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PRIMARY CARE SERVICES

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Family Health

Family doctors care for you and your family throughout the different stages of your lives, and can provide all family members, from older adults to children, with comprehensive care, focusing wellness and quality of life, as well as your physical or mental health concerns. Our family doctor becomes your first point of contact when you need medical care, advice and referrals to specialists, our wellness programs, and assistance services. 

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Adult Medicine

The BMS Adult Medicine Department can assist with many common healthcare concerns for adults (18 and older) including the special needs of senior citizens. The services we offer within adult medicine include: 

  • Cancer Screening and Prevention 

  • Annual Physicals 

  • Prevention & Treatment 

  • Chronic Disease Management of Asthma, High blood pressure (hypertension), High cholesterol 

  • Psycho-social issues  

  • Healthy weight loss 

  • Vaccinations 

  • Referrals for Smoking, Depression, Counseling  

  • Specialty Medicine

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Women's, Uterus Owners' &
Birthing Parents’ Health

BMS clinicians and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) provide patients with the highest quality health care for women, vulva/uterus owners, and birthing parents, by maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and stressing the importance of continuing patient education to ensure their understanding and participation in their medical care plans. 

Our services include: 

  • Pregnancy testing 

  • Prenatal and post-partum care and referrals  

  • Mammogram 

  • Diabetes management  

  • Annual physical 

  • Sex Related issues 

  • Menopause 

  • Weight and nutrition 

  • Family planning 

  • Ultrasound referral 

  • Sex Related issues 

  • Fibroid care 

In addition, BMS care professionals offer referrals to other BMS services according to the patient’s needs: 

  • WIC (Supplemental food and nutrition program for new parents and infants)

  • Text4Baby (health information to new parents via cell phones starting in pregnancy and extending through their babies’ first year)

  • Books4All (free books distribution and literacy for babies and young children)

  • Prenatal and Early Child Wellcare

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Older Adult Health

We support patients 60 and older in the prevention of health complications and hospitalizations with user friendly and easy to navigate resources. 

 

Our team screens and follows up to make sure our
patients receive: 

  • Education on how to appropriately care for chronic conditions such as diabetes and prescriptions management

  • Access to therapy services

  • Adequate transportation to attend medical appointments

  • External assistance services such affordable housing and home care 

  • Direct care and rehabilitation services 

 

Our compassionate team encourages and teaches clients to help themselves within their own capabilities in performing daily life activities and guides them in their journey to living a healthier life. 

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Our experienced professionals offer the latest preventive services and oral healthcare.

Click to Dental page

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Child Health (Pediatrics)

BMS’ Pediatrics serves patients from newborn to young adults. Our services range from routine health screenings for childhood diseases and immunizations to adolescent services.  

Our services include: 

  • Pediatric medical care (primary medical care) 

  • Physicals and immunizations for camps and activities  

  • Infant well visit 

  • Physical exams 

  • Immunization 

  • Hearing and vision screening 

  • Emergency care 

About our BMS lead Pediatric clinician: 

Claude E. Offord has been with BMS for over 40 years, becoming one of the most trusted and well-known service providers among our BMS community. Dr. Offord received his MD from Rutgers Medical School in 1981 and completed pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey/UMDNJ.  

Hospital affiliation: Kings County Hospital Center

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Adolescent Health

BMS strives to empower children and young people by bringing tools to take command of their health. At our seven facilities, BMS offers healthcare and educative services to the children and youth of Brownsville, East New York, and the surrounding neighborhoods. Our BMS professionals are equipped with the cultural and community knowledge to serve children and adolescents with kindness and respect.  

The services we offer include:  

Clinical 

  • Comprehensive care 

  • Physical Health Exams for School, Sports, and Working Papers (click here to download) 

  • Reproductive Health (I.e. Plan B, Pregnancy Test, Birth Control and HIV/STI Testing)   

  • Preventative Immunizations  

  • Vision and Hearing Screening  

  • First Aid  

  • Acute Care  

  • Emergency Medications  

  • Management of Chronic Conditions such as Asthma, Diabetes 

  • Test and Laboratory Services  

  • Nutrition Education and Weight Management Programs 

  • Mental and emotional health 

  • School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Jefferson High School 

Educational 

  • Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE)

  • Adolescent sex education and reproductive health for middle school (10-13) and high schools (14-19) 

  • Text4baby (online education for new mothers) 

  • Books4All (free books access) 

  • College Prep 

  • BMS Workforce Center and Workforce at Thomas Jefferson Center (career prep) 

  • Self-care education

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Onsite Pharmacy

We constantly work with the government and stakeholders to bring affordable medications through BMS’ on-site pharmacy, easing access to the right care for our patients and their families. Our on-site pharmacy is located at Main at Rockaway Avenue. BMS implements the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program allowing low-income and uninsured patients to buy prescription drugs at a lower price. 

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Urgent Care

BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers has opened the new BMS Dumont Urgent Care Center (located at 407 Dumont Ave; Brooklyn, NY 11212) to provide care on an unscheduled walk-in basis to individuals with acute, non-emergency conditions. The Center will offer six exam rooms, as well as lab services (phlebotomy,) imaging, and mammography services. 

This will be the first urgent care center operated by a stand-alone Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in North and Central Brooklyn. 

 

Patients who do not have a medical home or usual source of care will be provided with information and assistance in selecting a primary care provider that meets their needs (location, specialty services, hours, language access). 

 

In addition to urgent care, the center will provide: 

  • Care coordination 

  • Medical lab and testing (phlebotomy) 

  • Pharmacy 

  • Diagnostic imaging 

  • Mammography 

  • Preventative Screenings

  • Annual Physicals

  • Prevention & Treatment

  • Diabetes

  • Heart Conditions

  • High Blood Pressure

  • High Cholesterol

  • Cancer

  • Asthma

  • Smoking

  • Depression

  • Counseling

  • Nutrition

  • Psycho-social issues

  • Healthy weight loss

  • Referrals

  • Specialists

BMS MAIN

592 Rockaway Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-345-5000

 

BMS@GENESIS

360 Snediker Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-345-5000

Temporarily Closed

 

BMS@ASHFORD

650 Ashford Street

Brooklyn, NY 11207

347-505-1800

 

BMS ISIS@BRISTOL

259 Bristol Street

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-342-0060

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