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Pediatric Primary Care

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Whether your child needs a well visit or vaccination, nutritional education or non-urgent sick care, TBHC offers the finest pediatric primary care from birth to age 21 via several ambulatory (outpatient) care sites. The Children's Health Center (of which the Brooklyn Adolescent Center is part), and all our Family Health Centers, each received recognition as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, a prestigious recognition earned by demonstrating delivery of excellent primary care within a team-based environment with a commitment to performance improvement and integrating evidence-based medicine into the electronic health record.

Children’s Health Center

The Children’s Health Center, located at the main hospital, 121 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, provides a warm and caring environment for the treatment of children from birth to age 21. This site is a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, a prestigious recognition earned by demonstrating delivery of excellent, comprehensive primary care within a team-based environment with a commitment to performance improvement and integrating evidence-based medicine into the electronic health record. At our center, we promise to:

  • Care for your child with respect, kindness and sensitivity to your religious and cultural beliefs.
  • Provide education, counseling and self-management options to support you.
  • Include you in decisions about your child’s healthcare and help you decide what care is best for your child.
  • Take responsibility for coordinating care with other health professionals.
  • Provide you and your child with same-day appointments whenever possible.

Services

  • Comprehensive pediatric care
  • Exams for school and sports
  • Clearance for work
  • Well child care
  • Sick and urgent care
  • Vaccinations
  • Adolescent medicine

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm
Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome

Payment
We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most insurances.
We provide financial assistance.

Medical Director: Vipul Kothari, MD

Site Manager: Linda Otero

Social Worker: Brenda Monroe

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish. Free interpreter services available for many different languages.

The Brooklyn Adolescent Center

TBHC’s Brooklyn Adolescent Center, located in the Children’s Health Center at the main hospital at 121 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, provides the full spectrum of adolescent pediatric services and specialties, and ensures the highest quality, most comprehensive care available. The adolescent team focuses on promoting private and confidential care for teens and young adults 13 to 25 years oldin an anxiety-free environment so patients can discuss heath issues frankly and honestly. Please call for more information and to learn about how to make an appointment.

Services

  • Exams for school, college, camp or sports
  • Clearance for work
  • STD testing and on-site treatment
  • Pregnancy tests
  • On-site “morning after pill” or Plan B
  • Birth control and other family planning
  • Healthy eating and active lifestyle counseling
  • Management for eating disorders
  • Behavioral problems
  • Mental health support
  • Substance use and abuse

Payment
We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most insurances.
We provide financial assistance.

Medical Director: Dalan Read, MD

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish. Free interpreter services available for many different languages.

Contact and Location

Children's Health Center
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 1st floor
121 DeKalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
833-TBHC-NOW (833-824-2669)