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SUNY Downstate Cancer Institute

Centers of Excellence

Supportive Care And Palliative Medicine Centers Of Excellence

The supportive and palliative care physicians provide quality inpatient care to medicine patients admitted at the University Hospital of Brooklyn. Our physicians specialize in treating acutely ill patients guiding them through their hospital stay from admission in the emergency room to discharge ensuring transition of care to the outpatient setting.

Services offers:

  • Inpatient palliative care consult service
  • Hospice care consultant
  • Non-hospice care consultant

Faculty

Ed Porosnicu, MD

Director, Palliative Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone: (718) 270-4217
Fax: (718) 270-1831
For appointments call: 718-270-7207

Mafuzur Rahman, MD

Director, Section of Hospital Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone: (718) 270-4217
Fax: (718) 270-1831
For appointments call: 718-270-7207

Rovie Mesola, MD

Co-Director, Section of Hospital Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone: (718) 270-1603
Fax: (718) 270-2667
For appointments call: 718-270-7207