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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

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Department of Pediatrics

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to deliver high-quality, family-centered care to sick infants and children. The department includes a 52-bed Level 3 NICU, 12-bed PICU and 15-bed pediatric unit. Northwell Health, through Cohen Children's Medical Center, is able to treat the whole child, not just the illness. Cohen Children's Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of care that addresses the special needs of children - from premature babies to adolescents. The hospital’s specialists cover the entire range of pediatric health concerns and the hospital's warm and bright environment has made Cohen Children's Medical Center the destination hospital for children across the United States and around the world. Northwell offers state-of-the-art care for childrens' medical needs in all major clinical areas, as well as support for sensitive personal and family needs. Nationally and internationally recognized programs include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, colorectal surgery, lung rescue, oncology and bone marrow transplantation.