New Pediatric Specialty Center Opens in Lake Success

LAKE SUCCESS, NY – Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) of New York recently opened a new Lake Success outpatient center that specializes in pediatric rheumatology, gastroenterology and nutrition, and endocrinology and diabetes care.

CCMC’s Pediatric Specialty Center, located at 1991 Marcus Avenue in Lake Success, provides easy access for patients and families in a non-hospital setting – pediatric rheumatology , gastroenterology and endocrinology services were previously delivered at CCMC’s main campus in New Hyde Park.

The 21,000-square-foot facility is staffed by about 60 physicians, nurses, and other clinicians and support staff, who provide world-class care in the areas of pediatric rheumatology, gastroenterology and endocrinology. The center includes 27 exam rooms, an infusion suite and a “growth stimulation” treatment area.

In addition to medical care, the new center offers a range of other services, including nutritional programs, parent and family education, social work, and immuno-diagnostic testing.

To make an appointment at CCMC’s Pediatric Specialty Center, call 516-472-3600, or go to: www.northshorelij.com/ccmcny

About the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
Opened in 1983, the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) of New York has nearly 600 pediatricians, including 120-full-time physicians, and a total workforce of 1,330, including about 400 nurses. For the fifth consecutive year in 2011, CCMC was ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” survey.

Annually, the children’s hospitals on the New Hyde Park and Manhasset campuses treat nearly 12,000 inpatients, about 170,000 outpatients, nearly 70,000 emergency patients and about 2,500 neonates, and perform about 6,500 surgeries. The New Hyde Park facility is one of only two pediatric trauma centers in the New York area. In addition to its main facilities in New Hyde Park and Manhasset, the children’s hospital has satellite centers in Bensonhurst and Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Flushing, Queens; and Lake Success, Commack and Hewlett, Long Island.

Physicians and administrators from Cohen Children's Medical Center recently celebrated the opening of the Pediatric Specialty Center at 1991 Marcus Ave. in Lake Success, NY.

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