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Fall-Winter 2010:   Salivary Endoscopy Done at Stony Brook / Gland-Sparing Minimally Invasive Procedure First Performed on LI + Our ENT Service Now Provides Full Range of Specialized Care + Introducing Our New Faculty: Colorectal Surgeon Head and Neck Surgeon, Otolaryngologist Intensivist, Traumatologist, General Surgeon Pediatric Otolaryngologist + LIís First LVAD Program for Destination Therapy + New Smithtown Office Expands Our Accessibility + New Surgical Skills Center Offers Simulation Training + Surgical Educator Joins Education Division + Conducting Clinical Trials to Advance Patient Care + Offering CME Credits + Division Briefs & Alumni News … Plus More!
Special Edition February 2007:   Stony Brook Heart Surgery in Focus ó 2006: Reviewing Our Progress

NEWS ARCHIVE (1997 to Present)

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Introducing New Faculty: Breast Surgeon + Cardiac Surgeon + Colorectal Surgeon + General Surgeon + Plastic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon + Surgical Oncologist, Hepatobiliary Surgeon + Vascular Surgeon (9/15/09)

Introducing Dr. Elliot Regenbogen: Our New ENT Specialist (1/2/09)

Cardiac Care Achievements: Heart Center Receives Top Ranking and Hospital's Chest Pain Center Accreditation Is Renewed (12/31/08)

Trauma Service Ranked in Nationís Top 4% by Federal Healthcare Research Agency: New Report Recognizes Our Success (10/15/08)

Preventing and Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis: Directing New Initiatives, Using New Ideas (9/15/08)

Dr. Todd K. Rosengart Appointed Interim Chairman of Surgery: Our Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Assumes New Leadership Role (7/31/08)

Introducing Dr. Mark A. Gelfand: Our New Plastic Surgeon (7/1/08)

Performing Minimally Invasive Robotically-Assisted Coronary Bypass Surgery: Using the Latest Technology to Save Lives (5/1/08)

Introducing New Faculty: Breast Surgeon + General Surgeon, Intensivist, Laparoscopist + Neurotologist + Vascular Laboratory Director + Vascular Surgeon (12/1/07)

Performing Anal Fistula Repair with New Minimally Invasive Anal Fistula Plug (10/15/07)

Performing Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Another First in Heart Surgery for Our Region (8/31/07)

Treating Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women with Minimally Invasive Embolotherapy: A New Treatment Option (6/1/07)

Providing the Option of Breast Reconstruction: Giving Breast Cancer Patients the Choices They Need (5/10/07)

Performing Balloon Sinuplasty Treatment for Chronic Sinusitis: First Provider in Suffolk County (3/21/07)

Celebrating Heart Surgery at Stony Brook: Proclamation of the Suffolk County Legislature (2/14/07)

Dr. Richard J. Scriven Chosen Man of the Year in Medicine: Honored by Village Times Herald for Community Service (12/31/06)

Our Trauma Program Shines in Health Department Report: Top-Quality Care Recognized (12/26/06)

Performing the Pillar Procedure: An Effective, First-Line Treatment for Sleep Apnea and Snoring (10/18/06)

Performing Laparoscopic Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer: Advancing Minimally Invasive Surgery for Cancer (8/15/06)

1988 SBUH NICU Grad Graduates from High School; New Eagle Scout Expresses Gratitude 18 Years Later: Donates Funds Raised during Court of Honor to Babies on NICU (6/16/06)

Performing Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Stent Grafting: A Minimally Invasive Option for Repair of Aortic Aneurysms (6/11/06)

Introducing Emmi: Better Outcomes Through Better Educated Patients (4/30/06)

Targeted "Internal" Radiation Therapy for Early Breast Cancer: A New Minimally Invasive Option (4/18/06)

Department Enrolled in National American College of Surgeons Quality Improvement Program: Participating Centers Have Improved Health Outcomes and Increased Patient Satisfaction (2/15/06)

Saving Lives with Another Remarkable Surgery (9/15/05)

New Anorectal Physiology Laboratory Established (7/29/05)

Introducing New Faculty: Traumatologist, Intensivist, and General Surgeon + Surgical Oncologist and Breast Surgeon + Head and Neck Oncologic Surgeon + Colon and Rectal Surgeon (7/1/05)

Performing Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery for Removing Pituitary Gland Tumors (5/15/05)

Performing a Medical Miracle with Multidisciplinary Surgery: Making Surgical History and National News (4/18/05)

Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery: A New Option for Colon Cancer Patients (3/15/05)

Introducing Dr. Marvin L. Corman: Our New Colorectal Surgeon (11/1/04)

Introducing New Faculty: Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Laparoscopic Surgeon + Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeon + Plastic Surgeon + Vascular Surgeon (11/1/04)

Performing the New Secca Procedure for Bowel Incontinence (11/1/04)

Multidisciplinary Breast Care Program Sets the Standard (10/1/04)

Advancing the Treatment of Rectal Cancer: Sphincter-Sparing Surgery Improves Quality of Life (11/15/04)

Introducing New Faculty: Colorectal Surgeon + Vascular Surgeon (11/1/03)

Introducing Dr. Marc J. Shapiro: Our New Chief of General Surgery, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Burns (10/1/03)

Performing Skull Base Surgery (2/7/03)

Introducing Dr. Martin S. Karpeh, Jr.: Our New Chief of Surgical Oncology (1/1/03)

Introducing Dr. Valerie A. Brunetti: Our New Podiatric Surgeon (12/15/02)

Performing Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery: The New Approach to Treating Hyperparathyroidism (11/14/02)

Addressing Complex Nutritional Issues: Guiding Policy-Makers and Health Professionals (9/30/02)

Introducing Dr. Enrique Criado: Our New Chief of Vascular Surgery (9/1/02)

Introducing Dr. James A. Vosswinkel: Our New Traumatologist and General Surgeon (7/1/02)

Performing the Stretta Procedure: New Minimally Invasive Treatment of Chronic Heartburn (1/2/02)

Treating Inoperable Circulation Disorders (11/15/01)

Introducing New Faculty: Pediatric Surgeon + Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon (10/15/01)

Introducing New Faculty: Pediatric Surgeon + Laparoscopic and General Surgeon (7/18/01)

Bariatric Surgery Program Is Changing Lives: The First Year and a Half (6/15/01)

Performing Breast Reconstruction: Using State-of-the-Art Techniques (6/1/01)

Contributing to the New Lung Cancer Evaluation Center: Offering Patients the Benefits of Multidisciplinary Care (12/8/00)

Introducing Our New Plastic Surgeon and Division Chief (11/1/00)

Rapaport Retires from Stony Brook (10/11/00)

Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery Established: Offering Patients More Options and Benefits (3/1/00)

Using Laser Surgery to Treat Coronary Artery Disease: A Novel Method of Revascularization (12/1/99)

Obesity Surgery Program Re-established (9/27/99)

Innovations in the Surgical Treatment of Facial Paralysis: Reanimating the Paralyzed Face (8/18/99)

New Clinical Trials in Thoracic Surgery for Cancer (5/12/99)

Update on Kidney Transplantation: Living Donors Giving the Gift of Life (3/15/99)

Performing the New OPCAB Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery: Stony Brook Selected as National Training Site (1/15/99)

New Leg and Foot Ulcer Treatment Group: Healing Chronic Wounds and Saving Limbs (10/15/98)

Providing Laser Treatment of Vascular Disorders: Our New Laserscope System Is State of the Art (9/15/98)

Announcing Five New Faculty Members (9/1/98)

Introducing Dr. Collin E.M. Brathwaite: Our New Chief of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care (8/31/98)

Performing Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: New Treatment for Severe Emphysema (8/6/98)

Rapaport Receives High Honors (7/31/98)

Team Approach to Foot-Salvage Surgery Benefits Patients (5/4/98)

Meet Our Pediatric Otolaryngologist (3/1/98)

Performing Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery (12/22/97)

Expanding Our Program in Solid Organ Transplantation (11/19/97)

Microvascular Free-Tissue Transfer in Head and Neck Reconstruction Now Performed: Offering Immediate Restoration of Form and Function (11/1/97)

Lymphedema Grant to Help Patients (10/1/97)

Cardiac Surgery Program Receives High Ranking (9/15/97)

Pioneering Sentinel Node Biopsy in Patients with Breast Cancer: New Clinical Trial of Minimally-Invasive Breast Surgery Seeks Volunteers in First Program of Its Kind on Long Island (8/1/97)

Rapaport Honored for Advancing Transplantation (7/11/97)

McLarty Joins Cardiothoracic Faculty (7/1/97)

Ricotta Is Our New Chairman and Surgeon-in-Chief (6/1/97)

Distinguished Heart Surgeon Joins Faculty: Introducing Our New Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery (5/1/97)

Sivaraman and Colleagues Find Cell "Switch" Is "On" in Breast Cancer: New Discovery Offers Hope (4/2/97)

O'Hea Appointed Director of Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center (3/17/97)

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