Treatments & Techniques

Neurosurgeon Donald Krieff, DO, FACOS, at NSPC, Brings a Conservative, Patient-centered Approach to the Treatment of Disk Herniations

Disk herniation — a common cause of neck and back pain — often resolves with nonoperative therapy. However, if conservative treatments fail to produce sufficient relief, board-certified neurosurgeon Donald Krieff, DO, FACOS, of Neurological Surgery P.C. uses microsurgery to enhance the safety and efficiency of diskectomy.


Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center: Lifesaving Care in an Environment Patients Trust

Members of the community can feel confident turning to a trauma program that offers swift Emergency Department admission, access to expert treatments for STEMI and stroke, and medical care enriched by a collaboration with Stony Brook Medicine.


The Breast Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center: Building on a Rich History of Comprehensive, Community-based Care

Nearly 25 years ago, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center established the Breast Health Center (BHC) in response to concerns about the increasing incidence of breast cancer among area residents. The BHC has since evolved into a Long Island destination for nationally accredited, university-level screening, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a community setting.


NewYork-Presbyterian Queens: Excelling in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

From early management of high-risk pregnancies to a Rapid Response Team for maternal hemorrhage, the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens seeks to ensure patient safety through pregnancy, delivery and beyond.


Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center: Expert Cardiac Care in a High-touch Atmosphere

Physicians at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center have developed a strong cardiology program over a period of decades. Reflecting that heritage, the recent opening of the 60,000-square-foot Knapp Cardiac Care Center markedly expands the number of procedures they can offer and the number of patients they can serve locally, while reaffirming Brookhaven’s commitment to patient-centric care.


Jennifer Semel, MD: Pioneering Revolutionary Rehabilitative Technologies at St. Charles Hospital’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program

St. Charles Hospital is at the forefront of a number of emerging technological advances in the field of rehabilitative medicine with promise of vastly enhancing the lives of those with physical and cognitive disabilities, thanks to the efforts of a team led by Dr. Semel.


St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center: Advanced Vascular and Endovascular Services in a Community Environment

From nuanced, millimeters-deep vascular surgery to lifesaving endovascular repair of major arteries, physicians at St. Catherine of Siena offer state-of-the-art techniques in a community environment, close to patients’ homes and workplaces.


Winthrop-University Hospital: At the Forefront of Integrated Palliative Care

Optimizing the management of symptoms and stresses patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families experience while physicians pursue life-extending treatments, a team of palliative care experts leverages an extensive support network and empowers patients to make key healthcare decisions.


Neurological Surgery PC Specialists Offer a Less Invasive Alternative for Stroke Treatment and Prevention

For patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery disease, carotid stenting is a minimally invasive alternative to carotid endarterectomy that reduces the risk for stroke and transient ischemic attack.


Neal M. Blitz, DPM, FACFAS: Meet the Bunion King of New York

Revolutionizing bunion surgery, Dr. Blitz developed the Bunionplasty procedure and a patented implant that gets patients walking immediately after surgery, resulting in extremely positive outcomes and high levels of satisfaction.