Maimonides Medical Center is a private hospital in New York, USA. It is a teaching hospital. It has 70 primary care and sub-specialty programs. The United Israel Zion Hospital and Beth Moses Hospital merged in 1947 to give rise to the Maimonides Medical Center. The institution is named after Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon. Its affiliations include the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, and Montefiore Medical Center.
The Maimonides Medical Center has been associated with many innovations in the field of clinical science. The commercial pacemaker was developed by Maimonides medical center. The center was the co-developer of Intra-aortic balloon pump in 1970. A lot of clinical firsts were performed by the hospital such as the first partial mechanical heart was performed in the hospital in 1966, first robotic surgery for pediatric patients in US, first angioplasty during a heart attack. The hospital has five centers; The Cancer Center, Maimonides Infants & Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, The ACE Unit, The Jaffe Stroke Center, Cardiac Institute. The hospital is rated as one of the best in United States. It is also recognized to have the lowest mortality rate among the top private hospitals.
Editors, Contributors and Speakers [
The following is the list of scholars from Maimonides Medical Center who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences