Our Programs and Services
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center Service Network consists of 9 primary care and dental practices.
At its practice locations, primary and specialty services including medical, dental, pediatrics, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, optometry, allergy treatment, nephrology, podiatry, gastroenterology, and dermatology are provided. Health education and nutrition counseling are also offered.
“Our dedicated staff is justifiably proud of our history, pleased with our progress, and enthusiastic about our future,” stated Vaughn Thomas, Chairman, Board of Directors, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center.
Among the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center’s recent accomplishments and highlights are:
- Facilities that are newly renovated and offer state-of-the-art examination rooms, as well as diagnostic and treatment equipment.
- The main Dentistry Practice has been relocated to 1775 Grand Concourse, providing expanded space for Adult and Pediatric Dental, as well as Surgical and Orthodontic Services.
- Computerized patient tracking and an information system that utilizes the latest technology.
- Family Friendly sites located throughout the South and Central Bronx for convenient access.
History / Overview
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center has a long leadership history in the community health movement. Many of its Trustees are from the community, and most of the employees live in the Bronx. They continue to uphold and further reinforce the
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center’s tradition of community service and excellence in health care.
More than forty years ago, a group of visionary physicians created a health center focused on the “social rehabilitation of the community, as a way to break the vicious cycle of poverty.”
Since its beginning, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center has strived and succeeded in fulfilling its mission of responding to the health care needs of community residents, regardless of background or financial circumstances.