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South Nassau Earns Level II Trauma Center Designation - Remains the Only Trauma Center on South Shore of Nassau County

Posted: Jul. 19, 2016

After a rigorous review process and a significant investment in additional highly-trained personnel, South Nassau Communities Hospital has earned the American College of Surgeons (ACS) verification as a Level II Trauma Center. South Nassau’s Level II Trauma Center remains the only one of its kind located on the South Shore of Nassau County, providing critical emergency care to some 900,000 residents in the hospital’s service area. The verification, which is awarded by the ACS’s Verification Review Commit...

South Nassau Expands its Medical Education Program - Adds Surgical and OB/GYN Residency Programs

Posted: Jul. 8, 2016

Expanding its role as a regional medical center and teaching institution, South Nassau Communities Hospital for the first time welcomed its own postdoctoral medical residents in surgery and obstetrics and gynecology on July 1. In a major step forward, South Nassau received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to add the surgical and obstetrics and gynecology residency training programs. The addition of two postdoctoral residency programs continues th...

Hewlett House & South Nassau Communities Hospital present: Cancer Survivor Day Health & Wellness Fair

Posted: Jul. 1, 2016

Hewlett House & South Nassau Communities Hospital present: Cancer Survivor Day Health & Wellness Fair, Sunday, August 7, 11am-4pm, 86 East Rockaway Road, Hewlett, NY 11572 RSVP to Hewlett House: (516) 374-3190 Cancer Survivor Day Health & Wellness Fair (PDF) Including: Marie Capobianco Memorial Wig Day (replace, restyle, or receive new wig) Relax with Reiki Chair Yoga Sessions Makeup Applications Beauty Products Health Information Cancer Forum & Much More! Join us in the opening of our Ci...

South Nassau Proposed FEMA Projects

Posted: Jul. 1, 2016

South Nassau Communities Hospital has developed a comprehensive proposal for investment of FEMA dollars in Long Beach and Oceanside based in part on a detailed Long Beach Needs Analysis, independently conducted by Bruce Vladeck, PhD, the former head of the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA — now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) during the Clinton administration and the former president of the United Hospital Fund.  Visit the South Nassau's Proposed FEMA Projects webpag...

South Nassau’s Most Successful Golf Outing Ever Raises More than Quarter Million in Support of ED Expansion Campaign - Net Contributions up 20 Percent

Posted: Jun. 17, 2016

Supporters of South Nassau Communities Hospital made history at the hospital’s 32nd Annual Golf Outing, raising more than a quarter of a million dollars in support of the expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department, breaking all previous records for the event and increasing net contributions by more than 20 percent over last year’s outing. The gross of $374,550 and net revenue of $265,197 made this the hospital’s most successful golf outing in recent memory. South Nassau’s President & CEO, Richa...

Butch Yamali & Wayne Lipton to be Honored at South Nassau’s 32nd Annual Golf Outing

Posted: May. 23, 2016

Two of Long Island’s most accomplished business leaders, Butch Yamali and Wayne Lipton, have been designated co-honorees of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 32nd Annual Golf Outing to be held Monday, June 13, at The Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor and Woodmere Club, Woodmere, NY. A volunteer Golf Committee lead by co-chairs Tony Cancellieri, a South Nassau board member who also is a vice president at Park Strategies, and Jeffrey Greenfield, managing member, NGL Group, LLC, are raising funds to support ...

Supporters Donate More than $4.2 Million toward South Nassau’s Emergency Department Expansion Campaign

Posted: Mar. 29, 2016

Thanks to the generous support of local donors, South Nassau Communities Hospital is nearing the halfway point toward its goal of raising $10 million to help fund the expansion and redesign of the hospital’s Oceanside Emergency Department. Since the Emergency Department Expansion Campaign began in 2015, the hospital’s supporters have donated $3,376,910, pledged an additional $364,731 and secured grants of $500,000. The total of $4,241,641 in donations will go toward the $57 million cost of expanding the ...


South Nassau Launches ‘Truth in Medicine’ Ad Campaign To Help Health Care Consumers Decipher Fact from Fiction

Posted: Nov. 30, 2015

Does dyeing your hair increase your risk of cancer? Does a heart attack feel like an elephant is sitting on your chest? Will you be less active after joint replacement surgery? Is having a leaky bladder during exercise normal? Do older adults need less sleep? The answers to those questions, which are posed in a new, multi-faceted South Nassau Communities Hospital advertising campaign called ‘Truth in Medicine’, can be found at In addition to addressing those specific questions, ...

Becker’s Names South Nassau to Its 2015 List of 100 Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

Posted: Oct. 31, 2015

South Nassau Communities Hospital is the only Long Island-based hospital to be named to the Becker's Hospital Review 2015 listing of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.” Recently awarded the prestigious American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award, South Nassau was selected for inclusion in the list based on a number of factors, including clinical outcomes, clinical expertise, cancer research and patient care and safety. "South Nassau is a m...

Developer Bruce Ratner To Be Honored at South Nassau’s 2015 Carnation Ball

Posted: Sep. 27, 2015

Emergency Department Chair Dr. Josh Kugler to Receive Hospital’s Mary Pearson Award Bruce C. Ratner, Executive Chairman of Forest City Ratner Companies, has agreed to be the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 2015 Annual Carnation Ball to be held Saturday, November 7 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The hospital also named Joshua Kugler, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, South Nassau’s chair of the department of emergency medicine, as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Mary Pearson Aw...