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At Neurological Surgery, P.C., neurosurgeon subspecialists treat adults and children with brain tumors by using a blend of clinical expertise, technological sophistication, personalization and compassion.
Growing research into COVID-19 supports that underlying conditions such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and obesity, factor into the severity of patient disease and health outcomes, including heightened mortality rate. Dr. Atwa and his colleagues at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors are helping shape the future of treating obesity and its associated conditions in the face of a global pandemic.
Jonathan Raanan, MD, a board-certified physiatrist and Director of Outpatient Services for Stony Brook’s Neurosurgery Spine Center, is also Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. In practice at Stony Brook Medicine since 2006, Dr. Raanan uses interventional procedures to treat back pain, including the highly-effective Intracept procedure.
The SARS-Cov-2 (Coronavirus or COVID-19) pandemic and the physical distancing measures taken to combat its spread have had a significant negative impact on businesses across the country.
See what’s happening on Long Island, including steps that area hospitals and facilities are taking and how community leaders are addressing COVID-19.
With a newly expanded, state-of-the-art facility in Riverhead, Stony Brook Medicine’s Quannacut Outpatient Services expands the reach of multidisciplinary, evidence-based addiction treatment across Eastern Long Island.
For nearly thirty years, the FDA had not approved any new antidepressant medications since Prozac entered the market in 1988.
Nutritional supplements and dietary interventions enjoy widespread use in the United States, but most have no effect on cardiovascular survival or outcomes, according to a group of U.S. researchers.
Congenital heart defects involve a structural abnormality of the heart that exists at birth. While overall rare, usually affecting 1% of all births, congenital heart defects are one of the most common birth defects in babies.
Robotic surgery is the next level in the evolution of modern surgery, as Hesham Atwa, MD, FACS, FASMBS, can attest.