New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

in New York, United States

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240 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
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N40° 43' 57.9288" W73° 59' 3.4188"   (40.732758, -73.984283)
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The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, located at East 14th Street and Second Avenue in lower Manhattan, New York City, is one of the most prominent otolaryngology and ophthalmology hospitals in the world, providing primary inpatient and outpatient care in those specialties. Previously affiliated with New York Medical College, as of 2013 it is affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as a part of the membership in the Mount Sinai Health System. Yearly, several hundred medical students compete for entrance into this institution for training but only seven each year are accepted into the ophthalmology training program and four into the otolaryngology program.
As of 2009, the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is working in partnership with "Project Chernobyl", to diagnose and treat thyroid cancer associated with radiation exposure from the Chernobyl disaster, which can take decades to develop. Thyroid cancer is a risk among some 200,000 immigrants from the former Soviet Union who now live the New York area.In 2014, James C. Tsai was named president.


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New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Address: 240 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA