Meet the Doctors in Brooklyn - October 2009


Meet some of the health care professionals in Brooklyn

The Ability Center

3521 Avenue S; (718) 336-3832

The Ability Center is a multidiscipline therapy practice providing occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy for children in the Brooklyn area. Our center is geared towards assisting children to reach their highest level of achievement within the educational setting. The therapists at The Ability Center are trained in a number of therapeutic techniques enabling them to develop a therapeutic approach tailored to each child's need.


Bral, Pedram MD
Maimonides Medical Center

4802 Tenth Avenue; (888) MMC-DOCS

Pedram Bral, MD, Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, is dedicated to providing patients with the highest clinical care and the best surgical outcomes. Dr. Bral is a board certified gynecologist who has successfully performed many advanced laparoscopic and robotic cases, including laparoscopic hysterectomies, robotic myomectomies and robotic pelvic reconstruction. He is one of the few physicians in the country performing robotic gynecological surgery.


Genesis Fertility and Reproductive Medicine

1355 84th Street; (718) 283-8600

Dr. David Seifer has been engaged in active clinical practice, including all aspects of in vitro fertilization, for 20 years. He has been identified by Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the best physicians in the nation in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, was named by New York Magazine as one of the best doctors in the NY Metropolitan area for seven consecutive years, and the Castle Connolly Medical Guide recognized Dr. Seifer as one of America's Top Doctors consistently for the past seven years. Recently, Dr. Seifer received a Patient's Choice Award from Castle Connolly.


Sverkunova, Lyudmila M.D., F.A.A.P.

3280 Nostrand Avenue; (718) 645-0333

Dr. Lyudmila Sverkunova successfully completed the Pediatric Academy in St. Petersburg. She pursued her career in the United States and completed residency at Brooklyn Medical Center. She served the community in Russia and the United States for over 20 years. The doctor is an active member of Brooklyn Pediatric Society and fellow Pediatric Academy. Most importantly, she is a doctor who is caring, nurturing and loving, as well as knowledgeable in all aspects of children's health.