Category Archives: Hospital Services

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New York Hospital Gastroenterologist Discusses Celiac Disease

Sensitive to Gluten or Suffering from Celiac Disease? by Dr. Elie Abemayor MD, Chief of Gastroenterology, Northern Westchester Hospital.  Just 10 years ago, Americans with celiac (SEE-lee-ak) disease had a tough time getting a diagnosis. Doctors thought that the autoimmune digestive … Continue reading

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New York Sleep Medicine Specialist Discusses The Importance of Sleep

Sleep Better: Your Life May Depend On It By Dr. Praveen Rudraraju, Medical Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Sleeping poorly may seem like a mere annoyance. Sure, that’s true for the occasional night of tossing and … Continue reading

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New York Chief of Plastic Surgery Dr. Michael Rosenberg Speaks About Aesthetic Oncology

The Aesthetic Side of Treating Cancer By Dr. Michael Rosenberg, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Northern Westchester Hospital With a diagnosis of cancer, all most people can think is, “Please cure it quick.” Thankfully, cancer treatment has come a long way; … Continue reading

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New York Hospital CEO Discusses Planetree Re-Designation

by Joel Seligman – President & CEO, Northern Westchester Hosptial  It is with great pride that I announce that NWH has again been awarded National Planetree Re-Designation as a Patient-Centered Hospital! The Planetree Designation Committee was unanimous in its assessment … Continue reading

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Dr. Jerald Wishner Explains How a Progressive Surgical System Robot Improves Colorectal Surgery and More

NWH Adds Innovative Surgical Robot for Minimally Invasive Surgery by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. A recent article in MD News chronicles the latest move by NWH to … Continue reading

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New York Orthopedic Specialist Discusses Ankle Sprains

The Pain of Ankle Sprains By – Dr. Kurt Voellmicke, Director of Foot and Ankle Section for the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital.  As a doctor I find that it is common for many to be confused over … Continue reading

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New York Pulmonary Specialist Discusses Asthma

Are Asthma Attacks Rising With the Temperature This Summer? By Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital  If it seems like asthma is on the rise, it is. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Dermatology Offers Advice Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Reduce Exposure to Risky Rays by Ross Levy, MD, Chief, Dermatology, Northern Westchester Hospital As the days lengthen and the temperature climbs, you can’t help but head outdoors for fun in the sun. Before you grab your beach towel, you … Continue reading

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Common Sports Injuries: What you should know

Although they rank among the most common sports-related injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and meniscus injuries are often misdiagnosed and/or perpetuated. To understand the issues around diagnosis, we sat down with Victor Khabie, M.D. , FAAOS, FACS, … Continue reading

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Running Tips and Advice from Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

A Guide to Running Right By Anthony Tanzi, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Physical Therapist at Northern Westchester Hospital Spring has sprung. Your thoughts are turning toward the outdoors, activity, and exercise. This is the time of year when … Continue reading

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