Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


New York Gynecologist and New York Pediatrician Discuss Pertussis Vaccination

Posted on September 16th, 2013 by

Whooping Cough: Are You Vaccinated? by  Dr. Navid Mootabar, Co-Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northern Westchester Hospital. & Dr. Peter Richel, Chief of Pediatrics, Northern Westchester Hospital Pertussis — more commonly known as whooping cough — might seem like an outdated concern. However, cases have been on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Westchester Hosptial Dietitian Discusses Going Gluten Free

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

Going Gluten-Free by Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Is everyone you know going gluten-free? While a gluten-free diet is trendy, it is less appropriate for weight loss but crucial in the treatment of celiac disease. A protein found in wheat, rye, barley and most oats (although there are some certified gluten-free oat products), gluten […]

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New York Hospital Gastroenterologist Discusses Celiac Disease

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

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 disorder was extremely rare in this country. However, recent studies suggest that at least 1 […]

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

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by

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; through advanced surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy techniques, more and more patients are surviving this dreaded […]

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New York Hospital CEO Discusses Planetree Re-Designation

Posted on July 21st, 2013 by

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 that Northern Westchester Hospital meets “the spirit and intent of the Designation criteria”,  that  re-designation is […]

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