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Expert clinicians and the latest technological treatment advances make Health Quest’s Division of Thoracic Oncology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care program designed to create better outcomes for lung cancer patients throughout the region.
With the opening of the Spine Center at Northern Dutchess Hospital, a comprehensive nonsurgical and surgical care team delivers a coordinated approach to better serve patients with back and neck pain.
Revolutionizing bunion surgery, Dr. Blitz developed the Bunionplasty procedure and a patented implant that gets patients walking immediately after surgery, resulting in extremely positive outcomes and high levels of satisfaction.
Health Quest’s new Division of NeuroInterventional Surgery leverages medical expertise and technological innovation to improve regional access to advanced stroke care and endovascular treatments for aneurysm and vascular malformations of the brain.
There seemed to be no options. After undergoing an organ transplant, the patient was prescribed high-dose immunosuppressants, which facilitated acceptance of the donated organ but also crippled the patient’s infection-fighting mechanisms. The muted immune response allowed Clostridium difficile (C. diff) bacteria to disrupt the patient’s gut bacterial balance.
Bariatric surgical success isn’t simply a surgical matter. Excellent outcomes are the result of a lifelong commitment between the patient and a network of dedicated providers.
Expertise in open, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted laparoscopic modalities led one prostate surgeon to develop the revolutionary SMART prostatectomy, which reduces operative times and postoperative complication rates. Now, he offers this innovative procedure to patients from across the globe in a customized unit at Lenox Hill Hospital.
The development of a test that may make it possible to predict Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms appear has wide-ranging implications for physicians, drug developers and patients.
Since 1915, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been developing and implementing treatment methodologies that signal paradigm shifts in neurological rehabilitation. A strong emphasis on research is pushing the program toward further breakthroughs and, ultimately, brighter prospects for patients.
MAKOplasty — an innovative, robot-assisted modality — provides enhanced surgical precision and markedly faster patient recovery following partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement procedures.
Offering low-dose CT screening scans in conjunction with a robust lung cancer management program, Orange Regional Medical Center helps local patients improve their odds in the fight against cancers of the lungs.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently renewed its 2002 recommendation that breast cancer prevention drugs be offered to high-risk women who are at low risk for side effects, and it added guidance for clinicians about when to consider prescribing the drugs.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC), part of the Health Quest system, has established an integrated service line featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to accommodate the full range of diagnostic and treatment capabilities for the entire spectrum of vascular diseases.
Staffed by experienced physicians, the program takes a team approach to performance, efficiency and, most importantly, keeping patients alive.
Florence Jean-Louis, MD, FACOG, provides advanced gynecologic care while emphasizing health for the whole woman.
Across the cityscapes, woodland areas and river valleys spanning the 105 miles between Margaretville and Carmel, N.Y., a meticulously constructed network brings together the full capabilities of the Health Quest system to offer Hudson Valley residents coordinated medical care with a patient-centered approach.
Physicians within the Health Quest system provide innovative, multidisciplinary treatment plans to close acute and chronic wounds and prevent amputation. 
Under the leadership of Mark Ginsburg, MD, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, the division has grown in size and scope to the benefit of patients throughout the Hudson Valley.
Two first-rate practices — White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Oncology and Hematology and White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Cancer and Blood Specialists of New York — join forces to provide innovative treatments and teach the public about the importance of cancer research.
For physicians who prefer to perform orthopedic surgery as part of a dedicated team focused on patient care, Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is the perfect destination.