Jock Avolio, MD, of Clifton, New Jersey, has joined Northwell Health and its medical group, Northwell Health Physician Partners, as the new medical director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Phelps Hospital. Dr. Avolio is a board-certified physiatrist (rehabilitation specialist) with more than 20 years of clinical experience. Prior to joining Phelps, he worked for […]
Kenneth Taber of Tarrytown was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Phelps Hospital, a 238-bed community hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Mr. Taber joined the Phelps Board in 2015 and has served on various committees, including Phelps’ Quality Assurance Committee and the Legal Affairs Committee of Northwell Health, the hospital’s health system. Mr. […]
Family medicine physician Robbins Gottlock, MD, has been named Vice President and Associate Medical Director at Phelps Hospital, reporting to Medical Director Tobe Banc, MD. In this position, Dr. Gottlock has supervisory responsibility for Phelps Medical Associates (the hospital’s multispecialty medical group) and other employed physicians, the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program, clinical trials […]
The Hyperbaric Medicine Department at Phelps Hospital has achieved Accreditation with Distinction for its program from the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). This accreditation demonstrates that the department meets the highest standards as developed by experts in the field of hyperbaric and dive medicine. The program received its first four-year accreditation in 2013. “We […]
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Walking and bicycle riding are thought to be good for one’s health, but they are not always safe activities on Westchester roads. By partnering in a safety initiative with local municipalities and police departments, Phelps Hospital is doing its part to protect area residents. The hospital recently donated 2,000 safety reflectors that can be attached […]
Acclaimed chef Waldy Malouf will return to demonstrate his exceptional culinary skills at the Phelps Food, Wine & Beer Fest on Sunday, April 23, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill, in Tarrytown. Ticket price is $90 per person with all proceeds benefitting Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. This unique afternoon event […]
Phelps Hospital was recently honored by the Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve at a gala held at the Rockefeller estate Playhouse, a Normandy-English style building designed by Duncan Candler in 1927. Daniel Blum, President and CEO of Phelps Hospital, was on hand to accept an award recognizing Phelps’ longstanding support of the Friends. […]
Phelps Hospital has acquired the most advanced method of minimally invasive robotic surgery, the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, for its state-of-the-art SurgiCenter. Manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, the da Vinci Xi can be used during minimally invasive gynecological, urological, thoracic, cardiac and general surgical procedures. During robotic-assisted surgery, the surgeon sits at a console and […]
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, on November 16 a group of lung cancer survivors who had been treated at Phelps Hospital gathered recently with family, friends, physicians and other healthcare providers for a “Celebration of Life.” The survivors were invited to this special occasion, held on the hospital campus at the James House, […]
Phelps Hospital has always been known as a great place to have a baby, but now it has officially joined the international ranks of “Baby-Friendly® Hospitals,” recognized for offering an optimal level of care and support for new mothers and their babies. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program created in 1991 by […]