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Emergency Medicine

St. Francis Hospital's Emergency Department is staffed by a highly experienced team of professionals who are dedicated to providing the best emergency medical care available in New York. We care for our ptients as if they are family. In fact, our Emergency Department is the place other physicians and nurses choose to come to when they or their loved ones require emergency care. Our Emergency Department was recently renovated to provided individual rooms with the latest enhancements to ensure patient safety and hygiene. A state-of-the-art slice CT scanner is in place to assist in the rapid diagnosis of cardiac and other diseases.

Our Magnet Award-winning nursing staff is renowned for their compassion and sensitivity to patients’ needs. The board certified physicians collaborate with the hospital medical staff to offer first rate care to every patient.

Department Overview

The Emergency Department at St. Francis Hospital specializes in the urgent treatment of medical and cardiovascular conditions. However, as an extremely active Emergency Department, we manage a range of medical and surgical conditions. Every patient is seen by a board certified attending physician, and our department has the full technical and medical support of the institution. Nurses specially trained in Emergency Medicine are assigned to each patient who arrives at our department. The Emergency Department enjoys outstanding patient satisfaction scores. Patient reviews of nursing care and physician satisfaction are consistently the best on Long Island.

Conditions Treated

The Emergency Department is a wide-ranging emergency department with specialized support available in all medical areas. The department treats many pediatric as well as orthopedic emergencies and its board certified physicians are well versed in a multitude of medical and surgical conditions.

Key Treatments

The Emergency Department focuses on stabilizing acute medical conditions and facilitates the smooth transition of a patient to inpatient hospital care when necessary. Our focus is to always provide compassionate and comprehensive care of a patient’s needs. When less critical care is necessary, the department emphasizes rapid, comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

Contact the Emergency Department at (516) 562-6600.


Best Nurses, Magnet Recognized

St. Francis Hospital has earned the coveted Magnet award for excellence in nursing.

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