About the Emergency Medicine Service Line

The vision of the Emergency Medicine Service Line is to be a fully integrated network of emergency departments and urgent care centers capable of consistently delivering high quality care in the most efficient manner possible.

As the pre-eminent provider of quality emergency healthcare in the northeast, Northwell Health provides first-class patient care and cutting-edge treatment every day, in all of our locations.

Northwell Health boasts hospitals with well-staffed emergency departments, which are crucial pillars of support to their facilities. Our emergency departments are staffed with board-certified emergency medicine physicians who are equipped to diagnose and treat your specific injury. Our expert physicians collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, technicians and additional support staff. We offer a variety of emergency medicine services, including trauma, stroke, critical care, sports-related injuries, pediatric specialty care and more.

In addition to our emergency departments, Northwell Health has a vast network of urgent care centers that provide high quality care for its patients. We have partnered with GoHealth to provide urgent care services in facilities across Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester County and Long Island. Northwell Health GoHealth Urgent Care centers are open 365 days a year and can provide urgentwalk in medical care to you and your family for all minor illnesses and injuries. To learn more about this easy and efficient way to access care, please visit our GoHealth website.

Our care extends far beyond the four walls of the emergency department and urgent care centers as well, and includes clinical oversight for the emergency helicopter service, SkyHealth.

Together, we provide the highest quality patient care that results in improved outcomes, higher quality of life and longevity.


John D’Angelo, MD

  • Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Emergency Medicine Services,
    Northwell Health
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Lance Bart Becker, MD

  • Chairman - Emergency Medicine of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chairman - Emergency Medicine of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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For an ambulance, please call:

(833) 259-CEMS (2367)

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