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Individuals who are ill and who are receiving medical care. Also included are individuals who have no demonstrable illness but are being investigated for signs of pathology such as altered blood chemical values or physical changes such as asymptomatic cardiovascular abnormalities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMHelps asthma patients take charge of their condition by becoming active partners with their physicians in dealing with the illness. Through sessions held weekly, patients increase knowledge of the illness and medications, improve ability to recognize symptoms, expand coping skills and enhance early intervention techniques.NassauADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
AQUATIC THERAPY PROGRAMProvides a therapeutic swimming pool available to inpatients and outpatients where therapy is available through physical therapy, recreation therapy, adapted aquatics instruction, tai chi and leisure swims to restore mobility, flexibility and strength. Also offered is an Adapted Exercise Aquatics Program.AQUATIC THERAPY PROGRAMHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
BIOETHICS COMMITTEEOffers patients and their families with a bioethics committee member (doctors, nurses, clergy, psychologists, patient representatives, social workers and community representatives) to help discuss difficult questions and issues regarding quality of life with a patient and his or her family and friends. It is not a decision making body. Among the situations which might require the support of the Bioethics Committee are: when to treat or not treat a patient, use of respirators and feeding tubes, or a decision about a Do Not Resuscitate Order.NassauBIOETHICS COMMITTEENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
BLOOD DONOR CENTERObtains blood donations from the Long Island community. Walk-ins welcome. Call for community calendar.NassauBLOOD DONOR CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
BREAST IMAGING CENTERProvides mammograms (a low-dose breast x-ray) for women. Provides test results and follow up testing including: breast ultrasound, biopsy, cyst aspiration, and needle biopsy.NassauBREAST IMAGING CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
BURN CENTERProvides a 10 bed burn center for adult and pediatric burn injuries. Complete burn care is provided including therapy, nutrition, and multiple support services. Burn center support is available by phone 24 hours a day. Call for more information.NassauBURN CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
CANCER SUPPORT SERVICESOffers a variety of support services including inpatient/outpatient social services, psychosocial counseling, dietary counseling/support, pastoral services, hospice referral/care, bereavement counseling, cancer education programs, telephone referral/consultation services and numerous support groups.SuffolkCANCER SUPPORT SERVICESHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
CARDIAC REHABILITATION CENTERProvides a comprehensive, individualized program of cardiac rehabilitation. Includes therapeutic exercise, cardiac risk assessment, nutritional assessment and counseling, stress reduction and education on the heart healthy lifestyle.NassauCARDIAC REHABILITATION CENTERSOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITIES HOSPITAL
CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENTProvides services for the diagnosis and monitoring of heart disease, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The Department also offers a Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit combining a supervised program of exercise and patient education for cardiac patient.SuffolkCARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENTBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY CAREOffers services and pediatric specialists in areas of expertise including cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, hematology, gastroenterology, sleep breathing disorders, allergies and asthma, developmental and behavioral areas. Also provides comprehensive care for children with special needs. Individuals are seen on an outpatient basis. Call for further information.SuffolkCENTER FOR PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY CAREGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESOffers educational services to in-patients and outpatients, secondary schools and colleges, professional organizations, medical facilities, and the community at large, including religious organizations. Individual help with school reports can be obtained by scheduling an appointment with the staff Health Educator. Offers staff training in reproductive health issues. Programs are designed to meet the needs of the requesting group. Speakers are provided by the Nassau University Medical Center and other Family Planning Groups. Call for more information.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
COURTESY COACHProvides local transport linking St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Centers. Serves patients and outpatients needing transportation to Physical or Occupational Therapy. Call for further information.SuffolkCOURTESY COACHST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
CYTOPATHOLOGY DEPARTMENTProvides preparatory and diagnostic services for all fluid, smear, and aspiration specimens, including PAP smears and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) specimens.NassauCYTOPATHOLOGY DEPARTMENTNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGYProvides 15 anesthesiologists including specialists in Obstetrical Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, and Pediatric Anesthesia. Anesthesiologists recommend the most suitable form of anesthesia based on evaluation of your medical history and type of treatment.NassauDEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGYProvides anesthesia care for cardiac, pediatric, obstetric, vascular, ambulatory as well as all general surgical procedures. Also offers a multidisciplinary service for acute and chronic pain by providing a comprehensive approach to pain assessment and management for both inpatients and outpatients through diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic, benign and cancer-related pain.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF CANCER CAREOffers ambulatory and inpatient treatments for patients with a wide variety of cancers conduct clinical trials and special surgical and radiation techniques services help diagnose, provide treatment and supportive care including chemotherapy, pathology, radiology, complimentary medicine, pain management, hospice, physical therapy and nutritional support.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEWNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT PLAINVIEW
DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGYOffers general dermatology consultation including care for patients with pigmented lesions, eczema, psoriasis, blistering disease, photodamaged skin, hair loss, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and human papilloma virus disease. Specialized treatments and diagnostic services include dermatopathology, Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer, general dermatologic and laser surgery, chemophototherapy, phototherapy and patch skin testing for allergies. Cooperative programs include dermatopathlolgy, the Living Skin Bank and a leg ulcer program.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINETreats all medical emergencies, as well as coordinates all ambulance care throughout Nassau County through the Medical Control Unit. Every bed has cardiac monitoring capability in the department. Provides emergency surgery, emergency pediatrics and gynecology, an emergency ambulatory unit, and emergency psychiatry and geriatrics. In addition to acute medical services provides family support services, a coalition against domestic violence, a rape advocate program, and the SCAN unit, for suspected child abuse and neglect.NassauDEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINEProvides 31 full-time faculty physicians as well as 12 part-time, 83 resident physicians and 15 fellows who provide comprehensive care in eight divisions that make up the department. Staff oversees both the inpatient and outpatient medical services offered by the Internal Medicine and Medical Subspecialty divisions.NassauDEPARTMENT OF MEDICINENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF NEPHROLOGYProvides care for people with diseases of the kidney.NassauDEPARTMENT OF NEPHROLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERYOffers a custom-designed operating microscope, an intraoperative evoked-potential monitoring system, intraoperative digital angiography, intraoperative ultrasound, several varieties of laser systems, a computer-guided stereotactic surgical system and advanced MRI scanners. Treatments include: emergency, cerebrovascular surgery, endocrinological neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, tumors of the skull base, spinal disorders, spinal tumors, spine pain management, pediatric neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF NUCLEAR MEDICINEProvides radionuclide in-vivo imaging and laboratory examinations which are performed in an ultra-modern suite containing state of the art equipment.NassauDEPARTMENT OF NUCLEAR MEDICINENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGYProvides services in ophthalmology including neuro-ophthalmic problems, retinal disorders, corneal-external diseases, glaucoma center, oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery, laser vision correction, diabetic services, pediatric ophthalmology and general eye problems. Outpatient services offered at Stony Brook Technology Park.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGYServes patients needing opthalmic surgical care. Provides treatment for a range of conditions, including cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye muscle imbalance, opacified posterior capsule and lacrimal duct dysfunction. Also performs opthalmic plastic surgery and repair of traumatic eye injuries.NassauDEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGYSYOSSET HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGYPerforms laboratory testing for all facilities of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, including the Nassau University Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Geriatric Center, Nassau County Correctional Center, and the Community Health Center Clinics.NassauDEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICSProvides primary care services and subspecialty services in pediatrics including the following: Adolescent Medicine, Allergy Immunology, Cardiology, Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Critical Care, Developmental and Behavioral, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetic and Metabolic Disorders, Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric AIDS Center, Infectious Diseases, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Nephrology, Pulmonology. Also offers Cystic Fibrosis Center, Children's Kidney Center, Children's Lung, Allergy and Breathing Center, as well as Counseling, Education and Support for Kids.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKOffers social work services to all hospitalized patients and their families. Social worker help provide emotional support and counseling, address questions concerning benefits or entitlements, assist with the discharge planning process-including nursing home placement, and provide information about community resources. Call for more information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORKNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DIABETES PROGRAMOffers a coordinated, comprehensive program that combines patient compliance with the expertise of a team of physicians, nurses, nutritionists, and diabetes nurse educator, who work closely with the patients' physician to develop individualized programs for optimal disease management and prevention of long-term complications.NassauDIABETES PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DIALYSIS CENTERProvides a 18 station inpatient/outpatient dialysis facility to address patients' medical needs in an environment that also responds to their personal and emotional needs. Patients have access to telephones, televisions, computer lines, and other amenities. Call for more information.NassauDIALYSIS CENTERSOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITIES HOSPITAL
DIVISION OF ALLERGY/IMMUNOLOGYOffers evaluation of the following kinds of medical problems: asthma, eczema, hives, food and latex allergies, poison ivy, insect stings and bites, medication reactions, and indoor environments.NassauDIVISION OF ALLERGY/IMMUNOLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DIVISION OF GENERAL SURGERYNassauDIVISION OF GENERAL SURGERYST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
DIVISION OF NEONATOLOGYProvides three integrated areas of care to newborns: the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU) Newborn Nurseries and a High Risk Follow Up Clinic. The NICU is a 28 bed Level III intensive care unit providing around the clock specialized care for critically ill newborns. There is 24 hour visiting for parents and grandparents. The Newborn Nurseries are next to the Labor and Delivery suite. Infants room in with their mothers from early morning until early evening. A lactation consultant and social worker is available to assist mothers/families. The High Risk Clinic is run by the Neonatologist to provide primary care to many of the infants discharged from the NICU.NassauDIVISION OF NEONATOLOGYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DIVISION OF RESPIRATORY THERAPYProvides inhalation therapy and oxygen therapy. Call for more information.NassauDIVISION OF RESPIRATORY THERAPYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
FAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGOffers a two hour training session for patients or advocates to help prepare individuals for hospitalization, understand the healthcare system and cope with a medical diagnosis. Call for more information.NassauFAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGPULSE OF NEW YORK, INC.
GLENGARIFF HEALTH CARE CENTERIn-patient skilled nursing facility of 262 beds for long term, subacute or dementia patients. Services include physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapies, on-site hemodialysis, pain management, holistic medicine, trachea care, wound care, intravenous therapy, TPN, PPN, psychotherapy, hospice, CPM, T.E.N.S. and ultrasound. Hospital referral required for admission. Call for tour and/or potential placement information. Statewide. Serves Nassau and Suffolk.NassauGLENGARIFF HEALTH CARE CENTERGLENHAVEN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION
HAUPPAUGE OUTPATIENT CENTERProvides a broad spectrum of dermatology services delivered by Memorial Sloan-Kettering physicians.SuffolkHAUPPAUGE OUTPATIENT CENTERMEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER
HEALTHFIRSTOffers a health maintenance organization (HMO) known as Healthfirst. Those enrolled receive pediatric and adult medical care, as well as maternity, women's health, mental health and alcohol and substance abuse services.NassauHEALTHFIRSTNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
HOME CARDIAC PROGRAMOffers the ability for home monitoring of cardiac patients via trans telephonic electrocardiogram and an individually tailored home exercise program to prepare patients for entrance into out-patient cardiac rehabilitation programs.SuffolkHOME CARDIAC PROGRAMGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
HOME HEALTH AGENCYProvides a range of skilled services on an intermittent basis. Staff serves as a liason between patient, family, and physician, coordinating provision of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, medical social services, home health aides, arrangement for medical supplies and equipment, and intravenous services.NassauHOME HEALTH AGENCYWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
HUMAN GENETICS CENTEROffers comprehensive genetic services that provide physicians and their patients with essential information about advanced maternal age and pregnancy, inherited illnesses, chromosomal disorders, congenital anomalies, recurrent miscarriages and inherited disorders associated with hormonal abnormalities. Genetic counseling, prenatal diagnostic services, cytogenetics laboratory services, and a genetic/metabolic endocrine program are offered.NassauHUMAN GENETICS CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
I CAN COPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPOffers a structured group education program for adult cancer patients and their family members/caregivers. Participants discuss cancer and its treatments, managing side effects, communication, resources, and maximizing health with diet and exercise. Call for dates and times.NassauI CAN COPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
KIDNEY CENTERProvides diagnoses and comprehensive care for patients with all forms of kidney disease and for those with hypertension. Offers highly customized care to meet the special needs of individual patients. Staffs a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, dieticians, and social workers.NassauKIDNEY CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LIFELINEEnables elderly and handicapped community members to remain at home after discharge from the hospital by providing emergency medical assistance. Equips subscribers with wearable button to signal immediate help in emergencies from a friend or relative, an ambulance, or police. Provides emergency phone response system to the elderly and disabled 24 hours/7 days in conjunction with Eastern Long Island Hospital.SuffolkLIFELINESTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
LIVER, BILIARY, AND PANCREATIC DISEASES CENTERSProvides state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with liver, biliary, and pancreatic illnesses.NassauLIVER, BILIARY, AND PANCREATIC DISEASES CENTERSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPYProvides comprehensive services in minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures. Conditions treated include: gallstones and bile duct stones, groin and abdominal hernias, reflux disease(heartburn), disease of the esophagus, bowel and colon disease, removal of diseased organs, operations for morbid obesity, and diagnostic operations to determine the cause of abdominal pain, inflammation, tumors or adhesions.NassauLONG ISLAND CENTER FOR ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPYNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERIn conjunction with the American Cancer Society, provides a support group for cancer patients who have had chemotherapy or radiation and want to learn how to hide the effects using cosmetics. Call for dates and times.NassauLOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGINGProvides CT scanners and magnetic resonance imaging unit (MRI), to provide abdominal, pelvic, chest, and musculoskeletal imaging. Call for more information.NassauMAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGINGNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENTProvides testing for infectious diseases. Tests for antibiotic sensitivity, yeast and fungi, mycobacteria, parasites, and serology.NassauMICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENTNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
MINEOLA DIALYSIS CENTERA model facility that utilizes the most advanced computerized technology and offers highly personalized care, including flexible scheduling, an all-nursing staff, on-staff dieticians and comprehensive social work coverage that meets the special needs of patients and their families.NassauMINEOLA DIALYSIS CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERProvides care to multiple sclerosis patients and their families including diagnostic services, on-going assessment and management, physical therapy, counseling and resource and referral services.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
NEURO AND BODY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHYEquipped with state-of-the-art imaging modalities currently available. These include fluoroscopy, neuro and body computed tomography, high speed spiral computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, general diagnostic radiology including gastrointestinal, uroradiology, orthopedic and pediatric radiology, diagnostic ultrasound, angiography, nuclear medicine studies including PET/CT, and interventional special procedures and neuro-interventional procedures.SuffolkNEURO AND BODY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
OPEN HEART SURGERYAs New York State's only specialty-designated heart center, St. Francis provides expertise in coronary artery by-pass surgery and valve repair/replacement surgery. To locate a St. Francis Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgeon, call 1-888-HEARTNY.NassauOPEN HEART SURGERYST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
OSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTEROffers comprehensive and advanced approaches to detection and treatment of osteoporosis. Utilizes sophisticated bone density technology and medications and offers patients specially tailored exercise and educational programs.NassauOSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PASTORAL CAREProvides patients, families, and staff with pastoral care. Offers assistance including: praying for the patient and family, listening and facilitating support groups for caregivers.SuffolkPASTORAL CAREGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PASTORAL CAREProvides for the spiritual needs of patients. Clergy are available in the Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish faiths, as well as Greek Orthodox and the Long Island Islamic Center. The hospital has an interfaith chapel, call for service dates and times.NassauPASTORAL CARENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATIONA national organization that serves as a liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job discrimination and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis. Seeks to safeguard patients through mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of financial stability. Provides legal consultation and referral services for patients facing denial of insurance coverage, employment discrimination and need for negotiating support with public assistance programs. In situations of health crisis, careworkers offer free help in resolving issues. Website offers online request-for-help capability and has a directory of prescription drug patient assistance programs that offer medicines free of charge to physicians whose patients might not otherwise have access to necessary medicine.PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATIONPATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
PATIENT EMERGENCY FUNDSProvides financial assistance to needy kidney patients, transplant recipients, and donors to help cover the cost of treatment, medication transportation, emergency transient dialysis, medical equipment, etc. Has several programs: Individual Grants Program, Pharmacy Grant Program, Emergency Fund Program, Discount Pharmacy Card, Health Insurance Premium Program, Disaster Relief Program, Sherer Travel-Related Dialysis Program, and the Pediatric Campership Program.PATIENT EMERGENCY FUNDSTHE AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
PATIENT SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a patient support group for individuals diagnosed with a blood cancer. Meetings are facilitated by a social worker and an oncology nurse. Call for locations and times.SuffolkPATIENT SUPPORT GROUPSTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTThe only pediatric emergency department on the South Shore of Suffolk County providing state-of-the-art pediatric emergency care around-the-clock. Cares for all pediatric patients including those having minor conditions, as well as critically ill and traumatized infants, children and adolescents.SuffolkPEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PHYSICAL REHABILITATIONProvides evaluation, treatment and/or prevention for patients with acute neuromuscular, musculoskeletal disabilities, medical complexities and post-surgical patients. Offers education to the patient and their families regarding the disease process and exercise plans. Provides on going assessments of the individual's disability and rehabilitation potential. Speech language pathology services are available to patients exhibiting swallowing, speech, language or voice disorders.SuffolkPHYSICAL REHABILITATIONBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PHYSICAL THERAPYHelps patients achieve functional independence and helps to improve their quality of life. Rehabilitation can assist patients with proper body mechanics, ambulation, prosthetics, wheelchair mobility, range of motion and strengthening exercises. Therapists address functional tasks including: positioning and splinting of extremities, lymphedema control, wound desensitization, and scar management. Car seat installation program. Call for more information.SuffolkPHYSICAL THERAPYGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PHYSICAL THERAPY AND SPORTS REHABILITATION CENTERProvides care for conditions including arthritis, back and neck pain, Bell's palsy, fractures, shoulder and knee problems, sports injuries, sprains and strains, stroke, tendinitis and bursitis. Call for appointment.NassauPHYSICAL THERAPY AND SPORTS REHABILITATION CENTERST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICESProvides speech, physical and occupational therapy daily to inpatients at their bedside or within the department. Certified orthotic technician also available.SuffolkPHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICESST. CATHERINE OF SIENA MEDICAL CENTER
PULMONARY FITNESS AND REHABILITATIONOffers a variety of preventative and rehabilitative programs for pulmonary conditions including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, complicated asthma and other lung diseases. This physician-prescribed program offers alternatives beyond medication, oxygen therapy, and breathing aids. Candidates should ideally be able to walk one block. Call for further information.NassauPULMONARY FITNESS AND REHABILITATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
PULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMOffers patients with chronic obstructive lung disease the opportunity to improve their lives through supervised exercise, education, behavior modification and emotional support. Offers a Stop Smoking program in conjunction with the American Lung Association. Call for more information.NassauPULMONARY REHABILITATION PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
RADIATION ONCOLOGY CENTERProvides radiation and seed implantation procedures available for cancer patients with breast, prostate and other cancer manifestations.SuffolkRADIATION ONCOLOGY CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
RADIOLOGY SERVICESOffers a full range of radiological services, including x-rays, CT scans, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear scan, and other imaging modalities. Call for further information.NassauRADIOLOGY SERVICESST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
RESPIRATORY CARE SERVICEOffers extensive breathing therapy for patients of all ages. Therapy includes mechanical ventilation, small volume nebulizers, metered dose inhalers, breathing exercises, postural drainage and ambulatory oxygen therapy. Physician referred by appointmentNassauRESPIRATORY CARE SERVICEMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF LONG ISLANDProvides comfort and shelter to families experiencing the pain of having a sick child in an area hospital.Call for more information.NassauRONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF LONG ISLANDRONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF LONG ISLAND
SLEEP APNEA CENTEROffers a sleep laboratory for pediatric and adult patients. The center can assess, examine and treat those suspected of having sleep-related breathing disorders, ranging from apnea, excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), to chronic snoring. Evaluation and diagnosis are done for all ages via diagnostic testing known as polysomnogram.SuffolkSLEEP APNEA CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
SOCIAL WORK PROGRAMProvides patients with a social worker who helps with discharge planning, assistance and emotional support.SuffolkSOCIAL WORK PROGRAMGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
STROKE PROGRAMProvides care for patients with cerebrovascular diseases including: cerebral infarction, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and rehabilitation. Intensive early monitoring of stroke patients is offered in the stroke acute care unit.SuffolkSTROKE PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENTConsists of two departments, the Information Resource Center and the National Volunteer Network. The Information Resource Center provides individualized information, counseling and support about diagnosis and management of Marfan Syndrome and related disorders to patients, family members and medical professionals. The National Volunteer Network consists of chapters, network groups and support groups. Groups provide support to members and carry out the Foundation's mission at the local level. Call for more information.NassauSUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENTNATIONAL MARFAN FOUNDATION
THE LONG ISLAND SURGICAL WEIGHT REDUCTION CENTERProvides consultation and evaluation for gastric stapling or bariatric surgery, for those who are severely overweight, or those with medical conditions that have worsened with increasing weight. Provides nutritional counseling, monthly support group meetings, and a quarterly newsletter.NassauTHE LONG ISLAND SURGICAL WEIGHT REDUCTION CENTERNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
THERAPEUTIC RECREATIONProvides therapeutic recreation for children, adolescents, and adult psychiatry patients, as well as those in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pediatrics. Staff utilizes a patient-centered approach to help improve functioning and independence as well as reduce the effects of illness or disability. Call for more information.NassauTHERAPEUTIC RECREATIONNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
VASCULAR DISEASE PROGRAMProvides patients with vascular disorders with multidisciplinary, comprehensive care which includes diagnosis, management and long-term follow-up in the non-invasive Vascular Laboratory, utilization of vascular or interventional radiology, treatment in the Wound Treatment Center, the Dialysis Center, and the Diabetes Education Center, and consultations with rheumatologists and neurologists.NassauVASCULAR DISEASE PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
VIROLOGY DEPARTMENTProvides an annual influenza testing program for community nursing homes, and a newsletter proving information and epidemiology on current viral isolations. Also offers an ultrasensitive HIV viral load assay available for outside specimens, as well as a full range of viral and chlamydia identification techniques, including direct fluorescent antibody staining, conventional culture methods, and special typing.NassauVIROLOGY DEPARTMENTNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
WESTHAMPTON CARE CENTERSkilled nursing facility providing alzheimer's disease, dementia care, intensive rehabilitation services including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, long term care, pain management, short term rehabilitation, subacute care, terminal care and wound care.SuffolkWESTHAMPTON CARE CENTERWESTHAMPTON CARE CENTER
WOUND CARE CENTEROffers patients with chronic non-healing wounds a comprehensive wound management program. Focuses on the treatment of chronic non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, pressure ulcers, peripheral vascular disease and trauma. Provides awareness, prevention, and intervention techniques as well as encouragement to its patients.NassauWOUND CARE CENTERSOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITIES HOSPITAL
WOUND TREATMENT CENTERSpecializes in the management of wounds associated with diabetes mellitus, ischemic peripheral vascular disease, varicose veins, venous stasis dermatitis, Raynaud's disease and vasculitis. Calls upon the expertise of vascular surgeons, diabetologists, vascular radiologists, rheumatologists, specially trained nurses and physician assistants to access and treat patients, as well as follow-up on each patient's needs and treatments.NassauWOUND TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

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