Music Benefit for Stony Brook Children's Hospital


As Suffolk County’s only children’s hospital and academic medical center, Stony Brook Children's delivers the most advanced pediatric care in the region. With groundbreaking on the new building in 2014 and opening in 2016, Stony Brook Children's is expanding both their reach and their commitment to ensuring that the families of Suffolk County have access to quality, high-level pediatric services close to home for healthcare needs large and small.
State-of-the-Art Building Reflects the Unique Needs of Children

Stony Brook Children’s Hospital will be housed in the new 10-story Hospital Pavilion.
Innovations and amenities include:
  • Dedicated entrance and secure private lobby
  • Streamlined admissions process
  • Waterfront/aquatic theme that reflects our Long Island location and heritage
  • Lobby with interactive digital screens, rotating educational displays for patients and families, large video screen with key info, live feed from the Aquarium
  • All private patient rooms and private bathrooms with showers
  • Multiple playrooms, including a teen room in the Adolescent Unit equipped with thelatest electronics, and a neutropenic playroom for immune-compromised children
  • • Ronald McDonald Family Lounge, which offers respite for families of children with extended hospitalizations
  • • Proprietary security system
  • • Dedicated pediatric procedure suite adjacent to the Imaging and Interventional Radiology departments
  • • Separate unit for adolescent medicine that meets the unique needs of teens
  • • Outdoor garden with meditative and play spaces
  • • Computer- and Wi-Fi-enabled classrooms so children can keep up with schoolwork
  • • Expanded dining areas with child-friendly meals
  • • Well-curated gift shop that reflects contemporary children’s tastes
  • • Valet parking

New Building Enables State-of-the-Art Care

The hospital is designed for safe, efficient delivery of care in a comfortable, soothing environment that promotes healing.

  • Patient rooms divided into three zones for optimal caregiving and family privacy. Hospital philosophy is “care at the bedside”
  • Rooms designed for up to two parents to stay 24/7
  • Bedside-operated LED lights that allow kids to change the color of their walls and have control over their environment
  • Large flat-panel TVs in each room, with age-appropriate games and education videos geared toward the child’s diagnosis
  • Treatment rooms on each unit so patient rooms remain “fear-free” comfort zones
  • Sophisticated communication and call systems for families, nursing staff and physicians
  • High-tech, 24/7 monitoring that includes both telemetry and nurse observation
  • High-tech security to ensure only authorized persons can enter the child’s room
  • A sophisticated electronic medical record (EMR) that includes safeguards for medication safety
  • Computers in each room for secure electronic charting


The children’s hospital building has received $53 million in state support thanks to New York State Senators Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) and John Flanagan (R-Northport), as well as over $15 million in contributions from hundreds of community members and businesses. We thank everyone for their support.

If you would like to invest in this critical project for the children and families of Suffolk County, visit Your gift will be matched by an anonymous donor.

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