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Community DentCare Network

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: Leydis De La Cruz ld2240@columbia.edu
Website: http://communitydentcare.columbia.edu
Address:
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: Community DentCare Network
630 West 168th Street, Box 20           New York, NY 10032                            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.

Phone: 212-305-1045                              Fax: 212-305-6032

Email: Leydis De La Cruz ld2240@columbia.edu                               Elvin Alvarez ea95@columbia.edu   Website: http://communitydentcare.columbia.edu

Partner(s): Alianza Dominicana
Columbia Unit(s): College of Dental Medicine

Pediatric Dental Clinic at 722 West 168th Street

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
Website: nyp.org/services/acn_allen_practice.html                                  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
New Patients: 866-463-2778                  Fax: 212-305-6279                         Website: www.nyp.org/             Columbia Unit(s): Department of Medicine

Audubon Practice

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
                            Website: nyp.org/services/acn_family_planning.html       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
                                                            Website: nyp.org/services/acn_charles.html
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: 51 West 51st Street, Suite 100
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-326-5705
Website:www.cumc.columbia.edu/nursing/practice/about.html                                 Fax: 212-326-5700
Columbia Unit(s): School of Nursing

Headstart Program

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: 4467 Broadway
              New York, NY 10040
Phone: 212-923-5237
Fax: 212-568-3610
Email: mg644@columbia.edu
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

Pediatrics 2000

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: 3332 Broadway (Broadway and 135th Street), New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-694-2000
Fax: 212-281-4296

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 
Midtown Location: 3 Columbus Circle, Suite 1403, 14th 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: 212-305-6354
Fax: 212-305-6279
                                                                                                                                           Website: nyp.org/services/smoking-cessation.html
Columbia Unit(s): College of Dental Medicine

 
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CARE
 

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: 212-851-4511
Fax: 212-851-4525
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: 212-305-5903
Fax: 212-305-8995
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.

Address: 710 West 168th Street, 7th Floor
Phone: 212-305-1742
Email: Danita Davis: epilepsy@columbia.edu
Website: www.columbiaepilepsy.org/
Columbia Unit(s): Neurological Institute

Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Research Center

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: alscenter@columbia.edu
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.

Address: 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 7th Floor
Phone: 212-305-1420
Fax: 212-305-5848
Email: contact@hopeandheroes.org
Website: www.hopeandheroes.org
Columbia Unit(s): Pediatric Oncology Division

Incarnation Children's Center

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: 15 West 65th Street
Phone: 212-769-6263
                                                       Website: jgb.org                                                             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
Website: www.tc.columbia.edu/centers/mysak    Email: mysakclinic@tc.columbia.edu   Phone: 212-678-3409
Fax: 212-678-3718
Columbia Unit(s): Teachers College

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/paincenter.index.html
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: jop9026@nyp.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: kidsmda@columbia.edu
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
Website: www.columbiamedicine.org/divisions/endo/mbd.html                       Address: Harkness Pavilion, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, 9th Floor, Room 904
Phone: 212-305-2663
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.

Eligibility Requirements: Visit website for clinical trial requirements
Fee(s): No fees
Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Room 1501
Phone: 212-543-5825
Website: http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/
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Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry

Anxiety Disorders Clinic

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.

Eligibility Requirements: Visit website for clinical trial requirements
Fee(s): No fees
Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit #69
Phone: 212-543-5367
Email: jose@nyspi.cpmc.columbia.edu
Website: http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/
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Partner(s): New York State Psychiatric Institute
Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry

Brain and Behavior Clinic (BBC)

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.

Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, 1st Floor, Room 1501
Phone: 212-543-5767
Website: http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/
brain-behavior-clinic

Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry

Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

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: edru@pi.cpmc.columbia.edu
Website: www.columbiaeatingdisorders.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
Website: www.hispanictreatmentatcolumbia.org 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.

Address: 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 14
Phone: 212-543-4239
Fax: 212-543-1350
Email: njg2121@columbia.edu
Website: http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/
lieber-schizophrenia-research-clinic

Columbia Unit(s): Department of Psychiatry

Lucy A. Wick Clinic for HIV Mental Health

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.
Address: 513 West 166th Street   Phone: 212-305-8060
Fax: 212-342-3914
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: crs9002@nyp.org; pap9052@nyp.org; carabala@childpsych.columbia.edu
Website: www.mailman.columbia.edu/research-service/community
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