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  • Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services Welcomes University Orthopaedics’ Physicians, Launches WMCHealth Advanced Orthopaedics

    Posted: 04/25/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 19, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services (APS) recently announced the addition of an orthopaedic service line to the physician services group’s suite of offerings as University Orthopaedics’ physicians joined the newly formed APS Advanced Orthopaedics. APS Advanced Orthopaedics offers a gamut of services for all patients, ranging from infants to adults, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments for sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, joint rep...

  • WMCHealth’s Heart and Vascular Institute Opens First Long Island Office to Serve Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients

    Posted: 04/12/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 12, 2017) – The Heart and Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently celebrated the opening of its first Long Island practice, which brings comprehensive cardiac care to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients living in the area. WMCHealth’s unique program led by Srihari S. Naidu, MD, Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) program, launched in 2016 to offer advanced care to patients with the rare, life-threatening car...

  • Westchester Medical Center Unveils New Main Concourse in Valhalla

    Posted: 04/07/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 3, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently unveiled a new, contemporary main concourse to greet patients and visitors to the region’s advanced care medical center. The new main concourse, now an important extension of the hospital’s care-giving environment, is a functional crossroads that will eventually connect Westchester Medical Center and the future 280,000-square-foot Ambulatory Care Pavilion curren...

  • Former Pediatric Patients to Lead Thousands as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Ambassadors at the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 04/05/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 4, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, recently named three inspiring former patients – Kaylee Fried, 7, Zechia Mickler, 6, and Tyrus Castrovinci, 6 – as ambassadors for the 13th annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day, representing the pediatric patients cared for at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. The annual event benefits Mar...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Welcomes Fernando Ferrer, MD, FACS, FAAP as Chief of Pediatric Urology

    Posted: 03/28/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 28, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, welcomes Fernando Ferrer, MD, FACS, FAAP, as Chief of Pediatric Urology. In his new role, Dr. Ferrer will oversee all medical and surgical services addressing the specialized care of children and adolescents with complex and routine urologic conditions. Dr. Ferrer brings to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital exp...

  • After a Succesful Recovery from Separation Surgery, Formerly Conjoined Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho to be Released from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 03/24/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 24, 2017) – Following the success of their rare, complex and groundbreaking 21-hour separation surgery, formerly conjoined twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho are being released from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. Ballenie’s and Bellanie’s surgery was the first separation of conjoined twins ever performed at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospita...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently named thoracic surgeon Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston campuses. In her role as Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Weigel will oversee all thoracic surgery functions at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and He...

  • Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute Appoints Interventional Cardiologist Srihari S. Naidu, MD, as Director of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 17, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)’s Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute recently appointed interventional cardiologist Srihari S. Naidu, MD, as Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program. As Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, which is new to Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute, Dr. Naidu will oversee the management and care of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a rare cardiac condition. Dr. Naidu is nat...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Region’s Only Telemedicine Program to Mobile ICU Ambulances

    Posted: 02/14/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 14, 2017) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is taking its e-Health Program –- the only telemedicine program in the Hudson Valley –- on the road, adding telemedicine capabilities to its mobile ICU ambulances that transport critically ill patients across many miles for specialized care at the health network’s Valhalla campus. This investment in Hudson Valley healthcare fulfills WMCHealth’s promise to bring the high-quality healthcare resources available o...

  • Formerly Conjoined Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho Celebrate First Birthday at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 02/06/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 6, 2017) – Just two weeks after undergoing a groundbreaking, 21-hour separation surgery, formerly conjoined twin girls Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho celebrated their first birthday this past weekend at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. The rare and complex surgery, which spanned from January 17 until the early morning hours of January 18, ...