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About Us

Westchester Medical Center

Located in Valhalla, New York, Westchester Medical Center is the Hudson Valley region's advanced medical care and referral hospital, serving more than 3.5 million people. Each year, more than 120,000 patients receive care at Westchester Medical Center in every clinical specialty through our main hospital, our Maria Fareri Children's Hospital – the only all-specialty children's hospital in the region - and our Behavioral Health Center.  Westchester Medical Center's services are also accessible to residents of New York City and portions of Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Spanning every adult and pediatric medical specialty Westchester Medical Center (WMC), the 895-bed regional medical system serving New York’s Hudson Valley region and beyond, encompassing a regional academic medical center, children’s hospital, community hospital, two inpatient behavioral health centers, homecare and numerous outpatient health and related services serves as a lifeline to the more than 3.5 million people in the Hudson Valley region and beyond. With a total workforce of 7,000 healthcare professionals including 1200 physicians, Westchester Medical Center is one of the region’s largest sources of employment and economic impact. From prevention to education and treatment, the physicians, health care staff and volunteers at Westchester Medical Center and our MidHudson Regional Hospital have a reputation as the region’s most advanced and innovative health care delivery system.

Our advancements extend across the entire medical facility, from the latest technology and life-saving procedures, to nationally recognized doctors, nurses and staff. 

Westchester Medical Center: One hospital, changing countless lives.


Westchester Medical Center is the only regional resource for tertiary and quaternary care in the Hudson Valley Region

  • Covers 5,000 square miles and more than 3 million people living, working and traveling through the region
  • Provides care for more than 120,000 adults and children each year resulting in about 25,000 admissions
  • Westchester Medical Center has the highest case-mix index in the U.S., caring for the most severely ill or injured patients in the nation


Westchester Medical Center is a partner in care with the region’s community hospitals and first responders

 

  • Community hospitals send their most difficult cases to Westchester Medicacl Center--nearly 7,000 transfers and growing each year
  • Local EMTs, police and firefighters call on our Medevac helicopters over 1,000 times each year


 

Westchester Medical Center is home to the region’s:

  • Only Level I Trauma Center – BOTH adult & pediatric with 24/7 Medevac
  • Only Organ Transplant Center
  • Only full-service Heart Center
  • Only Pediatric ICU
  • Only Level IV Neonatal ICU (Regional Perinatal Center)
  • Only Burn Center between NYC and north to Canadian border
  • Only Children’s Hospital
  • ICU Focus = 143 dedicated adult, pediatric neonatal intensive care beds
  • One of the region’s largest sources of employment; employing over 5,000--including 900 attending physicians.

Economic Impact = $2 billion annually


 

Westchester Medical Center Sites

  • Main Hospital
    -383 beds (76 ICU beds – including 8 coronary care and 10 burn)
  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
    -136 beds (PICU – 18 beds,  NICU – 49 beds)
  • Behavioral Health Center
    -101 beds
    -Locked adult, child and adolescent units
  • Short-term Rehabilitation Program
    -Serving patients discharged from WMC acute care services
    -18-bed acute rehab unit
  • Correctional Health Services
    -14-bed locked in-patient unit