Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


Detroit Tiger Victor Martinez’ Torn Meniscus

Posted on February 6th, 2015 by

By Dr. Victor Khabie I recently spoke with Jason Beck, a writer for about Detroit Tiger Victor Martinez’ torn meniscus. A torn meniscus is one of the three most common sports-related knee injuries. Made of cartilage, the meniscus is the knee’s “shock absorber,” and a tear causes pain and dysfunction. Another common knee injury […]

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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 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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