Overview

Pediatric Specialties — Palliative Care

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/telehealth.

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams

Stony Brook Children’s dedicated pediatric palliative care program is unique on Long Island. Rina Meyer, MD, a specialist in the field, leads the program.

Pediatric palliative care supports the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children and families facing life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses. The goal is to foster quality of life, maintain dignity, and reduce suffering in ways that are appropriate to the patient’s age, upbringing, culture and community. Palliative care is not an end-of-life service; it is a resource that can be helpful at any point in a difficult treatment process, whatever the diagnosis or prognosis.

At Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, pediatric palliative care is considered a key component of high-quality, comprehensive care — and another important way to support children and their families.