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Brooklyn, NY (November 13, 2012) - Dr. Danielle Laraque, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center, and Dominick Stanzione, COO, recently cut the official ribbon for the new Bay Parkway Multi-Specialty Pediatric Center, located at 6701 Bay Parkway. The Bay Parkway Multi-Specialty Pediatric Center provides quality care for children, with many specialties conveniently located under one roof. The center is designed to be child-friendly and welcoming to young patients.

“Our goal is to accommodate children and their families in a comfortable, supportive environment to relieve anxiety and optimize healing,” said Dr. Laraque during the ribbon cutting event. “The open, bright and airy offices in this new location have a playful aquatic theme that mimics the aquariums found at the Maimonides Infants & Children’s Hospital.”

Alex K. Chang, Executive Director of Finance and Administration for the Department of Pediatrics, gave an opening greeting to guests in attendance. He thanked everyone for their help and participation in making the opening of the Pediatric Center so successful. Dominick Stanzione, Dr. Laraque, and Dr. Ludovico Guarini, Associate Chair of Pediatrics and the Director of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, spoke about the importance of bringing quality health care to children and families in the communities that Maimonides serves.

The new 5,500 square foot Center occupies two floors and has 12 pediatric exam rooms. Patients are seen on the first floor, which includes two distinct waiting areas. A small upstairs area is used for administrative offices and staff conferences. The Center is open five days a week with the goal of expanding hours into evenings and weekends. The Center accommodates speakers of Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Urdu, and Bengali – also available, are translators for patients speaking additional languages.

The Center’s services currently offered include: Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Hematology, Allergy, Endocrinology, and Neurology. Other services coming soon include: Nephrology, Pediatric Surgery, Genetics, Rheumatology, and Pediatric ENT. The Center is fully equipped and staffed with highly skilled physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical assistants and patient coordinators.

Since opening its doors, the Bay Parkway Multi-Specialty Pediatric Center has been greeted with enthusiasm by patients, staff, and doctors. For more information about the new Center, please click here.

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