SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — Saturday, April 27, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a time set aside for everyone to take action to address a national public safety and public health issue. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency, Drug Take Back Day provides an opportunity for Americans to help prevent drug addiction and overdose […]
SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY– Phelps Hospital is proud to announce that it has received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. As identified on the federal web site medicare.gov/hospitalcompare, Phelps Hospital was the highest rated hospital in Westchester County, NY.  […]
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SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY– Phelps Hospital is proud to announce that it has once again received accreditation for its physician training from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Accreditation is achieved through an annual review process that includes verification of teaching physician board certification, resident in- and out-patient visit volume, obstetrical deliveries, scholarly activity […]
Renowned Neuropsychologist, Mark Herceg, Ph.D. Will Lead Planned Concussion Program SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — Dr. Mark Herceg, a neuropsychologist specializing in brain injury and concussion, has joined Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow.  Formerly, Dr. Herceg, was the Commissioner of Mental Health for Westchester County, from 2015 to 2017. During his tenure, he led the first county […]
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SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — Phelps Hospital announces the addition of bariatric services to their surgical expertise.  Bariatric services offers weight-loss surgery and a comprehensive support program to assist morbidly obese individuals in improving their health. Morbid obesity has been identified as an epidemic by numerous healthcare organizations and medical experts. People who are morbidly obese […]
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SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY  – Phelps Hospital was one of 19 Northwell Health hospitals to have been designated a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2018 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). The HEI is a national benchmarking tool that evaluates health care facilities by examining patient, visitation and employment policies to […]
SLEEPY HOLLOW, New York – Phelps Hospital recently held an open house to display its new state-of-the-art interventional radiology (IR) suite located in the radiology department on the main floor of the hospital. The suite is the latest major investment the hospital was able to make as part of the Northwell Health System.  “Phelps investment […]
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Center to Bring Holistic Approach to Treatment of Acid-Related Disease  SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – Physicians from Phelps’ departments of otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat or ENT) and gastroenterology (GI) have joined together to establish the Phelps Hospital Reflux Center. At the Center, the physicians work together to coordinate care of patients who suffer from acid […]
Treating patients at Phelps and Northern Westchester hospitals . . . Noted breast surgeon Alice M. Police, MD, FACS, has joined the Northwell Health Cancer Institute as regional director of breast surgery in Westchester County. Widely recognized as a game-changer in the surgical treatment of breast cancer, Dr. Police is now accepting patients at the […]
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 […]