Thanks to the establishment of a new leadership team and collaboration among its wide range of specialists, the Northwell Health Cancer Institute is expanding services and developing specialized programs to treat cancer’s many forms while bringing comprehensive care and support to patients throughout greater Manhattan, Westchester, Staten Island and Long Island.
An operative report documents the details of surgery. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations directs that it be dictated immediately after surgery so there is sufficient information in the medical record prior to the patient’s transfer to the next level of care.
The Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery program at South Nassau Communities Hospital offers multidisciplinary treatment for complex disorders of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile duct, allowing patients to receive comprehensive, long-term care close to home.
The pediatric neurosurgery program at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital provides individualized care delivered by a team of specialists, who address issues such as craniosynostosis, deep-seated brain tumors, Moyamoya disease and other neurological conditions.
Michael Weber, MD, cardiac electrophysiologist at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, describes electrophysiology’s role in treating arrhythmias and how St. Catherine takes a personalized, holistic approach to patient care.