Category Archives: Northern Westchester Hospital News

Northern Westchester Hospital Registered Dietitian Offers Ideas to Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

The Taste of Eating Right by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital March is National Nutrition Month, an annual nutrition education campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The Registered Dietitians at Northern Westchester Hospital want … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital Maternity Nurse Shares Resources for New Parents

New Parents have Q’s… …Here’s Where to Find the A’s By Maureen Varcasio, RN at Northern Westchester Hospital Having a baby requires parents to learn new skills in order to care for their newborn and themselves. Much of what you … Continue reading

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New York Cardiology Chief Explains How Your Cholesterol Level Affects Your Heart

Learning About Cholesterol Can Mean Living Longer By Robert Pilchik, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Northern Westchester Hospital High cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease – including heart attack and stroke — which will affect half of … Continue reading

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New York Dermatologist on Common Winter Skin Problems

Simple Ways to Save Your Skin this Winter by Athena G. Kaporis, MD, FAAD, Attending, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Northern Westchester Hospital Surprise: most winter skin damage is caused not by cold, but by dryness. So if you … Continue reading

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New York Gamma Knife Surgeon on Brain Tumors

From the Body to the Brain: Treating Metastatic Brain Tumors By Alain C.J. de Lotbinière MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, Medical Director of the Gamma Knife Center at Northern Westchester Hospital Most brain tumors begin elsewhere in the body. Although there … Continue reading

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from a Hospital Dietitian

Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Cranberry sauce, loaded mashed potatoes, green been casserole (with French fried onion toppings), creamed spinach…the list goes on for traditional Thanksgiving fare. Oh, and let’s not … 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 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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Dr. Jonathan Goldberg Describes 2 New York Clinical Trials for Follicular NHL

Follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (follicular NHL) is the most common of the indolent (slow growing) non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, and the second most common form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas overall. Low-grade follicular NHL is a slow growing but thus far incurable disease that patients … Continue reading

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