Clinical Excellence, Patient-Focused Care

Good Samaritan University Hospital (West Islip, NY) offers the highest level of care to the south shore of Long Island. Our doctors, nurses and supporting medical staff deliver clinical excellence and compassionate care in numerous specialties.

We are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Obstetrics & Gynecology. We are also rated by U.S. News & World Report as High Performing in diabetes, heart failure, and stroke.

Our St. Francis Heart Center is well-recognized for excellence in health and vascular care, including cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology (atrial fibrillation).

At Good Samaritan University Hospital, we are committed to putting the needs and safety of our patients first. That dedication is reflected in our nurses, who have earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition for excellence in patient care.

    Services & Programs

    Comprehensive care to meet the unique health needs of each patient.

    Emergency Medicine

    Our emergency department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for adult and pediatric emergencies.

    Radiology & Lab

    Convenient access to comprehensive diagnostic and lab services.

    The Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan University Hospital

    A full spectrum of cancer care close to home—from screenings to diagnosis to treatment. Our cancer specialists use the most advanced treatments and surgical options. We also offer innovative treatments through our clinical trials in partnership with Roswell Park.

    Additional specialized services we offer to our community include:

    View our 2021 cancer annual report

    Stroke Care

    The Gary H. Richard and Family Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center of Long Island at Good Samaritan University Hospital is the only Comprehensive Stroke Center on the south shore of Long Island. Our team of stroke and neurointerventional specialists has extensive training in neurological critical care.

    Our goal is to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient through diagnostic evaluation, careful monitoring, and innovative treatment techniques.

    American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognized our hospital with: Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite, Advanced Therapy and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. (2024)

    View Stroke Services

    View Neurointervention Services

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    Dr. Kimon Bekelis, Catholic Health chairman of neurointerventional services and director of the Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center of Long Island at Good Samaritan University Hospital, with Maddie Dalgliesh, MSN.

    Highest Level of Care for Parents and Children

    Good Samaritan University Hospital offers educational support for expectant parents with both in-person and virtual classes. Our robust pediatric services include a dedicated emergency room and a child life program to help children and families cope with the hospital experience.

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