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Northern Westchester Hospital Colorectal Cancer Surgeon Stresses Importance of Colonoscopy

Turning 50? It’s Time for a Colonoscopy. By Dr. Jerald D. Wishner, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director, Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director, Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital One of the most common killers is colon … Continue reading

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New York Robotic Surgeon on Colonoscopy

Preventing a Precancerous Polyp from Becoming Colon Cancer 150,000 new cases of colon & rectal cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. Screening to identify early stage tumors or precancerous polyps is critical to optimize the chance to … Continue reading

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New York Surgeon Discusses Benefits of Laparoscopy for Seniors

The Benefits of Laparoscopy are Particularly Apparent for Seniors by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. Laparoscopic surgery offers many advantages when compared to similar procedures performed through a large … 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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Training Simulator at Northern Westchester Hospital Helps NY Surgeons Refine Robotic Surgery Skills

An Interview with Dr. Jerald Wishner The Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery (IRMIS) at Northern Westchester Hospital offers many patients an effective alternative to both open surgery and laparoscopy with the da Vinci® Surgical System. Jerald Wishner, MD, … Continue reading

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