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Community - Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery



Our Vision

To be a national leader in the delivery of cardiac and thoracic surgery as exemplified by our outcomes, patient satisfaction and our expertise in the care of advanced diseases within a multi-disciplinary team model.

Our Purpose and Mission:

» To provide excellent and state of the art care for patients with heart and chest diseases

» To provide compassionate care to a multi-cultural community

» To teach and educate the community and the next generation of physicians and surgeons

» To excel in translational research and develop improved treatment options to improve quality of care, patient    safety and overall survival.

Information about heart disease | Brooklyn Health Information ??? Resources ???? |

» Can we screen for early heart disease at SUNY Downstate Medical Center ?

» Heart Disease (video)

» Is there heart disease in Brooklyn ?

» Where can I get FREE screening?

» Cancer: Which cancer has the highest mortality (death) rate

» Estimated cancer deaths by site (2015)

» Can we screen for EARLY heart disease and cancer for FREE? -Yes, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

» Center for Community Health Promotion & Wellness Calendar: Help us help you take care of yourself !

» Brooklyn Community Health Reports - health reports affecting Brooklyn residents

» Heart Disease in Brooklyn

» Cancer in Brooklyn