Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown

60%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

12 ratings were as expected

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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57%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% lower than the national average

60%

Would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%69%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%77%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%53%66%

Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%62%73%

Providers

Dr. Joseph Abboud, MD

Cardiology

4 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Abboud, MD

Dr. Sherly Abraham, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Sherly Abraham, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Acenas-Recientes, MD

Pediatrics

Dr. Elizabeth Acenas-Recientes, MD

Dr. Dana Adler, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Dana Adler, MD

Dr. Farzana Afroza, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Farzana Afroza, MD

Dr. Nawaiz Ahmad, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. Nawaiz Ahmad, MD

Dr. Mahbub Ahmed, MD

Internal Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Mahbub Ahmed, MD

Dr. Nada Al-Hashimi, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Nada Al-Hashimi, MD

Dr. Sawsan Al-Lzzi, MB CHB

Internal Medicine

Dr. Sawsan Al-Lzzi, MB CHB

Dr. Mohammed Aladdin, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Mohammed Aladdin, MD

Dr. Nikolaos Alexandrou, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Nikolaos Alexandrou, MD

Dr. Bernard Alter, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Bernard Alter, MD

Dr. Ahmet Altiner, MD

Dermatology

3 Ratings
Dr. Ahmet Altiner, MD

Dr. Rebecca Altschul, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Rebecca Altschul, MD

Dr. Faiz Alzoobaee, MD

Pediatrics

28 Ratings
Dr. Faiz Alzoobaee, MD

Dr. Shazia Amar, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

13 Ratings
Dr. Shazia Amar, DPM

Dr. Suryanarayan Anand, MD

Gastroenterology

5 Ratings
Dr. Suryanarayan Anand, MD

Dr. Ida Anjomshoaa, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Ida Anjomshoaa, DMD

Dr. Arvind Ankireddypalli, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Arvind Ankireddypalli, MD

Dr. Farhad Arjomand, MD

Sleep Medicine

Dr. Farhad Arjomand, MD

Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

Gastroenterology

78 Ratings
Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

General Surgery

67 Ratings
Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Dr. Cesar Ayala-Rodriguez, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Cesar Ayala-Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Anjali Bakshi, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Anjali Bakshi, MD

Dr. Arkady Barenboim, MD

Psychiatry

2 Ratings
Dr. Arkady Barenboim, MD

Dr. Vijay Battu, MD

Ophthalmology

11 Ratings
Dr. Vijay Battu, MD

Dr. Joel Batzofin, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology

8 Ratings
Dr. Joel Batzofin, MD

Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky, MD

Pediatrics

25 Ratings
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky, MD

Dr. Richard Berardi Jr, DO

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Richard Berardi Jr, DO

Dr. Leonard Berkowitz, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Leonard Berkowitz, MD

Dr. David Berman, MD

Ophthalmology

9 Ratings
Dr. David Berman, MD

Dr. Ricardo Boyce Jr, DDS

Dentistry

1 Ratings
Dr. Ricardo Boyce Jr, DDS

Dr. Haydn Briggs, MD

Gastroenterology

1 Ratings
Dr. Haydn Briggs, MD

Dr. Valeise Britman, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry

2 Ratings
Dr. Valeise Britman, DDS

Dr. Ahmar Butt, MB

Internal Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Ahmar Butt, MB

Dr. Marva Butters, DPM

Podiatry

3 Ratings
Dr. Marva Butters, DPM

Dr. Bahar Bybordi, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

7 Ratings
Dr. Bahar Bybordi, MD

Dr. Erroll Byer Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

11 Ratings
Dr. Erroll Byer Jr, MD

Dr. Jose Cabassa, MD

Neurology

6 Ratings
Dr. Jose Cabassa, MD

Dr. Michael Cabbad, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

23 Ratings
Dr. Michael Cabbad, MD

Dr. Stephanie Carter-Robin, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

16 Ratings
Dr. Stephanie Carter-Robin, DPM

Dr. Bruno Casanova, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

5 Ratings
Dr. Bruno Casanova, MD

Dr. Alberto Cayton, MD

General Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Alberto Cayton, MD

Dr. Michael Chan, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

2 Ratings
Dr. Michael Chan, DDS

Dr. Wootaek Chang, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Wootaek Chang, MD

Dr. Jordan Chanler-Berat, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jordan Chanler-Berat, MD

Dr. Manjula Chatterjee, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

4 Ratings
Dr. Manjula Chatterjee, MD

Dr. Nadeem Chaudhry, MD

General Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. Nadeem Chaudhry, MD

Dr. Chao Chen, DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Chao Chen, DO

Dr. Siby Cherian, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Siby Cherian, MD

Dr. Roselyne Chery, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Roselyne Chery, MD

Dr. Derek Chung, MD

Internal Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Derek Chung, MD

Dr. Earl Clarkson, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Earl Clarkson, DDS

Dr. Anders Cohen, DO

Neurosurgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Anders Cohen, DO

Dr. Bryan Conti, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Conti, MD

Dr. Scott Cooper, DPM

Podiatry

5 Ratings
Dr. Scott Cooper, DPM

Dr. Joseph D'Angelo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

18 Ratings
Dr. Joseph D'Angelo, MD

Dr. Victoria Dantchenko, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Victoria Dantchenko, MD

Dr. Daniel De Los Heros, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Daniel De Los Heros, MD

Dr. Sylvie De Souza, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sylvie De Souza, MD

Dr. Aman Deep, MD

Hospital Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Aman Deep, MD

Dr. Eric Dessner, MD

Ophthalmology

9 Ratings
Dr. Eric Dessner, MD

Dr. Ajitpal Dhaliwal, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ajitpal Dhaliwal, MD

Dr. Rossana Dilmanian, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Rossana Dilmanian, MD

Dr. Ivo Drazenovic, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Ivo Drazenovic, MD

Dr. Sushil Duddempudi, MD

Gastroenterology

2 Ratings
Dr. Sushil Duddempudi, MD

Dr. Nathan Dvor, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Nathan Dvor, MD

Dr. Anzhela Dvorkina, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Anzhela Dvorkina, MD

Dr. Solly Elmann, MD

Ophthalmology

3 Ratings
Dr. Solly Elmann, MD

Dr. Leonard Emma, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

8 Ratings
Dr. Leonard Emma, MD

Dr. Irina Erlikh, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Irina Erlikh, MD

Dr. Dhanan Etwaru, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Dhanan Etwaru, MD

Dr. Andras Fenyves, MD

Internal Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Andras Fenyves, MD

Dr. Henry Ferstenberg, MD

General Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Henry Ferstenberg, MD

Dr. Joseph Fetto, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

23 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Fetto, MD

Dr. Natasha Fievre-Hamilton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

1 Ratings
Dr. Natasha Fievre-Hamilton, MD

Dr. Howard Friedman, MD

Cardiology

4 Ratings
Dr. Howard Friedman, MD

Dr. Marisela Garau, DMD

Dentistry

Dr. Marisela Garau, DMD

Dr. Erika Gehrie, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Erika Gehrie, MD

Dr. Romulo Genato, MD

General Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Romulo Genato, MD

Dr. Louis Gerolemou, DO

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Louis Gerolemou, DO

Dr. David Glass, MD

General Surgery

Dr. David Glass, MD

Dr. Alan Go, MD

Critical Care Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Alan Go, MD

Dr. Veronica Gomez, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Veronica Gomez, MD

Jessi Gonzalez, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA)

Jessi Gonzalez, PA-C

Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Ophthalmology

13 Ratings
Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Dr. Eric Gordon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Eric Gordon, MD

Dr. Naveen Goyal, MD

Neurology

1 Ratings
Dr. Naveen Goyal, MD

Dr. Mark Grand, MD

Oncology

3 Ratings
Dr. Mark Grand, MD

Dr. Stuart Green, MD

Rheumatology

3 Ratings
Dr. Stuart Green, MD

Dr. Irina Gressel, MD

Internal Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Irina Gressel, MD

Dr. Vladimir Gressel, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Vladimir Gressel, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Guevara, MD

Hematology

1 Ratings
Dr. Elizabeth Guevara, MD

Dr. Ramesh Gulrajani, MB

Pulmonary Disease

6 Ratings
Dr. Ramesh Gulrajani, MB

Dr. Virender Hak, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Virender Hak, MD

Dr. Jason Halper, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

50 Ratings
Dr. Jason Halper, MD

Provider Reviews

Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

Very nice guy but each of the 3 times I went in I had to wait more than 90minutes. That’s so unfair to patients.

Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Excellent experience, kind and helpful staff Doctor arya is amazing I had an endoscopy done and he was very comforting and did an excellent job and the staff made me feel comfortable even though I was very nervous I highly recommend him

Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Andras Fenyves, MD

Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Darius Kohan, MD

Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Biggest mistake was that I didn’t read the reviews I learnt in life always read the reviews because it can happen to u

Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph D'Angelo, MD

I felt very comfortable with the doctor and he explained everything to me very clearly

Oct 21 2019

Review for Dr. Issa Jaradeh, MD

My visits are always great I see dr.shukla for myself and my son and he understand everything his staff is great as well I don’t have any complaints I’ve never had any issues I will recommend dr.shukla to anyone.

Oct 15 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

He took the time to listen to me and let me explain why I went to see him.right away he take care of me .he is a excellent doctor

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Issa Jaradeh, MD

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Stephanie Carter-Robin, DPM

I was not feeling good he understood that took care me gave my prescriptions said a follow up appointment

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Issa Jaradeh, MD

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Jaime Yun, MD

He is great doctor with friendly attitude.. talented and highly professional

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Ghulamullah Shahzad, MD

He is very professional doctor with friendly attitude and active listener, he is great and super nice..

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Ghulamullah Shahzad, MD

Excellent! He's been treating me for about ten years now, first at TBHC and now at NYU/ Langone.

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Suryanarayan Anand, MD

Doctor M Patin is great doctor! He is very professional and excellent with his work! I would highly recommend him!

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Patin, MD

Very smart and professional doctor Highly recommend!

Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Patin, MD

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Tarek Hegazi, MD

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

WOW...first doctor to ever LISTEN to me. He knew and told me things I was never told before by any of my prior doctors. I am sticking with him..Soo Thankful that I found him.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Richard Berardi Jr, DO

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Best of best. Asthma GOD !!! . Thank you for saving my son. No word can describe Dr Shukla, smart, intelligent and great human being.

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Great office for sleep apnea and snoring for children and Adult . This is my third time around. Very detail oriented staff and Dr Shukla. Explains in detail, spends great deal of time.

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Dr Asarian is a wonderful doctor. You can talk to him about any problem and concern . He listens and very attentive to your needs . I will recommend him to anyone that needs a great doctor . His staff is also wonderful to

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Dr.Shukla is incredible as his staff. He is leading thinker and practitioner in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He saved my sons life. I have been going to the wrong places for years. Thank God I found him. He is an awesome Doctor!!!!! Highly highly recommend

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Jul 27 2019

Review for Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

Physical exam. First time visit with Dr. B. Clean office. Great staff. Amazing Doctor. Would highly recommend.

Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Richard Berardi Jr, DO

Do not recommend going here, terribly small office and the wait time is ridiculous. First and last time going!! never again!!!

Jul 15 2019

Review for Dr. Radha Syed, MD

Jul 11 2019

Review for Dr. Irene Vergilis-Kalner, MD

Dr. Raskin is a great, warm, attentive doctor. I def recommend him. Waiting time could be a bit long, but he is worth it.

in Brooklyn, NY - Jun 30 2019

Review for Dr. Simon Raskin, DPM

Wow!! I can't explain what a blessing it has been to find Dr. Shukla. He is such an attentive doctor. He is so responsive when my chid has had asthma attacks. I wish all doctors were like him. All doctors should be like him!!!

in Brooklyn - Jun 29 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

in New York, NY - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Irene Vergilis-Kalner, MD

Dr. Kohan was, by far, one of the warmest, empathic and sensitive physicians that I have ever seen. He took the the time to answer all of my questions and reassure me about the course of treatment. I wish the majority of drs that I have seen were of this caliber.

Jun 26 2019

Review for Dr. Darius Kohan, MD

very happy with Dr Asarian, staff and service!!!!!

NY - Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Mayank Shukla, MD

Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Radha Syed, MD

in Queens, NY - Jun 18 2019

Review for Dr. Suryanarayan Anand, MD

Dr.O as I call her have been my surgeon over 15 years what a god send to this earth a beautiful personality calm very patient I love my Dr she is the best surgeon ever oh and I love my breast ??

in Brooklyn, NY - Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Wendy-Ann Olivier, MD

Amazing doctor! I called and was seen the same day. Doctor was very thorough, explained everything, and I was very happy with the whole experience. Would definelte recommend her to everyone I know!

in New York, NY - Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Irene Vergilis-Kalner, MD

I would like to thank Dr. Sussman and his staff for everything they have helped me with thanks to him I am Cancer Free.

Jun 08 2019

Review for Dr. David Sussman, MD

in Maspeth, NY - Jun 01 2019

Review for Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

I enjoy seeing him. I actually like going to the doctor. My boyfriend referred me. Dr.Tipu is meticulous, compassionate, friendly, respectful, dedicated and patient. He should be the Recipient of The Physician of A Lifetime Award.

in Brooklyn, NY - May 31 2019

Review for Dr. Omer Tipu, MD

Very satisfied, provider and staff so accommodating, helpful and attentive. Easy to get appointments

May 29 2019

Review for Dr. Vijaypal Arya, MD

May 22 2019

Review for Dr. Olga Kheyson, MD

I was recommended by a friend to Dr. Asarían and I am pleased with my surgery. I will be recommending Dr Asarían to my family and friends for performance, courtesy, etc. A job well done also by his staff. Thank you

May 22 2019

Review for Dr. Armand Asarian, MD

Dr. Lempert was very pleasant. I felt comfortable talking about my problem. She literally spent about 20 minutes with me - this is so rare nowadays. Seems to be knowledgeable and experienced.

May 19 2019

Review for Dr. Larissa Lempert, MD

Location

Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown

121 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201