• Press Release

Mount Sinai Health System Expands Innovative Cancer Care in Brooklyn

  • New York, NY
  • (April 19, 2018)

The Mount Sinai Health System today opened the Mount Sinai Brooklyn Ambulatory Infusion Center, a new cancer treatment center that will bring Mount Sinai’s innovative cancer treatment and clinical trials to residents of southern Brooklyn.

The facility will offer medical oncology, chemotherapy, therapeutic infusion treatments, consultations, and blood transfusions. An extension of The Tisch Cancer Institute, the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Mount Sinai Brooklyn Ambulatory Infusion Center will give patients access to the latest treatment options, medication protocols, and clinical trials.

Located near Mount Sinai Brooklyn in the East Midwood section of the borough, the new facility will serve patients from neighborhoods that include Midwood, Madison, Marine Park, Mill Basin, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Canarsie, Brighton Beach, and Sheepshead Bay. Stefan Balan, MD, will lead the state-of-the-art facility as its medical director.  

“The Mount Sinai Brooklyn Ambulatory Infusion Center is a demonstration of Mount Sinai’s commitment to delivering world-class cancer care in local New York communities,” said Luis Isola, MD, Medical Director of Mount Sinai Cancer and Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology) at The Tisch Cancer Institute. “Brooklyn residents now have streamlined access to care from Mount Sinai’s outstanding oncologists in a broad array of specialties.”

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, April 19, from 9 am to 10:30 am with Mount Sinai executives, community members, and physicians.  

Mount Sinai Brooklyn Ambulatory Infusion Center is located at 3131 Kings Highway, Suite 1-02, Brooklyn, NY 11234. To schedule an appointment, call 718-758-7050.

About the Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, over 400 outpatient practices, nearly 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.

Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties.

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