Hansen's Disease

The New York Regional Hansen's Disease Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue provides testing and treatment of Hansen's Disease (leprosy) to residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and some mid-Atlantic states. Services include the following:


  • Clinical and laboratory testing and evaluation
  • Medical treatment of Hansen's disease and its complications.
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Referral to inpatient care
  • Medications provided free-of-cost to any patient without prescription drug coverage
  • Professional and patient education