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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Otolaryngology

Affiliated Hospitals

University Hospital of Brooklyn

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University Hospital of Brooklyn has been an integral part of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, one of America's most prominent educational and patient care networks. The 376-bed University Hospital serves the needs of nearly 3 million people. Brooklyn's only academic medical center, SUNY Downstate encompasses the College of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions and extensive research facilities.  The Hospital is a regional referral center for neonatology, transplantation and pediatric hemodialysis and offers a rich resource of sophisticated medical facilities, many of which are found nowhere else in the region. Physicians refer patients here for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services that require our advanced technologies.

University Hospital of Brooklyn is committed to providing quality health care to the people of Brooklyn and beyond. To expand access to medical services, our Emergency Care Center sees patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Hospital also operated 3 satellite health centers to serve community healthcare needs; The Family Health Services Center at 840 Lefferts Avenue, The Center for Healthcare Services at Midwood at 2171 Nostrand Avenue and the Center for Healthcare Services at Bedford Stuyvesant located at 613 Throop Avenue.

The Department of Otolaryngology has a full service presence with specialty services in Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology. A Tinnitus Clinic has been in operation since 1977 and has evaluated and treated over 25,000 patients with severe disabling tinnitus. Head and Neck Surgery and the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service are active and multidisciplinary conferences are held regularly with corresponding medical specialties. The former otolaryngology clinic has now been renovated and changed into a facility which treats both private and clinic patients. The full array of otolaryngologic subspecialties are represented including Otology, Head and Neck, Oncology, Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.