Articles

At Westchester Medical Center (WMC), the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), clinicians representing a variety of specialties collaborate to pinpoint the causes of, and provide patients lasting relief from, chronic headaches.
In the borough of the Bronx, New York, approximately 550 of every 100,000 adult Medicaid enrollees are hospitalized due to complications from diabetes, according to a 2015 report from the Office of the State Comptroller. Frequently these are conditions affecting the foot. The podiatrists at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s Department of Foot Surgery/Wound Management, Orthopaedics provide those patients as well as patients who have a wide range of other conditions convenient access to the complete spectrum of care.
The NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Breast Program — accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and led by NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester (NYPMGW) physicians — integrates leading-edge screening, risk reduction and diagnostic techniques, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery with psychosocial support and survivorship initiatives that maximize post-treatment health. The result: convenient, local access to state-of-the-art, comprehensive care.
Equipped with an array of the industry’s most state-of-the-art equipment and latest procedures, the experienced team at Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine (LIDSM) is at the vanguard of dental offices combating the dangers associated with obstructive sleep apnea.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville and Columbia University have organized a disease-focused, multidisciplinary approach that addresses lung cancer from every angle — from prevention and screening, through treatment and into survivorship.
Optimizing the management of symptoms and stresses that 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.
Research shows that many patients with severe Major Depressive Disorder fail to achieve effective resolution of their symptoms with antidepressant therapy alone. TMS of Westchester, located within The Therapy Center, offers a noninvasive treatment that yields remarkable improvement for a substantial number of these patients: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).
Since 1979, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Memory Evaluation and Treatment Service (METS) has provided compassionate, leading-edge neurological care and rehabilitation for patients with memory disorders. The recent appointment of Pasquale Fonzetti, MD, PhD, as Director of the program sets the stage for further advances in collaborative care and clinical research.
The recent expansion of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York (BSSNY) unites the high-level expertise of a growing cadre of specialists in a single practice, significantly widening BSSNY’s geographic reach and making it the largest neurosurgical provider in the Hudson Valley.
The breast-imaging experience should provide more than images of tissue and answers as to the presence or absence of potential abnormalities — it should impart peace of mind, foster empowerment and engage patients as partners in their care. Patients should leave their appointments feeling stronger and more knowledgeable than when they arrived. With the full complement of advanced breast-imaging modalities and a staff that is passionate about breast health, Northern Westchester Hospital’s Yorktown Imaging has set itself apart as a regional leader in women’s specialty radiology by seamlessly uniting the highest level of quality, safety and patient-centered care.
The Heart & Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been a local leader in cardiovascular care since its inception. With the recent development and expansion of WMCHealth, the Institute has extended its regional footprint, enhancing accessibility to evidence-based, innovative cardiovascular care.
Under the guidance of noted urologist Mitchell C. Benson, MD, urologic oncology care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital has evolved into a comprehensive program that utilizes personalized medicine, precision management and advanced surgical techniques to improve outcomes for patients in the local community.
Quality, technology and a multidisciplinary staff of experienced physicians, mid-level providers and therapists position Helen Hayes Hospital as a regional leader in acute, sub-acute and outpatient physical rehabilitation.
Inside and outside today’s hospital walls, physicians are partnering across disciplines to create processes that contribute to patient safety and quality of care. That interdisciplinary commitment is evident at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital.
Within the human brain, a series of neural pathways links each lobe and cortex, supporting an electrochemical process that turns signals into movement and sensory information into thoughts and actions. In much the same way, the neurology specialists at MidHudson Regional Hospital are connected to all of the neurology services within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network — for patient care, turning a community hospital into an academic center, a hub for research and clinical trials, and an advanced Neuroscience Center, all in Poughkeepsie.