Metropolitan Hospital

1901 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10029

OUR HOSPITAL PARTNER

Metropolitan Hospital

A hidden gem for NYC families.

Village Maternity proudly collaborates with Metropolitan Hospital.  Metropolitan has one of the lowest cesarean section rates in NYC* (2014 NYC Department of Health data). Metropolitan has the least overcrowding of all NYC sites*. Metropolitan has a long history of support for collaborative midwife-physician care.

ALL THAT YOU NEED

Accredited “Baby-Friendly” Hospital​

A Center of Breast-Feeding Support​

Midwife care And delivery​

Experienced Board Certified Obstetrician collaboration

Universal private rooms for postpartum patients​

No separation of mom & baby, newborn exams at bedside

State of the art wireless fetal monitoring for mobility in labor​

Doula support welcome and encouraged​

Showers in every labor room​

Epidural anesthesia upon request​

24/7 visiting hours for family​

Bili lights at mom’s bedside

if needed‎ for newborn jaundice​

Nitrous oxide for pain management

(temporarily discontinued for covid precautions)

Level III Neonatal Intensive Care

if needed​

HOSPITAL TOUR

1901 1st Ave., New York, NY 10029

You and baby will have a private room together with a pull-out couch for the father or other support person wishing to spend the night. Lastly, there are no visiting hours or restrictions for your chosen support team.

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Ob/Gyn Physicians

From left to right:

Dr. Andre Broumas, MD, FACOG, Attending Physician; Dr.Gladys Lee-Hwang, MD, FACOG, Attending Physician; Dr. Sari Kaminsky, MD, FACOG, Chief of OBGYN/Program Director; Dr. Jonathan Mays, MD, FACOG, Director of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine; Dr. Michele Paolucci, MD, FACOG, Attending Physician; Dr. Elmer Agustin, MD, MPH, FACOG, Attending Physician

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Midwifery Practice

Your care at Metropolitan Hospital will be guided by the midwife on duty with collaboration from her attending physician should complications arise.
 

Sharon Mcdowell, (Director of Metropolitan midwives), Eugenia Montesinos, Crystal Peterson, Neysa Williams, Tania Fils-Aime, Amy Hanowitz-Britt, and Cynthia Rodriguez.

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