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The Brooklyn Hospital Center

The Brooklyn Hospital Center is a medical facility located in Brooklyn, NY. This hospital has been recognized for Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, and more.

41%

Patient Experience Rating

23% lower than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal 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

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

12 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2022

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

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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46%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

19% lower than the national average

41%

Would definitely recommend

23% lower than the national average

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%69%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%60%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%45%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%51%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%71%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%34%47%

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very professional and knowledgeable Dr. Great bed manner. Had an excellent experience with visit and procedures

Yekterina Amirov Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. Moshenyat

Dr. Gulshan Sethi is an exceptional vein specialist in NYC! I had been struggling with spider veins for years, and his expertise truly made a difference. The procedure was smooth and virtually painless. I am beyond thrilled with the results and highly recommend Dr. Sethi to anyone seeking spider...

Peter Jul 16 2024

Review for Dr. Sethi

He is always doing his best to alleviate pain. He is kind and fast!! Gr8 doctor!!

Kentucky Parkis Jul 16 2024

Review for Dr. Lefkowitz

Fantastic doctor and hospital. I had surgery on both legs (separately) to correct for genus varum (bowed legs). Both surgeries were super easy - minimal pain and recovery within 2 months. I started walking six weeks after my second surgery. I am 25 though, so age definitely plays a role in fast...

Elian Jul 12 2024

Review for Dr. Fragomen III

The procedure was smooth and effective, and my veins are barely visible now. Dr. Sethi is the best choice for anyone seeking vein treatment in Long Island!

Carol Ulrich Jul 08 2024

Review for Dr. Sethi

Location

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

121 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn NY 11201

CallDirections

(718) 250-8000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is The Brooklyn Hospital Center located?

The Brooklyn Hospital Center is located at 121 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has The Brooklyn Hospital Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, The Brooklyn Hospital Center has been awarded with Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™, and 2 more in the past two years.

Is The Brooklyn Hospital Center highly rated with patients?

46% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does The Brooklyn Hospital Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at The Brooklyn Hospital Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades The Brooklyn Hospital Center profile..

How does The Brooklyn Hospital Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

121 DeKalb Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Directions

(718) 250-8000