Frequently Asked Questions
We answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the Center for Community Health (CCH).
Where is the Center for Community Health (CCH) located?
Our six-story, 400,000 square-foot facility is located on the corner of 8th Avenue and 6th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn (515 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215).
How do I make an appointment with a doctor at the CCH?
Appointments can be made by visiting https://www.nyp.org/brooklyn/locations/center-for-community-health or calling (718) 499-2273.
What makes the CCH different from a regular hospital?
The CCH offers a new vision of outpatient care for children and adults by providing multispecialty preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services all in one location. We offer many of the same services as a traditional hospital, but there are no overnight stays (inpatient services). All services at the CCH, including surgery, are same-day outpatient care.
Are CCH specialists available for telemedicine consultations?
Is there an Emergency Department at the CCH?
Is parking available?
What food service options are available?
The CCH offers a grab-and-go café and comfortable waiting lounges.
Outpatient (ambulatory) surgery questions
What is outpatient surgery?
How long after surgery do patients go home?
Why should I consider outpatient surgery?
Is outpatient surgery safe? How about for elderly patients?
Cancer Center questions
Does the CCH have an infusion center for chemotherapy?
Is there an opportunity to participate in clinical trials?
Through our partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, patients at the CCH’s Cancer Center have the opportunity to participate in one of our cutting-edge cancer clinical trials.
Is there someone who can help answer all of my cancer-related questions?
What kind of cardiology procedures are available?
I have a family history of heart disease. Can the CCH help assess my risk?
Digestive diseases questions
How can I check my colon cancer risk?
Who needs an endoscopy?
Do you treat IBD and IBS?
Do you perform weight loss surgery?
Orthopedic medicine questions
Does the CCH treat sports injuries in kids and adults?
What types of orthopedic surgery does CCH offer?
Who performs spinal surgery at CCH?
Orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons perform spine surgery. Both specialties are equally qualified to treat spinal conditions involving the nerves and bones of the spinal column.