Profiles

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.


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Michael J. Dowling

Northwell Health’s Michael J. Dowling has been named one of the Highest Rated CEOs of 2017 by the job site Glassdoor, which compiled employee feedback from thousands of companies on the website to rank the top 100 CEOs. Mr. Dowling earned a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice...


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Michael Schulder, MD

Michael Schulder, MD, vice chair of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, has been appointed to the editorial board of the publication, Journal of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Schulder will...


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The Medical Society of the State of New York has announced the election results from its Annual House of Delegates Meeting in Tarrytown on April 22.

Charles Rothberg, MD, board-certified ophthalmologist, took office as President.

Thomas J. Madejski, MD, board-certified...


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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...

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.


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On Feb. 10, South Nassau Communities Hospital dedicated the hospital’s medical library in honor of Harbhajan Singh, MD. Dr. Singh was joined by his family, (L–R: son Charnjit Singh, MD, wife Naginder, and son Sarbjit), friends, fellow physicians, hospital staff and board members, all of whom...

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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...


Brian J. Snyder, MD: Bringing State-of-the-Art Neurosurgical Solutions to the Table

Dr. Snyder, a functional neurosurgeon with Neurological Surgery, P.C., leverages neuromodulation techniques to improve the lives and outcomes of patients living with movement disorders.