In case you decide to travel to MSKCC cancer center in New York City for treatment, our guest services team will readily assist you with
- Visa letters.
- Housing options.
- Transportation to and from the airport.
- Translation services in any language (24 hours a day).
What Are the Advantages of Choosing MSKCC in New York for Care?
Direct flights between New York City and major Indian cities are available daily with multiple airlines. The local public transportation in New York City is easily accessible. Subway, bus, taxis, and other public transportation services are available 24 hours a day, throughout the week, and are the most convenient way to get around the city.
The numerous restaurants in New York City serve nearly every cuisine from around the world. You are bound to find something to your liking, from more than 70 Michelin-starred restaurants to local joints. New York City also has thousands of Indian restaurants, where you can find almost all regional Indian dishes. Convenience stores and supermarkets are within walking distance of MSKCC.
Art and Culture
New York City offers numerous art exhibitions, performances, and concerts and is home to famous museums, theaters, and live music venues. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts are all within three kilometers of MSKCC. Broadway's theaters are easily accessible by public transportation or car.
Parks and Gardens
Amidst the concrete jungle, New York City has eternal and quiet parks and gardens. You can walk to Central Park, which is a must-see attraction, in less than 20 minutes. You will love other spots like the Central Park Zoo and the reservoir. You can also reach Fort Tryon Park by taking a one-hour subway ride from MSKCC. You can enjoy ancient artwork and architecture at the Cloisters, a part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and an outdoor garden with more than 500 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs. Less than an hour's car ride will take you to the New York Botanical Gardens, which is home to over a million plants.
Indian Community in New York City
The thriving Indian community in New York City will make you feel at home and provide help and support. Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, and Tamil interpretation services are available everywhere for patients with language problems. You will be provided verbal and written translation whenever needed.
New York is home to famous department stores (such as Macy's and Bloomingdales), boutiques (such as Tiffany's and the numerous designer clothing shops at Bergdorf Goodman), flagship stores (Adidas, Saks Fifth Avenue), shopping malls (the Shops at Columbus Circle), and outlets, such as high-end factory outlet stores at Woodbury Commons, which are 45 minutes from Manhattan. You can find daily necessities to creative fashion in various areas around the city.