A Better Care Option
235 East 62nd Street, Suite 4 (2nd-3rd)
212-751-6315; Fax: 646-435-1150
A Better Care Option, a licensed, locally owned care agency, provides outstanding home companion services for the Upper East Side community. Our certified caregivers, carefully chosen from this area, have the skills and nurturing demeanor to provide you with the kind of personal service you value. We can be reached: Mon.-Fri. 9 am -5 pm.
James H. Doundoulakis, DMD, MS
Cosmetic Dental Rehabilitation, PC
53 East 66th Street (Park-Madison)
Specialist in dental implants, cosmetic dental techniques, in-office “Power” tooth whitening, porcelain laminates, and INVISALIGN. Dr. Doundoulakis is a past president of the world’s largest dental implant academy. Extensive experience and training in state-of-the-art techniques. Dr. Doundoulakis can restore the most challenging cosmetic problems into beautiful smiles. Fellow of six dental academies, including the American College of Dentists. Director of Implant Prosthetics at Mount Sinai Medical Center. The office has an astounding new presence on the Internet and has a veritable cornucopia of cosmetic dentistry information—from advanced technologies to a Dental Dictionary! Look for Dr. Doundoulakis’ book The Perfect Smile, published by Hatherleigh Press. By appointment.
For all your home healthcare needs!
1167 First Avenue (Corner of 64th)
As your local source for patient home healthcare, we are dedicated to providing you with the very BEST. That is why we have relocated to a large, more modern facility! Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to serve you seven days a week. Open daily: Mon.-Fri. 9 am - 6:30 pm; Sat. 10 am - 5 pm; Sun. 10 am - 3 pm.
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
535 East 70th Street (East of York)
Hospital for Special Surgery is the world leader in orthopedic and rheumatology patient care, research and education. Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for orthopedics and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report, HSS was the first New York City Hospital to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the third consecutive time. Its Research Division is internationally recognized as a leader in advancing musculoskeletal medicine through scientific investigation. An academic teaching hospital, HSS is an affiliate of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
A member of Northwell Health
210 East 64th Street (2nd-3rd)
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital is a member of Northwell Health, providing ambulatory surgery and a variety of outpatient specialty services. Established in 1869, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for its accomplishments in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and orthopedics. Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital serves as the ambulatory Surgery Center for Lenox Hill Hospital, performing 16,000 surgeries annually in the areas of ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, plastics, general surgery and GYN surgery.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue (67th-68th)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, having devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs.
Contact our Physician Referral Service: 800-525-2225 for an appointment or information about treatment. Sign up for our digital community newsletter at: mskcc.org/CommunityNews.
New York Blood Center
310 East 67th Street (1st-2nd)
New York Blood Center’s mission is to provide safe blood products to patients in Tri-State Area Hospitals and in Philadelphia. We also conduct research and provide laboratory and medical services. Visit our website to locate blood drives in your area or visit our East 67th Street donor center. Call 1-800-933-BLOOD to make an appointment.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
525 East 68th Street (East of York)
General Information: 212-746-5454
Physician Referral: 877-NYP-WELL
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research and clinical innovation. For more information visit www.nyp.org.
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue (at 66th)
The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research university and is dedicated to conducting innovative, high-quality research to improve the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity. Rockefeller’s nearly 80 laboratories conduct research in neuroscience, immunology, biochemistry, genomics and many other areas.
Ronald McDonald House®New York
405 East 73rd Street (York-1st)
212-639-0206; Fax: 212-639-0176
Dr. Ruth Browne is President and Chief Executive Officer at Ronald McDonald House New York. Ronald McDonald House provides a temporary home to families who travel to NYC seeking pediatric cancer treatment for their children at the top New York Hospitals. We offer a strong, supportive and caring environment which encourages and nurtures the development of child-to-child and parent-to-parent support systems. Every day, children form friendships with other children, and through these bonds regain a sense of control and experience the fun of childhood. Parents also gain strength and new understanding through the friendships they form with other parents who understand exactly how they feel.
Weill Cornell Medicine
1300 York Avenue (69th-70th)
General Information: 646-962-9476
Physician Referral: 646-962-2000
Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. The doctors and scientists of Weill Cornell Medicine—faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization—are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University, to Qatar, and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Weill Cornell Medicine faculty provide comprehensive patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.