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In an effort to alleviate the pain and suffering of the poorest residents of India, a team comprised of 11 Northwell Health physicians, one university professor, and two public health students discussed their preparations for a medical mission to the Shanti Bhavan school, chronicled in Netflix “Daughters of Destiny” documentary.
Staten Island University Hospital is the first in the country to use new cryoballoon to treat irregular heartbeats.
Northwell Health announced today its commitment to work with government employees feeling the financial effects of the federal shutdown by offering payment flexibility for patient billing.
Nicole Berwald, MD has been appointed as the Chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). Dr. Berwald has held the position as interim chair since May of 2018 when preceding chair, Brahim Ardolic, MD was named Executive Director of SIUH.
As flood waters impact the Carolina’s in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Staten Islanders are reminded of Superstorm Sandyand the recovery that followed; a recovery that some Islanders still face.
For patients being discharged at Staten Island University Hospital’s (SIUH) North Site, getting their medications filled got a whole lot easier. A new Vivo Health Pharmacy opened its doors in the lobby of the hospital this week, allowing patients to have their prescriptions filled before leaving the hospital.
STATEN ISLAND, NY - In July of 1998, then FDNY Commissioner, Thomas Von Essenhelped cut the ribbon on a new regional burn centerat Staten Island University Hospital, bringing this specialized care to Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens and beyond. A relatively new concept at that time, burn centers delivered intensive care for treating complex burns and wounds.
Today, we’re going to look at nutrition – specifically what to eat and what to avoid prior to your run. The types of food you consume can set you up for gastrointestinal distress or diarrhea (aka runner’s trots). To eat or not to eat
Timothy Sullivan, MD, has been appointed chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Staten Island University Hospital. In his new role, Dr. Sullivan will head a department that treats more than 1,450 inpatients and 23,000 outpatients annually through the hospital’s comprehensive mental health services, which includes substance abuse treatment.
As long as you can walk for 30 minutes, you can train to run (or jog/walk) a 5k or even a 4-mile race in as little as six weeks. Maybe you haven’t run since your grade school gym class. Or only bust a sweat when you see the express bus pulling away from the curb.
Christopher Sorrentino, pediatric trauma program manager at Staten Island University Hospital, discusses helmet safety with teens at 5050 Skatepark.
Dr. Adam Lackey, a highly regarded thoracic surgeon, has joined Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). His arrival coincides with cancer rates on Staten Island leading the city – especially lung cancer, which is 20 percent higher than other boroughs – according to New York State Department of Health data.
Brahim Ardolic, MD, chair of emergency medicine at Northwell Health’s Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH), has been appointed executive director of the 666-bed hospital, overseeing SIUH’s North and South campuses. He succeeds Donna Proske, RN, who recently retired after leading the hospital since 2013.
Clinic for neuromuscular conditions debuts on Staten Island
Today, April 10th, Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island), alongside Staten Island University Hospital, hosted a Stop the Bleed Training at Assemblyman Cusick’s District Office, located at 1911 Richmond Ave, SI, NY 10314. Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
Senator Lanza is partnering with the Project Renewal Scan Van to host free mammography screenings and clinical breast exams to women across Staten Island. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women in New York State and until the cause and cure is found, the best tool in the fight against breast cancer is education and early detection.
Northwell recognized with Five NAEC Accredited Epilepsy P Souhel Najjar, MD, SVP and executive director, Northwell Health's neurology services Souhel Najjar, MD, SVP and executive director, Northwell Health's neurology services rograms
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Staten Island University Hospital Received Level 3 Designation.
Donna Proske, SIUH’s executive director was honored alongside New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and 28 other woman recipients from across the State as the top 30 Woman.