Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi hosts a state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheter Laboratory. The Catheter laboratory are examination rooms with imaging equipment used to visualize arteries and chambers of the heart to diagnose heart disease, treat any blockage identified, and prevent heart attacks. By using advanced technology, Jacobi’s healthcare teams are able to undertake advanced cardiac intervention capabilities and outcomes for the high-risk patient populations we serve.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is the only facility within the NYC Health + Hospitals system to offer Hyperbaric Medicine and the only facility in the five boroughs providing a multi-patient, walk-in chamber. Hyperbaric Medicine specialists are available 24/7 for life-threatening emergencies. Jacobi’s Hyperbaric Medicine Service is well-known and highly regarded as the long-standing primary referral site for numerous New York City, State, and Northeast region emergency response agencies. The US Navy authorizes our facility as a treatment center for US Navy personnel with diving-related illnesses and injuries. Jacobi is the designated New York City Referral Center for the Diver’s Alert Network, providing emergency care for divers with decompression illness.
The Cancer Care Service: NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi’s Cancer Care Service establishes a highly-effective multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer patients.
Rehabilitation Medicine is a specialty medical service providing the intensive therapies needed for those recovering from a debilitating illness or injury. Our multidisciplinary in and outpatient programs provide a full complement of rehabilitative services. The team of care providers in this service is recognized experts in the field of Rehabilitation Medicine. Our physicians are all board certified Physiatrists, medical doctors with the specialized training required for this unique specialty. Through a highly successful team approach, our specialists work together with patients and their families to develop and implement a well-coordinated plan of care.
Diabetes is a serious health threat which is rapidly reaching epidemic proportions. Our diabetes management programs offer a powerful arsenal of comprehensive care, ongoing monitoring, individual and group educational programs, nutritional counseling, exercise programs, and follow-up for both children and adults. By forming a partnership with patients, our providers help patients to bring this potentially debilitating disease under control.
HIV Services – Project BRIEF
The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone between the ages of 13-64 know their HIV status. Those infected with HIV can be unaware of their status, and can unknowingly transmit the virus to others. Early HIV intervention and treatment saves lives. Jacobi’s acclaimed Project BRIEF offers fast and easy testing via a simple and painless oral test. It also provides important prevention and education counseling, with an innovative and discrete video educational system. This service takes less than 30 minutes, and is available in our emergency department and in many other outpatient areas of the hospital. Patients who do test positive are immediately linked to care provided by our HIV Center, where doctors offer all the latest in HIV/AIDS treatments, services, and support programs. Get tested today – It could save your life, or the life of someone you love.
Stroke Care Center
New York State Designation – The Stroke Center at Jacobi is committed to preventing strokes and reducing the death and disability that occurs because of stroke. Our expertise has been acknowledged by the New York State Department of Health, which has recognized our program as a designated Stroke Center.