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 […]
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 […]