An extraordinary breadth of health care services is available in the City of Yonkers, representing every medical specialty. Our city is in the forefront of providing quality, state-of-the-art health care and our hospitals and medical facilities are on the cutting edge of technology.
Each of the hospitals provides quality services, a wealth of highly skilled physicians and medical staff and the Westchester Department of Health supports these facilities by providing personal health and environmental health services to the residents of Yonkers. Some of these services include: immunizations, physical examinations and treatments for infants and children; primary care initiative services, AIDS case management; family planning; women’s health; home health and geriatric nursing; and physical and occupational therapies. For further information, call (914) 637-4700.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital
967 North Broadway, (914) 964-4444, www.riversidehealth.org
St. John’s Riverside Hospital has been providing quality health care for the communities of Yonkers and Southern Westchester since 1869. St. John’s Riverside Hospital’s affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, has a staff of over 450 highly skilled physicians that represent almost every medical and surgical specialty. The mission of St. John’s Riverside Hospital Andrus Pavilion is to provide accessible, effective, efficient and technologically advanced health care services to the community. These services include; emergency services, inpatient acute care ambulatory surgery services, outpatient diagnosis and treatment, and health/wellness education and screening programs along with support groups for the benefit of those it serves.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital has recently updated the emergency services department. The 24-hour Emergency Department now features with Fast Track Services that enable patients to be seen by a doctor in less time. St. John’s Riverside Hospital has been awarded the Stroke Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes St. John’s Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.
Other highlights include a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient health care services in newly renovated surroundings. St. John’s features some of the most advanced medical technology in the area. For example; a brand new Cardiac Catheterization Lab, a Hyperbaric Chamber for wound healing, as well as a host of other state-of-the-art medical technology. St. John’s Riverside Hospital delivers unparalleled service in maternity, boasting the most modern and newly designed comfortable Labor, Delivery and Private Recovery suites with spectacular views of the Majestic Hudson.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital also operates the Cochran School of Nursing, which offers an accredited two-year program, leading to an associate degree in nursing. The staff of well qualified Registered Nurses, who are committed to excellence in nursing and quality patient care, ensure that each patient receives professional and personalized care. St. John’s Riverside Hospital is accredited by the New York State Health Department and Joint Commission an Accreditation of Hospitals.
Saint Joseph’s Medical Center
127 South Broadway, (914) 378-7000, www.saintjosephs.org
Since its founding by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York in 1888, Saint Joseph’s Medical Center has been meeting the health care needs of Yonkers and surrounding communities. With the recent acquisition of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Harrison, the Medical Center is now one of the largest healthcare institutions in Westchester.
In response to new developments in medicine and the needs of the community, Saint Joseph’s has grown dramatically over the years into a modern, progressive medical center. A Nursing Home was built in 1976 to alleviate a critical shortage of nursing home beds. In 1979, a new hospital was built on the site of the 1888 building. The Emergency Department was completely modernized in 1993. In 1994, the new Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation Family Health Center opened to meet the community’s growing need for affordable primary care. In 2000, a new multi-tiered, 450-space parking garage was built. In 2004, a major expansion and renovation project resulted in a state-of-the-art Emergency Room and a dedicated Radiology suite was added to expedite diagnosis and treatment and help reduce waiting times. Also in 2004, Saint Joseph’s Radiology Department installed a state-of-the-art Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS). The PACS system digitalizes images for efficient storage, transmission and interpretation for instant retrieval and delivery in real time to referring physicians throughout the hospital or in their offices. In 2005, Saint Joseph’s Medical Center opened the “Griffin House”, a low income-housing for frail elders subsidized by Housing for Urban Development (HUD).
55 Palmer Avenue, Bronxville, NY, (914) 787-1000, www.lawrencehealth.org
Established over a century ago in 1909, Lawrence Hospital Center has a long and important history providing superior healthcare to the residents of Southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. Expanding to continually meet the needs of a growing and diverse population, Lawrence Hospital Center has launched a major capital improvement project with upgrades and new developments seen throughout the hospital. On the clinical side, we have recruited an experienced and talented medical and nursing staff with training from the finest institutions in the world. These caring professionals have access to the latest technologies and state of the art equipment to give patients innovative and high tech care close to home.
As an indicator of its growth, Lawrence Hospital Center provides emergency care to approximately 35,000 individuals annually in our newly redesigned Emergency Department. We also deliver approximately 2,000 babies each year. New moms and their families will have the opportunity to experience the entirely renovated Maternity Department featuring private rooms and showers when it opens in the summer of 2008.
Throughout Lawrence Hospital Center patients and visitors will find a commitment to compassionate service and the pursuit of excellence. Lawrence’s laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. And, Our Cancer Care program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation. In addition, Lawrence Hospital Center’s Cardiology Program includes an accredited Echocardiographic Laboratory by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiographic Laboratories. Lawrence is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. And, the Hospital is fully licensed by the New York State Department of Health. Lawrence Hospital Center is a member of the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System and Stellaris Health Network. We invite you to “Know Us Before You Need Us.”
Six modern, state-of-the-art operating rooms will range in size from 600 to 670 square feet each to accommodate staff and equipment, provide the latest technologies, and offer operational efficiencies. The plan will create better patient flow and a seamless integration of all aspects of surgical care. The new operating facilities will help the Hospital retain its high quality medical staff and Columbia surgeons who perform surgery at Lawrence Hospital Center today, as well the recruitment of the next generation of world class surgeons.
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center
300 Corporate Blvd, South, (914) 294-6300, setonpediatric.org
Nursing Homes / Senior Assisted Living / Rehab Facilities
Regency Extended Care Center
65 Ashburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701, (914) 963-4000, regencyextendedcare.com
115 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10703, (914) 423-9800, www.sanssoucirehab.com
Saint Joseph’s Hospital Nursing Home
127 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701, (914) 378-7210, www.saintjosephs.org
Michael N. Malotz Skilled Nursing Pavilion @ St John’s Riverside Hospital
120 Odell Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701, (914) 964-3333, www.riversidehealth.org
Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers
537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705, (914) 423-7200, www.fivestarpremier-yonkers.com
Sunrise at Crestwood
65 Crisfield Street Yonkers, NY 10710, (914) 202-2103, www.sunriseseniorliving.com
Sprain Brook Manor
900 Grassy Sprain Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583, www.sprainbrookmanor.com