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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Surgery

Plan Your Visit

Tel: (718) - 270-1981 or (888) - 270-SUNY ( 9am to 5pm)
Answering service after hours - please ask to speak to a "surgeon on call"
Fax: (718) - 270-3843

Emergency Consultation

Call 911 for all emergencies and have the local Emergency Room personnel call us for possible transfer to SUNY Downstate Medical Center for higher level of care, to provide continuity of care or request for medical records after the medical condition has been appropriately triaged and stabilized.

Travel Information

Parking: Valet Parking is available for a small fee. Valet Parking is located at 445 Lenox Road, in front of the Hospital Building.

Our location: (Google Maps)

Subway: We are located near Winthrop train station (#2 and #5)

Bus: B44 Bus stop at New York Avenue and Lenox Road

What to Bring

Documents to bring: Please bring your current medications / prescription lists, medical, hospital or private medical doctor letters and/or contact information and the reports and CD/ disc of investigations such as recent cardiac catherization, Echocardiogram CT scans etc.

Who should accompany you ?

We encourage a concerned well informed family member, friends and/or home care provider to accompany you while you visit with us. We encourage questions, phone conferencing and are open to second opinion consultations.

Voicing a Concern or Complaint

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