North Shore-LIJ Affiliates with Largest Endoscopy Center in New York State

GARDEN CITY, NY -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it has affiliated with the Endoscopy Center of Long Island in Garden City, the largest facility of its kind in New York State.

The 10,000-square-foot facility has 14 board-certified gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, pathologists and anesthesiologists who annually treat more than 9,000 patients suffering from diseases of the stomach, colon and esophagus. The practice, which was started in 2003, has five procedure rooms, state-of-the-art technology and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Robert A. Klein, MD, is the managing director of the Endoscopy Center of Long Island; he is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

“This affiliation with the North Shore-LIJ Health System will allow our patients to benefit from the strength and services of North Shore-LIJ and will make our technology and expertise available to the health system,” Dr. Klein said.

David Battinelli, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, said, “Affiliating with the Endoscopy Center of Long Island further expands our clinical reach into specialty practices that are conveniently located in community settings where our patients live and work. Dr. Klein and his colleagues have an outstanding reputation for delivering high-quality, exceptional services and North Shore-LIJ is pleased to partner with them.”

The Endoscopy Center of Long Island is located at 711 Stewart Ave. near the Meadowbrook Parkway.
The practice is open Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

To learn more or make an appointment, call 516-998-4075.

About North Shore-LIJ Health System
One of the nation's largest health systems, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 17 hospitals and more than 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,000 beds, employ more than 10,000 nurses and have affiliations with over 9,400 physicians. With a workforce of about 48,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State.  For more information, go to



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