Ambulatory Services

Our Team:

Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center

Hetal Tangal, MD Associate Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Services

Virgilio Ansay, MD | Marilyn Arca, MD | Violeta Calibuso, MD | Kina Coulanges, MD | Anuradha Naram, MD | Marina Novikova, MD | Husna Siddique, MD | Mila Valdez, MD

Bishop Walker, Jr. Health Care Center (Interfaith Medical Center)

Samia Tayab, MD | Emmanuel Brunot, MD | Hosneara Masub, MD | Sana Nejmeh-Khoury, MD

Pediatric Ambulatory care has five family care centers located in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Each center is set up like a private office and has its own special ambiance. Experienced faculty care for the patients and precept residents to provide a training environment which focuses on continuity of care and longitudinal follow up of patients. Emphasis is placed on well child care, growth and development, nutrition, screening, anticipatory guidance, immunizations, safety and preventive care, as well as management acute and chronic illness. Population Health and Quality Metrics  are an integral part of  the training.  

All our primary care sites  are recognized as Patient Centered Medical Homes and strive to deliver care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into “what patients want it to be.” Medical homes can lead to high quality care, lower hospitalization, costs, and improves patient and provider care experience.

Additional Grant funded programs at our sites: 

The Reach Out and Read Program is an early literacy program that focuses on children from 6 months through 5 years old, the most critical years for brain development.  To learn more about the program, visit

HealthySteps, a program of ZERO TO THREE, is an evidence-based, interdisciplinary pediatric primary care program that promotes the health, well-being and school readiness of toddlers, with an emphasis on families living in low-income communities.


  • Brookdale Family Care Center-Bristol:
    • 1235 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York 11212, United States.
  • Brookdale Family Care Center-Linden:
    • 2554 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York 11208, United States
  • Brookdale Family Care Center-New Lots:
  • Brookdale Family Care Center-East Pky:
  • Brookdale Family Care Center- Pennsylvania:
  • Bishop Orris G. Walker, Jr. Health Care Center (Interfaith Medical Center):
    • 528 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, York 11238, United States