Surgery

Patients with Chronic Headaches Benefit from Interdisciplinary Care at Westchester Medical Center

At Westchester Medical Center (WMC), the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), clinicians representing a variety of specialties collaborate to pinpoint the causes of, and provide patients lasting relief from, chronic headaches.


Health Quest Expands and Advances Bariatric Surgery Services across the Hudson River Valley

Establishing a community bariatric surgery center at Northern Dutchess Hospital and pursuing recognition as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center at Putnam Hospital Center, Health Quest is building on its commitment to providing high-quality, conveniently located bariatric care to patients from throughout the region. The work of Brian Richard Binetti, MD, FACS, bariatric surgeon at Health Quest Medical Practice and Medical Director of the Bariatric Program at Northern Dutchess Hospital, stands on the strong foundation of Health Quest’s bariatric surgery program at Putnam Hospital Center. Anthony Maffei*, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Putnam Hospital Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College, has guided the program’s development since 2011.


Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York: Providing Leading-edge Care across a Broad Region

The recent expansion of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York (BSSNY) unites the high-level expertise of a growing cadre of specialists in a single practice, significantly widening BSSNY’s geographic reach and making it the largest neurosurgical provider in the Hudson Valley.


Martin and Toni Sosnoff Pavilion Ushers in New Era of Care at Northern Dutchess Hospital

Featuring the latest surgical technology, as well as oversized, suite-style patient rooms, the Martin and Toni Sosnoff Pavilion at Northern Dutchess Hospital was built to provide patients in the Hudson Valley with a higher quality of care.


Connecting the Pathways: Expansive Neurology Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital and Within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Within the human brain, a series of neural pathways links each lobe and cortex, supporting an electrochemical process that turns signals into movement and sensory information into thoughts and actions. In much the same way, the neurology specialists at MidHudson Regional Hospital are connected to all of the neurology services within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network — for patient care, turning a community hospital into an academic center, a hub for research and clinical trials, and an advanced Neuroscience Center, all in Poughkeepsie.


Health Quest Brings Next-level Robotic Surgery to the Mid-Hudson Valley

Health Quest is transforming the surgical landscape of the mid-Hudson region with major investments in a pair of technologies that represent the future of minimally invasive, robot-assisted surgery — the da Vinci Si and Xi surgical systems.


Experience and Growth Position Putnam Hospital Center as a Regional Leader in Robotic Surgery

Since the first laparoscopic surgery was performed at Putnam Hospital Center more than 20 years ago, the hospital has remained at the forefront of technological innovation. With the acquisition of the da Vinci Si Surgical System, physicians have expanded the breadth of minimally invasive treatment options in the fields of gynecology, urology and general surgery.


Joseph Fulton, MD, FACS, Brings His Experience and Expertise in Vascular Care Back Home to MidHudson Regional Hospital

With the growth of the Department of Vascular Surgery at MidHudson Regional Hospital as part of the Heart & Vascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center, the local community has expanded access to cutting-edge techniques and dedicated patient care.


Westchester Medical Center’s Liver Transplant Program: First Year under New Leadership Leads to 
100 Percent One-Year Survival Rate

Staffed by experienced physicians, the program takes a team approach to performance, efficiency and, most importantly, keeping patients alive.


The Center for Robotic Surgery 
at Saint Francis Hospital Provides New Minimally Invasive Options for Patients

Since May 2012, the Center for Robotic Surgery at Saint Francis Hospital has offered patients the most state-of-the-art option for minimally invasive surgery. The high-definition da Vinci Si Surgical System provides patients in Dutchess County a unique option for a wide range of gynecological, oncological, thoracic, urological and general surgical procedures.