Medicine Centers and Programs
In addition to the comprehensive care our internists provide to patients, our Department of Medicine also has dedicated treatment programs and centers that provide specialized care.
The Asthma Program treats asthma of all levels and severities as well as allergic rhinitis, sinus disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Our team of pulmonologists and other asthma specialists work with patients to develop personalized care plans which include appropriate pharmacotherapy, treatment of conditions that can complicate and worsen asthma, and education on proper care techniques so that patients can lead full and active lives.
Mount Sinai’s Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease offers specialized care for individuals with inflammatory bowel disease, including monitoring for colon cancer and management of dysplasia. We provide patients with guidance on diet and nutrition to help manage their conditions as well as valuable patient education on ways of managing IBD in daily life. Our staff psychologist helps patients cope with the stressful situations that may exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease.
With more and more Americans suffering from sleep related disorders, Mount Sinai’s Center for Sleep Medicine has designed specialized services to address these conditions. We provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of sleep pathology including breathing related sleep disorders, periodic limb movements in sleep, insomnia and narcolepsy.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) can receive specialized treatment through our dedicated program. Our coordinated-care program teaches proper medication usage to help patients manage their chronic disease effectively. In addition, we develop personalized treatment plans which may include medication usage, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy and surgery for COPD.
The Mount Sinai Diabetes Center provides comprehensive care for people with type 1, type 2, gestational (pregnancy related) diabetes, and related disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians and certified diabetes educators works together to create individual treatment plans, which may include nutritional counseling, in-office hemoglobin A1c Testing, insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring. We also provide access to a weight management program and the Viva Fitness program.
HIV-Hepatitis C Co-Infection Program
Mount Sinai’s HIV-Hepatitis C Co-Infection Program has specialized services for patients co-infected with both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Our HIV and liver disease specialists, mental health providers, and social workers work together to provide coordinated care. When it is necessary, liver transplant and liver cancer teams, are brought in to provide essential expertise and services.
Our Kidney Center program provides the newest dialysis equipment for patients with a variety of kidney disease. We offer extended hours of operation, flexible scheduling, a variety of treatment options and locations, a multilingual staff, TV's at every dialysis station and free Wi-Fi.
With lung cancer the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women, lung screening becomes more important. Mount Sinai’s Lung Screening Program is at the forefront of breakthroughs that enable early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. Our multidisciplinary team provides the highest caliber of patient care, which has established us as a destination of choice for lung cancer patients.
With one of the largest bone marrow transplant programs in the New York City area, the Ruttenberg Center provides expert treatment of various cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myeloproliferative disorders. Cancer patients have access to a range of treatments, including chemotherapy, biological therapy, nutritional counseling and transplantation. In addition, many patients have the opportunity to enroll in clinical trials, which offer the newest available therapies.
As a multi-organ disease, sarcoidosis requires treatment by a variety of physicians. The Sarcoidosis Program offers expertise in all aspects of the condition with the help of a multidisciplinary team that includes cardiologists, dermatologists, neurologists, nephrologists, pathologists, ophthalmologists, and other specialists. We provide comprehensive treatment which includes evaluation to track the illness’ status to medications that help control symptoms.
Throughout Manhattan, the Visiting Doctors Program delivers primary care to elderly or ailing adults who are unable to leave their homes, as well as those with psychiatric, neurological, complex and terminal illnesses. Our board-certified internists, geriatricians and palliative care physicians as well as nurses and social workers provide comprehensive primary care as well as counseling services in both English and Spanish.
At the Mount Sinai Women's Gastrointestinal Health Center, we provide comprehensive holistic medical care and emotional support to women facing gastrointestinal issues, including abdominal bloating, pelvic floor dysfunction, Celiac disease, constipation and other digestive conditions. Our multi-disciplinary team of board-certified gastroenterologists, registered dietitians and psychologists offer coordinated care that is unique as each woman.