Ophthalmologists at South Nassau Communities Hospital are implanting an acrylic, single-piece toric intraocular lens (IOL) that reduces or eliminates astigmatism and significantly improves uncorrected distance vision. - May 02, 2009
Dr. Kessler has been included in each edition of the prestigious Top Doctors: New York Metro Area guide, which was published for the first time in 1998. - April 25, 2009
A study published in a recent issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism found that knee replacement is effective at restoring the mobility and physical functioning of the knee and relieving patients of the irrepressible pain and significant restrictions on quality of life caused by osteoarthritis.
The study,... - April 24, 2009
South Nassau Communities Hospital will hold a Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening Day Friday, May 1, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Conference Center A. Screenings will be conducted by Rajiv Datta, MD, Medical Director of the Cancer Center, Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and Chief of Surgical Oncology/Head & Neck Surgery, Louis Rosner, MD, Chief of Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) and Vincent Reid, MD, Surgical Oncologist. - April 24, 2009
This is the second consecutive year that Dr. Levitz is included in the acclaimed guide, which spotlights the top 10 percent of primary specialty care physicians in the tri-state New York area. - April 18, 2009
More than 900 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on the finest foods, desserts, pastries and wines served in the Long Island/New York metro area at the 16th Annual “Evening of Good Taste” culinary extravaganza. Held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on March 9, the event raised $125,000 in... - April 18, 2009
Rockville Centre resident Maria Antonia Fonte, MSW, was honored with the Town of Hempstead’s 2009 Pathfinder Award in Healthcare Services. Ms. Fonte, a healthcare social worker at South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Family Medicine Center, was cited by Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray... - April 18, 2009
Long Island Blood Services and South Nassau Communities Hospital open the doors of its new donor center. - April 18, 2009
Dr. Buhl is board-certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology and specializes in treating cancerous and non-cancerous diseases of the female reproductive system. - April 18, 2009
A study published in Spine magazine found that patients who underwent surgery for lumbar disc herniation achieved greater improvement in all primary and secondary outcomes as compared to patients who received a regimen of non-operative treatment, including physical therapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory... - April 13, 2009
Breast health specialists at South Nassau Communities Hospital are performing a new procedure that alleviates the copious time and energy that breast cancer patients normally devote to receive radiation therapy after a lumpectomy.
The procedure, Contura™ multi-channel balloon brachytherapy for... - April 10, 2009
Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, has been selected for inclusion in the 12th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. This is the second consecutive year that Dr. Datta will be included in the acclaimed guide from Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which spotlights the top 10 percent of... - April 08, 2009
The award-winning studies focused on using gene amplification to determine chemotherapy resistance in early stage lung cancer and patterns of cross-resistance in early stage lung cancer that has been surgically treated. - April 08, 2009
Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, medical director of the Cancer Program and chairman of the Department of Surgery at South Nassau Communities Hospital , has been appointed president of the Nassau Surgical Society.
“Dr. Datta has an unparalleled level of surgical expertise and is... - April 08, 2009
Craig Levitz, MD, South Nassau's chairman of Orthopedics and director of South Nassau's Center for Advanced Orthopedics, is among a group of orthopedic surgeons in the United States that is enrolling candidates for a multi-center, randomized, pivotal clinical trial that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of CAIS for the surgical treatment of articular cartilage tears (lesions) of the knee. - April 04, 2009
A study on the outcomes of 19,754 lung cancer surgery patients showed that patients who were treated by board-certified thoracic surgeons experienced better long-term outcomes than patients who were treated by non-specialists. The study presented by Farood Farjah, MD, at the annual meeting of the Society... - April 04, 2009