Hospital Facts
General Information

MISSION: To Provide superior service to our patients and our community in a caring environment.

VISION: To be the highest quality, most cost effective healthcare provider, responsive and sensitive to all.

2015 Fact Sheet

    2014 Snapshot:

  • Flushing Hospital is a 293-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital.
  • 40,163 patients were treated in FHMC’s Emergency Department.
  • 53,187 patients were seen in the hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center.
  • 2,718 deliveries were performed at Flushing Hospital.


  • Founded in 1884, Flushing Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) is Queens’ first hospital. It is located in one of the most ethnically diverse and prosperous populations in all of the U.S.

  • FHMC operates a full service emergency department that consists of separate adult and pediatric units. The facility is also a 911 receiving hospital, a New York State Designated Stroke Center, and a NYC Hypothermia/Cardiac Destination Facility.

  • FHMC’s on-site Ambulatory Care Center was expanded in 2013. There are over 40 general and specialty services offered by the ACC, including internal and pediatric medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, podiatry, OB/GYN, dentistry, and mental health, to name a few.

  • In 2014, Flushing Hospital introduced Robotic Surgery to the list of services we offer the community. Through the addition of the da Vinci robotic surgical system, Flushing Hospital now provides the most advanced surgical technology available. Surgeons can now perform minimally invasive procedures, offering patients many benefits including less scarring, faster recovery, and minimal pain.

  • Flushing Hospital offers a comprehensive bariatric program. This includes a range of procedures such as Gastric Bypass, Lap Band surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Bariatric Revisions. Support and counseling services such as close physician monitoring, pre and post-surgery psychological evaluations, personalized diet and nutrition counseling and ongoing education and support groups are also provided.

  • The radiology department offers a variety of imaging services in its newly renovated and comfortable facilities including mammography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, high speed, low-dose CT scanning, diagnostic X-ray, and interventional radiology. The department also boasts a MRI Suite, which features an open bore system.

  • The Wound Care Center at FHMC is a six-bed outpatient center designed to treat and heal patients in need of wound care. The center provides the most advanced treatment for chronic or non-healing wounds and helps patients heal quicker, avoid amputation, and improve their overall quality of life.

  • The Maureen Russo Hospice Unit operated by Flushing Hospital and Hospice of New York, is a four-bed unit dedicated to providing medical care and comfort care services to patients during their end of life.

  • FHMC’s Department of OB/GYN has eight ultra-modern and spacious Labor Delivery & Recovery suites. In addition to its OB/GYN services, the department also offers gynecological oncology services to treat all gynecologic malignancies, including laparoscopic surgery.

  • With a comprehensive range of services and broad range of subspecialties, FHMC’s Department of Pediatrics provides expert care for acute and chronic illnesses in infants, children, and young adults. The department’s specialty areas and services include a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), as well as a newborn nursery.

  • FHMC’s Department of Psychiatry offers a wide array of mental health and addiction services. The department consists of an 18-bed acute care voluntary inpatient unit, a 30-bed medically-managed chemical dependency detoxification unit, an outpatient mental health clinic, the Reflections Chemical Dependency clinic, and a consultation-liaison service.

  • President and CEO: Bruce J. Flanz

    Executive Vice President, CFO: Mounir F. Doss

    Executive Vice President and COO: Robert V. Levine

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