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Innovation happens when there's care behind the cure
At Northwell Health, our compassion for the human condition drives our passion for medical innovation. With equal parts cure and care, we are redefining the patient experience. 
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Who we are

Northwell Health is New York state’s largest healthcare provider, with 23 hospitals, 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We’re here to set the standard of care for our communities—and make the 2 million-plus patients we treat every year not only healthier, but happier. With over 66,000 employees, we have the brainpower to dream up new possibilities, and the manpower to make them a reality.

We're on a mission

Our Look North philosophy goes hand in hand with our mission to always look forward—not only on a medical level, but also on a personal level. We’re people just like you. So we’re driven to change health care for the better—for all of us. To pave the way for the future of medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and train the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. So disease can be overcome, and loved ones can rest easy.

We’re focused on discovering medical breakthroughs so our patients can cherish more of the day-to-day moments they treasure. Our ever-advancing science is dedicated to putting more smiles on healthier faces. We’re devoted to being the best so you can feel your best. Because Looking North is more than just part of a mission. It’s our prescription for bringing you back to the things you love.

We believe in innovation that cures and cares.

Yvonne Fleming, the woman with a bright smile and kind soul, became Long Island's first ever heart transplant recipient after being diagnosed with ischemic cardiomyopathy, a type of advanced heart failure.

When Gina was diagnosed with colon cancer
while pregnant, she faced the reality that
conventional surgery could harm her baby girl.
But with the precision of robotic surgery,
doctors were able to save them both.

Neurosurgeon Dr. David Langer takes time to learn all about his patients, including their hopes and dreams. He pauses before each surgery to share this information with his team—because mindful moments matter. 

We're 100% devoted to raising the standard of health care.

We brought together world-class resources in prosthetics, aerospace and 3D printing to create a first-of-its-kind amphibious prosthetic leg—returning an injured veteran to the water so he could swim with his kids.

Using our widespread network, we've assembled one of the world's most diverse DNA databases of children with cancer and their relatives to better understand how to treat cancer—and save lives.

4D imaging technology is changing the game, allowing us to see more of your heart's blood flow than previously thought possible. It can detect life-threatening conditions before they threaten your life.