Palliative Care Clinical Services
Physicians in NYU Langone’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care offer comprehensive, interdisciplinary palliative care services, also referred to as supportive care, to patients with serious illness such as cancer, kidney failure, advanced degenerative neurological conditions, and cardiac and pulmonary disease.
Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Service
NYU Langone’s inpatient palliative care program conducts more than 1,900 consults annually and has received specialty certification from The Joint Commission. Our physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, and chaplains work with patients and families to develop a compassionate supportive care plan reflecting patient goals. We care for patients with cancer and advanced organ disease, including those who may be candidates for therapies such as organ transplant, left ventricular assist devices, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
NYU Langone Palliative Care Associates
Kidney CARES Program
Kidney CARES (Comprehensive Advanced Renal Disease and End Stage Renal Disease Support) Program is a unique outpatient program at NYU Langone Nephrology Associates for patients with serious kidney disease that integrates palliative care with nephrology. Our goals are to improve quality of life, assist with treatment decision making, and support patients and families.
Cardiac and Pulmonary Supportive Care Clinic
NYU Langone’s cardiac and pulmonary supportive care clinic specializes in improving quality of life for patients with advanced cardiac and pulmonary disease. We consider patients’ personal values and treatment preferences to create tailored approaches to care. For more information, please call 212-263-6202.
Transplant Supportive Care Clinic
Our palliative care experts at NYU Langone’s transplant supportive care clinic work with NYU Langone Transplant Institute to improve quality of life and support for patients who may or may not be organ transplant candidates. For more information, please call 212-263-6202.
For other, non-cancer conditions, please call 212-263-6202 for outpatient supportive care services.
Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care Service at Perlmutter Cancer Center
Our interdisciplinary outpatient supportive oncology and palliative care service at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center provides care for patients to improve quality of life, reduce pain and other symptoms, and assist with goal-oriented, tailored treatment planning.
Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Service at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
Our inpatient palliative care consult service at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, accredited with Advanced Certification for Palliative Care from The Joint Commission, serves a diverse and often vulnerable patient population. Our team works with experts in child life, therapeutic arts, legal health, psychiatry, critical care, and community hospices to serve our patients and families. Our service is located at 462 First Avenue, 17 South 19, in Manhattan. For more information, please call 212-562-5278.
Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
We offer a growing outpatient palliative care program with five weekly clinic sessions embedded in the oncology clinics at Bellevue. The program serves adults with cancer and non-cancer diagnoses such as heart failure and advanced kidney, liver, or lung disease. Our clinic is staffed with physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers trained in palliative medicine. We are located in Bellevue’s Ambulatory Care Building, 462 First Avenue, on the mezzanine and fourth floor, in Manhattan. Please call 212-562-5278 to learn more.
Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Service at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
The inpatient palliative care consult service at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System provides up to 325 consults per year. Our interdisciplinary team has significantly expanded during the last nine years and includes hospice and palliative medicine fellows, nurse practitioner students from the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, VA NY Harbor Healthcare System psychology postdoctoral fellows, psychology interns, and chaplain interns, residents, and fellows. For more information, please call 212-686-7500, extension 4138.
Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
The VA NY Harbor Healthcare System has a weekly outpatient clinic in which our hospice and palliative medicine fellows provide care. We have developed outreach to VA Patient Aligned Care Team providers to encourage referral of high-risk patients, based on high VA Care Assessment Need scores. A dual board-certified palliative care and medical oncology physician in the oncology clinic promotes early referrals to palliative care. To learn more, please call 212-686-7500, extension 4138.
Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Service at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn
The inpatient palliative care consult team at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn sees more than 500 patients annually. We ensure consults are timely and enhance the quality of life for patients and families. Our doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, and other specialists provide patients with goals of care discussions and plans for symptom management, while tending to their psychosocial and spiritual needs. For more information, please call 347-377-5180.