The Emergency Department at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn specializes in immediate medical treatment for serious injuries and conditions including traumatic injury, stroke, and cardiac events, such as heart attack.
We treat people of all ages. Our pediatric specialists care for children in a child-friendly area of the emergency department. A child life specialist is available to help children feel at ease as they receive treatment. Imaging services, including MRI, ultrasound, and CT scan, are available on-site and around the clock. We also provide emergency psychiatric care.
After a patient’s critical care needs have been met, he or she gets additional treatment through Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. This may include surgical care and rehabilitation through Rusk Rehabilitation.
Level 1 Trauma Center
The Emergency Department at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn is the entry point for our Level 1 Trauma Center. Our trauma team provides advanced, expert care to people who have experienced a car accident, fall, work-related incident, or other major injury. Trauma and critical-care surgeons are on site 24 hours a day to care for the most serious injuries, including those to the head and spine.
Ours is the only emergency department in Brooklyn accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center. In addition, our department is certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and recognized by the New York City Fire Department as a Cardiac Receiving Center.
Emergency Department staff members are faculty from Pelisyonkis Langone’s Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine. Our medical team also works to advance education and research in the field of emergency medicine.
For EmergenciesIf you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.