Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), not-for-profit hospital serving the communities on the south shore of Long Island in West Islip, New York. Good Samaritan is one of the largest providers of emergency services on Long Island.
The only verified Level II Trauma center for both adult and pediatric patients on the south shore of Long Island, the emergency department evaluates and cares for patients presenting with all types of emergencies, 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. The emergency department also provides immediate access to a 24/7 cardiac percutaneous coronary intervention team and is a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Approximately 90,000 injured or ill adult and pediatric patients are treated every year in the emergency department.
Long Island is an expansive, densely populated island in southeastern New York State. Long Island’s scenic South Shore beaches lie on the Atlantic Ocean, and its North Shore faces Long Island Sound, with Connecticut visible in the distance. Along its Atlantic coast are Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island, and Montauk Point State Park. On the east end, the North Fork is home to wineries and the Hamptons are towns characterized by beautiful homes, trendy restaurants, and antique shops.