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Patient-focused emergency & urgent care when minutes matter most.

24/7 Emergency & Trauma Services

Time and expertise matter when life-threatening illness or injury occurs. That’s why Maimonides is Brooklyn’s hospital of choice for all levels of emergency need. The Emergency Department at Maimonides is certified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center, providing the highest level of care to adults and children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We perform the latest diagnostic techniques and life-saving procedures and have a dedicated psychiatric emergency room with psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers.

Brooklyn’s Only Pediatric Trauma Center

Maimonides is home to the only Pediatric Trauma Center in Brooklyn. Children have different medical needs than adults, so it’s important they are seen by pediatric emergency experts when they are ill or suffer from trauma of any kind. Pediatric emergency care, including trauma care, is provided in the fully accredited Pediatric Emergency Room at Maimonides Medical Center.

Virtual Urgent Care – When You Need to See a Doctor Now

Virtual urgent care is an ideal option if you are experiencing a non-emergency condition but need to see a doctor right away. Maimonides Virtual Urgent Care offers 24/7 access to doctors online who can assess and treat a wide range of issues. Register in just one minute and you’ll be connected to a doctor – no scheduling appointments, no waiting room.

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Maimonides Health Hosted 16th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day at Maimonides Park

Maimonides Health hosted its 16th annual “Cancer Survivors Day” event at Maimonides Park in honor of cancer patients and survivors who have received treatment at the hospital. Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the annual event returned to celebrate the gift of life and recognizes the adversity patients face during and after their battle with cancer.

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Research: Ketamine Nebulization Studies

Intravenous ketamine has been used as a pain treatment and for anesthesia management for decades, but Dr. Motov’s research shows that nebulized ketamine works a little differently. “Administration of nebulized ketamine has the potential to offer rapid, effective, titratable, and non-invasive analgesia to patients in pain in various clinical settings when ketamine can be used,” Dr. Motov shared. Eligible patients may even be able to manage their own pain using a breath-actuated nebulization.  

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