Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care

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Compassionate and Highly Skilled Surgeons For the Most Critical Care.

Our specialized team of surgeons are dedicated to helping patients during the most critical, emergent situations with compassionate and highly skilled care.

Expert Care by Leading Surgeons

As a Level I adult trauma center and Level II pediatric trauma center, verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and the only burn center in New York City verified by the American Burn Association, we provide the highest level of care for every aspect of injury care, acute burn care and burn reconstruction. Our specialists are available on site at all times to provide critically needed care any time of day.

Our patients benefit from our specialized surgical intensive care unit that includes the most advanced technology. This is all within a comfortable setting that promotes healing and well-being.

Patients throughout New York City and the region choose Weill Cornell Medicine because our surgeons are nationally recognized experts. We provide comprehensive care during highly critical times, as well as ensure that our patients have the most comfortable and effective recovery to achieve long-term health.

In addition, our doctors and nurses are available for questions and conversations through our portal for convenient and efficient communication.

Dedication to Equity

Our mission is to provide emergency care for all New Yorkers in the most urgent of circumstances, regardless of ethnicity, background, or socioeconomic status. As a diverse team of surgeons ourselves, we are dedicated to the health and well-being of our city and region.

We are committed to equitable care and eliminating disparities in all aspects of trauma, burn, emergency and critical care surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and beyond.

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170 William Street
New York, NY 10038
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New York, NY 10013
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525 E. 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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1315 York Avenue, Ground Level
New York, NY 10021
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525 East 68th Street, L-7
New York, NY 10065
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525 East 68th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10065
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170 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
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525 East 68th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
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What Our Patients Are Saying

Fausto Ramirez

Doctors are knowledgeable and care about their patients. Rooms are clean and the staff is amazing. Friendly and quick to get you in and out. Good people!

Nov 20, 2023
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Sophia Lee
Talking about Philip Chang, M.D.

I met Dr. Phillip when I was admitted to the burn center and then saw him for the follow up recently. He is kind and very thorough with explaining the treatment plan as well as his choice of the prescriptions. He is also empathetic to the patient’s traumatic burn experience. Burn victims definitely need this kind of support since we are going through so much!!.

Nov 11, 2023
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Eric White

I’ve had appoints with Dr. Winchell in the past and has always been thorough. attentive, and personable.He will go the extra mile to make sure his patients receive the care they need.

Nov 11, 2023
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