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  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital To Open New Maternity Center This Fall

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital To Open New Maternity Center This Fall

    When NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital leaders started talking about how to redesign their Maternity Center, they had a clear advantage: most members of the leadership team and redesign committee were women—and moms.“Who better to plan a perfect maternity unit than a group of mothers?” said Dr. Meera Garcia, Division Chief of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at ...

  • Manhattan Woman Chooses HVHC for Joint Replacement

    Manhattan Woman Chooses HVHC for Joint Replacement

    When Ronna Lichtenberg, a successful communications executive who lives and works in Manhattan, found her hip and knee pain unbearable, she began investigating joint replacement. Ronna had been experiencing a lot of knee and hip pain…in fact it was hard for her to even walk a block. Ronna couldn’t believe she was so disabled. She consulted surgeons in Manhattan. Some recommended massive ...

  • Prostate Cancer Patient Comforted at HVHC Cancer Center

    Prostate Cancer Patient Comforted at HVHC Cancer Center

    When Neal Castaldo was turning 63 years old he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He was scared and confused. But from the day he entered the new Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center his fears were soothed. He was comforted, assured smiled at. Neal, a teacher for more than 30 years, says those are things you take with you… Neal’s prescription was for 44 radiation treatments, five days a ...

  • New Mother Regains Self-esteem Through Surgery

    Theresa McMahon has a lot of reasons to feel good about herself. She is a determined woman who knows how to accomplish her goals. She was the first of her 5 brothers and sisters to go to college and earned a master’s degree in social work and an MBA. She is also now the proud single parent of a 10 month old daughter, born after in vitro fertilization.Add this to the fact that Theresa ...

  • Peekskill Surgeon Performs Plastic Surgery Abroad

    Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Africa—these are just a few of the countries Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Dr. Michael Koch has visited to do reconstructive plastic surgery on children and adults.“We teach local surgeons how to do the procedures and then perform them on patients,” said the board certified plastic surgeon from Mt. Kisco. Koch is a plastic surgeon at Hudson Valley Hospital ...

  • Local Hospital Plants Vegetables for Cancer Care

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Myra Marsocci will enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of her labor this week as Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Cancer Center unveils its new “Seeds for Health” garden.A Yorktown horticulturalist and co-owner of the local company Shades of Green, she helped design the herb and vegetable garden that will be used to not only nourish the hospital’s cancer patients, but also ...

  • Canadian Vacationer Gives Hospital a Rave Review

    Ellen King was understandably anxious when she slipped on a piece of ice in January and was rushed to a hospital thousands of miles from her Canadian hometown.The fall, which occurred during her Christmas vacation in Somers, N.Y., caused her to break her hip and develop a blood clot.“I have Canadian feet. The British Columbians call them “le pied Canadien,” King said. “I thought I was ...

  • Cortlandt Athlete Toasts Hospital After Surgery

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- When it started taking him longer to recover from pain he felt after working out, Mike Harris got worried. He had been an athlete for years, and even participated in races such as the New York City Marathon during his youth. That’s why, only after seeing the results of an X-ray that revealed his cartilage had worn away, did he realize he needed to have his hip ...