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Although there is no cure for HIV or AIDS, antiretroviral medications can suppress the virus to prevent or delay the onset of AIDS. The HIV/AIDS professionals help patients manage their illness and live full and healthy lives...


HPV vaccination is very important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a virus passed from one person to another during skin-to-skin sexual contact, including vaginal, oral and anal sex...


Hammertoe occurs when the tendon controlling the toe is shortened. Hammertoe affects the joints in the toes, causing the toes to buckle, then to bend and poke out at an odd angle...


Surgical care options includes individualized treatment plans for: Carpal tunnel syndrome ?" This is a condition in which there is too much pressure on a nerve in the wrist (median nerve) that allows feeling and movement to parts of the hand...


The treatment that is most suitable for your hand fracture is determined by a number of factors, including age, present health, health history, the severity and location of the fracture and history with other medications and treatments...


The outpatient hand therapy program provides a wide variety of services, including the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of upper extremity dysfunctions by a certified hand therapist...


The Division of Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology consists of the fellowship trained head and neck surgical oncologists who treat a variety of cancerous and noncancerous tumors. Our surgeons are key members of the Center for Head and Neck Oncology of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, which employs a multidisciplinary team dedicated to caring for the unique need of patients with tumors in the head and neck region of the body.


When you suffer from headaches, you know how painful they can be and how they can disrupt your life. When you suffer from headaches, you know how painful they can be and how they can disrupt your life...


Temporomandibular joint, often referred to as TMJ, occurs as a result ofdisorders of the joint itself or the surrounding facial muscles that control jaw movement, chewing and speaking...


Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and we're working hard to change that. That's why we specialize in early detection, treatment and prevention of heart disease.


After being diagnosed with heart failure by a cardiologist, our specialists can use a variety of treatments to try to control the condition and stop it from progressing. Treatments include medication, support devices and heart transplant.


The heart transplant program at the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital is the first and only full-service destination for heart transplantation in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and across all of Northwell.


We offer a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures for heart valve repair and replacement. Where appropriate, these approaches offer an alternative to some of the more traditional open surgical approaches. Benefits include less scarring, less chance of infection and quicker recovery.


The Division of Hematology (clinical hematology, coagulation and special hematology) in the Department of Pathology at Northwell Health provides full service laboratory hematology testing for all aspects of routine and reference hematology and coagulation disorders...


Cohen Children’s Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology provides a number of supportive care services including social work, pain and palliative care, and psychosocial services for children with cancer and their families. 


The Division of Hematopathology in the Department of Pathology at Northwell Health is experienced in all aspects of the diagnostic evaluation of patients with hematologic disorders of the blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes and other tissues...


If you suffer from hemifacial spasm, you may benefit from a treatment that involves injecting the affected, overactive facial muscles with low doses of botulinum toxin...


Hepatobiliary surgery treatments encompass treatments for the liver, bile ducts and gallbladder. Hepatobiliary surgeons treat a variety of conditions including: Liver cancer Liver abscesses and benign tumors Bile duct cancer Gallbladder cancer Cysts of the bile ducts, liver and pancreas Focal nodular hyperplasia Hemangioma Injury to the liver or bile ducts Cirrhosis of the liver Liver failure One hepatobiliary surgery treatment commonly performed is liver resection...


HDR brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy. This therapy destroys cancer cells and shrinks tumors. During HDR brachytherapy, implants are placed into the patient’s body during treatment...


To increase the availability of kidneys from living donors for kidney transplants, Northwell Health offers highly sensitized kidney transplantation surgery...


Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used to diagnose and treat hip conditions.


Labral repair of the hip is a surgical procedure that repairs a torn labrum in the hip joint. The labrum is a ring of soft elastic tissue that follows the outside rim of the socket of your hip joint...


To determine if treatment and surgery using hip osteotomies is best for you or your child, your doctor will consider important factors including age, present health, health history, the extent and location of the dysplasia and past history with other medications and treatments...


Hip replacement is a surgical treatment that replaces a severely damaged hip joint with a prosthesis (an artificial body part). This type of surgery is often recommended to people with painful conditions of the hip that have not responded to more conservative nonsurgical treatments...


In the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, our close-knit team of surgeons draws from a deep pool of combined experience, allowing us to perform a number of advanced procedures with unmatched accuracy and detail. Learn about the wide variety of cosmetics, elective and medical services we offer.


For more than 35 years, Northwell Health At Home has provided skilled professional patient-centered care to meet your individual needs. Our team includes nurses and nurse practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, speech/language therapists, social workers and home health aides who work with you to provide the same caliber of care you expect in our hospital setting in the privacy of your own home...


Northwell Health At Home provides a variety of home healthcare options to address the needs of the patient. Get in touch with one of our representatives to get you on the way to specialized care in the home...


Our aides provide the care, support and services you need to help maintain independence and offer relief to caregivers. A registered nurse will meet with you first and consult with your doctor to determine the appropriate level of care...


Lenox Health Greenwich Village offers a comprehensive range of home-based programs through Northwell Health At Home.


Because hypothalamic hamartoma affects the area of your brain that regulates hormonal development, it can create a significant hormonal imbalance. Your medical team will work with you to help you manage hormonal imbalances...


The hormone receptor test measures the amount of certain proteins (called hormone receptors) in cancer tissue. Hormones that naturally occur in the body (such as estrogen and progesterone) can attach to these proteins...


Do you have questions about the hospice experience? At Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health, we want to make sure that you have all the information you need...


The treatments that are most well-suited for a distal humerus fracture depend on a number of factors including age, current health, the severity of the fracture and history of various medications and treatments...


The treatment that is most suited for your distal humerus fracture depends on a number of factors including age, current health, the severity of the fracture and history with various medications and treatments...


A multidisciplinary approach is taken to manage your symptoms of Huntington’s disease. Currently, there are no specific Huntington’s disease treatments...


If medications are not effective in managing your Huntington’s disease symptoms, a surgical treatment may be the right approach. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) can be an effective surgical treatment if you have severe chorea (excessive movements) that affects your day-to-day activities...


Hybrid heart bypass is a procedure combining stenting techniques with minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) or totally endoscopic coronary bypass (TECAB). Your surgeon may recommend a hybrid heart bypass procedure if you have multiple blockages in your arteries and are not a suitable candidate to have all blockages addressed by minimally invasive surgery.


The hyoid suspension, also known as laryngoplasy, is a procedure that was invented to deliver treatment for severe obstructive sleep apnea. This operation brings the tongue base and epiglottis (flap of cartilage that moves down over the voice box when swallowing to prevent food and saliva from going into the lungs) forward, so that the breathing passage is opened and improved...


Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has helped heal a variety of illnesses. Research has shown that it can treat many conditions that involve oxygen-starved tissue...


If basic treatments such as antiperspirants aren’t helping with your hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, your doctor may want you to consider Botox injections as a temporary treatment...


Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis, can be very disabling and can significantly affect your professional and personal activities. At the Hyperhidrosis Center at the Northwell Neuroscience Institute, one of the leading hyperhidrosis centers in the country, we are staffed with a senior neurosurgeon and thoracic surgeon, both of who have many years of experience in treating this relatively uncommon condition...


Living with hyperhidrosis can be difficult, and finding the right treatment for your specific case may take time. If antiperspirants aren’t helpful, your doctor may suggest that you try medication...


Hypoglossal nerve stimulation is a patient-activated, implantable therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.


Hypoglossal-facial nerve grafting uses a part of the cranial nerve controlling the tongue which then grows into the paralyzed nerve, bringing back nerve function...


Hypothalamic hamartomas are rare tumors present at birth that reside in a critical part of the brain directly over the optic nerves. Made up of various brain cells, these benign (non-cancerous) masses form in the third ventricle (fluid-filled cavity) at the base of the skull during the first months of embryonic development...


You might experience a wide range of symptoms due to hypothalamic hamartoma, a benign malformation in your brain. Since the disorder impacts the area of your brain that regulates basic functions including hunger, hormonal development and even your body temperature, your symptoms can be both chronic and widespread...


A hysterectomy is defined as the surgical removal of the uterus. Your doctor may recommend a hysterectomy for many reasons, such as the treatment of benign precancers, cancerous conditions or chronic pain...


A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of your uterus. You may be eligible for a hysterectomy if you suffer from certain conditions, such as fibroid tumors...


Hysteroscopy is a procedure used to evaluate the uterus for abnormal signs of bleeding. Northwell Health’s gynecological experts use hysteroscopy to help treat patients exhibiting certain complications, such as fibroids...