Zucker Hillside Hospital

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The Zucker Hillside Hospital

The Zucker Hillside Hospital, previously known as Hillside Hospital, is an in-patient and out-patient psychiatric hospital and clinic in the borough of Queens in New York City. In 1999, Donald and Barbara Zucker made a substantial donation to the Hillside Hospital and the hospital was renamed The Zucker Hillside Hospital in their honor. In its 2008 "US NEWS and WORLD REPORT" rating of the Best Psychiatric Hospitals in the US, The Zucker Hillside Hospital received a 3.9% on the reputation scale. The Zucker Hillside Hospital is a 236-bed psychiatric facility known for its pioneering work in diagnosis, treatment and research of mental illness. The hospital has a campus-like setting, which offers athletic facilities and a fully accredited grade school and high school. Inpatient services include units for general psychiatry, schizophrenia, affective disorders, geriatrics, children and adolescents. They have outpatient services for all ages as well as partial hospital and continuing day treatment programs. They also have programs for chemical abusers, and a special Center for Neuropsychiatric Outcomes and Rehabilitation. The hospital uses the very latest virtual reality software to treat various phobic disorders, including fear of flying and heights.

It is on the campus of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, which is affiliated with the North Shore-LIJ Health System. It is located in Glen Oaks, New York at 263rd Street and 76th Avenue, near Union Turnpike.

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Coordinates: 40°45′01″N 73°42′41″W / 40.75028°N 73.71139°W / 40.75028; -73.71139