Lincoln Hospital: A Beacon of Excellence in Healthcare for 172 Years
Lincoln Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services to the community for 172 years. Since its inception, Lincoln has worked diligently to ensure the provision of quality medical care, programs and services to our community. Lincoln has a rich and varied history that reflects the vibrant growth of the institution and the community it serves.
Today, Lincoln stands as the vital core of medical care for the Downtown Bronx community. Lincoln Medical Center is a full service acute care hospital and one of the Premier Trauma Centers in the country. The hospital offers comprehensive primary, secondary, preventive and specialty care services. Our Level 1 Trauma Center is the busiest in the northeast region and the third busiest in the country. The Hospital is staffed by a team of more than 300 physicians and has an inpatient capacity of 347 beds, including 20 neonatal intensive care beds, 10 surgical intensive care beds, 8 pediatric intensive care beds, 7 coronary care beds, and an expanded 11 station renal dialysis unit.
Lincoln Medical Center has its clinical affiliation with the Physicians Affiliation Group of New York, P.C., and an academic affiliation with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, making Lincoln one of the most qualified, modern and technologically advanced hospitals in the country. Many of our programs are nationally recognized for outstanding clinical outcomes that meet or exceed established benchmarks. Our Centers of Excellence provide a level of care that places us at the forefront of medicine.
At Lincoln, service excellence means going beyond what is expected or required. We recognize and appreciate the diverse cultures we serve. We honor the right of all to be treated with dignity and respect. Our commitment to patients helps us provide an array of culturally competent health care services that benefit all New Yorkers.
Lincoln Medical Center is a part of the Generations+/Northern Manhattan Health Network. The Network includes two acute care hospitals: Lincoln Hospital and Harlem Hospital; three Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (D&TC): Morrisania D&TC and Segundo Ruiz Belvis D&TC in the South Bronx and Renaissance Health Care Network in Central Harlem; and 30 family health centers, children’s clinics and school-based clinics strategically located to serve diverse neighborhoods throughout Northern Manhattan, Central Harlem, East Harlem and the South Bronx;
Lincoln Medical Center and Generations+/Northern Manhattan Health Network are members of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Statistics in 2011
Beds in Service: 359
Outpatient Visits: 429,060
Emergency Room (ER) Visits: 155,298