Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
4621 Ft. Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Phone: (718) 283-5500
Fax: (347) 390-8295

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Bloodless Medicine & Surgery


The Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY is specifically designed to meet the health care needs of anyone who – for health, religious or personal reasons – wishes to avoid the use of blood transfusions. Bloodless treatment completely avoids all the potential risks, hazards and complications of transfusion therapy, providing treatment alternatives which often raise the standards of patient care.

You can expect the full range of health care services Maimonides offers to all of our patients, combined with the added advantage of bloodless medicine. All of our health care professionals are dedicated to providing you with the best bloodless medicine and surgical care available in Brooklyn – obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, pediatrics, anesthesiology and cancer care. All are available for any patient who desires non-blood treatment.

What You Should Know About The Maimonides Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program

Question: What makes our Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Program special?
Answer: Our dedicated group of doctors, nurses and technicians who specialize in bloodless medicine will work closely with you and your family, keeping you informed every step of the way. In addition, you will receive special, personalized attention from one of our program coordinators, each of whom are available 24 hours a day to meet your needs, as well as your concerns.

Question: Can my child participate in the Bloodless Medicine Program?
Answer: Our pediatric team respects the concerns of any patient who wishes to avoid the use of blood or blood products when their child requires medical or surgical care. Our staff will pursue all possible treatment alternatives within the limits imposed by law. Our physicians will work with you, so you can make wise and balanced decisions. Our bloodless medicine specialists are dedicated to helping your child get well.

Question: What should I do in case of an emergency?
Answer: Request that you be taken to Maimonides Medical Center. When you arrive at our Emergency Room, clearly state that you require non-blood management. Our staff will immediately alert the Bloodless Medicine Coordinator on duty.

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Slatkin, Richard MD
Director, Bloodless Medicine & Surgery 
(718) 283-5500

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