Lutheran HealthCare is a community-based health system that anticipates and meets the rapidly changing needs of our multicultural community in southwest Brooklyn. Together, the 476-bed Lutheran Medical Center, the 240-bed Lutheran Augustana Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, and the 9-facility Lutheran Family Health Centers network are the principal components of our comprehensive delivery system. Moreover, the Lutheran HealthCare owns and operates one of New York 's largest Medicaid HMOs.
Residents find that the large and varied faculty of Lutheran HealthCare offers an intensive teaching program that is very structured and very supportive. Our patients represent a very broad variety of cultures, ages, and medical concerns. Residents enjoy the opportunity to work with renowned experts in the Level I Trauma Center, Designated Stroke Center, catheterization lab. Recently, we have placed residents in fellowships throughout the country including SUNY Downstate (where we offer a collaborative gastroenterology fellowship), New York University Medical Center, and Brooklyn Hospital (where we offer a collaborative hemotology/oncology fellowship.)
Lutheran Medical Centers offers a digitalized, computerized radiology system that allows staff to share information throughout the system; a computerized laboratory system, and a brand new, beautiful emergency room that is comfortable for patients and physicians alike.