Adult & Geriatric Health

Preventive, primary and acute medical care. At NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx we are experts in treating chronic conditions such as diabetes or arthritis, or managing multiple medical issues. We can also help with nutrition counseling and exercise programs.

Medical Subspecialties

Diabetes/Endocrine/Metabolic

Diabetes is a serious health threat which is rapidly reaching epidemic proportions. Our diabetes 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.

Asthma/Pulmonary

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx’s pulmonologists are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases of the respiratory tract and lungs. At NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, we offer you a team approach to controlling asthma and allergies. It combines medications with careful, ongoing monitoring, education, and counseling for the patient and family. Our goal? To reduce or eliminate asthma episodes and help our patients achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

Allergy

Our specialists treat allergy-related disorders of the immune system. From hives and hay fever to food allergies, our expert immunologists use a variety of tests to diagnose allergic conditions. Treatments for allergies include learning how to avoid triggers, use of antihistamines, steroids, or other oral medications, and allergy shots to lessen allergic reactions.

Heart/Cardiology

Our team of expert cardiologists are trained to detect and treat various disorders of the heart. Cardiology includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and other heart related ailments.

Skin/Dermatology

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx’s skilled dermatologists treat a wide array of diseases related to the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

Blood/Hematology

Hematologists at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx care for patients with blood diseases. Our team of highly skilled hematologists work closely with our clinical laboratory to diagnose and treat bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia.

Brain/Nerve Function/Neurology

Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx neurologists are specially trained to deal with complex disorders of the nervous system.

Kidney/Renal/Nephrology

Nephrologists at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx are specialists at diagnosing and treating kidney diseases and care for patients requiring kidney replacement therapy, including dialysis and kidney transplant patients.

Gastroenterology

From acid reflux to irritable bowel syndrome and routine colonoscopies, NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx’s gastroenterologists are experts in utilizing the latest in treatment options and state-of-the-art techniques to diagnose, manage, or resolve a variety of gastrointestinal illnesses.

Infectious Diseases

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx’s team of infectious disease specialists are trained to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases that are communicable, or passed from once source to another whether it be person to person, or insect to person, etc. Examples of infectious diseases include HIV, Hepatitis, Malaria, Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and more.

Additional Medical Services

HIV Services – Project B.R.I.E.F.

Project BRIEF at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx 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. Get tested today – callĀ  718-519-3108.

Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine is a specialty medical service for those recovering from a debilitating illness or injury. Our programs provide a full complement of rehabilitative services. 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.

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