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Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

  • Hours and Policies

    The primary location for the Einstein Healthcare Network, Einstein Medical Center is a 722-bed facility with an accredited Level l trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit and more than 600 physicians and specialists. 

    Location and Visiting Hours

    9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    5501 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19141

     Labor & Delivery (1st floor, Lifter Building)

    24-hours, 7 days a week

    Triage. In the triage unit, located on the 1st Floor of the Lifter building, one visitor is permitted at a time (multiple visitors may switch off).
    Labor & Delivery Room. Two visitors, identified by the mother, are able to be with the mother-to-be in the labor room, also located on the 1st Floor of Lifter.
    Children are not allowed to be present in labor and delivery or triage.
    Recovery. Visitors may come from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. One support person - designated by the birth mother and wearing a hospital-issued ID bracelet - may visit from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

     NICU (2nd floor Lifter Building)

    24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    except during shift changes, which occur:
    7-7:30 a.m., 3-3:30 p.m., 7-7:30 p.m., 11-11:30 p.m.

    Un-designated visitors must be accompanied by a parent.
    Designated visitors may also visit during visiting hours without being accompanied by a parent. The birth mother must first approve a designated visitor in writing. The visitor will be issued a band by hospital staff. 

      Maternal Infant Recovery Unit (3rd Floor Lifter Building)

    9 a.m. - 9 p.m. general visitors
    9 a.m. - 10 p.m. designated support


    5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday
    2 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekends & holidays