NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

506 6th St, Brooklyn NY, 11215

(718) 362-4122

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Clinical Quality Awards

NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 474 hospital cases and a national average of 185 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 527 hospital cases and a national average of 417 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 121 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1022 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 721 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 2127 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 147 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 247 hospital cases and a national average of 78 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 479 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 384 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 111 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 367 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2242 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 429 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 238 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 351 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 819 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 121 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 105 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 162 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 693 hospital cases and a national average of 152 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 1047 hospital cases and a national average of 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 5391 hospital cases and a national average of 1447 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 10681 hospital cases and a national average of 2925 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 103 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 683 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 356 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 224 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 625 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 55 hospital cases and a national average of 93 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 198 hospital cases and a national average of 58 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 887 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 853 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 81 hospital cases and a national average of 102 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 72 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 32 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 86 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 58 hospital cases and a national average of 64 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

69% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 10 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

506 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

New York Methodist Hospital is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, on Sixth Street, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and can easily be reached by car or by mass transit.

Parking

Parking is available in the Hospital's parking garage, which can be entered from Sixth Street (going West).

Visiting Hours

Medical / Surgical: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Pediatrics: noon - 8 p.m. (relatives and friends) Parents may visit anytime. One parent is encouraged to stay overnight. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: noon - 8 p.m. (relatives and friends) Parents may visit anytime One parent is encouraged to stay overnight. Mother/Baby Unit Nursery: General visitors and siblings: noon - 8 p.m. Fathers: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Neonatal Intensive Care: 24-hour visiting for parents. Elders (grandparents) must consult with the charge nurse. Siblings may visit, accompanied by a parent, for 20 minutes between 3 - 5 p.m. Adult Psychiatry 6 North: Monday to Friday: 3 - 5 p.m., 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: noon - 8 p.m. Geriatric Psychiatry 6 South: noon - 8 p.m. Oncology 7 South: 24-hour visiting. Critical Care Units: 24-hour visiting, two visitors per bedside. Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit: 24-hour visiting, two visitors per bedside except between 7 - 9 a.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. or when a patient is undergoing certain procedures. Rehabilitation Unit: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Therapy hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you need to visit at other than stated hours, please arrange to do so with the charge nurse of the unit. Visiting hours may be modified according to a patient's needs or during emergency situations.