24-Hour Emergency Care for Our Community

The Emergency Department at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® in Roslyn, NY, helps Long Islanders who are experiencing serious to critical medical issues and need immediate, emergency care. We treat patients 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our highly experienced and compassionate team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, radiologists and additional support staff are dedicated to providing excellence in emergency medicine.

Call 9-1-1 immediately if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

    Our emergency staff treats a range of injuries and conditions, including:

    • Heart attack
    • Head injuries
    • Orthopedic injuries
    • Pediatric injuries
    • Respiratory distress
    • Stroke

    Features of our emergency department:

    • Individual rooms ensure patient safety and hygiene.
    • Advanced technology assists in the rapid diagnosis of cardiac issues and other diseases.
    • Patients are seen by board-certified attending physicians who are experts in a wide range of medical and surgical conditions. They collaborate with the hospital’s medical staff to deliver first-rate care.
    • Patients are seen by registered nurses who are specially trained in emergency medicine.

    National Honor for Emergency Department

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center’s® Emergency Department has been honored with the Emergency Nurses Association’s (ENA) Lantern Award, which is dedicated to recognizing emergency departments. The hospital is one of only 33 hospitals nationally to receive the award.

    “The Lantern Award is a recognition of the emergency department team’s hard work and commitment to providing our patients quality care when they need it most,” said St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Offer Ann Cella.

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    Lantern Award

    Clinical Excellence

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® is Long Island's most-awarded heart program. Patients who present to our emergency department with cardiac issues have access to the country’s top experts in cardiothoracic surgery, electrophysiology, heart failure, interventional cardiology, noninvasive imaging and vascular procedures.

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    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® is a New York State Department of Health-designated Primary Stroke Center and certified by the New York State Joint Commission. Our neurointerventionalists perform mechanical thrombectomy, a minimally-invasive procedure that removes a clot from a patient's artery. Our expert physicians, mid-level practitioners, nurses and technicians make the critical difference in stroke response and treatment.

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® received the 2022 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award as well as the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Award.

    In 2021, 100% of eligible acute ischemic stroke patients received mechanical endovascular reperfusion therapy. In addition, the death rate within 24 hours was zero for patients who underwent a diagnostic cerebral angiogram.

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    24/7 Fracture Care

    Call our fracture service for emergencies involving bone fracture.