The Community DentCare Network provides quality dental care to the Northern Manhattan community. It includes six school-based clinics and a Mobile Dental Center linked to five community-based practices.
Eligibility Requirements: Varies; please visit website for details Fee(s): All clinics accept Medicaid, NewYork-Presbyterian Child Health Plus and NewYork-Presbyterian Family Health Plus. Reduced fees are available for those who qualify. Phone: 212-305-1045 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:http://communitydentcare.columbia.edu Columbia Unit(s): College of Dental Medicine; Harlem Hospital Center—Department of Dentistry; Mailman School of Public Health
Mobile Dental Center
The Mobile Dental Center travels to more than 70 local day care and Head Start centers to provide comprehensive diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dental care to children in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx. During the summer months, the Mobile Dental Center provides free services to summer camps.
Run by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, the clinic provides comprehensive dental care.
Eligibility Requirements: None Fee(s): Yes; call for updated fee information. Address: 722 West 168th Street Phone: 212-305-6754 Fax: 212-342-5619 Columbia Unit(s): College of Dental Medicine
GENERAL MEDICAL CENTERS & CLINICS
Allen Medical Practice
The Allen Medical Practice offers general and vascular surgery, urology, cardiology, ophthalmology, neurology, nutrition, and a wound-healing clinic.
Eligibility Requirements: Referrals required Address: 5141 Broadway at the Allen Pavilion Phone: 212-932-4123 Fax: 212-932-5455 Columbia Unit(s): Ambulatory Care Network; College of Dental Medicine
Associates in Internal Medicine (AIM)
AIM offers general medical care, including preventive care, asthma services, routine medical examinations, diabetes management seminars, HIV testing, nutrition counseling, and referrals for specialty consultations.
Address: 622 West 168th Street Phone: 212-305-6354 Fax: 212-305-6279 Website:www.nyp.org/ Columbia Unit(s): Department of Medicine
The Audubon Practice provides comprehensive and acute medical care to adolescents, including physical exams, gynecological care, evaluation and treatment of chronic medical conditions, and care for acute illnesses and injuries.
Address: 21 Audubon Avenue Phone: 212-342-3200 Fax: 212-342-4733 Columbia Unit(s): Government and Community Affairs—Medical Center
Charles B. Rangel Community Health Center
The Charles B. Rangel Community Health Center offers internal medicine and pediatric services.
Address: 534 West 135th Street Phone: 212-491-2300 Fax: 212-491-2354 Columbia Unit(s): Medical Center
Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates (CAPNA)
CAPNA Adult Primary Care provides comprehensive, primary health care with individualized health education, health promotion, and disease prevention services. CAPNA participates with most managed care providers.
Eligibility Requirements: Adults ages 18 and older Address: 16 East 60th Street, Suite 440 Phone: 212-326-5705 Fax: 212-326-5700 Columbia Unit(s): School of Nursing
Fort Washington Geriatric Practice
The Fort Washington Geriatric Practice provides geriatric dental services and gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, gynecology, podiatry, and psychiatry services.
Eligibility Requirements: Referrals needed for GI; must be 65 and older for internal medicine. Address: 99 Fort Washington Avenue Phone: 212-342-2290 Fax: 212-342-0200 Columbia Unit(s): NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center
The Columbia University Headstart Program's bilingual staff serves families in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, providing child development, preventive health, mental health, nutrition, parenting, and family support services. Other services include employment skills training, educational and social services, and information about health and nutrition.
Eligibility Requirements: Families living in Washington Heights Address: 154 Haven Avenue, 3rd Floor Phone: 212-923-5237 Fax: 212-568-3610 Email:email@example.com Columbia Unit(s): Mailman School of Public Health; Department of Pediatrics
NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Center Physician Referral Service
The service provides referrals to practitioners and programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Services are provided in English and Spanish, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by a group of highly trained customer service representatives.
Fee(s): No fees Address: 525 East 68th Street, Box 204, New York, NY 10021 Phone: 877-NYP-WELL (877-697-9355) Website: www.nyp.org/ Columbia Unit(s): College of Physicians and Surgeons
Partnership for Family Health: Northern Manhattan HIV Consortium
This partnership provides a range of programs to enhance services for women, children, and families infected with HIV/AIDS or affected by the disease. Refer to the website for the most up-to-date program information.
Pediatrics 2000 offers two walk-in clinics that provide children with comprehensive pediatric care, including physical exams, developmental screenings, immunizations, and management of common illnesses and episodic chronic disease. The four walk-in clinic sites and their contact information are listed below.
Eligibility Requirements: Ages birth to 19 years Columbia Unit(s): Columbia University Medical Center—General Pediatrics
Pediatrics 2000—The Central Site Address: 600 West 150th Street Phone: 212-694-2000 Fax: 212-926-0692
Pediatrics 2000—207th Street Site Address: 515 West 207th Street Phone: 212-544-7777 Fax: 212-544-9660
SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTION PROGRAMS
Substance Treatment and Research Services (STARS)
STARS provides free and confidential treatment for users of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
Eligibility Requirements: Adults ages 18 to 60 Fee(s): No fees Address: 513 West 166th Street, 3rd Floor Phone: 212-923-3031 or 212-923-1397 Website:stars.columbia.edu Columbia Unit(s): Government and Community Affairs—Medical Center
AIM Practice Smoking Cessation Clinic
This smoking cessation clinic provides therapy sessions (same-day service) for individuals who want to quit smoking, including specialized treatment for adults and smokers with psychiatric illnesses.
Address: 622 West 168th Street Vanderbilt Clinic, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10032 Phone: 212-305-5617 Fax: 212-305-6279 Columbia Unit(s): College of Dental Medicine
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CARE
Community Health Initiatives Program (CHIP)
CHIP provides educational workshops for parents at the schools where the Center operates clinics (I.S. 52, I.S. 164, I.S. 143, I.S. 136, and the George Washington High School Educational Campus), at community-based organizations, and in other institutions in Washington Heights/Inwood, and Harlem. The CHIP staff is available to provide various educational modalities—such as study groups, support groups, and curricula-based parent courses. Workshops and supporting materials are provided in English and Spanish.
Address: 60 Haven Avenue, Floor B3 Phone: 212-795-7724 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Columbia Unit(s): Mailman School of Public Health
HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
The HIV/AIDS Prevention Program provides a comprehensive, school-wide program at George Washington High School that includes classroom-based education on sexuality, HIV risk reduction techniques, safe sex, negotiation skills, and pregnancy prevention. The program also offers peer counseling through an internship program with high school students.
Eligibility Requirements: Students enrolled at George Washington High School; students entering grades 9 through 11 can apply for the yearlong internships. Fee(s): No fees Address: 549 Audubon Avenue, SBC Clinic Room 118, New York, NY 10040 Phone: 212-927-2427 Fax: 212-927-2302 Columbia Unit(s): Center for Community Health and Education; Mailman School of Public Health
Young Men's Clinic
The Young Men's Clinic addresses the health needs of males 14-35 years of age, with a focus on sexual and reproductive health. Services include comprehensive physical examinations, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, mental health counseling, and health education and promotion.
Eligibility Requirements: Males 14-35 Fee(s): Medicaid accepted; sliding fee scale for uninsured patients Address: 21 Audubon Avenue Phone: 212-342-3232 Columbia Unit(s): Center for Community Health and Education; Mailman School of Public Health; NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
SPECIAL-EMPHASIS HEALTH PROGRAMS & CENTERS
Breast Cancer Screening Partnership
The Breast Cancer Screening Partnership offers free mammograms, cervical and colorectal screenings, risk assessments and genetic testing, counseling, support groups, and information regarding treatment options to women ages 40 and older who have no health insurance and have not been screened in the past year.
Eligibility Requirements: Women ages 40 and older with no health insurance Address: 1130 St. Nicholas Avenue Phone: 212-305-0163 Fax: 212-851-4530 Columbia Unit(s): Government and Community Affairs—Medical Center; NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Center for Child and Adolescent Nutrition
This center is dedicated to the clinical care of children and families with gastrointestinal, metabolic, and nutritional disorders.
Eligibility Requirements: Insurance requirements Address: 3959 Broadway, 7th Floor Phone: 212-305-7815 Fax: 212-342-5756 Columbia Unit(s): MorganStanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center
Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (CCEC)
The Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (CCEC) offers state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment for the management of epilepsy in adults, adolescents and teens, and children. The center's goal is to help patients gain control of seizures and optimize their quality of life.
This research center offers comprehensive diagnostic and clinical management, clinical trials, supportive and educational services, and assistance with referral services.
Eligibility Requirements: Assessed on an individual basis Fee(s): Call for fee information. Address: 710 West 168th Street, 9th Floor Phone: 212-305-1319 Fax: 212-305-2750 Email:email@example.com Website:www.columbiaals.org/ Columbia Unit(s): Neurological Institute
Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center
The Oncology Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic management for children with cancer and/or serious blood disorders.
Fee(s): No fees Address: 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 7th floor Phone: 212-305-5808 Fax: 212-305-5848 Website:www.herbertirvingchildren.com/ Partner(s): Hope and Heroes Children's Cancer Fund Columbia Unit(s): Pediatric Oncology Center
Hope and Heroes Children's Cancer Fund
The Hope and Heroes Children's Cancer Fund, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, was established in 2002 to provide philanthropic assistance to the Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center. The fund's mission is to support and expand existing programs and therapies at the center, develop new initiatives, and enhance the research that is vital to continuing the fight against pediatric cancer.
The Incarnation Children's Center is a licensed pediatric nursing home providing residential care for HIV-infected children and adolescents.
Address: 142 Audubon Avenue Phone: 212-928-2590 Fax: 212-928-1500 Website:www.icc-pedsaids.org/ Columbia Unit(s): Department of Pediatrics and Special Needs
Jewish Guild for the Blind
Columbia’s Department of Ophthalmology works in conjunction with the Jewish Guild for the Blind to extend care for the visually handicapped.
Fee(s): Insurance accepted or sliding scale Address: 635 West 165 Street Phone: Dr. Michael Chiang, 212-342-3440; Dr. Bryan Winn: 212-305-9535 Columbia Unit(s): Department of Ophthalmology
Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavioral Disorders
The center offers a thorough multidisciplinary evaluation of memory and thinking difficulties, followed by treatment and management plans.
Eligibility Requirements: Accepts Medicare and many major health insurances. Address: 710 West 168th Street, 1st Floor, Suite 104 Phone: 212-305-6939 Fax: 212-305-1145 Website:http://cumc.columbia.edu/dept/
neurology/memory Partner(s): Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center; Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's and the Aging Brain Columbia Unit(s): Neurological Institute of New York
Metabolic Bone Diseases Program
This program evaluates and treats patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases using a complete set of state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to diseases of the skeleton.
Eligibility Requirements: Referrals Address: The Harkness Pavilion, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, 9th Floor Phone: 212-305-2663 Fax: 212-305-6482 Columbia Unit(s): Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Division
Mysak Speech, Language, and Hearing Center
The center offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to individuals of all ages with mild to severe communication disorders.
Eligibility Requirements: None Fee(s): Fees for testing and therapy; reduction of fees available for patients in need Address: 525 West 120th Street Phone: 212-678-3409 Fax: 212-678-3718 Columbia Unit(s): Teachers College
Northern Manhattan Asthma Basics for Children (ABC) Initiative
This nonprofit coalition provides asthma education workshops and outreach for child care and health facilities, schools, and other organizations in Northern Manhattan.
Address: 60 Haven Avenue, Level B2 Phone: 212-304-6521 or 212-304-5792 Columbia Unit(s): Center for Community Health Partnerships; Northern Manhattan Community Voices; Mailman School of Public Health
Pain Management Center
This center provides evaluation and comprehensive treatment of all pain conditions, including cancer pain.
Eligibility Requirements: Self-pay patients and most insurances accepted. Please call for details on rates, participation, referrals, etc. Address: 622 West 168th Street, PH 5th Floor East, Room 500 Phone: 212-305-7114 Fax: 212-305-8883 Website: www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/
anesthesiology/pain Columbia Unit(s): Department of Anesthesiology
Project STAY: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults Cope with HIV
In collaboration with community agencies, Project STAY (Services to Assist Youth) clinic provides comprehensive medical services, case management, education, and outreach services to sexually high-risk and HIV-positive adolescents and young adults.
Fee(s): Call for updated fee information. Phone: 646-284-9732 Fax: 646-284-9729 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.healthyharlem.org/ Columbia Unit(s): Mailman School of Public Health and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clinical Research Center
The Pediatric SMA Clinic is committed to providing comprehensive patient care, supporting research into the cause and cure for spinal muscular atrophy, educating tomorrow's health care professionals, and reaching out to the community we serve. The SMA clinic offers expertise, education, resources, and guidance to families affected by SMA through a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to pediatric neuromuscular disease.
Eligibility Requirements: Please call for information regarding insurance coverage Address: Harkness Pavilion, Floor 5
180 Fort Washington Ave. Phone: 212-342-0263 Fax: 212-342-2893 Email:email@example.com Website:www.columbiasma.org Columbia Unit(s): Neurological Institute
Toni Stabile Osteoporosis Center
The center offers state-of-the-art testing facilities for screening women for osteoporosis with bone density testing.
Eligibility Requirements: Referrals from primary care physicians Fee(s): Medicare accepted Address: Harkness Pavilion, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, 9th Floor, Room 904 Phone: 212-305-9531 Columbia Unit(s): Government and Community Affairs—Medical Center
MENTAL HEALTH CARE
Adult Late Life Depression Research Clinic
This research clinic offers free and confidential outpatient treatment for eligible patients in clinical research studies of standard and new antidepressant medications as well as innovative approaches to the treatment of depression.
Founded in 1982, the Anxiety Disorders Clinic was the first in the nation devoted to research and treatment of anxiety problems. The clinic has been a driving force behind the recent advances in the recognition, understanding, and/or treatment of anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and others. The Hispanic Treatment Program, a counterpart to the clinic, offers treatment from a Spanish-speaking staff.
The Brain Behavior Clinic (BBC) recognizes the challenges of providing safe and effective treatment for psychiatric disorders and is dedicated to the study and provision of innovative treatments for adults with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, Tourette’s syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, and cerebral palsy.
The center offers diagnostic consultations at low fees for psychoanalysis to adults and children throughout the metropolitan area.
Eligibility Requirements: None Fee(s): Call for fee information Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 63 Phone: 212-927-5000 Fax: 212-543-5677 Website: www.psychoanalysis.
columbia.edu Columbia Unit(s): College of Physicians and Surgeons
Depression Evaluation Services
This service provides an outpatient research and treatment program for studying antidepressant medications to promote knowledge of depressive disorders and to identify methods for matching specific treatments to different forms of these disorders.
Fee(s): No fees Address: 1051 Riverside Drive Phone: 212-543-5734 Fax: 212-543-5326 Website:www.depression-nyc.org/ Partner(s): New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry
Eating Disorders Research Clinic
The clinic provides a nationally recognized treatment/research program in the treatment of eating disorders, including bulimia nervosa (inpatient and outpatient), anorexia nervosa (inpatient and outpatient), and binge eating disorder.
Eligibility Requirements: Some restrictions may apply. Fee(s): No fees Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 98 Phone: 212-543-5739 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:http://eatingdisordersclinic.org/ Partner(s): New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry
Hispanic Treatment Program
A counterpart of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, this program features a Spanish-speaking staff that specializes in the evaluation, investigation, and treatment of disorders including panic disorder, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression.
Fee(s): No fees Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69 Phone: 212-543-5367 Partner(s): New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry
Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research and Treatment
The center offers inpatient and outpatient treatment sites that provide evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation services for patients suffering with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or new onset psychotic disorder.
This clinic provides outpatient psychotherapy and adjunct psychiatric services to adults diagnosed with HIV/AIDS or related concerns.
Eligibility Requirements: Adults ages 18 or older Fee(s): Sliding fee scale; Medicaid and Medicare accepted Address: 635 West 165th Street, 6th Floor Phone: 212-305-4562 Fax: 212-305-8394 Columbia Unit(s): NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Mobile Crisis Service
The Mobile Crisis Service provides psychiatric crisis intervention to individuals (children or adults) and their families. Services include psychiatric evaluation, crisis counseling, and referral to longer-term treatment. All services are carried out in the home.
Eligibility Requirements: Adults and children living within the following area: from 155th Street to 125th Street, river to river, and in the Marble Hill area in the Bronx Fee(s): Many insurances are accepted, including Medicaid. The service will work with families who have difficulty paying. Phone: 212-342-5797 Fax: 212-342-1441 Columbia Unit(s): NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Department of Psychiatry
Pediatric Psychiatry Service's School-based Mental Health Program
School-based mental health services are provided throughout the year at 15 New York City public schools in Upper Manhattan. Full mental health evaluation and treatment are available to children and families onsite at 11 local elementary schools in Washington Heights/Inwood (P.S. 4, P.S. 28, P.S. 48, P.S. 115, P.S. 128, P.S. 132, P.S. 152, P.S. 153, P.S. 173, P.S. 187, P.S. 189) and four schools in Harlem (P.S. 46, P.S. 123. P.S. 133, P.S. 145). The program seeks to improve social and academic outcomes for children with emotional and behavioral difficulties while keeping children in their regular classroom environments. A multidisciplinary (psychiatry, psychology, and social work) team provides services in Spanish and English.
Eligibility Requirements: Students registered at one of the schools served Fee(s): Third-party payment (Medicaid, Medicaid HMOs) may be accessed if available, but is not required. Services are available regardless of ability to pay. Registration/Application Deadline: Each school's student support staff typically identifies children, but students and families may self-refer to program staff at each school site at any point during the school year or summer program. Phone: Charles Soulé, PhD, Director: 212-305-7563; Patricia Payne-Marsky, LCSW, Deputy Director, 212-305-9923; Angel Carabello, MD, Medical Director: 212-305-9154 Fax: 212-305-6614 Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Website:http://childpsych.columbia.edu/s_clinical.html Partner(s): NYC Department of Education; NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; NYS Office of Mental Health Columbia Unit(s): Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Special Needs Clinic
The clinic is specialized to meet the mental health needs of children and families affected by the dual epidemics of HIV and substance abuse.
Eligibility Requirements: New patients accepted upon availability Address: 622 West 168th Street, 4th Floor East Phone: 212-305-9099 Fax: 212-305-7400 Columbia Unit(s): NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Vanderbilt Clinic