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Ambulatory Care

Our Services

Pediatric Social Work

Our outpatient pediatric social workers in orthopedics and rheumatology are dedicated to providing you, your child, and your family with support throughout your child’s health care experience. This includes attention to your child’s comfort and coping during medical visits, as well as planning together for the future.

We are here to offer you and your family:

  • Help with emotional and family concerns related to the impact of your child’s orthopedic condition or rheumatologic illness
  • Referral to resources, along with the health care team, to understand your child’s diagnosis and treatment options, including disease-specific pediatric support programs
  • Assistance with school-related issues
  • Help with child safety concerns
  • Referral to community services, such as counseling, government programs, homecare and transportation services

Rheumatology Social Work

Social Workers are available to assist adult patients who are treated at HSS in the Division of Rheumatology and Disease-Focused Centers of Excellence.

We can offer you and your family:

  • Emotional support during a new diagnosis
  • Support and education to help you better understand your illness and treatment options
  • Referral to one of our disease-specific patient support and education programs
  • Assistance with insurance, homecare, transportation and prescription needs
  • Referrals to community resources, including mental health services and government programs

Orthopedic Social Work

Social Workers are available to assist adult patients in targeted clinics.

We can offer you and your family:

  • Support and education to help you better understand your condition and treatment options
  • Help with planning for surgery
  • Help with insurance, homecare, transportation, and prescription needs
  • Referrals to resources, including mental health services and government programs

The Adult Orthopedic Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) is located at 475 E. 72 St. on the corner of 72nd St. and York Ave.

Please contact us to connect with the social worker in the clinic in which you are seen.

Ambulatory Care Social Work Services Brochure

Download the brochure (English | Spanish) PDF