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To increase the availability of kidneys from living donors for kidney transplantation, Northwell Health offers ABO incompatible kidney transplant surgery...


The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments critical to the stability of the knee joint. It is also prone to injury during sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction, such as basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball...


Ablation is a technique that uses a needle or probe to destroy cancerous cells with heat, cold or chemicals. The needle is inserted into the tumor through the skin and energy is used to kill the tumor without removing it...


At the first sign of a headache, the first thing you want to do is get rid of the pain. Abortive therapy can help stop a headache at its earliest signs...


The Division of Vascular Surgery diagnoses and performs procedures to treat conditions affecting the circulatory system, including venous disease, vascular access and diabetic foot conditions.


Lenox Health Greenwich Village (LHGV) is a state-of-the-art medical complex located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. Lenox Health Greenwich Village, part of Northwell Health, represents a new model of community-based care that seamlessly integrates health and wellness services with access to 24-hour emergency care and a full range of medical specialists.


Serving Long Island and Queens, our Department of Otolaryngology offers world-class care for conditions of the ear, nose and throat. Learn more about our areas of expertise, as well as our community events, educational opportunities, clinical trials and clinical affiliations–-all designed to take care of your unique needs.


Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital offers specialized care for coronary disease, valve disease, irregular heart rhythms and advanced heart failure.


We offer a wide range of services, evidence-based treatments and research to ensure patients receive comprehensive cardiac care.


Our cardiac surgery team is a multidisciplinary network of cardiac experts that focuses on driving superior results through evidence-based treatments, quality improvement, ongoing research and personalized care.


We offer cutting-edge screening and treatment for complex conditions of the lungs and chest. We are continually implementing new measures to improve the care currently provided to patients and develop new prevention efforts to reduce the risk of diseases. We have expanded our thoracic surgery services to community hospitals so patients can stay close to home for care.


The Katz Institute for Women's Health provides a connection to vast resources for preventive care, screenings and treatment for a wide range of conditions in women. It's about getting women the specific care they need at every stage of life.


If an individual has been diagnosed with absence seizures, also called petite mal seizures, his or her doctor will prescribe an anti-seizure medication...


Surgery is often used to repair a ruptured or torn Achilles tendon, the strong fibrous cord that connects the two large muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone...


The goal of acne treatment is to minimize scarring and improve appearance. Acne treatments include topical or systemic drug therapy. Depending upon the severity of acne, topical medications (applied to the skin) or systemic medications (taken orally) may be prescribed by your physician...


Active surveillance is the process of observing and monitoring the growth of a cancer. A physician will schedule regular checkups to monitor the tumor for any signs of changes in behavior...


Acute pain management service at Northwell Health is an inpatient consult service that assists patients with postoperative, post-traumatic and other types of acute pain that require specialized interventions, such as epidural analgesia, intravenous patient controlled analgesia (IVPCA) and continuous peripheral nerve blocks...


The adrenal glands are small, triangular glands located on the top of both kidneys that produce hormones. An adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the adrenal gland and commonly used to treat adrenal cancer, which offers the best chance for a cure...


The Adult Congenital Heart Program at Cohen Children’s Heart Center is one of fewer than 100 programs in the United States dedicated to caring for adults with congenital heart diseases, in consultation with their pediatric cardiologist.


Adult degenerative scoliosis surgery, also known as fixation of adult degenerative scoliosis, is a procedure that can correct the curvature of scoliosis in adults by approximately 50 percent and, at the same time, stop the progression of the spinal curve(s) of scoliosis...


An advanced cutaneous laser is a laser beam that is used for the treatment of skin defects. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.


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Presently, there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and no way of slowing down the progression of this disease. There is also no treatment available to reverse the deterioration of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease...


The new Ambulatory Surgery Center at Lenox Health Greenwich Village features modern operating rooms with a dedicated recovery area, efficient presurgical, patient-centric testing and a comfortable waiting room.


The focus of amnesia treatment is on developing strategies for improving memory. This often involves working with a variety of specialists as well as learning how to use memory aids...


Determining whether or not to have genetic testing, such as amniocentesis, is a big topic of discussion for many who are expecting. If you wish to obtain more detailed information about the health and well-being of your baby and his or her genetics, our OB/GYN experts will offer an in-depth overview about your options during your first prenatal visit...


Today’s advanced surgical techniques allow physicians to avoid amputations whenever possible when a patient is faced with bone cancer in their arms or legs...


Analgesics are a class of drugs used to relieve pain. They are commonly referred to as painkillers and work by either blocking pain signals going to the brain or interfering with the brain’s interpretation of these signals.


Anesthesia is medication administered for the relief of pain and sensation during surgery. The type and dosage of anesthesia is administered by the anesthesiologist...


When you are a patient at Staten Island University Hospital, you will have access to a highly trained and skilled anesthesiology department. We are dedicated to providing safe, high-quality comprehensive anesthesia services with care and compassion...


Upon receiving a diagnosis of an aneurysm, your doctor will help you understand the available treatments. One option that might be available to you is aneurysm clipping...


An angiogram, also called an arteriogram, is an X-ray image of the blood vessels. It shows blood flow to tumors and can help determine if a tumor can be removed...


Angiography is performed in the radiology department by an interventional radiologist who specializes in injecting arteries through a small catheter introduced into the artery with a special dye that may be seen on x-rays in real time...


Your heart's arteries may become blocked or narrowed due to a buildup of cholesterol, cells or other substances (plaque). Sometimes a blood clot can form or worsen, and it can completely block blood flow, causing a heart attack. Angioplasty is a surgery done to open blocked arteries and restore normal blood flow. It is not a major surgery and causes little pain.


Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle is used to examine and treat joint conditions. Using advanced instruments and surgical techniques, many conditions can be treated with arthroscopic surgery...


Ankle and foot fusion surgery consists of procedures that fuse two or more bones together in the ankle or foot. The most common reason an ankle fusion is performed is to correct damage due to degenerative arthritis in the ankle...


Ankle fracture, which is a partial or complete break in the ankle joint, can be a simple fracture that still allows you to put weight on the joint or a severe one that requires surgery...


Ankle replacement surgery is a procedure used to repair and/or replace damaged bones in the ankle joint. Debilitating ankle injuries and disease are the main reasons for ankle replacement surgery...


Ankle sprain treatment will depend on the severity of the sprain. An ankle sprain is an injury to the foot’s ligaments in the ankle. Ankle sprain may occur if the ankle rolls, turns or twists beyond its normal range of motion...


During an anoscopy, a physician uses a small lighted tube called an anoscope to look at the anus and lower rectum. A tissue sample for biopsy can be taken during this procedure, if necessary...


Ansa cervicalis facial nerve grafting involves grafting a small nerve that controls muscles in the neck to the paralyzed facial nerve to restore function...


The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwell Health offers comprehensive services to pregnant women with complex obstetrical and/or medical complications...


If you have a herniated disc in the cervical region of your spine, you may be experiencing a great deal of pain and discomfort. There are some nonsurgical treatments that your doctor may recommend...


An anterior cervical discectomy is the most common surgery used to address damaged discs (shock-absorbing cushions between the vertebrae of the spinal column) in the neck...


Surgery is used to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee when it has been completely torn. Most ACL tears cannot simply be stitched back together...


Anti-coagulant medications, also known as blood thinners, are used to prevent blood clots that can obstruct veins and arteries. They are given to a variety of patients, including those undergoing open heart or bypass surgery, those on prolonged bed rest and those who are prone to strokes or heart attacks.


At Cohen Children’s, we implement individualized anti-epilepsy medication plans with the goal of eliminating or drastically reducing seizures caused by epilepsy in childhood. There are many factors that effect a child’s reaction to anti-epilepsy medications. Our physicians will work with you and your child to find the proper medication and dose to improve your child’s quality of life and overall function.


Once the cause of your headaches has been determined, medication may be given to relieve the pain. The type of medication prescribed depends on the diagnosis.


If you or your child has hypothalamic hamartoma, you know that seizures are a health and safety concern. Your doctors and medical team will work with you to find the most appropriate anticonvulsant therapy...


If you experience hyperhidrosis, you know that it can cause you a great deal of irritation and embarrassment. We can work with you to find an approach for treating your specific symptoms...


Biological dressings are created using tissue derived from living organisms. We use these dressings to help close chronic wounds and thereby to reduce pain and prevent the loss of fluid, heat, protein and electrolytes. The end goal is to help a wound heal on its own or to prepare it for surgical permanent closure. There are many dressing types available—your plastic surgeon will decide which type of dressing is right for your unique case.


Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network offers aquatic therapy at the aquatic center located at Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Services (STARS) at East Meadow...


Arrhythmia ablation and cryoablation are procedures used to treat heart rhythm diseases with high frequency radio waves or by freezing the heart muscle.


Arthritic foot care depends on the type, location and severity of the arthritis. There are many treatment options for arthritis that affects the foot. Arthritic foot care treatment options include: Pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medications to reduce pain and swelling Physical therapy and exercises Heat and cold therapy Acupuncture Weight control Nutritional supplements Steroid medication injected into the joint Shoe inserts and orthotics including pads and arch supports Custom-made shoes Use of assistive devices


Arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure used to diagnose and treat joint conditions. Originally, arthroscopy was used primarily in the diagnosis and planning phases of a traditional open surgery...


Northwell Health Physician Partners, a dedicated team of physicians and staff employed by Northwell Health, works with Lenox Health Greenwich Village to provide comprehensive services to the West Village.


Skull base brain tumors can affect hearing, so your doctor might want you to have an audiogram, or a hearing test, before and after treatment. This will give you and your medical team a baseline (results that can be compared with later) for your hearing and will help with assessment after any treatment...


Auditory brainstem response is an important test of inner ear function. This allows measurement of the time it takes a sound in a headphone worn by the patient to become a nerve impulse traveling up the vestibulocochlear nerve...


Your autonomic nervous system is the part of your nervous system that oversees your organ function. Your doctor may want to see results of autonomic tests to find out if there is something wrong with this portion of your nervous system...


An autopsy - or postmortem examination - is a medical procedure performed on a decedent by a pathologist (a pathologist is a licensed physician trained to identify and understand the anatomic and biochemical changes brought about by disease)...