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10/23/2014
Study Associates Weight-Loss Surgery wit...

A long-term study of type 2 diabetes patients who had weight-loss surgery showed that they... more

10/23/2014
SNCH Finance Officer Named a Long Island...

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) recently named Mark Bogen, chief financial off... more

10/07/2014
Senior Nurse Practitioner Awarded Presti...

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recently announced that it has indu... more

09/10/2014
SNCH Finance Officer Named to Prestigiou...

For the second consecutive year, Becker's Hospital Review has named Mark Bogen, chi... more

08/04/2014
US News & World Report Ranks South Nassa...

In the recently released U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings, South ... more

07/30/2014
Nearly $282,000 Raised by Golf Outing in...

Westbury Resident Sinks Hole-in-One for $20K Towards a Car South Nassau Communit... more

07/30/2014
Nearly $282,000 Raised by Golf Outing in...

Westbury Resident Sinks Hole-in-One for $20K Towards a Car South Nassau Communit... more

07/17/2014
Hospital Quality Urgent Care Is First St...

When the doors to the new South Nassau Urgent Care Center (SNUCC) at Long Beach opened at ... more

07/16/2014
Annual Auction Raises More Than $390,000...

The 2014 SIBSPlace (Survivorship in Brothers and Sisters) Annual Auction held recently at ... more

07/07/2014
UJA-Federation of New York Recognizes Dr...

In recognition of her dedication and service to improving the health of the communities, t... more

06/25/2014
Radiation Oncology Department Awarded Pr...

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has renewed its three-year term of accreditation o... more

06/25/2014
Dr. Kanner Inducted as Fellow of Heart R...

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recently announced that is has inducted Lawrence Kanner, MD... more

06/25/2014
LONG ISLAND GAMMA KNIFE® PERFEXION™ AT S...

July 25, 2014 – The Long Island Gamma Knife® at South Nassau Communities Hospital, which h... more

05/12/2014
Bankruptcy Court Ruling Paves Way for So...

South Nassau Communities Hospital today announced that the United States Court for the Eas... more

05/07/2014
South Nassau Doctor Appointed Site Direc...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s chief of ophthalmology, Richard Nauheim, MD, has been ... more

05/05/2014
Rockville Centre Mayor to be Honored at ...

Rockville Centre Mayor Francis X. Murray has been designated the honoree of South Nassau C... more

05/05/2014
Get With the Guidelines - Stroke Gold Pl...

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded South Nassau Commun... more

04/14/2014
Becker’s Hospital Review Names Ruth Ragu...

Becker's Hospital Review has named Ruth Ragusa, RN, vice president of organizationa... more

04/03/2014
World’s First Subcutaneous ICD Treats Ca...

A breakthrough treatment alternative to the traditional implantable cardio-defibrillator (... more

03/13/2014
Astoria Federal Savings Gift Supports Pe...

Astoria Federal Savings has once again made a $7,500 donation in support of a program offe... more

03/06/2014
Becker’s Names South Nassau Hospital to ...

Photo Caption: South Nassau offers a comprehensive scope of women's healthcare services, i... more

03/05/2014
South Nassau Cancer Program Medical Dire...

No More Than 5% of New York’s Physicians Achieve This Designation
Prominent su... more

02/12/2014
South Nassau is First Hospital in NY to ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is the first hospital in New York to earn End Stage Rena... more

01/28/2014
Prestigious Magnet Recognition Awarded t...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Cente... more

12/30/2013
South Nassau Communities Hospital Receiv...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has received a three-year term of accreditation in Vascu... more

12/24/2013
$23K Gift Supports Breast Cancer Service...

The Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk (LI2DAY) has awarded the Center for Breast Health... more

12/18/2013
South Nassau Neurosurgeon Stephen Onesti...

Stephen T. Onesti, M.D., F.A.C.S., chief, Division of Neurosurgery, South Nassau Communiti... more

12/18/2013
The Joint Commission Awards SNCH Gold Se...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®... more

12/13/2013
Home Health Care Program Ranked Among th...

For the eighth consecutive year, South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care has earned a ... more

12/03/2013
Councilman Santino, Dr. Ostuni Honored a...

Senior Town of Hempstead Council Member The Honorable Anthony J. Santino, and John A. Ostu... more

11/25/2013
Joint Commission Names South Nassau “Top...

The Joint Commission recently named South Nassau Communities Hospital a Top Performer on K... more

11/06/2013
IV Nurse Manager Named a Healthcare Hero

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) recently awarded its “Health Care Heroes” Nurse Hero ... more

11/06/2013
Pharmacist Named a Healthcare Hero

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) recently awarded its “Health Care Heroes” Health Care... more

11/04/2013
Board Chair of SNCH Appointed to AHA Com...

The Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA) recently appointed Mr. Jo... more

10/24/2013
ICDs Are Primary Defense Against Sudden ...

A literature review by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) strongly supp... more

10/23/2013
Study Demonstrates Knee Replacement’s Ec...

The estimated lifetime savings accrued primarily to patients and their employers from the ... more

10/23/2013
Dr. Linda Efferen Named to Prestigious L...

For the fourth consecutive year, Becker's Hospital Review has named Linda Efferen, ... more

10/21/2013
State, County Emergency Services Groups ...

Joshua Kugler, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, chair of the department of emergency medicine at South ... more

10/16/2013
Surgeon’s Paper Published in September E...

Renowned thoracic oncologist Shahriyour Andaz, MD, FACS, is the senior author of a paper t... more

10/03/2013
Urban America Executive Appointed to Sou...

Urban America chief investment officer and general counsel Edward Scott has been appointed... more

10/03/2013
Healthcare Executive Appointed to South ...

Wayne Howard Lipton, chief executive officer and managing partner of Concierge Choice Phys... more

10/03/2013
Construction Chief Executive Appointed t...

Joel Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Joel Schneider Construction Corp.... more

10/03/2013
MTA LIRR President Appointed to South Na...

MTA Long Island Railroad president Helena Williams has been appointed to the Board of Dire... more

09/17/2013
Fr. John Farrell K of C Donation Support...

The Knights of Columbus (Father John Farrell Council # 5962) in Hewlett, N.Y. recently don... more

08/12/2013
South Nassau First to Implant Latest Adv...

South Nassau Communities Hospital was the first on Long Island to treat patients with a ca... more

07/30/2013
Orthobiologics: the Art & Science of Usi...

On the first play of the second half of a football game against the Washington Redskins he... more

07/25/2013
Study Shows that Rapid Treatment Reduces...

A study of patients diagnosed with acute ischemic stroke who received intravenous thrombol... more

07/23/2013
South Nassau Earns Quality Designation f...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Health has been designated a... more

06/11/2013
Cancer Doctors Advise: “Too Much of A Go...

The skin is the body’s largest organ and when it soaks up the sun, it helps produce Vitami... more

05/29/2013
Hospital’s Finance Officer Named to Pres...

Becker's Hospital Review has named Mark Bogen, chief financial officer and senior v... more

05/16/2013
South Nassau Named to Becker’s List of 1...

For the third consecutive year, South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named to the more

04/29/2013
South Nassau Cancer Program Earns Pr...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center has been na... more

04/29/2013
Chefs Raise More than $140,000 for Ad...

More than 500 food, wine and beer enthusiasts turned out to sample gourmet delights showca... more

04/25/2013
What You Need to Know About Colon Can...

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United State... more

04/22/2013
Curbing Dangerous Distracted Driving ...

Distracted driving -- whether texting, talking, playing loud music, or some other non-driv... more

04/11/2013
A Five-Syllable Solution to an Achy K...

Long Islanders suffering from chronic achy knees that have not responded to ibuprofen, inj... more

03/20/2013
South Nassau Named a Beneficiary of LI2D...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a beneficiary of the 2013 LI2DAY Walk to ... more

03/12/2013
Dr. Wu Appointed Liaison to Cancer Commi...

Leester D. Wu, MD, has been appointed South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Cancer Liaison P... more

02/28/2013
Cardiologist Elected to Serve as a Distr...

The New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology recently announced that D... more

02/07/2013
Prevention and Rehabilitation are Corner...

The results of a study conducted by Sherry L. Grace, Ph.D., of York University, Toronto, a... more

02/05/2013
Becker’s Hospital Review Names Dr. Linda...

Becker's Hospital Review has named Linda Efferen, MD, chief medical officer at So... more

01/21/2013
Joint Commission Awards Primary Stroke C...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded Primary Stroke Center Certification fro... more

01/15/2013
South Nassau is First Hospital in New Yo...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is the first hospital in New York to earn Wound Care Cer... more

01/15/2013
South Nassau Communities Hospital Nurse ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that Lynn Bert, Nurse Manager for... more

01/02/2013
State Grant Supports South Nassau’s Miss...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded a grant of $303,187 from the New York S... more

01/02/2013
Nursing VP Voted Secretary-Elect of GNYN...

South Nassau Communities Hospital vice president of patient care services Joanne Newcombe,... more

12/11/2012
Breast Cancer Surgeon Named a Healthcare...

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) recently awarded its “Health Care Heroes” Physician H... more

11/29/2012
Dr. Linda Efferen Named to Prestigious L...

For the third consecutive year Becker's Hospital Review has named Linda Efferen, MD... more

11/21/2012
ACS CoC Awards Accreditation with Commen...

The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACS CoC) has awarded a three-year a... more

11/16/2012
HELP is Here for LI’s Youth, Teens

Long Island youth and teenagers isolated and under duress from emotionally painful issues ... more

11/13/2012
Home Health Care Program Ranked Among th...

For the seventh consecutive year, South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care has earned a... more

10/01/2012
South Nassau Chief of Ophthalmology N...

Prominent ophthalmologist Richard Nauheim, MD, has been selected for inclusion in the 15th... more

10/01/2012
Dr. Linda Efferen Appointed Clinical ...

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University recently promoted Linda S... more

10/01/2012
South Nassau Names Dr. Andaz Director...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Shahriyour Andaz, MD, director of clinical r... more

09/14/2012
Teen Smoking: How Parents Can Help Preve...

According to the Surgeon General’s 2012 report on “Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and ... more

09/13/2012
South Nassau Communities Hospital Select...

Partnership Focused on Meeting Increased Demand for Rapid, Efficient Imaging Servicesmore

09/06/2012
US News & World Report Ranks Sout...

In the recently released and updated U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rank... more

09/04/2012
$35K Gift Supports Breast Cancer Service...

The Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk (LI2DAY) has awarded South Nassau Communities Hos... more

08/29/2012
South Nassau’s Echocardiography Lab Awar...

The Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) ha... more

07/26/2012
Over $270,000 Raised by Golf Outing in S...

Healthcare services innovator and physician executive Daniel R. Ferrara, DO, FACEP, was th... more

07/23/2012
Astoria Federal Savings Gift Supports Pe...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has received a $7,500 gift from Astoria Federal Savings ... more

07/19/2012
South Names Richard J. Murphy President ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that Mr. Richard J. Murphy has be... more

06/26/2012
Deloitte Northeast Region COO Elected Ch...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s president and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata announced that J... more

06/18/2012
South Nassau Ophthalmologist Named to Pr...

The Consumers’ Research Council of America has named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s c... more

06/18/2012
Get With The Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plu...

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded South Nassau Commun... more

06/18/2012
South Nassau Names Vice President of Pat...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Joanne Newcombe, RN, MPA, BC-NE, vice presiden... more

06/14/2012
Annual Auction Raises More Than $300,000...

The 2012 SIBSPlace (Survivorship in Brothers and Sisters) Annual Auction held recently at ... more

05/23/2012
South Nassau Names VP of Network Develop...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Joshua Yedvab, MHA, vice president of physicia... more

05/16/2012
Surgeon Uses da Vinci Robot to Perfor...

A 67-year-old Long Island man is thriving more than a year after he was diagnosed with can... more

05/01/2012
Complete Women’s Imaging Awarded Prestig...

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has awarded South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Co... more

04/25/2012
Gold Seal of Approval Awarded to South N...

The Joint Commission has awarded its Gold Seal of Approval™ to South Nassau Communities Ho... more

04/20/2012
Congregation B’Nai Sholom–Beth David Com...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata was presented the ... more

04/17/2012
South Nassau is Only LI, Metro Area Hosp...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is the only Long Island and New York metro area based fr... more

04/02/2012
Chefs Raise More than $140,000 for Ad...

More than 500 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on some of the finest foods, desserts, pas... more

04/02/2012
South Nassau Names Dr. Onesti Director o...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has appointed Stephen T. Onesti, MD, FACS, director of n... more

03/19/2012
South Nassau’s Newest Advancement to Tre...

Based on the successful treatment of more than 1,000 patients since 2001 with Gamma Knife®... more

03/13/2012
South Nassau Hospital Appoints Melville ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata announced that Mar... more

03/12/2012
South Nassau Names Director of Physical ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Ricardo (Eric) Cruz, MD, Director of Physical ... more

03/12/2012
South Nassau Named a Beneficiary of LI 2...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a beneficiary of the 2012 Long Island 2 D... more

03/07/2012
Dr. Rajiv Datta Named a “Top Doctor” 6th...

Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, has been selected for inclusion in the 14th... more

03/02/2012
South Nassau Hospital Names Vice Preside...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata announced that Mr.... more

02/02/2012
South Nassau’s at the Pinnacle for Quali...

South Nassau Communities Hospital earned special recognition for two of the entries it sub... more

01/16/2012
South Nassau, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Sc...

South Nassau Communities Hospital and Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine have sign... more

01/16/2012
South Nassau Among First to Implant Worl...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Health is among the first in... more

01/03/2012
South Nassau Receives Inaugural Hospital...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is the inaugural recipient of the Long Island Busines... more

12/29/2011
AAPIQLI Honors South Nassau’s Cancer Pro...

Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, was the honoree of the Queens-Long Island C... more

12/15/2011
Best Doctors Database Includes Dr. Linda...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s chief medical officer Linda Efferen, MD, has been sele... more

11/25/2011
Dr. Linda Efferen Named to Prestigious L...

— For the second consecutive year Becker's Hospital Review has named Linda Efferen... more

11/15/2011
Bethpage Federal Credit Union CEO, Cance...

Bethpage Federal Credit Union President & CEO Mr. Kirk Kordeleski, and retired cancer phys... more

10/28/2011
US News & World Report Ranks South Nassa...

In the recently released and updated U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals metr... more

09/29/2011
Gift Supports Breast Cancer Services for...

The Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk (LI2DAY) has awarded South Nassau Communities Hos... more

09/27/2011
South Nassau Named to List of 60 Hospita...

Becker's Hospital Review has named South Nassau Communities Hospital to its 2011 li... more

08/04/2011
American Heart Association/American Stro...

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded South Nassau Commun... more

08/01/2011
CEO Joseph A. Quagliata Named to Prestig...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata has been named to ... more

07/25/2011
South Nassau Names Leading Cardiologist ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has appointed Asif M. Rehman, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, ass... more

07/20/2011
Rockville Centre Business Leader Honored...

Rockville Centre business leader and banking executive Ms. Lucy Iannucci was named the hon... more

06/24/2011
da Vinci Robot Assisted Bilobectomy is P...

A team of surgeons at South Nassau Communities Hospital using the da Vinci® Surgical Syste... more

06/21/2011
Joseph A. Quagliata Named Recipient of P...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata was recently named... more

06/14/2011
Annual Auction Raises $250,000 in Suppor...

The 2011 SIBSPlace (Survivorship in Brothers and Sisters) Annual Auction held recently at ... more

06/14/2011
$3 Million Gift in Support of Hospital’s...

The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust has made a $3 million gift to South Nassau Co... more

05/19/2011
Cat Taylor, AVP for Oncology Services at...

Cat Taylor, assistant vice president for Oncology Services at South Nassau Communities Hos... more

05/11/2011
South Nassau Named to List of 100 Best H...

Becker's Hospital Review has named South Nassau Communities Hospital to its 2011 li... more

05/10/2011
South Nassau Ophthalmologist Named to Pr...

The Consumers’ Research Council of America has named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s c... more

04/21/2011
Free Screening for Head and Neck Cancers

Nearly 13,000 of the 55,000 Americans diagnosed with a head or neck cancer this year will ... more

04/21/2011
Chefs Raise Nearly $150,000 for Advancem...

More than 500 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on the finest foods, desserts, pastries an... more

04/21/2011
New Pacemaker Will Not Prevent Patients ...

People who need a pacemaker now have the option of choosing a pacemaker that will not prev... more

04/21/2011
US News & World Report Ranks Sout...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked thirty-fifth among all hospitals in the New Yo... more

04/21/2011
Mental Health Supervisor at South Nassau...

Suzanne Kornblatt, mental health supervisor at South Nassau Communities Hospital’s SIBS Pl... more

02/25/2011
Dr. Linda Efferen Named to Becker's Hosp...

A leading hospital and healthcare industry publication recently announced that Linda Effer... more

02/24/2011
Minimally Invasive Repair of Abdominal A...

Until recently, an aortic aneurysm, a dangerous bulge in the wall of the aorta, could only... more

02/23/2011
Surgical Robot Assists in Lung Cancer Su...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s robotic-assisted surgery program recently performed it... more

02/03/2011
South Nassau Named a Beneficiary of LI 2...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a beneficiary of the 2011 Long Island 2 D... more

01/27/2011
Food Services General Manager Receives P...

Sodexo Worldwide, Inc., recently announced that John Alexander, general manager of food an... more

01/17/2011
New Program Established to Treat Shoulde...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Advanced Orthopedics has expanded to includ... more

01/10/2011
South Nassau’s LI Gamma Knife® Treats it...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently achieved an unprecedented milestone for hospita... more

12/15/2010
State Grant Supports New Behavioral Heal...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded a grant of $317,027 to support the expa... more

12/14/2010
State Awards $250,000 Grant to South Nas...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded $250,000 in state funding to support a ... more

12/08/2010
Home Health Care Program Ranked Among th...

South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care has earned a spot in the prestigious HomeCare ... more

11/29/2010
Robotic Thymectomy Performed for First T...

Robotic-assisted surgery to remove the thymus gland has been performed at a Long Island-ba... more

11/15/2010
Leading Attorney, South Nassau Nurse Sta...

Defense attorney Mr. Robert G. Morvillo and Ms. Yvette Mooney, RN, senior vice president o... more

11/02/2010
Native LIer Returns to Serve as South Na...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently announced that Sue Penque, PhD, RN, CNP, has be... more

10/28/2010
South Nassau’s Cancer Center Earns Busin...

The Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce recently named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s C... more

10/19/2010
Surgeons Use da Vinci Surgical System to...

After closely studying patient outcomes, assessing the community benefits and assembling a... more

10/18/2010
Award-winning Research on Cancer will Le...

A study by a team of leading lung cancer specialists postulated that if oncologists are ab... more

09/13/2010
Gift Supports Breast Cancer Services for...

The Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk (LI2DAY) has awarded South Nassau Communities Hos... more

08/17/2010
South Nassau Earns Gold Performance Awar...

In recognition of its compliance with best-practice clinical guidelines in cardiac care, S... more

08/13/2010
World’s Smallest, Wireless Remote Pacema...

The world’s smallest wireless remote pacemaker, the Evia®, was implanted in a patient at a... more

08/11/2010
Leading Defense Attorney to be Honored b...

Attorney Robert G. Morvillo will be the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 201... more

08/05/2010
World’s Smallest, Wireless Remote Pacema...

The world’s smallest wireless remote pacemaker, the Evia®, was implanted in a patient at a... more

08/05/2010
Leading Defense Attorney to be Honored b...

Attorney Robert G. Morvillo will be the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 201... more

07/26/2010
South Nassau Honors Assemblyman Weisenbe...

New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg was the honoree of South Nassau Communities H... more

06/23/2010
South Nassau Names New Manager of Radiat...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently named Kyongah Hwang manager of its Center for C... more

06/21/2010
SIBSPlace Annual Auction Raises $270,000...

The 2010 SIBSPlace (Survivorship in Brothers and Sisters) Annual Auction raised $270,000 i... more

06/14/2010
Study Shows that Gastric Sleeve Helps Ob...

Gastric sleeve weight-loss surgery has helped Amityville resident Joycelyn Howell, 58, and... more

06/10/2010
Dr. Hodyl Appointed Liaison to Cancer Co...

Christine Hodyl, D.O., FACS, has been appointed South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Cancer... more

06/03/2010
South Nassau Names Chair of Anesthesiolo...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Jonathan Singer, MD, chair of the department o... more

05/21/2010
Chief Medical Officer at South Nassau Co...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s chief medical officer Linda Efferen, MD, was honored a... more

05/11/2010
Surgery without an Incision to Fix Chron...

Gregory Nishimura, MD FACS, a laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon at South Nassau Communiti... more

05/06/2010
Chefs Raise $125,000+ for Advancements i...

More than 900 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on the finest foods, desserts, pastries an... more

04/30/2010
Gamma Knife Effectively Treats Intractab...

Since opening Long Island Gamma Knife® in 2002, nearly 1,000 patients have received Gamma ... more

04/21/2010
Assemblyman Weisenberg to be Honored at ...

In appreciation of his efforts to improve the lives of others, and for his years of dedica... more

04/14/2010
South Nassau Names Director of Motility ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Meyer Blumstein, MD, director of gastrointesti... more

04/12/2010
PRP: An All-Natural Approach to Heal, Re...

If you’ve come across news or heard talk at the gym or in the locker room about a new, min... more

04/06/2010
Cancer Program Features Jamaica Native S...

Jamaica native Vincent Reid, MD, has forged a career that is marked by excellence in surge... more

03/26/2010
Dr. Rajiv Datta Named a “Top Doctor”<...

Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, has been selected for inclusion in the 13th... more

03/21/2010
South Nassau Communities Hospital Volunt...

Marguerite (Peg) Wilson, a volunteer at South Nassau Communities Hospital, was recently ho... more

03/18/2010
South Nassau Earns Prestigious Award fr...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Cancer Program has been named a recipient of the Ameri... more

03/11/2010
LI 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer Nam...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a beneficiary of the 2010 Long Island 2 D... more

03/09/2010
Home Health Care Program Ranked Among th...

South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care has earned a spot on the prestigious HomeCare ... more

01/27/2010
Dr. Andaz Receives Prestigious Award fro...

Shahriyour Andaz, MD, FACS, director of thoracic oncology at South Nassau Communities Hosp... more

01/26/2010
New Device Optimizes Targeting of Radiat...

Radiation oncologists and prostate health specialists at South Nassau Communities Hospital... more

12/24/2009
Joseph A. Quagliata Named Chair of HANYS...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata has been named Cha... more

12/16/2009
South Nassau Surgeon First on LI to Use ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Michael Shapiro, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Spine Surgery... more

12/07/2009
Center of Excellence Awarded to South Na...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Complete Women’s Imaging, PC, has been designated an ... more

11/27/2009
New Additions for Suite Beginnings

South Nassau Communities Hospital has once again benefited from the generosity of the Rapa... more

11/16/2009
Staffing Solution Gives Nurses Freedom t...

The nurse’s burden of balancing personal life with career generates overwhelming stress an... more

11/12/2009
Roslyn Savings Foundation Grant Supports...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Senior Outreach Services Program recently received an ... more

11/11/2009
Chair of South Nassau Board, Physician L...

Harold Mahony, Esq., chair of the board of directors of South Nassau Communities Hospital,... more

10/13/2009
Responding to H1N1 Flu-like Symptoms and...

Due to the potential for an outbreak of H1N1 flu, South Nassau Communities Hospital is coo... more

10/02/2009
South Nassau’s SVP/CMO Dr. Linda Efferen...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that senior vice president and ch... more

10/01/2009
Gift Supports Breast Cancer Services for...

The Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk (LI2DAY) has awarded South Nassau Communities Hos... more

09/22/2009
Repairing Knee Ligament Tears in Childre...

A recent study to assess the risk and reward of repairing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)... more

09/08/2009
South Nassau Earns Prestigious Award for...

The Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography (ICAEL) recently awarde... more

09/02/2009
“Concrete for the Cure” to Support South...

Pioneer Building Materials Corp. has named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Comprehensi... more

09/01/2009
Dr. Bagdonas Inducted into Prestigious T...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s director of trauma and surgical critical care, Richard... more

08/31/2009
Research on Cancer Producing Enzyme Earn...

A study on a primary lung cancer-causing enzyme and an enzyme that stops its activity has ... more

08/14/2009
South Nassau’s Echocardiography Lab Awar...

The Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography (ICAEL) recently awarde... more

08/14/2009
South Nassau Awarded State Funding for I...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded a grant of $66,523 from the New York St... more

07/24/2009
Director of Community Education at South...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that Robin Grass, R.N., Director ... more

07/24/2009
Rockville Centre Resident Elected to Sou...

Former Nassau County and New York City government executive Mr. Anthony Cancellieri has be... more

07/09/2009
Hip Resurfacing is Viable Alternative to...

Patients who had hip resurfacing surgery, such as the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing technique... more

07/07/2009
South Nassau’s 25th Annual Golf Outing S...

Played on the narrow, bending fairways and unforgiving greens of The Seawane Club in Hewle... more

06/29/2009
Emergency Angioplasty Reduces Rate of De...

A study of patients experiencing a heart attack showed that those who were treated with ba... more

06/12/2009
Dr. Linda S. Efferen Appointed SVP/Chief...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Linda S. Efferen has bee... more

06/04/2009
Cardiovascular Imaging Helps Prevent Lif...

In response to the rising rate of heart disease on Long Island, South Nassau Communities H... more

06/04/2009
Study Shows Kyphoplasty is Effective Tre...

A large, randomized long-term study of spinal augmentation showed that balloon kyphoplasty... more

05/26/2009
South Nassau is a Pacesetter for Blood D...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a winner of the Long Island Blood Service... more

05/26/2009
Annual Auction Raises $234,000 for SIBSP...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 2009 Annual Auction raised $234,000 in support of its ... more

04/22/2009
LI 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer Nam...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named a beneficiary of the 2009 Long Island 2 D... more

04/21/2009
Joint Replacement Treatments, Wellness a...

In response to the rising need and demand for joint replacement surgery, South Nassau Comm... more

04/13/2009
The Bellybutton: at the Center of a Surg...

Most surgeons who specialize in minimally-invasive, laparoscopic abdominal surgery need to... more

04/02/2009
Cataract Surgery Results Improved by New...

Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most effective surgeries performed in the United... more

03/30/2009
A Habit of Excellence: Dr. Kessler Liste...

Renowned plastic surgeon Martin E. Kessler, MD, F.A.C.S., chief of plastic surgery at Sout... more

03/25/2009
Lung Surgery Patients Experience Better ...

A study on the outcomes of 19,754 lung cancer surgery patients showed that patients who we... more

03/24/2009
Healthcare Social Worker Earns Town of H...

Rockville Centre resident Maria Antonia Fonte, MSW, was honored with the Town of Hempstead... more

03/24/2009
Long Island Blood Services Partners with...

Joseph A. Quagliata, president and CEO of South Nassau Communities Hospital, recently ... more

03/23/2009
Chefs Raise $125,000 for Cancer Care Whi...

More than 900 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on the finest foods, desserts, pastries an... more

03/19/2009
Dr Craig Levitz Named a “Top Doctor in N...

The 2009 edition of the prestigious guide Top Doctors: New York Metro Area includes... more

03/10/2009
Dr. Rajiv Datta Listed Again in “Top ...

Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, has been selected for inclusion in the 12th... more

02/20/2009
SPORT Proves Surgery is Effective Treatm...

A study published in Spine magazine found that patients who underwent surgery for l... more

02/02/2009
Dr. Rajiv Datta Appointed President Of N...

Prominent surgical oncologist Rajiv Datta, MD, medical director of the Cancer Program and ... more

02/02/2009
Pivotal Study to Focus on System to Repa...

Can the Cartilage Autograft Implantation System (CAIS) improve pain and function for patie... more

01/28/2009
Joseph A. Quagliata Named Chair-Elect of...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata has been named Cha... more

01/21/2009
Less Invasive Breast Cancer Radiation Tr...

Breast health specialists at South Nassau Communities Hospital are performing a new proced... more

01/08/2009
Knee Replacement Boosts Mobility, Physic...

A study published in a recent issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism found that knee rep... more

01/07/2009
South Nassau Names Ann L. Buhl, MD, Dire...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has appointed Ann L. Buhl, MD, FACOG, FACS, as director ... more

11/18/2008
Senator Skelos Honored at 2008 Carnation...

New York State Senator Dean G. Skelos was the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital... more

11/04/2008
Donor Garden Dedicated in Honor of East ...

While a typical garden reflects the devotion and care of its owner or tender, a donor gard... more

11/03/2008
Ophthalmologists at South Nassau Introdu...

Ophthalmologists at South Nassau Communities Hospital are using a new micro-incision ophth... more

10/28/2008
South Nassau President/CEO Joseph Quagli...

Joseph Quagliata, President/CEO of South Nassau Communities Hospital, was recently honored... more

10/16/2008
Roslyn Savings Bank Foundation Grant Sup...

– South Nassau Communities Hospital recently received a $10,000 grant from the Roslyn Savi... more

10/09/2008
Center for Sleep Medicine Earns Accredit...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Sleep Medicine has been granted accreditati... more

09/29/2008
Senator Skelos Secures $150,000 in State...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded $150,000 in state funding to support th... more

09/29/2008
Assemblyman Weisenberg Secures $125,000 ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded $125,000 in state funding to support th... more

09/26/2008
South Nassau Names Director of Behaviora...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently named Charles Eisenberg, LCSW, Director of Beha... more

09/04/2008
Breast MRI Specialist Joins Complete Wom...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Complete Women’s Imaging Center, PC recently named Geo... more

08/28/2008
South Nassau’s 5K Run/Walk & Multi-Cultu...

It will be “One Healthy Way” to spend the day when South Nassau Communities Hospital holds... more

08/15/2008
South Nassau Elects Kenneth Becker, MD, ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently announced that Kenneth Becker, MD, has been ele... more

08/07/2008
Lung Cancer Studies Earn Prestigious Awa...

Shahriyour Andaz, MD, FACS, FRCS, Director of Thoracic Oncology at South Nassau Communitie... more

07/22/2008
Organization for Trauma Care Awards Seni...

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s director of trauma and surgical critical care, Richard... more

07/03/2008
Protecting the Environment is the Missio...

Mindful that a healthy environment is vital to its mission of promoting the health and wel... more

06/16/2008
South Nassau’s Nurse Recruiter Alison Ge...

Alison Gelfand, a Nurse Recruiter in the Nursing Retention and Recruitment Department of S... more

06/13/2008
South Nassau’s Auxiliary Appoints New Pr...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently announced that Ethel Simmons has been elected p... more

06/11/2008
Ragusa Named to LI’s 50 Most Influential...

Citing South Nassau Communities Hospital’s high standards in patient safety, patient outco... more

06/11/2008
South Nassau Appoints Director of Cardio...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently appointed Frank Pollaro, MD, FACC, director of ... more

06/05/2008
Cataract Surgery’s Improved by New Techn...

Although cataract surgery is one of the safest and most effective surgeries performed in t... more

06/05/2008
Annual Auction Raises $315,000 for SIBSP...

Featuring glamorous jewelry, distinctive ornaments, sophisticated objets d'art and... more

06/04/2008
South Nassau Receives $306,549 in Federa...

South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded $306,549 in federal funding to support ... more

05/28/2008
Central Council Auxiliary Honored for it...

The Central Council Auxiliary of South Nassau Communities Hospital presented the Hospita... more

05/20/2008
Social Workers Recognized for Contributi...

The work and services the social workers provide patients and their families was the focus... more

05/20/2008
South Nassau Appoints Medical Director o...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently named Jeffrey Stein, MD, medical director of th... more

05/12/2008
Botox Injections Bring Relief to Victims...

Best known for its use by individuals, celebrities and models to stave off “Father Time” a... more

05/02/2008
South Nassau’s Robin Grass Honored by th...

Robin Grass, Director of Community Education for South Nassau Communities Hospital, is a r... more

03/21/2008
South Nassau’s Myrna Alvelo Honored by T...

Myrna Alvelo, a registered nurse and nurse recruiter at South Nassau Communities Hospital,... more

03/18/2008
Area’s Top Chefs Raise $150,000 for Hear...

More than 1,000 food and wine enthusiasts feasted on the finest foods, desserts, pastries ... more

03/17/2008
South Nassau’s Dr. Craig Levitz One of F...

Craig Levitz, MD, has earned subspecialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicin... more

02/11/2008
Clash of High School Hoops Titans Raises...

While John Goodman’s three-point shot was the decisive hoop in Hewlett High School’s thril... more

01/31/2008
Lamantia Named COO, Exec. VP of Administ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital announced that Joseph Lamantia has been named Executive ... more

01/31/2008
New Center Answers Region’s Rising Need ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital truly made Valentine’s Day about the heart, holding a ri... more

01/24/2008
South Nassau Appoints Director of Ophtha...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently named renowned eye surgeon Richard Nauheim, MD,... more

01/24/2008
South Nassau Hospital Appoints Melville ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Quagliata announced that Mar... more

01/15/2008
Bank of America Charitable Foundation gr...

South Nassau Communities Hospital recently received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of Ameri... more

01/11/2008
Dr. Lomasky Cited for Service Excellence

South Nassau Communities Hospital has announced that Steven J. Lomasky, MD, is the recipie... more

12/21/2007
South Nassau’s Executive Chef Stephen Be...

South Nassau Communities Hospital Executive Chef Stephen Bello was recently inducted into ... more

12/13/2007
OR “Navigation System” Increases Precisi...

The operating room at South Nassau Communities Hospital is equipped with a powerful comput... more

12/10/2007
Dr. Rajiv Datta Listed in Prestigious 'T...

Dr. Rajiv Datta, Chief of Surgery and Director of Surgical Oncology at South Nassau Commun... more

11/19/2007
Image-Guided Therapy Gives Options to Ca...

A new radiation treatment technology that enables doctors to monitor any shift in the posi... more

10/19/2007
Executive Chef Bello Wins International ...

South Nassau Communities Hospital is pleased to announce that its Executive Chef Stephen B... more

10/09/2007
New Procedure for Chronic Sinus Infectio...

Oceanside, N.Y. — Using technologies similar to those that interventional cardiologists a... more

09/28/2007
South Nassau Receives $500,000 State Gra...

Oceanside, NY – South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded $500,000 in state fundi... more

09/26/2007
Hospitalists Enhance Continuity of Patie...

Oceanside, NY – Patients treated at South Nassau Communities Hospital are now receiving ca... more

09/12/2007
South Nassau Names Joshua Kugler, MD, Se...

Oceanside, NY – Joshua Kugler, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, has been named Senior Vice President an... more

09/10/2007
South Nassau’s Center for Weight and Lif...

Oceanside, NY - The Center for Weight and Life Management at South Nassau Communities Hosp... more

09/06/2007
South Nassau’s Dr. Rajiv Datta Receives ...

Oceanside, NY - Dr. Rajiv Datta, Chair of Surgery and Director of Surgical Oncology for So... more

08/06/2007
Cervical Disc Implant is a New Remedy fo...

Oceanside, N.Y. — People suffering with the chronic severe neck and arm pain caused by a ... more

07/24/2007
Freeport Resident is New York State’s MV...

Oceanside, NY – The Home Care Association of New York State awarded its 2007 Annual Patien... more

07/24/2007
Program Improves Patient Service for Dev...

Oceanside, NY – South Nassau Communities Hospital has been awarded a grant of up to $115,0... more

06/12/2007
South Nassau Names Chief of Colon, Recta...

Oceanside, NY – South Nassau Communities Hospital recently appointed Dean Paul Pappas, MD,... more

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