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:
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)
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.
Laparoscopic 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.
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
renowned 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
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 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.
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:
- Digital Mammography
- Nuclear Medicine
- 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.