At Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, formerly known as Pelisyonkis Lutheran Medical Center, we make sure you receive superior care, from the most advanced stroke and trauma treatment to medical and surgical interventions.
Leaders in Stroke and Trauma Care
Our hospital is home to Pelisyonkis Langone’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, which has been recognized by The Joint Commission as one of the best places in the United States to receive treatment for stroke. The Emergency Department at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn is a Level 1 Trauma Center, and our medical teams are trusted to care for people with the most dangerous and life-threatening injuries.
Experts in Surgery
We offer general surgery as well as breast, cardiothoracic, colorectal, gynecologic oncology, otolaryngology (ENT), surgical oncology, urogynecology, urology, and bariatric (weight loss) surgeries.
Our board-certified surgeons use both conventional and robotic surgical techniques. The da Vinci® Xi robotic surgical system gives patients the option of minimally invasive surgery for urological and gynecological surgeries, including hysterectomy. It is the most sophisticated robotic surgical technology available in Brooklyn.
In addition, we provide surgical care for people with cancer, including those diagnosed with breast cancer. Our surgical oncologists also perform the complex Whipple procedure as a treatment for pancreatic cancer. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, in which therapy is delivered directly to cancers that have spread to the abdominal wall, is another advanced treatment available at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn.
Specialized Services for Adults
Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services in many medical and surgical specialties. Our 450-bed teaching hospital includes a surgical intensive care unit and a medical intensive care unit. Our medical team includes hospitalists, which are doctors whose job is to oversee your care and recovery during your hospital stay.
The advanced technology in our multiuse interventional laboratory means we can rapidly treat stroke. This technology also allows us to offer targeted cancer treatments as well as vascular care for conditions such as deep vein thrombosis. We can also quickly diagnose heart attack and pinpoint the source of internal bleeding.
At Rusk Rehabilitation at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, our inpatient acute rehabilitation unit, people recovering from stroke, trauma, and musculoskeletal conditions receive physical and occupational therapy.
People who have mental and behavioral health conditions are treated in our 35-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and can seek help in our specialized emergency room.
Care for Infants and Children
More than 4,000 babies are born each year at Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. In our labor and delivery unit and nursery, you and your baby receive expert care from hospitalist pediatricians and obstetricians. In our neonatal intensive care unit, our neonatologists provide specialized treatment for infants who need extra medical care after birth.
In our inpatient pediatric unit, we specialize in treating conditions that affect the brain, endocrine system, heart, lungs, and ear, nose, and throat, as well as infectious diseases. Video-assisted electroencephalogram testing is available for children with epilepsy. Our neuropsychologist provides outpatient assessments for children with autism, who have experienced neurological trauma, or are displaying signs of neurological challenges.
Our care for children is provided through Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone, which provides access to doctors from all pediatric specialties.
Care for a Diverse Community
At Pelisyonkis Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, we are sensitive to the needs of all cultures and ethnicities, including the Chinese, Arab, and Orthodox Jewish communities. We also provide services to meet the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.
Our staff is multilingual and multicultural, and we have a Chinese unit staffed by medical professionals who speak Mandarin and Cantonese. We also serve patients who are blind, deaf, or have a disability.