Fast, quality medical care when you need it most

The doctor and nurses were attentive, compassionate, and professional. They clearly and thoroughly explained all aspects of my care. I truly appreciate the personal attention and empathy showed me during my visit. Keep up the great work.

- ED patient, May 2018

Whether you have a life-threatening heart attack or stroke, break a bone, or wrench your back, you will need immediate medical attention. The Emergency Medicine team at Phelps Hospital is on call around the clock to provide medically advanced and compassionate care in minutes. Every one of our board-certified physicians and nurses has completed the highest level of training in emergency medicine. Their wealth of experience, depth of dedication and our state-of-the-art facility guarantee that you will receive nothing less than outstanding treatment and care.

Services within our Emergency Department

  • Our state-of-the-art facility features 32 private treatment rooms, each designed for maximum comfort and privacy
  • Our bedside registration process, along with timely and efficient evaluation by an Emergency Department medical team member, ensure that you will receive appropriate treatment fast
  • Designated treatment rooms allow for specialized services, including critical care, gynecology, psychiatry, orthopedics and dentistry
  • A separate pediatric section with a playroom helps make the visit as pleasant as possible for our youngest patients
  • A 24-hour radiology suite equipped with the most advanced digital x-ray and scanning technologies promises rapid detection and evaluation of injury or illness, day or night
  • Hospitality Services team members ease your stay by providing extra blankets and pillows, or just a shoulder to lean on, so you feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible
nurse handing a blanket to patient

Stroke Care at Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital has earned official designation as a Stroke Center from the New York State Department of Health. Annually since 2009, the Phelps Stoke Center has received the highest level of recognition – Get With the Guidelines-Stroke “Gold Plus” Achievement Award – from the American Heart and American Stroke associations for consistently providing aggressive, evidence-based stroke care that dramatically improves outcomes.

Stroke symptoms: Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body. Sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or understanding. Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes. Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination. Sudden severe headache with no known cause.

Phelps Emergency Dept.
701 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

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PromptCare is a service within the Emergency Department that treats non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses following a thorough medical evaluation.
Please note: PromptCare is NOT an URGENT CARE FACILITY but is part of the Emergency Department, and the usual fees, co-pays and deductibles apply.

Ambulance Services

The Phelps Emergency Department cooperates with the ambulance corps of Ardsley, Briarcliff, Chappaqua, Cortlandt, Croton, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Irvington, Mohegan, Montrose, Mount Pleasant, Ossining, Peekskill, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Thornwood, Valhalla and Verplank.

Emergency Medical Technicians taking care of a patient in ambulance


Other Emergency Services

Phelps offers additional emergency and disaster preparedness services for the community.

  • Phelps Hospital’s free standing and self-contained Decontamination Unit allows us to respond to incidents requiring decontamination of patients who have sustained exposure to or direct contact with chemical, biological, or radioactive agents
  • The Hoch Center for Emergency Education at Phelps Hospital provides education and training in emergency medical response for healthcare providers, first responders, businesses and the public

The Phelps Hospital Emergency Department serves 27,000 people each year.