Medical Facility News

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Expands Care, Research to Port Jefferson Station

Having built a reputation for providing advanced care throughout the region, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists has further expanded its clinical and research footprint in Suffolk County with the opening of a Cancer Center in Port Jefferson Station.


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Matthew Witten, PhD, Chief Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of CyberKnife Radiosurgery at NYU Winthrop Hospital, is appointed to the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board.

Matthew Witten, PhD, Chief Physicist in...


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A new study led by researchers from NYU Long Island School of Medicine shows statins to be ineffective in patients with the autoimmune disease lupus.


Allison Reiss, MD, seen in a lab conducting research, led a study that showed statins to prevent cardiovascular disease are...

Long Island Community Hospital: Personalized, Comprehensive Cardiac Care

The Knapp Cardiac Care Center at Long Island Community Hospital marshals the full spectrum of care, from non-invasive treatments to interventional procedures and cardiac rehabilitation, to meet the needs of local patients and their families in both emergent and non-emergent situations.


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New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) welcomes new additions to the oncology team:

Alfredo Torres, MD, will practice at the Port Jefferson, Setauket and Smithtown locations.


Alfredo Torres, MD

Dr. Torres is a third-generation physician in his family and knew...


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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the results of the county’s first-ever multiyear Tick Surveillance Study that collected and analyzed infection rates of ticks for known pathogens in Suffolk County. The results of the study show that tick-borne pathogen infection rates in all of...


South Nassau Communities Hospital: Frank Gress, MD, Offers Academic, Advanced Endoscopy

With the merger of Mount Sinai and South Nassau Communities Hospital, a comprehensive array of tertiary-level interventional endoscopic treatments and techniques is now available to patients on Long Island.


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Christi Kim, MD

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists announces the appointment of Christi Kim, MD, to the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society of Gynecological Oncology (SGO). The SGO is a premier nonprofit organization advancing the research and education of gynecologic cancers...


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Cohen Children’s Medical Center has earned top 50 national rankings for exceptional care in nine pediatric specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019–2020 Best Children’s Hospitals. The largest provider of pediatric health services in New York state, Cohen has been ranked...


White Plains Hospital Expands Roster of Advanced Cranial Neurosurgery Options

Fellowship-trained surgeons in White Plains Hospital’s recently enhanced cranial neurosurgery program deliver multidisciplinary evaluation and leading-edge treatments rarely found outside metropolitan academic medical centers.