Start with two renowned medical centers: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Connect that with an amazing children’s hospital (NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital), two outstanding community hospitals (NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital) and a superb psychiatric nursing facility (NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division).
Toss in the largest hospital-based ambulance service in New York City and the twelve primary practices of our Ambulatory Care Network, and we’re just scratching the surface.
As you’d imagine, uniting the power of two major medical centers makes for something formidable. Plus, the partnership between our two Ivy League medical schools (Weill Medical College of Cornell and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) is unprecedented.
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital was among the first centers nationally to offer ScoliScore™, a new DNA-based molecular test that helps predict the risk of spinal curve progression. The test provides detailed information about the likelihood that an abnormal spine curve will get worse or stay the same.
Doctors initially told Danion’s mother that there was no way to save him. But his mother pushed on and came to NYP, where they agreed to accept the case. His surgeon, Dr. Mark Souweidane says, “It was one of the largest tumors I’ve ever seen.”