Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


New York Spine Surgeon describes the O-Arm CAT Scanner

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Meet the O-Arm:  New technology in the OR By John Abrahams, MD, FAANS, Chief of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of Spine Surgery, Orthopedic and Spine Institute The Orthopedic & Spine Institute of Northern Westchester Hospital recently brought new technology into the operating room – the O-Arm from Medtronic. The O-Arm is an intra-operative CAT Scanner with Image Guidance […]

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New York Orthopedic Specialist Discusses Ankle Sprains

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by

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 what constitutes a sprained ankle.  What is a sprain, and what should you do if […]

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Common Sports Injuries: What you should know

Posted on May 10th, 2013 by

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, Chief of the Department of Surgery, Co-Director of the Orthopedic and Spine Institute and Chief […]

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Westchester Pediatricians Discuss New Concussion Guidelines with Northern Westchester Hospital

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by

Protecting the Student Athlete An Interview with Dr. Louis Corsaro and Dr. Elliot Barsh You don’t really have to be a sports fan to have heard about the concern over concussions. Every few months, it seems, the national news carries another report about a former professional football player or boxer and their career filled with […]

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Westchester Orthopedist Describes New Technique for Knee Replacement Implants

Posted on August 6th, 2012 by

3-D Computer-Aided Design: Building Better Knee Replacements An Interview with David Yasgur, MD, FAAOS Until recently, a surgeon’s only option for customizing knee replacements was to make adjustments during the actual surgery. Once the patient was under anesthesia and incisions were made, the surgeon would fine-tune the fit of the replacement joint. If you think […]

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