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Maimonides Medical Center provides services to all persons without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, culture, language, socioeconomic status, marital status, partnership status, familial status, caregiver status, parental status, domestic violence victim status, military status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, gender non-conformance or transgender status, physical or mental disability and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or city law.

Maimonides Medical Center provides free sign language interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing as well as aids and services for people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.  In addition, Maimonides provides free language assistance services including interpreters and written translations to individuals whose primary language is not English. Such services can be obtained by contacting the Patient Relations Department at 718-283-7212 and will also be available for individuals to participate in the grievance process.

Any person who believes he or she has been denied these services or has been the subject of discrimination can file a grievance with:

Discrimination Grievance Coordinator
Sandra C. Maliszewski, Vice President, and Chief Compliance Officer
Maimonides Medical Center
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York  11219
(718) 283-3933


You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)