Lynn, Phyllis, CNM - Midwife

Phyllis Lynn, CNM - Midwife
Director, Midwifery
Primary Address:
6208 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Phyllis Lynn, CNM - Midwife


Ms. Lynn received her nursing education from the Kingston Public Hospital in Jamaica, West Indies in 1964. She received her midwifery education from the University College Hospital of the West Indies in 1967. Upon migrating to America in 1968 she continued her studies at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where she received her Midwifery Certification in 1974. She then received her certification as a Lamaze Instructor in 1977. From 1968 until 1974 Ms. Lynn worked as a Head Nurse in charge of Labor and Delivery at Interfaith Medical Center. Her position was changed to staff midwife at Interfaith Medical Center in 1974. Ms Lynn worked there until 1993 successfully delivering care to women throughout their childbearing years. Ms. Lynn received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1980 and a Master’s Degree in Community Health and Health Care Administration in 1984 from Long Island University in Brooklyn.

In 1993 Maimonides began a midwifery service, led by Phyllis McFarlane-Lynn. Initially alone, Ms. Lynn brought all her knowledge and skills to Borough Park. Over the last 12 years the midwifery service at Maimonides has grown into a successful service comprised of twelve full-time Certified Nurse Midwives. Ms. Lynn’s teachings not only extend to midwives, but her duties include instruction and preceptor ship of midwifery, nursing and Family Practice Residents. She has received numerous awards and certificates in recognition of her clinical instruction and teaching from such institutions as SUNY Downstate, New York University, Yale University and Columbia University. She has certification in Family Planning from the Association of Planned Parenthood Physicians and in menopause from Threshold Seminars.








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Long Island University in Brooklyn

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Primary Address:
6208 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219


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