New York firefighter's heart & lung - EST. 2002

It’s is a medical center for firefighters designed by firefighters.

As a leading provider of medical screenings we take pride in offering the best healthcare experience for the firefighter profession. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our firefighters each and every day.

NYFF's Heart and Lung Institute is a medical center designed by firefighters for firefighters. We have been working with NY's Bravest for over 18 years. We provide medical care speciallizing in but not limited to cardiac and pulmonary testing, as well as, providing educational seminars focused on FF safety throughout the USA and Canada.

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS TO LOOK OUT FOR

Chest Pain
Shortness of Breath
Fatigue
Light Headiness
Dizziness
Headaches

RISK FACTORS

High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Overweight / Obese
Family History of Heart Problems
9-11 Exposure
Smoker / Past Smoker
Alcohol Drinker
Lack of Exercise

OUR SERVICES

CARDIOLOGY

We have the most advanced cardiac testing available for firefighters. We offer the latest technology to give firefighters the best care possible.

PULMONARY

Pulmonary evaluations, Pulmonary function tests , Chest x rays, Methylcholine challenge tests, 9-11 screenings/ monitoring , Asthma care and more.

CANCER SCREENING

Cancer screening aims to detect cancer before symptoms appear. This may involve blood tests, urine tests, or medical imaging. Early detection saves lives.

ORTHOPEDICS

Consultation, x-rays, casting, workers compensation, arthroscopic procedures.

9-11 RETIREE HEALTHCARE

Contact us regarding your options.

RETIREMENT EXIT PHYSICALS

Know before you go.

DISABILITY CONSULTING

Something we never plan, but be educated about your health and your future.

FIREHOUSE DAY OUT FOR YOUR HEALTH

Group health screening and prevention.

FIREHOUSE EDUCATIONAL TALKS

A popular event for those of us with busy schedules.

First Due: Break the Chain of Catastrophe

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Robert Brown, Jr., believes that first responders and officers should consider the fact that the fear of COVID-19 can be much worse than the illness itself. Robert Brown Jr., PA - New York Firefighters Heart & LungMay 1st, 2020 / Firehouse Magazine Squad 41 goes … unconscious … caller indicates victim "not breathing." OK. I understand that this...
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About Arrhythmia

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Source: The American Heart Association The term "arrhythmia" refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses. The electrical impulses may happen too fast, too slowly, or erratically – causing the heart to beat too fast, too slowly, or erratically. When the heart doesn't beat properly, it can't pump blood effectively. When the h...
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Dietary Fats

fats Fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we need in our diet, just not too much. Learn all about dietary fats and how getting too much or too little affects our health.
Source: The American Heart Association Does my body need fats? Yes, it does. Dietary fats are essential to give your body energy and to support cell growth. They also help protect your organs and help keep your body warm. Fats help your body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones, too. Your body definitely needs fat. How many differen...
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FDNY - WTC Health Program Wellness and Research Updates

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 Below is an updated link of Fire Marshal Conrad Tinney's story of survival. We experienced some technical issues and apologize for any inconvenience to those unable to view the video yesterday. The WTC Health Program (WTCHP) and its annual monitoring exams can help identify those at risk, detect illnesses, or begin early treatment, which may ...
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Using the Situtational Awareness Cycle to See the Big Picture

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Lt. Robert Brown illustrates the need to create a situational awareness cycle from the time a fire call comes in until the incident is over. Dec 16th, 2013 / Firehouse Magazine "Everybody goes! Phone alarm, first-due engine and first-due truck for fire in a commercial building at 1655 Pitkin Avenue. The fire is reported on the first floor. Critical...
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Rescuing The Rescuer: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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June 21st, 2007 / Firehouse Magazine When we experience a traumatic event our brain goes through a chemical change and the military is studying these changes in the brain with PET scans. Everybody goes fill out 10-75 (working fire). The address is 5826 Eastern Parkway and the fire is in a two-story commercial. Ladder 120 is the FAST truck (rapid in...
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testing & diagnosing firefighters in new york

Just in the last 5 years, NY Firefighter's Heart & Lung have tested and diagnosed thousands of Firefighters with the following stats below:

35+

DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER

400+

DIAGNOSED ARRHYTHMIA'S

100+

REQUIRING BYPASS SURGERY / STENTS

1,000+

HIGH CHOLESTEROL, HYPERTENSION,
SLEEP APNEA, & REACTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE

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