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About Kings County

NYC Health + Hospitals is an integrated health care system of hospitals, neighborhood health centers, long-term care, nursing homes and home care — the public health care system of New York City. NYC Health + Hospitals is committed to the health and well-being of all New Yorkers and we offer a wide range of high quality and affordable health care services to keep our patients healthy and to address the needs of New York City’s diverse populations.

At NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, we take pride in providing our customers with the highest quality health care. Equipped with the latest technology, modern facilities and an experienced, board-certified staff, we offer more services today than ever before.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 627 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County continues to be a leading health care facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.

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NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in the borough, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County maintains close relationships with NYC Health + Hospitals’ diagnostic, post-acute, and long-term care centers. The hospital is academically affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

History – Learn some of our fascinating story, from the days, when we were home to many of the nation’s medical pioneers, to our current presence as a state-of-the-art hospital in the Central Brooklyn community.

Directions – Learn how to reach us by subway, bus or auto.

Information for Patients and Visitors – Learn about the hours of operation, usual visiting hours, and how you can reach us to make an appointment.

Community Advisory Board – Learn about your dedicated neighbors who insure that the hospital continues to address community needs.


Beds in Service: 627
Clinic Visits: 518,076
Emergency Room (ER) Visits: 141,328
Discharges: 25,748
Births: 2,403