UPDATED November 2015: A guide to family doctors, pediatricians, and health centers in Manhattan, including the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Harlem, Midtown, East Village, West Village, Chelsea, Lower Manhattan, SoHo, and beyond. You'll also find dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, and more.
328 E. 61st St., 2nd Floor, New York BALLET CLUB (THE) 917-281-1030 Email email@example.com
The Ballet Club is a unique program that offers professional training in a nurturing environment. It includes the Children’s Creative Dance Club Division for ages 18 months to 9 years, and the Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division for ages 7 through teens. The Ballet Club has a holistic approach to training, with an emphasis on healthy training for both the body and the mind. Classes in the Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division incorporate classical technique with a modern approach and emphasize technique, creativity, choreography, and performance.
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, NYC CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX 212-336-6846
Chelsea Piers is a 28-acre sports village located along the Hudson River, offering the city’s most comprehensive selection of sports programming for children ages 12 months to 17 years. Chelsea Piers features state-of-the-art sports facilities for gymnastics, basketball, soccer, baseball, rock climbing, golf, ice-skating, dance, and hockey. Year-round programs led by outstanding coaches and instructors include after-school classes, seasonal youth leagues, summer camps, Saturday and school break holiday camps, a preschool and childcare center, and action-packed birthday parties. For more information, call or visit the website.
3833 Richmond Ave., Staten Island COMPOUNDING FACILITY (THE) 718-227-9800
At The Compounding Facility, we truly understand that children have highly individualized needs. Beyond having their own likes and dislikes, many children have specific allergies, dietary restrictions, or other types of symptoms. Some may need medications that are sugar-free while others may need medications that are gluten-free, soy-free, dye-free, or casein-free. Your pediatrician and our compounding pharmacist can work together to create medications that will go down easier. These include effervescent drinks, lollipops, oral liquids, and topical gels. Please contact us or visit our website for more information.
406 E. 91st St., CONVENT OF THE SACRED HEART, CARDINAL SWIM SCHOOL 212-722-4745 x618 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come make a splash in New York’s finest swimming pool! The Cardinal Swim School is a learn-to-swim program operating at the new Athletics and Wellness Center of the Convent of the Sacred Heart. This program offers personalized instruction to children and adults in a beautiful six-lane, 25-yard pool. Our certified staff is dedicated to water safety and learning; staff members deliver lessons through focused sessions and play-based classes. Our curriculum takes students from pre-beginners all the way to competitive conditioning.
271 W. 23rd St., 2nd Floor, New York EMPIRE TAE KWON DO 212-645-6611 437 W. 53rd St. 212-645-5821 email@example.com
Empire Tae Kwon Do is a martial arts school based in Chelsea and Midtown West that provides self-defense classes for ages 3 and older. Our philosophy is to develop self-confidence through kicking and punching exercises. Our students learn about physical and mental discipline as well as the importance of staying active throughout their lives. All classes also focus on the fundamental values of respect and kindness, and of course we always make sure to have fun!
246 Greene St., New York FACES LAB 212-992-7699
Is your child overactive or very distracted? Does your child have trouble listening and following instructions? Have an inability to focus? You may be interested in our free evaluation and non-medication treatment research study. The research study is evaluating whether a computerized brain training program will improve academic achievement, social skills, family functioning, and symptoms of attention-deficit, hyperactivity disorder. To be eligible, the parent and child must be fluent in English, must have a computer with internet access at home, and the child must be diagnosed with ADHD in our lab. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-992-7699.
888-FIDELIS (343-3547) FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
Fidelis Care offers free or low-cost health insurance coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life, including products available through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace. With more than 1.3 million members statewide, Fidelis Care was founded on the belief that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. For more information, call Fidelis Care at 888-FIDELIS (343-3547), or visit fideliscare.org.
410 E. 92nd St., New York GILLEN BREWER SCHOOL (THE) 212-831-3667 Email email@example.com
The Gillen Brewer School is dedicated to transforming the lives of young children with a wide variety of language, emotional, developmental, and learning disabilities. GBS prides itself on its mission: making a difference, one child and family at a time. GBS educates and supports students to become confident, independent, and engaged learners. A cornerstone of the school’s philosophy is that a knowledgeable and informed family is essential for each child to reach his or her full potential.
1026 Sixth Ave., Suite 502, New York HAIR FAIRIES 212-719-5222 46 Miller St., Fairfield, CT 203-259-LICE (5423) 877-285-0069
At Hair Fairies, we provide all-natural, non-toxic, proven head lice removal products and methods. Our motto: Safe Solutions for Frantic Families! Our trained technicians manually remove head lice in our kid-friendly salons and in other settings through our mobile units. All services are 100-percent guaranteed. We have two locations in the Northeast: Midtown Manhattan and Fairfield County, CT. You can access free DIY tutorials at hairfairies.com and order the same highly effective, plant-based products used in our salons. Or call our toll-free support number: 877-285-0069.
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan JODI'S GYM 212-772-7633 25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco 914-244-8811
Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for 34 years! Its step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (up to 12 years), there is something for everyone. It offers parent-child gym classes, gymnastics (ages 3-12), Ninja Challenge, preschool alternative, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, Music for Aardvarks, play groups, private lessons, and the best birthday parties!
2120 Ocean Ave., Brooklyn KAUFMAN CHILDREN'S DENTAL HOSPITAL 718-645-1588 103 St. Marks Place, New York, 212-432-KCDH (5324) Orthodontics, 718-645-8088
Our hospital is committed to providing the highest level of dental care for children, including those with special needs. Establishing us as your child's dental home provides us opportunity to implement preventive dental health habits that will keep your child free from dental and oral disease. We focus on prevention, early detection, and treatment of dental diseases. Our goals include creating a pleasant dental experience, instilling a positive attitude toward dental care, teaching the importance of maintaining proper oral health, and fostering a lifetime of good dental health and overall well-being.
917-657-0249 LICEXCHANGE - THE NO-LIP-SERVICE LICE SERVICE Email firstname.lastname@example.org
LiceXchange treats head lice exclusively in the privacy of your home-as inexpensively as possible. Experienced, conscientious, and kind staff will put your children at ease-applying all the tools of the trade-without the use of pesticides! We stand by our work, as long as "active" cases with lice follow our protocol. Founder Debra L. Rosen, has been successfully caring for schools and camps throughout the tri-state region for more than 15 years. LiceXchange, “where an age-old problem gets the royal treatment.” Call 917-657-0249.
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets), Upper West Side LITTLE GYM - NEW YORK (THE) 212-799-1225 tlgupperwestsideny.com 207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues), Upper East Side 212-787-1124 tlguppereastsideny.com 777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale 914-722-0072 tlgscarsdaleny.com 28 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ 201-445-4444 tlgwaldwicknj.com
The Little Gym is an exercise and motor development center for children, offering gymnastic classes, sports skills development, dance, cheerleading, and karate classes for children ages 4 months to 12 years, in a loving, non-competitive environment. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build self-esteem and confidence. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers summer camp, holiday camp, Parent Survival Night, and Awesome Birthday Bashes.
1845 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., Suite #1, New York OPEN BRIGHT PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, P.C. 347-292-1757 Email email@example.com
Our practice is celebrating 6 months since we’ve opened in our new location! Come see for yourself what our patients and their parents have been raving about. Everything from the soothing colors, and the spacious rooms, to the kids play area, and overall design will put you and your child at ease. Dr. Laurie and our staff are committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive oral health care for each of our patients. We specialize in treating children ages newborn to 18 years, as well as those with special needs. Come by, we look forward to meeting you!
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit #69, New York RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR MENTAL HYGIENE 646-774-8113 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you constantly worry about your loved ones? Concerned about being separated from someone you care about? Find it hard to travel or sleep apart from those you are close to? Worry about harm to people you are close to? Concerned you may be too clingy? Are these symptoms interfering with your life? If you are ages 18-60, you may be eligible to participate in a research study of medication for treatment of Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder. Eligible persons will receive payment for their participation. For more information, please contact Danielle Moskow at 646-774-8113 or email@example.com.
126 E. 13th St., New York SCHOOL AT PERIDANCE (THE) 212-505-0886
Looking for a fun way to keep your child healthy and fit? Come try a dance class at Peridance Capezio Center! The School at Peridance was established in 1983 and has been recognized as a pioneer in dance education within the New York dance community. Offering classes for students ranging from 18 months to 18 years, The School at Peridance features a progressive interdisciplinary approach to dance training, emphasizing a thorough understanding of various dance techniques while promoting self-expression, self-confidence, and creativity. Trial classes available! Call today to learn more: 212-505-0886.
216 W. 89th St., New York SHUFFLES 212-580-6584, 646-295-3361 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get healthy this winter at Shuffles! Founding director Gail Crutchfield opened Shuffles, a Broadway tap and musical theater school, after closing her sixth Broadway show in the hopes of giving students the best possible musical theater experience. Shuffles offers theater training and tap programs for children ages 3-18. Shuffles gives students of all abilities a combination of technique, with a love for the performing arts. Shuffles mission is to provide students with a pre-professional training program that allows them to prepare for their future careers in the performing arts industry.
1225 Park Ave. , New York VILLAGE OBSTETRICS 212-741-2229 Email email@example.com
Village Obstetrics™ offers a rare blend of highly sophisticated medical care and the personal touch of a small private practice. The former chairman of OB/GYN at the legendary St. Vincent’s Hospital, George Mussalli, M.D. is one of the few maternal-fetal medicine specialists who still delivers babies. Jaqueline Worth, M.D. brings more than a decade’s experience as a busy obstetrician. We believe that immediate easy access by patients to their doctors translates into the best pregnancy outcomes with the highest patient satisfaction. VOb delivers at Mount Sinai Hospital.
155 W. 68th St., Suite 226, Manhattan WEST SIDE PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 212-580-7881 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
At West Side Pediatric Dentistry our goal is to provide the best dental care for infants, children, and adolescents in a child-friendly environment. We focus on preventive care to help each child have a healthy smile. We utilize the latest methods and procedures in a warm, caring, and stress-free environment. For patients who experience difficulty during dental procedures we offer nitrous oxide anesthesia and IV sedation with a pediatric anesthesiologist in our office. We serve infants, children, adolescent, and patients with special needs in New York City and surrounding areas.