Westchester Medical Center has a new, free-standing children’s hospital, The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, which has a separate pediatric emergency room and offers state-of-the-art pediatric care in all pediatric subspecialties.
Patients with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, tethered cord, Chiari malformation, brain and spinal cord tumors, spasticity, complex epilepsy, vascular disorders, and trauma are all managed at this facility. A dedicated operating room and intensive care unit are available. The operating room has facilities for minimally invasive procedures including endoscopic procedures. Pre-operative 3-D modeling combined with an intra-operative real time image guidance system is also available. An immediate postoperative MRI facility is available.