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Center for Health and Healing

The Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, provides fully integrative health care by practitioners of modern Western medicine, traditional indigenous medicine, and progressive mind-body therapies in a specially designed healing environment. The Center's vision is comprehensive, including clinical services, educational offerings, scientific research, and outreach efforts.

The Center's website at offers in-depth and reliable information for both health-care providers and consumers on the history and development of integrative medicine as well as the philosophy, history, and practice of 26 healing modalities. In order to provide an evidence-based approach, selected and annotated listings of high quality research studies and reviews in the field of integrative health care have been arranged both by healing modality and by 66 health conditions.

The Center is located at 245 Fifth Avenue at 28th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10016. To schedule an appointment or consultation, please call (646) 935-2220 or email

Patients come to the Center either through a referral from their healthcare provider or through self-referral. For self-referrals, you can make an appointment for any of the many services offered by the Center. However, for those who would like guidance in choosing a service, patients can consult with our clinical nurse specialist, either through your choice of a brief telephone conversation or a scheduled session.

Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care

The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care of the highest quality in pain management and palliative care, and advancing the educational and research aims of these disciplines. The clinical mission is pursued through the efforts of interdisciplinary teams in two divisions, the Pain Division and the Palliative Care Division. The professional staff in the Pain Division offers state-of-the-art therapies, including drug treatment, psychological approaches, injection therapies, and implants. In both pain management and palliative care, scientific principles are applied with compassion, continuity, and respect for the autonomy and dignity of patients and their families. For more information, visit our website at

The Chronic Pain Program is located at Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Square East (at 14th Street), Suite 4K, New York, NY 10003.

Patients are self-referred or referred through their healthcare provider. To schedule an appointment or consultation, please call (212) 844-8930 and select Option 0 (zero).



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