24-Hour Emergency Care for Our Community

The Emergency Department at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center in Roslyn, NY, helps Long Islanders who are experiencing serious to critical medical issues and need immediate, emergency care. We treat patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our highly experienced and compassionate team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, radiologists and additional support staff are dedicated to providing excellence in emergency medicine.

The Emergency Nurses Association has recognized the hospital's Emergency Department with a Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional and innovative performance in leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Call 9-1-1 immediately if you are experiencing a medical emergency.


Features of our emergency department:

  • Individual rooms ensure patient safety and hygiene.
  • Advanced technology assists in the rapid diagnosis of cardiac issues and other diseases.
  • Patients are seen by board-certified attending physicians who are experts in a wide range of medical and surgical conditions. They collaborate with the hospital’s medical staff to deliver first-rate care.
  • Patients are seen by registered nurses who are specially trained in emergency medicine.

Clinical Excellence

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center is Long Island's most-awarded heart program. Patients who present to our emergency department with cardiac issues have access to the country’s top experts in cardiothoracic surgery, electrophysiology, heart failure, interventional cardiology, noninvasive imaging and vascular procedures.

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St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center (Roslyn, NY) is designated by the Joint Commission and New York State Department of Health as a Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center—capable of mechanical thrombectomy and stabilizing and providing emergency care for patients with an acute stroke.

In 2023, 100% of eligible acute ischemic stroke patients were treated with mechanical endovascular therapy. Of those patients, 90% were successfully revascularized. The death rate within 24 hours of undergoing a diagnostic cerebral angiogram was 0%.

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24/7 Fracture Care

Call our fracture service for emergencies involving bone fracture.

American Medical Response

Catholic Health and American Medical Response work together to offer medical transportation services to our patients. Call for an ambulance at any time.



Paramedic-level ambulance service is available for Catholic Health patients at home, care facilities or physician offices needing urgent access to a Catholic Health hospital emergency department.

American Medical Response's 24/7 Care in Motion Transfer Center is equipped with software to facilitate single-call communication with Catholic Health providers requesting medical transportation.

Inside of Hunter EMS ambulance