NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

506 6th St, Brooklyn NY, 11215

(718) 362-4122

69% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has achieved 4 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 4 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 169 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 571 hospital cases and a national average of 455 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 142 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1006 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 708 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 2205 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 139 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 208 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 467 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 417 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 116 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 384 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 2460 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 423 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 249 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 316 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 834 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 124 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 109 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 153 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries

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Gynecologic Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 804 hospital cases and a national average of 163 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 867 hospital cases and a national average of 236 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 5346 hospital cases and a national average of 1473 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 10730 hospital cases and a national average of 2870 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 109 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 722 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 379 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 238 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 626 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 70 hospital cases and a national average of 99 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 199 hospital cases and a national average of 57 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 819 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 743 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 73 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 75 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 81 hospital cases and a national average of 140 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 65 hospital cases and a national average of 61 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 2 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
1 Event 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.