Department of Medicine Clinical Services
As the largest department at NYU Langone Health, the Department of Medicine is home to more than 550 staff and over 1,100 faculty, who provide world-class, integrated, patient-centered care in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
Toward this end, we promote a supportive academic environment for our clinicians, researchers, and educators. We know that their ability to pursue their career goals and aspirations result in meaningful advancements in medicine and ultimately in happier, healthier patients.
Collaboration among clinicians across all divisions, departments, and a wide range of specialties, as well as with the patients and families we serve, is vital to ensuring that we continue to provide a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, integrated experience for all individuals in need of care. Divisions within the Department of Medicine excel in a variety of clinical services.
Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology
Our cardiologists are leaders in the field, providing comprehensive and personalized cardiovascular care across a number of specialties. We strive to provide care for patients from risk evaluation and treatment through the most complex, advanced heart disease. NYU Langone Cardiology Associates offers high-quality cardiac care across this spectrum and has developed specialty areas to provide the latest, most advanced care. Our Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease brings together expert physicians and scientists, who are dedicated to helping people prevent and reverse their risk of heart disease. Healthcare providers in our Heart Rhythm Center and Heart Valve Center are nationally recognized leaders in treating heart rhythm abnormalities and valve diseases with minimally invasive surgery. Specialists at our Heart Failure Advanced Care Center provide patient care as heart disease worsens, including evaluation for heart transplantation.
We also offer expert diagnosis and treatment of conditions including adult congenital heart disease, geriatric cardiology, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, peripheral vascular disease, and cardiac amyloidosis.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Our endocrinologists focus on the treatment and prevention of diabetes and other endocrine conditions, including metabolic syndrome, lipid disorders, osteoporosis, obesity, and pituitary and thyroid disorders. At the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health, our team is dedicated to helping people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes manage their condition and avoid complications that can affect their health.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Our team of gastroenterologists, hepatologists, transplant hepatologists, advanced endoscopists, and other specialists collaborate to provide advanced options to prevent, screen for, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions of the digestive system. In addition to our general gastroenterology services, we provide several specialized areas of care through our programs and centers, including our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Center for Esophageal Health, Asian Liver Health Program, and Liver Care and Transplant Program, a collaboration with the NYU Langone Transplant Institute.
Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation
Our internal medicine physicians offer expertise in primary care and the management of chronic medical conditions. We strive every day to provide the most comprehensive, inclusive, and compassionate care for the patients we see.
We have locations throughout New York City and in Florida, including NYU Langone Internal Medicine Associates in Manhattan and West Palm Beach. Our Hospitalist Scholars Program brings together physicians across our inpatient locations at Tisch Hospital, Kimmel Pavilion, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, and NYU Winthrop Hospital, as well as NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System to work together.
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care
NYU Langone’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care offers primary care and outpatient geriatric consultations from expert geriatricians in Manhattan and at several practice sites in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Long Island. The Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment at NYU Langone’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center, in collaboration with the Department of Neurology, is a comprehensive program that supports the division’s research and educational programs.
Within Tisch Hospital and the Kimmel Pavilion, both the palliative and supportive care team and the geriatrics consultation service are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to people who are experiencing a serious or life-limiting illness or who are dealing with frailty and multimorbidity. The ambulatory supportive care program provides symptomatic, emotional, and spiritual support to patients facing cancer, transplants, heart failure, and end stage renal disease.
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology is a major clinical arm of NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The division is composed of physicians, scientists, and educators who provide compassionate care, as well as conduct innovative research aimed at preventing, diagnosing, and improving outcomes in people with cancer and blood disorders. The division has partnered with Perlmutter Cancer Center to establish the Pancreatic Cancer Center and Lung Cancer Center.
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Our infectious disease specialists are committed to delivering the highest quality of patient care, as well as educating people about disease prevention. Our doctors have made significant contributions to advancing the basic science and clinical care of viral and bacterial conditions such as HIV and AIDS, Staphylococcus infections, hepatitis B and C, and tuberculosis. At the Vaccine Center, renowned experts in vaccine research merge basic science, clinical studies, and public health outreach to prevent the spread of disease.
Division of Nephrology
Our nephrologists offer a broad range of medical services for patients with kidney disease. Our areas of expertise include chronic kidney disease, kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney disease, systemic lupus erythematous and other autoimmune kidney diseases, renal and hepatic transplantation, renal pathology, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, diabetic nephropathy, and cardiorenal disease. The Kidney CARES Program (Comprehensive Advanced Renal Disease and End Stage Renal Disease Support) brings a new and welcome palliative care perspective to renal failure patients.
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Our specialists are experts in diseases of the airways and lungs, including asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, emphysema, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, pleural disease, pulmonary vascular disease, and sleep disorders. The division is also home to several specialized programs. These include a comprehensive Interventional Pulmonology Program, which offers advanced diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy and a Pulmonary Hypertension Program, which is one of the largest in the country and one of only a few nationwide to perform the complex pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery. We also perform lung transplantation in conjunction with the NYU Langone Transplant Institute.
Division of Rheumatology
Our nationally recognized rheumatology specialists provide care for many conditions that affect the immune system, including systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other autoimmune disorders that target the joints and soft tissues. We integrate the latest translational research discoveries from investigators at the Judith and Stewart Colton Center for Autoimmunity, as well as those who study reproductive health for women with systemic lupus erythematosus, into our patient care. Our rheumatologists practice at several highly specialized centers, including the Center for Arthritis and Autoimmunity, Seligman Center for Advanced Therapeutics, Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Center, Behcet’s Syndrome Center, and Lupus Center. Learn more about the rheumatology services provided at NYU Langone Orthopedic Center.
Excellence in Research, Education, and Patient Care
Our many practice sites contribute greatly to our clinical mission. At NYU Langone’s Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, and NYU Winthrop Hospital, as well as affiliated NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and the Manhattan campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, our faculty provide the most advanced care available to people from the many diverse communities of New York City and all over the world. Through our network of ambulatory care sites across all five boroughs and Long Island, we reach New Yorkers in their own neighborhoods.
NYU Langone recently received two prestigious awards—the 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance and the Vizient Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Award for demonstrating excellence in providing outpatient healthcare—a testament to our commitment to quality healthcare.
Our medical residents and fellows, too, benefit from the breadth of experience that is afforded by our esteemed faculty and the combined training of private hospital, city hospital, federal hospital, and outpatient ambulatory care settings.
Finally, in addition to providing excellence in clinical research, education, and care, we believe in preserving the human factor in medicine, treating not only the illness but the whole person. We believe that every patient has a right to the most advanced and innovative diagnostic and treatment options available; to the delivery of this care with respect and kindness; and always, to hope.