SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

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University Hospital at Downstate

Only one hospital in Brooklyn combines the world-class care and research you expect from an academic medical center. University Hospital at Downstate is that hospital.

All are welcome at University Hospital at Downstate, where language is no barrier to quality care.

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Downstate means excellence

Our Centers of Excellence, in fields including cardiovascular care, neurosciences and women's and children's health, are equipped to lead patients up the most daunting hills. Start your journey here.

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Clinical Services

SUNY Downstate University Hospital at Downstate offers both in-person and tele-helath visits.

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Star Program NYC

STAR’s full complement of primary care and specialty services including HIV screening and treatment, HCV screening and treatment, behavioral health and a specialized LGBTQ+ Health Initiative where we offer services unique to LGBTQ+ health needs.

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The city is your home. Downstate is your hospital.

When we talk about delivering urban and immigrant healthcare, it means ensuring our friends and neighbors get the best care possible—a familiar care that understands you and your needs. You already know our doctors, nurses and staff, because the communities where you live are the communities where we live.


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University Hospital at Downstate

445 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203

A 376-bed hospital serving Brooklyn's 3 million residents.

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University Hospital at Bay Ridge

9036 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11228

Seven operating rooms, specially designed for ambulatory surgery.

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SUNY Pharmacy

State University of New York Pharmacy
470A Clarkson Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11203
718-270-MEDS (6337)

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Neighborhood Health Centers

Specializing in eye care, dialysis treatment, and more at six locations across Brooklyn.

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Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services at Downstate supports the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and Work Learn and Grow Program. The guidelines of these programs are according to the rules and regulations set forth by The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). The following are the some of providers that we collaborate with as a team to support the community.

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Location Updates

Effective March 19, 2024, our services at the Lefferts Clinic (initially located at 840 Lefferts Avenue) have been permanently moved to Downstate Health Family Medicine, located at 253 Empire Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11225.

If you have any questions, please call (718) 493-0300 or fax (718) 493-6166.

Ophthalmology Clinic

Eye care services at the Center for Health Services – Midwood location at 2171 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn have closed, effective December 31, 2023.

Alternate Sites for Eye Care