SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Department of Otolaryngology
New York Methodist Hospital
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is located in the historic brownstone neighborhood of Park Slope in Brooklyn, New York, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, on Sixth Street. The hospital is a 651-bed voluntary, non-profit hospital with about 38,000 annual inpatients admissions, 250,000 annual outpatient visits, and about 6,000 births. The Hospital is also a major teaching hospital, with ten graduate medical education programs and five schools that provide training in allied health professions. New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has a number of institutes that bring together multidisciplinary specialists to provide care and offer community education and physician referral services. The Institute for Advanced Otolaryngology at NYM was established by the SUNY Downstate Department of Otolaryngology in July 2013 and includes the Center for Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery and the Center for Advanced Pediatric Otolaryngology. Our on-site presence includes two otolaryngology residents (PGY5 and PGY2 with home call), administrative support, a faculty practice, and a new medical student rotation (July 2014). Daily clinical and operative instruction is provided by our faculty along with a monthly tumor board. Tertiary level cases are performed with state-of-the-art equipment that includes lasers, robots, image guidance, and operative microscopes and also with equipment for microvascular, advanced pediatric, cleft lip and palate, rhinologic, laryngeal, otologic, and head, neck, and skull base surgery.