Healthcare in Brooklyn: Department of Medicine

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A Higher Level of Care In Brooklyn

University Hospital at Downstate at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University offers a broad range of general and specialized medical care for the entire family.

To make an appointment, call (718) 270-7207.

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Primary Care - General Internal Medicine

A group of full-time, primary care, board-certified internists and specialists provide acute and continuing care in all areas of internal medicine. Special areas of interest include medical consultation and preoperative evaluation, geriatrics, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, lung diseases, asthma, and more.


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Heart Care - Cardiology

Our heart specialist team offers a full range of comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to keep your heart healthy. All diagnosis and treatment options, use state-of-the-art technology and are conducted on-site at the hospital, offering you a one-stop-shop for your heart needs. Our cardiologists are all active researchers and teachers, bringing a great wealth of knowledge to the practice.


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Diabetes - Endocrinology

Our dedicated diabetes team provides a variety of services including specialized laboratory testing for all hormones and numerous clinical research activities, including new discoveries in diabetes mellitus. Our team is nationally recognized in the treatment of complications of diabetes, lipid disorders, and pituitary dysfunctions.


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Arthritis - Rheumatology

Rheumatology offers treatment for patients with all forms of arthritis, rheumatic disorders, including a special interest in lupus. Comprehensive care for patients with these disorders is available through a regularly scheduled program of consultations with other subspecialists, including orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and dermatologists. Referrals for chronic pain management is also offered.

We also offer services for Allergy/Immunology, Digestive Diseases/Gastroenterology, Hematology/Cancer, Infectious Diseases, Pulmonary/Asthma, and Renal/Kidney.


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