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Metropolitan Hospital

1901 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10029


Metropolitan Hospital

Village Maternity MD 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 pregnancy care.


Accredited “Baby-Friendly” Hospital​

A Center of Breast-Feeding Support​

Doctor + 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

if needed

Level III Neonatal Intensive Care

if needed​


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.

Village Maternity MD's expert laborist team at Metropolitan Hospital in NYC, providing personalized care


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



Sharon Mcdowell, (Director of Metropolitan midwives), Eugenia Montesinos, Crystal Peterson, Neysa Williams, Tania Fils-Aime, Amy Hanowitz-Britt, and Cynthia Rodriguez.
Village Maternity MD's expert laborist team at Metropolitan Hospital in NYC, providing personalized and compassionate care for you and your baby