NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County Opens Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Breast Center
The center will provide increased patient access to high-quality screening and diagnostic services all in one location.
Oct 28, 2021
Today, NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County announced the launch of its new Comprehensive Breast Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Utilizing state-of-the-art mammography services and the latest advancements in surgical breast care, the multidisciplinary center provides fully integrated and holistic care to patients with benign and malignant diseases. The team consists of breast disease experts who offer seamless and individualized care to the patient whose mission is to treat the disease and provide care to the patient well after the operational procedures.
The Comprehensive Breast Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County consists of board-certified expert-level breast surgeons who believe in an integrated, compassionate, and evidence-based approach to evaluating and managing patients with benign and malignant breast diseases, all in one location under one roof.
“Early detection of breast cancer impacts our patients’ chances of survival,” said NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County Chief Executive Officer Sheldon P. McLeod. “Our new Comprehensive Breast Center offers state-of-the-art mammography services and the latest advancements in surgical breast care. We provide Brooklyn residents access to a range of specialty care services in one location for convenience, plus a multidisciplinary team who cares for the whole patient, not just the disease.”
“I am very happy to finally share with our Brooklyn community the opening of the Comprehensive Breast Center, said NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County Director of Surgery, Breast Surgery, J. Jaime Alberty, MD, FACS. “We have been working very hard for the past year, and I am very proud of our staff and everyone who has helped us make this dream become a reality. In the CBC, we provide integrated breast cancer care and bring together all related disciplines ‘under one roof’ to make sure that our patients and their families get the medical treatment they so deserve. My ultimate goal with this center is to make sure that no patient in our community feels like they need to travel outside of our borough to monitor or improve their breast health.”
NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County is catering to the community’s needs through the official launch of the Comprehensive Breast Center spearheaded by J.Jaime Alberty, MD, FACS. The launch commemorates the importance of providing extensive care to a community that needs it most. The center operates on a patient-centered multidisciplinary approach to provide individualistic care to patients every step of the way.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony highlights milestones of service expansion NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County has embarked and provides a truly patient-centric model in supporting those enduring a time of intense vulnerability. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. At NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings, breast surgeons and patients work closely to develop comprehensive care that best suits their lifestyle.
Services we offer include:
- Screening and diagnostic breast imaging (Mammography)
- Breast surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
- Breast pathology
- Medical oncology and chemotherapy
- Radiation oncology
- Survivorship program
- Genetics evaluation and testing
- Nutritional guidance
- Behavioral health support
- Support services and rehabilitation
For more information about surgical care services and the Comprehensive Breast Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, please call 718-245-2994 or email KingsCountyBreastCenter@nychhc.org.