designated stroke care center for Queens with a team of neurologists and emergency room doctors and nurses at the ready. Elmhurst prides itself on quality primary care and services for women.
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, formerly Forest Hills Hospital, is part of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. It is a small community hospital with 312 beds that covers inpatient care, emergency care, intensive care and Ob/Gyn services. The ER is a state-designated stroke center and certified heart station.
Flushing Hospital Medical Center is a community hospital with state-of-the-art suites for labor, delivery and recovery and a recently renovated ER.
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is a community teaching hospital has a network of ambulatory treatment centers along with inpatient, rehabilitation and mental health services, and a Level I trauma center.
It also has an affiliated nursing home, the Jamaica Hospital Nursing Home (Trump Pavilion).
Long Island Jewish Medical Center is a teaching hospital serving the New York metropolitan area on a 48-acre campus in New Hyde Park. It includes Long Island Jewish Hospital, Katz Women's Hospital, Cohen Children's Medical Center, and Zucker Hillside Hospital.
It offers the most advanced diagnostic and technical treatment available in such areas as cardiology, urology, oncology, gynecology and vascular issues.
Mount Sinai Queens, part of the Mount Sinai Health System, is located in Astoria. It offers Mount Sinai-quality inpatient, outpatient and emergency care with 500 doctors covering almost 40 specialties. It is the only hospital in Queens designated as a primary stroke center by the state of New York and the only one to have been awarded the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Queens branch of New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System is in Flushing. This hospital has a long history that began in Manhattan in 1892. It became Booth Memorial Hospital during World War I and moved to Queens in 1957. It became part of New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1992 and was called the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. The New York Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital merged in 1997, becoming one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States. New York Hospital Queens officially joined New York-Presbyterian in 2015 and was renamed New York-Presbyterian/Queens and offers world-class medical treatment across virtually all specialties.
The Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica offers complete medical care, including emergency, pediatrics, geriatrics, radiology, dentistry, and ophthalmology in state-of-the-art facilities.
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, in Far Rockaway, is the only full-service care hospital on the Rockaway peninsula. It is a 240-bed hospital that is affiliated with Episcopal Health Services, but the hospital treats people of all faiths. It's a state-designated stroke center and a Level II trauma center.
Located in Jamaica, this center provides primary, long-term and rehabilitative health care for veterans only.
It also offers optometry, podiatry, audiology and dental care.