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Your Health is Our Priority

When quality of life is compromised, a lifeline of support can be found with the Medical Division. Our mission is to support the continued health and wellness of each and every community member. We help patients navigate the complexities of the health care system by providing referrals to top physicians worldwide along with cutting edge and comprehensive guidance. We are proud to be a leading, globally recognized medical care organization, with liaisons to every major hospital and doctor in the tristate area. Our knowledgeable and professional staff and volunteers go above and beyond to see that questions are answered, treatments obtained, needs met, and families cared for.

This Year's Highlights
Medical Referrals Provided
Items Borrowed From Medical Gemach
Participants Attended In-Person/Virtual Lectures and Events

Toby & Ronnie Hersh
Medical Referral Line
Regardless of the severity of your medical needs, finding the right doctor to care for you is our top priority. When you call the Toby & Ronnie Hersh Referral Line, our caring and competent staff will provide you with more than just a doctor’s name. We are here to help you choose the best doctor for your needs, and continue to see you through the medical process.

Michael and David Haddad
Road to Recovery
Patients with more serious or complicated medical issues are provided with additional support by our team. After an initial evaluation, our Patient Navigator can accompany patients to doctor appointments, assess their health insurance and help them cope with any stress associated with their diagnosis.

Health Alert
Promoting good health and educating the community about important and relevant health issues have been a main mission at SBH. Every year, we provide free wellness seminars by well-noted physicians, CPR workshops and our life-saving annual health screenings, testing in glaucoma, skin cancer, mammography, hearing, cardiac and prostate cancer.

Hospital Relations Program
The Medical Division is proud of our close relationships with the best hospitals across the tristate. We have taken a leadership role in representing the entire community to all major hospitals who share our mission of recovery through sincerity and compassion. The Medical Division name is well-known by the best hospitals in the world because of our professionalism in all our endeavors towards community health care. In cooperation with the Sephardic Hospital Fund, we meet with hospital presidents and administrators to forge a personal relationship built on camaraderie and shared values. Our mutual respect allows us the humble opportunity to count so many great hospitals amongst our closest friends.

Our website features a wealth of hospital information for patients and their families during their stay in New York, New Jersey, Florida and major cities around the world. The website provides useful resources including hospitals, contacts, hotels, local emergency numbers, US embassies and 24- hour pharmacies.

Lynda Levy Cohen a”h
Medical Lending Program
Our Medical Lending Program offers anyone the opportunity to borrow or donate medical equipment. Like many lending programs or gemahs, an inventory of supplies is stored and lent out for temporary use. Dedicated in memory of Lynda Levy Cohen, we have wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, canes, and shower chairs. To donate or borrow, call 718-787-1100 x 351 and leave a message.


The degree of professionalism and conscientious thought that SBH puts into each individual is remarkable, requiring a significant level of sophistication and care. SBH’s efforts have changed the community’s ability to find the correct physician for the specific problem, always looking for the best of the best. ”
– Stuart H. Ditchek, MD, FAAP

SBH found me top physicians and hospitals for every situation. I was always able to get in touch with a kind and caring voice- there was always compassion on the other end. May I never need them again, but it is certainly reassuring to know that they are there. ”
– Anonymous

Whatever the illness, whatever the background, they respond to what would be helpful to the particular patient. We admire the excellence in everything SBH does including the personal care and supportive care. ”
– Dr. Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chairman of the board, New York Presbyterian Hospital

I’ve received countless calls from community members with medical issues, and my first resource is always SBH. They solve every part of the medical problem with professionalism and care. I have complete faith in their ability to pinpoint the top physician for each patient’s medical issue. ”
– Rabbi David Ozeri

Phone: 718-787-0077