The Allen Hospital opened in July 1988 and services the surrounding communities of northern Manhattan and the Bronx. It is a 911 designated receiving facility and is part ofNew York-Presbyterian Hospital, "…perhaps the most comprehensive university hospital in the world." The Emergency Medicine Department of the Allen Hospital cares for 40,000 patients each year, 7,500 of whom are subsequently admitted for inpatient care.
The goal of the Emergency Department is to provide quality care to patients presenting with emergent complaints. Care is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week to adults and children. The Emergency Department offers a Fastrack unit run by Physician Assistants under the direct supervision of the Emergency Medicine Physicians. Children requiring admission are transferred by ambulance to Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian located at 168th Street and Broadway.
Directions to the Allen Hospital By Car
From upstate New York and New Jersey
After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson Parkway North (also called the West Side Highway). Exit at Dyckman Street. Then turn left of Broadway. The Allen Hospital will be on your left.
From the Major Deegan Expressway
From either north or south on the Major Deegan Expressway, take exit 10, the 230th Street exit. If approaching from the south, go left at the light on to Braodway. If approaching from the north, make a right at the light on to Broadway.
From the Cross-Bronx Expressway
Travel toward the George Washington Bridge and take the last exit before the bridge. Then follow signs for the Henry Hudson Parkway north. Exit at Dyckman Street, and then turn left on Broadway. The Allen Hospital will be on your left.
The #1 and #9 trains provide service to the 215th street and 225th street stations at Broadway. The A train provides express service from midtown Manhattan to 207th street.
A number of city buses serve the Allen Hospital: Bx-7, Bx-20, and Liberty Lines Express.
For additional bus and subway information, call the New York City Transit Authority at 718-330-1234.