Emergency Care
We offer emergency care at several locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Emergency Care Wait Time
11 Minutes*

Updated every 5 minutes.

*Wait time cannot be guaranteed as it is based on patient needs at the time of your arrival. Critically ill patients will be seen immediately.

We designed our Ronald O. Perelman Center for Emergency Services to ensure that patients and families have the best possible experience while receiving emergency care.

For Emergencies

If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

Reception and Patient Waiting Area

Our team of doctors and staff from the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine specializes in emergency medicine and is available anytime, day or night, to treat everything from illness to injuries.

Located within Tisch Hospital, the advanced technology and spacious design of the 22,000-square-foot Perelman Emergency Center allows us to treat patients quickly and efficiently.

Among the facility’s features are:

  • 40 emergency care spaces
  • rapid imaging services, including X-ray and CT scanning
  • space for family members at the bedside
  • rooms designed to ensure patient privacy and enhance infection control
  • access to a state-of-the-art observation unit to monitor your condition if necessary

We also offer a wide range of specialty services, including the KiDS Emergency Department for children and their families, and the Comprehensive Stroke Center, which has earned advanced certification from The Joint Commission. This designation recognizes our commitment to having specialists available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide the highest level of stroke care.

NYU Langone is a weapon-free zone. A weapon is any item capable of causing injury or harm, and includes firearms, knives, and any item that is illegal to own or use under the law. Licensed gun carriers and others may not enter with a gun unless they are law enforcement on active duty.

Mobile Rapid COVID-19 Testing Sites 

COVID-19 testing is available at the following nearby mobile testing site:

St. Vartan Park
Intersection of East 35th Street and First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

This site is open daily from 9:00AM to 6:00PM and offers testing for people ages two and older.

Our Locations (2)

Ronald O. Perelman Center for Emergency Services

570 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10016