Nassau University Medical Center

Nassau University Medical Center

Nassau University Medical Center is a 530-bed tertiary-care teaching hospital that has been the primary source of medical care for millions of Nassau County residents since 1935. It is also the heart of NuHealth – a Long Island-based health system committed to delivering coordinated medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone, at every stage of life.

Inside the Hospital

With its 19-story main tower, Nassau University Medical Center is Nassau County’s tallest building and a familiar Long Island landmark. As the region’s premier Level I trauma center NUMC treats many of the County’s most critically injured patients, and has long carried the responsibility of being the region’s “safety net” hospital.

Some Outstanding Features Include:

  • Nassau County Firefighters Burn Center
  • Designated Stroke Center
  • Zaki Hossain Center for Hypertension, Diabetes and Vascular Disease
  • Extensive laboratory imaging and research facilities
  • Expansive two-level Health Sciences Library
  • Interfaith chapel

The Hospital as Teacher

For more than 60 years, Nassau University Medical Center has maintained a strong commitment to medical education. We are academically affiliated with the Northwell Health System, the Health Sciences Center of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

As a teaching hospital, we work in partnership with our affiliates to educate medical students, train residents, and provide continuing education for physicians. NUMC’s highly qualified faculty, comprehensively equipped facilities, and strong graduate medical education programs, combined with the challenge of serving a broad patient population in a fast-paced environment, provide an extraordinary learning experience for the next generation of medical professionals. Our educational mission fosters scholarly activity, research productivity, and high standards of patient care – and our patients are the beneficiaries.

Fast Facts

NUMC treats more than 80,000 emergency patients annually.

NUMC’s 80-plus outpatient specialty clinics handle more than 178,000 patient visits annually.