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Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York

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Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York 269-01 76th Avenue,
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
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718-470-3000

At the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of care that addresses the special needs of children - from premature babies to adolescents. From our specialists who cover the entire range of pediatric health concerns to our warm and bright environment, we have become a destination hospital for children across the United States and around the world.


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Welcome to Our Grand Atrium
CA Technologies Child and Family Activity and Resource Center

Just walking into Cohen Children’s Medical Center can be a great adventure for children. Designed with children and their families in mind, our CA Technologies Child and Family Activity and Resource Center is adorned with vibrant color and whimsical design. A water feature is surrounded by a family resource center, surgical waiting area and play area. “The Cube” is the main attraction of the play area. It’s an interactive display that projects over 70 eye-catching special effects and games on the floor and can be controlled with simple hand, foot and body movements. The entire area is Wi-Fi enabled so that all visitors can have internet access.

Family Resource Center

The Kohl's Family Resource Center provides health information for families, patients and staff. Our goal is to enhance the medical understanding of patients and their families so that they may become more active participants in their care.

The center makes available a collection of books, pamphlets, videos and Internet access. Family members may search for information on their own or seek assistance from a librarian. In addition, the Kohl's Family Resource Center provides a fax machine and photocopier for patient and family use. Families are always welcome to use the center as a place to relax or read. Many families enjoy being able to use the Internet to check their e-mail and to keep other family members informed of their child's progress.

Family Surgical Waiting Area

Waiting for your child to return from surgery can be quite stressful. That’s why we’ve located the new family surgical waiting area away from the hustle and bustle of the main entrance. It’s a quiet, stress-free location. A soothing water feature enhances a space in which parents and families can watch TV, read, access the internet or just rest.

A receptionist is available to keep parents up to date on the status of their child’s surgery. Families are given a personal pager that allows the surgeon to contact them should they wish to leave the waiting area. Adjacent to the waiting area is a private consultation room where families and physicians can sit and talk.

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Hospital is located in New Hyde Park one mile south of the Long Island Expressway and one-quarter mile south of the Grand Central/Northern State Parkway on Lakeville Road.

Families and guests can park in the hospitals' visitor parking garage located near the Long Island Jewish Medical Center entrance off of Lakeville Road. To access the garage, turn into the Medical Center Entrance off of Lakeville Road, stay to the left at the 1st light, at first stop sign turn left into the garage. Once you've parked your vehicle, exit the garage and walk toward the medical center. Information is available at the security desk at the entrance to the children’s medical center.

Valet Parking is also available at the front entrance of the children’s medical center. The entrance of the medical center can be accessed from 76th Avenue or through the main entrance of the LIJ Medical Center off of Lakeville Road.