Mount Sinai Awarded Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

Mount Sinai is one of only five hospitals in the nation to receive the First Advanced Certification for Palliative Care awarded by the Joint Commission.
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Palliative Care

Mount Sinai Palliative Care specialists are committed to improving the quality of life for patients confronted with serious illnesses. Working closely with the patient’s primary doctor, we provide coordinated care consisting of:

  • Symptom management
  • 24-hour availability
  • Mount Sinai Visiting Doctor home care and referral
  • Inpatient palliative care services
  • Social services support
  • Physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional support
  • In-depth discussion with patients about their condition and their treatment options

To receive help from our palliative care team, please ask your doctor for a referral. We are available to provide you with assistance either in the hospital or at home. Our hospital services, inpatient unit and outpatient programs are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and many insurance plans. Call us at 212-241-1446 if you have questions about your insurance coverage.

Sean Morrison Interview

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Past President, Sean Morrison, MD, discusses his vision for changing the perception of palliative care.  Watch video

Our Home Care In the News

The New York Times interviews Mount Sinai palliative care experts on the advantages of patients receiving palliative care at home.

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Contact Us

Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Annenberg Building, Tenth Floor
1468 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-1446

Inpatient Palliative Care Services
Wiener Family Palliative Care Unit
Klingenstein Pavilion, Sixth Floor
1176 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-1446

Outpatient Palliative Care Services
Martha Stewart Center for Living
Klingenstein Clinical Center
1450 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-659-8552

Supportive Oncology at the
Ruttenberg Treatment Center
Leon and Norma Hess Center for
Science and Medicine
1470 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-6756

Amy’s Journey

Amy Berman, living with serious illness, is an inspiring advocate for palliative care.

Read Amy’s story