New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
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Day of Arrival

Entering the main lobby of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Please arrive on time on the day of your surgery. To help you plan your route, you can click onto Mapquest or consult our list of subway/bus instructions

Street parking around New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is very limited, but there are parking garages nearby. For validated parking information, visit our Directions & Parking page or call the Information Desk at (212) 979-4346 for a list of other parking locations. Note that if you are coming by car, there should be one parent or guardian available to tend the child at all times and another person to drive. Please do not bring other children!

The reception desk

Upon arrival, tell Security at the front door that you are here for surgery and ask for the Admitting Office. You will be directed to an area marked "Reception", where a friendly admitting clerk will start the process.

The registrar will confirm your paperwork details prior to surgery

A registrar will take the family into a private cubicle and confirm all paperwork details.
Please come prepared with:

  • Clearance from pediatrician

  • Results of lab tests

  • Insurance information including insurance card and referral if necessary from your health care plan

  • List of child's medications

  • If you are a legal guardian, original court papers

In Admitting, an ID band will be placed on your child's wrist or ankle. Please do not remove this band until after discharge.

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Contact Information

Pediatric Surgery Center
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
310 E. 14th Street
New York, NY  10003
For Information: (212) 979-4353



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