Columbia University Irving Medical Center Main Campus

Washington Heights, NYC

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The Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) campus in Washington Heights is the heart of our academic medical center. Across multiple clinic and hospital buildings over several city blocks, our main campus offers care for every condition, from all types of specialists, at any level of severity.Request an Appointment

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Buildings On Campus


Milstein Hospital
177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
173 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032


Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032
Services: Breast, Colorectal, Endocrine, Hernia, Liver, Thoracic, Melanoma, Pancreas & GI, Plastics, Vascular, Weight Loss

Milstein Hospital Building
177 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032
Services: Cardiac, Aortic, General Surgery/Hernia, Marfans

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Services: Liver, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Heart Surgery

Presbyterian Hospital Building
177 W168th St
New York, NY 10032
Services: Liver, Kidney


Public Transportation


Take the 1, A, or C trains to the 168th Street station. From midtown Manhattan, the A train provides express service.


Many city buses serve the medical center, including the M-2, 3, 4, 5, and 100. For additional bus and subway information, call the Transit Authority at (718) 330-1234.

By Car

The fastest and most convenient way to reach the medical center by car is to follow directions to the George Washington Bridge and then exit onto Riverside Drive. From there, proceed south and turn left onto West 165th Street (the first left) and then right onto Fort Washington Avenue to the medical center parking facility.

From Upstate New York and New Jersey:

After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson Parkway (also called the West Side Highway), and then to Riverside Drive.

From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway:

Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at Riverside Drive, which is immediately past the George Washington Bridge.

From Westchester, Connecticut, or the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive approaching the George Washington Bridge:

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left, and follow signs to Riverside Drive.

From the West Side of Manhattan:

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to exit 15 for Riverside Drive South.

From NYC Airports

For information about transportation options from area airports, view NYCgo.

Shuttle Bus Service

Our shuttle bus provides transportation between Columbia campuses and Harlem Hospital and to the George Washington Bridge bus terminal. For shuttle routes and schedules, visit the Columbia Transportation website.


Our hospital partner NewYork-Presbyterian offers visitors the option of valet parking or parking in their parking garage. Most major credit cards are accepted. Street parking is also available but is extremely limited

Valet Service

177 Fort Washington Avenue, between 166th and 168th Streets

Monday through Friday, 5 am to 10 pm

Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays, 7 am to 10 pm

Valet parking service is available at the main entrance of the Milstein Hospital Building at 177 Fort Washington Avenue and at the main entrance to NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital on Broadway at the corner of 165th Street. If you anticipate picking up your car after the valet is closed, park in the Hospital’s visitor parking garage at 115 Fort Washington Avenue, between 164th and 165th Streets. See more about valet services at

Visitor Parking Garage

115 Fort Washington Avenue, between 164th and 165th Streets

Open 24 hours, every day

Reduced rate parking is available for family members of patients who expect to be at the Hospital for an extended length of time. A prepaid debit card can be purchased from the Parking Office, which is located on the main/entry level of the visitor parking garage. To be eligible for a prepaid debit card, you must purchase a minimum of five parking days. See more about rates and hours at

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