Success Stories

Success Stories

A baby is considered premature when the pregnancy lasts less than 37 weeks. My daughter Faithe came out after just 23 weeks. The survival rate for babies this premature is just 10%. Fortunately, my baby was treated at The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or NICU.

Faithe

Decades of back pain vanish overnight for Bernadette Camberdella after minimally invasive spine surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

 Decades of back pain vanish overnight for Bernadette Camberdella after minimally invasive spine surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

                  "When I tell people I’m a soccer mom, they usually assume I’m someone who drops their kids off at the playing field and cheers from the sidelines. That’s true, but I’m also a mom who loves to play soccer competitively!"

Ron Bellamy with his fiancée after a cardiac stress test at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.Ron Bellamy with his fiancée after a cardiac stress test at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.Brooklyn is a part of me. I was born and raised in this borough and I built my family here. My son was born at The Brooklyn Hospital Center 33 years ago, the same hospital where I receive all of my cardiac care today.

When Doctor Becomes Patient

Dr. Ross Van Antwerp (left) hours after minimally invasive spine fusion surgery performed by Dr. Anders Cohen (right) at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.Dr. Ross Van Antwerp (left) hours after minimally invasive spine fusion surgery performed by Dr. Anders Cohen (right) at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Many Americans spend more time researching their next flat panel TV than their own medical care. When we’re sick we just want to get better, fast, so we don’t spend enough time thinking about our treatment options and how each of them might affect us over the long run. Neither do we spend enough time investigating who is treating us or where. For lack of a term more appropriate to healthcare, we just don’t do enough comparison shopping.

Nicholas Modestin with his doctor, Swayam Sadanadan, MD, Chief of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.One day in the fall of 2008 our two-and-a-half-year-old son, Nicholas, became extremely pale and developed a high fever. Realizing this was no ordinary cold or flu, we rushed him to The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Pediatric Emergency Department.

Only a tiny percentage of couples are genetically prone to giving birth to more than one set of twins. But Gezime and Adel Amer defied the odds by having their third set of natural twins, Mohammed and Sayed, at The Brooklyn Hospital Center this June. The children are named after Mr. Amer’s late father, Mohammed Sayed.

Pierre Dejean arrived at The Brooklyn Hospital Center early one August morning without the mixture of hope and anxiety that often accompany a trip to a medical facility. A financial services consultant, he came only to discuss a routine business matter with the Hospital Center’s senior staff.

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