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  • February 24, 2023

    Masks Must Still be Worn on All TBHC Premises

    Despite lifting the mask mandate, the NYSDOH affirms the importance of infection prevention strategies in healthcare settings, such as appropriate usage of well-fitting face masks. Given this and other clinical factors, please be advised that the mask mandate is still in effect throughout TBHC to protect our patients, staff and visitors.

  • February 2, 2023

    The Brooklyn Hospital Center Again Earns Primary Stroke Center Designation by NYSDOH

    On January 12, 2023, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) was re-designated by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as a Primary Stroke Center in the New York State Stroke Services Program. Previously, TBHC received a NYS designation as a Primary Stroke Center in 2007. However, a new state law implemented in March 2018 required all hospitals with a NYS Stroke Center to reapply. This time around, institutions were required to receive a disease specific certification from a NYS-approved certifying organization.

  • October 4, 2022

    DOUBLE-Ribbon Opening for The Brooklyn Hospital Center Emergency Room and Cancer Center Completions

    On October 3, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) hosted a double-ribbon ceremony for two landmark achievements: the completion of a multi-year, multi-million dollar Emergency Room Renovation and the opening of The Brooklyn Cancer Center (TBCC), a partnership between New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the leading oncology practices in the nation and TBHC.

  • August 25, 2022

    The Brooklyn Cancer Center Open in Downtown Brooklyn

    The Brooklyn Cancer Center (TBCC), a partnership between New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the leading oncology practices in the nation, and The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC), an independent community hospital in Fort Greene/Downtown Brooklyn, marked a major milestone today by announcing the opening of its newly created center located at 86 Fleet Place in Downtown Brooklyn, providing a new home for the region’s top cancer care.

  • August 1, 2022

    Leading Spine Surgeon at The Brooklyn Hospital Center First to Perform New Spinal Fusion Procedure

    Anders Cohen, DO, Chief of Neurosurgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC), performed the first spinal fusion surgery using a cutting-edge device called KG 2TM SurgeTM from Kleiner Device Labs. Using this new device, Dr. Cohen was able to perform a bone graft that delivered more than three times the volume of the void of the collapsed disk space.