NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital provides comprehensive and advanced care to meet women’s reproductive health and wellness needs in every phase of life, from adolescence through the childbearing years, menopause, and well after. Our leading obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) collaborate with women’s health specialists to provide a full range of services, including well-women check-ups, contraception counseling, obstetric care, and diagnosing and treating gynecologic conditions. Whether providing routine care or addressing the most complex health issues, we aim to partner with you in shared decision-making and empower you with knowledge, support, and the most effective treatment options that meet your unique needs for longevity and quality of life.
About Our Program
At NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, we know that every phase of a woman’s life requires unique health management. Working collaboratively under one roof, our multidisciplinary women’s health teams combine innovative clinical approaches and cutting-edge technology to provide exceptional, comprehensive care to women in the Brooklyn community.
Combining the medical leadership and clinical distinction of NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine and the vast services and resources of the NewYork-Presbyterian healthcare network, we offer a full continuum of well-woman services and advanced care for all conditions that affect a woman’s reproductive system. Our experienced and compassionate ob-gyns provide routine gynecologic check-ups, health screenings, contraception and family planning, prenatal care, childbirth and postpartum care, and menopause care. They diagnose and treat various gynecologic conditions, including abnormal vaginal bleeding, cervical disease, cysts, incontinence, pelvic floor problems, and uterine fibroids. Should you need more specialized care, we offer seamless access to specialists in urogynecology, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, gynecology oncology, and infertility.
Services We Offer
We offer services across the full spectrum of women’s health care, including:
- Annual check-ups
- Adolescent gynecologic care
- Clinical breast exams
- Bone density screenings referrals
- Breast screening referrals
- Pap smears
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination
- Risk assessment for osteoporosis
- Sexual health counseling
- Menopause, perimenopause, and post-menopause care
- Mental health screenings
- Genetic screening and counseling referrals
Family Planning and Obstetric Care
- Contraception counseling
- Family planning and preconception counseling
- Prenatal testing and care
- Pregnancy and postpartum care
- Obstetrical care, including prenatal, childbirth, and postpartum care
- Childbirth and newborn education and classes
- Prenatal genetic counseling referrals
- Pregnancy loss and termination
Diagnosis and Treatment of Gynecologic Conditions
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Evaluation and management of abnormal Pap smears
- Cervical disease
- Congenital abnormalities
- Diagnosis and treatment of menstrual disorders, including abnormal bleeding, amenorrhea, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
- Gynecologic cancers (with care provided by our gynecologic oncologists)
- Hormone disorders
- Miscarriage care
- Pelvic pain
- Pelvic floor disorders
- Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) care
- Sexual dysfunction
- Sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STD/STI)
- Vaginal disorders (vaginitis, vaginismus, vulvodynia)
Advanced Gynecologic Ultrasound
At NewYork-Presbyterian Brookyn Methodist Hospital, we have the latest gynecologic ultrasound equipment and a staff of experts dedicated to advanced imaging. We provide gynecologic ultrasound services to:
- Diagnose and monitor gynecologic conditions such as fibroids
- Assess the cause of pelvic pain
- Screen for gynecologic cancers
- Examine the inside of the uterus using “saline-infusion sonohysterography”
- Perform postoperative follow-up exams
Cancer Screenings and Prevention
- Breast cancer screening referrals, including mammography, 3-D mammography, and MRI
- Cervical cancer screenings
- Genetic testing and counseling to learn if you are at risk for cancer
Our Approach to Care
Individualized and Comprehensive Care Throughout the Age Span
Women have unique healthcare needs that require a comprehensive and personalized approach. At NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, we provide exceptional health care that meets each woman’s individualized needs throughout their lifespan.
While we treat all of the various health conditions that may arise in women’s lives, we go well beyond that by offering programs to anticipate and prevent conditions that are particularly common in women. Through the NewYork-Presbyterian healthcare network, we can connect you to the experts who can address your unique and changing health needs. Our goal is to partner with you in shared decision-making and empower you with knowledge, support, and the best approaches to protect and improve your health and well-being.
An Integrated Team of Women’s Health Specialists
At NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, our women’s health team includes leading ob-gyns who collaborate with certified nurse-midwives and specialists in maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, gynecology oncology, and neonatology to provide personalized care that addresses your unique needs in every phase of life. Many of our physicians live and work right here in Brooklyn and understand the wide-ranging healthcare needs of this unique and diverse community.
A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellness
We believe health and wellness involve healing the whole person — body, mind, and spirit. To address the full spectrum of women’s needs, we offer various therapeutic options and support services, including specialized programs and education that inspire healthy ways of living and enrich quality of life.
Why Choose Us
Seamless Access to World-Class Medical Experts
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, an ivy league medical school that is among the nation’s best in patient care, medical education, and research. We offer many highly specialized services typically found in an academic medical center, but without the commute to Manhattan and in the comfortable setting of a local community hospital. You have access to the world-class resources available through our affiliations with the NewYork-Presbyterian healthcare network, ensuring you receive the most advanced care close to home.
Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
At NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, we aim to offer the best treatment through the least invasive method. Our gynecologic surgeons have unmatched expertise in minimally invasive approaches, including hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery, to treat the most complex and challenging gynecologic conditions, such as pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, endometriosis. These approaches result in smaller incisions, less postoperative discomfort, and a quicker return to your normal activities, so you can return to doing the things you enjoy sooner. Our urogynecologists perform surgery to repair pelvic floor problems, such as uterine prolapse and urinary and fecal incontinence. Most of these procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis so you can return to the comfort of your home the same day.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), making it one of only two hospitals in Brooklyn to receive this prestigious honor. ACR Center of Excellence accreditation is considered the gold seal for imaging procedures. It confirms that women receiving their mammograms and breast sonograms at the Hospital’s Department of Radiology are being treated with the highest level of care.
Through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn, we offer women’s health care services at several convenient locations close to your workplace.