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Elmhurst Hospital Auxiliary

Patient Stories

At NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, our patients inspire our work every day. Their courageous spirit when faced with setbacks. The strength of patients, their families, and loved ones when confronted with serious illness. The resilient spirit with which they battle setbacks and never give up hope. We are thrilled to share the amazing stories with you of some of these patients and the life changing care they received at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst.


Kindness is at the heart of what we do at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Hospital Auxiliary. Our community partners, friends and other supporters enable us to accomplish our mission. By making a gift to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, you ensure that patients will be able to receive innovative, quality healthcare, regardless of their ability to pay. Thank you so much for your commitment to supporting health in our shared community and for your support of the Auxiliary. Together, we can make a difference in the healthcare of our communities and live our healthiest life.

Baby's Grasp

Baby Carlito

When Baby Carlito was born at just 24 weeks, his situation was precarious. Like most pre-term babies, his lungs were under-developed. He also had cardiovascular complications and severe gastrointestinal issues. His mother was frantic.

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Parents "Reach Out and Read" To Tiny NICU Patients

When first-time mom Indira Bhattacharjee delivered twin boys prematurely late last year, she was very apprehensive about their development.

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