Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Programs & Services

On-Site Ambulatory Services

Our Outpatient Specialty Center, located on our main campus Suite 100 in the DMRI building, provides a large number of general and specialty care services at Kingsbrook. In addition to general medical and surgical services, convenient appointments at Kingsbrook's central location enables access to services such as Urology, Mental Health Services, Neurology, Renal Dialysis as well as:

Dental

The Dental Center at Kingsbrook has a full comprehensive family dental service that caters to maintaining the optimum dental health of all members of the diverse communities that we serve. The highly trained dental professionals at the center offer services for both routine and specialized dental care. The state-of-the-art center is equipped to provide treatment under both local and general anesthesia. Some of the outstanding services they provide include:

  • Restorative Dentistry: (Fillings)
  • Fixed Prosthodontics (Replacement of teeth and parts of the jaw)
  • Implant Dentistry (Replacement of missing teeth)
  • Removable Prosthodontics (artificial replacement of teeth on upper or lower jaw)
  • Endodontics (Root Canal)

Gynecological Services

Kingsbrook's Gynecological Suite is designed for maximum comfort and privacy. Recognizing women's unique medical needs, the department addresses the health concerns of females with sensitivity and professionalism. Inpatient and ambulatory gynecological surgery are routinely performed at the Medical Center.

Laporoscopic surgery, a minimally-invasive technique used for the removal of fibroid tumors, is also now available through the services of a renowned specialist in this field. Obstetrics (pre- and post-partum) care is coordinated in conjunction with an affiliated hospital, where the deliveries take place. Kingsbrook operates a Breast Health Partnership that offers complimentary breast health screenings to women who are uninsured or underinsured.

Ophthamology

Whether conducting outpatient services or performing delicate eye surgery, protecting the eyes and vision of the general population is the department's objective. The Department of Ophthalmology is particularly sensitive to the role vision plays in maintaining the quality of life and independence in the elderly. Preventative and maintenance care provided for traditional conditions such as low vision, cataracts, glaucoma. Additionally, Kingsbrook's renowed ophthalmologists excel in the highly specialized field of neuro-ophthalmology. Many neurological diseases can be diagnosed on the basis of signs that ophthalmologists can detect in the eye. Neuro-ophthalmologists examinations are used for the diagnosis and treatment of medical and neurological problems such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, blood disorders, multiple sclerosis, strokes and brain tumors. The Department of Ophthalmology is a training site for Post Graduate Fellows of the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn.

Orthopedic & Joint Replacement

Kingsbrook's renowned Orthopedic Surgeons specialize in knee and hip joint replacement, foot and ankle reconstruction, and hand and spine surgery. Diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including fractured bones, torn tendons and ligaments, spastic muscles, congenital skeletal deformities, and bone and joint deformities are treated. These problems may be an outcome of diseases such as arthritis and osteoporosis, or arise as a result of traumatic injury.

Other areas of expertise include the treatment of athletic injuries (sports medicine) work-related injuries, neck and lower back pain and arthroscopic surgery.

An orthopedic surgery residency program led by a Board Certified teaching staff ensures an outstanding level of professionalism. For more information

Podiatry

Podiatric physicians prescribe and administer medication and corrective devices, as well as perform various surgical procedures. Under the direction of Board Certified Foot and Ankle surgeons, physicians in the Podiatric Surgery Residency program treat patients who have a wide range of foot problems including patients who may have medical conditions such as poor circulation, gout, neurological disorders and arthritis that can adversely affect the foot. In addition, podiatric medicine is concerned with diagnosis and treatment of structural deformities that affect human locomotion.

Pain Management

Pain is the most common reason people seek medical care. Though it is not always possible to completely eliminate pain, modern medicine can often significantly reduce it. Our Pain Management & Treatment program utilizes:

These treatments decrease the intensity and frequency of pain so patients can improve their quality of life and their ability to function. A Board Certified Anesthesiologist supervises each patient's treatment plan. Additionally, members of the treatment team may include specialists from Physical Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Rheumatology and Orthopedics.

Radiology:

Kingsbrook's state-of-the-art Radiology Department is a digital facility, offering affiliated and private physicians access to advanced modalities and patient centered services in a modern, patient-friendly setting. Services include:

  • X-Ray
  • Digital Mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Ultra-Sound
  • CAT (Computerized Axial Tomography) Scan
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory

The Angiogram Suite permits biopsies and interventional radiological services. Cardio-scoring procedures are also performed in our CAT Scan Suite. Kingsbrook has updated its high-field strength MRI to make it capable of all MRI procedures including Angiography (MRA) (Magnetic Resonance Angiography).

The mission of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center's Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory is to detect vascular disease in its early stages. The Vascular Lab offers state-of-the-art equipment and painless, non-invasive procedures to evaluate arterial, cerebral and venous diseases. Duplex scanning utilizes ultrasound to identify vascular lesions of the upper and lower extremities, abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral arterial disease. Modern, diagnostic procedures are used to evaluate for stroke risk, for obstructive arterial and venous diseases and for cardiac vascular insufficiency. Experienced, friendly technologists explain the procedures, perform the tests and answer all questions during these essentially risk-free diagnostic tests.

For more information, please call Ambulatory Services Call Center at 718-604-5700.