For the past 35 years, University Hospital of Brooklyn has been an integral part of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, one of America’s most prominent educational and patient care networks. The 406-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. Patients are also referred for specialized care in respiratory disease, diabetes and other metabolic disorders, HIV/AIDS, sports medicine, pediatric neurosurgery, cardiology and rheumatology. University Hospital physicians perform such specialized procedures as organ transplants, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, cancer treatment, pediatric surgery and care for patients with a wide range of inherited, rare and chronic diseases.