Each year, Bellevue admits about 26,500 inpatients, records 489,000 Ambulatory Care and Ambulatory Surgery visits and 89,000 Emergency Department visits. They are a 911 receiving hospital in the nationally-designated categories of cardiac, neurological, toxicologic, neonatal and psychiatric emergencies. Bellevue's Level I Trauma Center handles some 500 cases annually.
Bellevue today is also a regional center for brain and spinal cord injuries, using new diagnostic methods and techniques. Their expertise in microsurgical replantation is known worldwide. Their hospital also serves as the medical facility for dignitaries visiting New York City, including the President of the United States and United Nations' diplomats.