Surgery

Reza Dashti, MD, PhD: Nuanced Treatment for Complex Cerebrovascular Conditions and Skull Base Lesions at Stony Brook University Hospital

Reza Dashti, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, and Associate Director of the Stony Brook Cerebrovascular Center, brings advanced treatments for both complex and common conditions to the people of Suffolk County.


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.


A Multidisciplinary Approach to Spine Tumor Surgery at Neurological Surgery, P.C.

At Neurological Surgery, P.C., Neurosurgeon Sachin Shah, MD, combines his surgical expertise with that of Fernando Checo, MD, orthopedic surgeon at The Central Orthopedic Group, to treat spine tumors.


Northwell Health’s Revitalized Organ Transplant Program Provides Lifesaving Care on Long Island

With the addition of heart and liver transplant capabilities to an existing kidney transplant program, Northwell Health is looking to develop an institutional culture that fosters innovations in the selection, procurement and transport of donor organs, and maintains stellar outcomes for patients on Long Island and beyond.


NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Robotic-arm-assisted Arthroplasty Advances Surgical Precision

From planning to execution, robotic-arm technology helps orthopedic surgeons individualize joint replacement surgery according to each patient’s specific anatomy, resulting in increased accuracy and precision during arthroplasty procedures.


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Peter Scaminaci, St. Joseph Hospital’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

On Feb. 6, 2017, Peter Scaminaci was appointed St. Joseph Hospital’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Most recently, Scaminaci was senior vice president and...


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Mercy Medical Center Council of Leagues Treasurer Doreen Baldwin (second from left) presents check to Mercy’s Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services Beth Vlahavas, RN (second from right) while Council President Barbara Cheslock (center), Vice President Kathleen Fee...

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St. Catherine’s Maternity Services team educates future generations.

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center’s Healthcare Exploration and Internship Program (HCEIP) is educating future generations from Smithtown High School West, Smithtown High School East, Commack High School and...


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.


Madan K. Raj, MD: A Passion for Relieving Pain

Extensive experience in multimodal treatments is essential for effectively treating chronic muscle and joint pain — and especially maladies of the spine. But to truly partner with physicians and patients to treat conditions that may require long-term attention, an empathetic approach to medical care is critical. Dr. Raj combines these pillars of muscle and joint pain management to ensure optimal treatment and prevent recurrence.