Lincoln Medical Center offers a full continuum of services to address the health and support care needs of our pediatric population ranging from birth to age 21.
Children's Health Center
The Center provides comprehensive primary and specialty care services in a modern and child-friendly environment. Our state-of-the-art Center features forty-nine examination rooms and a playroom/reading room. Services are provided by an experienced team of doctors and nurses and include well child care, such as immunizations and physicals, as well as access to subspecialty services including asthma, childhood diabetes and other conditions that affect children.
Level III Perinatal Center
Lincoln is a New York State approved Level III Perinatal Center. Some newborns are born high risk, requiring immediate medical care. Lincoln's Perinatal Center offers specialized services to address the complex health needs of these babies. Lincoln operates a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that features the latest technological advancements and a team of highly specialized and caring clinicians trained to serve the special needs of high risk newborns.
The pediatric emergency and critical care team is available 24-hours daily for emergency care. The team has a dedicated location within the Emergency Department for pediatric patients. Emergency behavioral health services are also offered around the clock for children and adolescents who are experiencing a crisis.
Child Advocacy Center
The Child Advocacy Center is one of only five programs in New York City. This unique multidisciplinary program provides diagnostic and treatment services for physically and sexually-abused children. The program, which also includes the Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse (CASA) clinic serves in an advocacy role with legal, child welfare and law enforcement agencies and includes a parental education component for the prevention of child abuse. The program also offers short-term psychological therapy for victims of abuse.
Starbright Computer Program
This interactive computer network links seriously ill hospitalized children at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center with children facing similar health problems at other hospitals throughout the country. The computers have educational games that are tailored to helping children cope with their illnesses.
Child/Adolescent Outpatient Services
This Program provides outpatient behavioral health services to children ages five to eighteen years and their families. Services include assessment, treatment planning, individual, group, family therapy, crisis intervention, discharge planning and consultation services to the Department of Pediatrics.
Lincoln Hospital provides comprehensive health services to adolescents ages 12 to 21 through its nationally recognized Teen Center. The Teen Center provides an array of primary care including routine vaccinations and physicals, specialized services, and social services to promote the health and well being of adolescents. The Teen Center was awarded the 2008 National Association of Public Hospital (NAPH) “Honorable Mention” Safety Net Award for Reducing Healthcare Disparities by improving access to care for Hispanic and Black adolescents.
To schedule an appointment with Pediatrics, please call 718-579-4900.