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Westchester Medical Center
Westchester Medical Center is a tertiary care academic medical center of New York Medical College. The medical school, Westchester Medical Center, and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital are situated on the same campus. Westchester Medical Center has 650 acute medical and surgical beds. There is a separate floor for Neurosciences, consisting of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. On the same floor the Neuro ICU has 17 beds and 12 step-down beds. The ICU is managed in conjunction with specialists from Critical Care Medicine, and the Critical Care Medicine Fellow is also present in the Neuroscience ICU. Neurosurgery staff includes neurosurgery residents and five nurse practitioners. The fully equipped neurosurgery operating room includes Zeiss Pentero microscopes, intraoperative ultrasound, ultrasonic aspirator, endoscopes, image guidance, and facilities for minimally invasive spine and cranial surgery. Intraoperative monitoring of brain and spinal cord function is available at all times. The Neurosurgery operating room at the Children's Hospital has similar facilities. A dedicated neuro-anesthesiologist and neurosurgically trained nurses are available. Comprehensive neuroradiological facilities include an endovascular suite, three tesla MRI unit, a 64-slice CT scanner, and a centralized image storage and retrieval system. A board-certified neuropathologist with all the necessary tools for neuropathologic analysis is present. Neurosurgeons work closely with the Departments of Neuro-ophthalmology, Neuro-otology, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, and Rehabilitation Medicine. The hospital has residency and fellowship programs in seventeen specialties and sub-specialties.

New York Medical College
Founded in 1860, New York Medical College, a health sciences institution, comprises a School of Medicine, a Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, and a School of Health Sciences and Practice. The college's main campus is located in Valhalla, New York. Read more about the College and or visit the sponsored residency programs.