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The PRECICE nail device is designed to manage and treat bone length discrepancies in children - without repeated surgeries.


Pacemakers are permanent devices implanted in the chest or abdomen to increase the heart rate when a patient’s heart beats too slowly.


The goal of our multidisciplinary, comprehensive Pain Center program is to help manage patients’ chronic pain and restore their functional capabilities...


Palliative care physicians at Northwell Health help improve patients’ quality of life through pain management known as “acute on chronic” care. That means the staff cares for your new level of pain while taking into account any chronic pain...


Pancreas Disease Center

900 Northern Boulevard | Suite 150 | Great Neck, NY 11021

(833) PNC-REAS


We’re not waiting for the latest advancements in pancreatic care. We’re creating them. At Northwell Health’s Pancreas Disease Center, we’ve built one of the nation’s most ground-breaking programs in treating pancreatic conditions, including chronic and acute pancreatitis, type 1 diabetes, and pancreatic cancer...


Learn more about pancreas transplantation procedures and treatments at the award-winning Northwell Health.


Learn about pancreatectomy and how it’s used at Northwell Health Cancer Institute as a surgery to treat pancreatic cancer.


A Pap test, the examination of cells collected from your cervix or vagina, is an important part of a woman’s healthcare routine.


Paracentesis is a type of biopsy. A biopsy is a procedure where a doctor removes tissue samples from areas for further examinations for conditions, such as cancer...


Treatment options vary depending on the type of parasite you may have and the severity of your infection. Your physician may recommend treatments for your infection or for symptom relief: Antibiotics for the infection Antiparasitic agents to get rid of the parasites Antidiarrheal medications Plenty of fluids, especially water, for dehydration The CART Travel Immunization Center provides medical information and immunizations for people who are traveling internationally...


Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more of the parathyroid glands. It is used to treat hyperparathyroidism.


When you have Parkinson’s disease, it can be a daily struggle dealing with both physical and psychological symptoms. Fortunately, there are an increasing number of options for Parkinson’s disease medical treatment...


If you’re having significant disability despite the use of Parkinson’s disease medical treatment, you may be a candidate for a Parkinson’s disease surgical treatment called deep brain stimulation (DBS)...


Parkinson’s disease surgical treatment


At the Movement Disorders Center, part of the Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute, patients have access to the most advanced treatments for Parkinson’s disease...


The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of the Neuroscience Institute offers a variety of medical and surgical treatment options to control and prevent focal seizures...


Partial breast reconstruction, also known as oncoplastic reconstruction, is an option for patients who have had a lumpectomy and wish to recreate symmetry between the remaining breast and the other side.


Because parvovirus B19 is a viral infection, there is no cure. Parvovirus usually runs its course within 1 to 2 weeks. During that time, infectious disease physicians may recommend one or more of the following for symptom relief: Plenty of rest and fluids, especially water Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for fever, headache and joint pain and swelling Antihistamine medications for itching People who have complications may require medical care including: Intravenous immunoglobin treatment to increase protective antibodies and contain the infection Blood transfusions for people who have anemia


Patella stabilization is the process of solidifying the kneecap into place so that it is not at risk of displacement. The treatment and surgery that is best for your patella stabilization is based on a number of factors, including your age, current health and health history, and your history with other medications and treatments...


The hospital and outpatient pathology and laboratory services in the Northwell Health use standardized methods and reporting, which means results can be effectively compare when patients go from outpatient to inpatient status or vice versa. Physicians can have electronic access to all results whether performed on an outpatient or inpatient encounter. Find a laboratory/pathology services center near you.


Access to patient and family support services, including information on programs and treatments, is offered by our compassionate cardiac team.


Our patient relations team will help in resolving concerns, getting suggestions to the right people, passing along compliments, assisting families with services we offer, and referring families to other resources.


Our Pediatric Physical Therapy Program promotes optimal physical function and well-being in children from birth through adolescence. By using exercise and therapeutic play, we address movement, strength, balance, coordination and endurance deficiencies...


A gynecologist can provide a wide range of services for pediatric and adolescent females, but if surgery is necessary, a specialized gynecologic surgeon is needed. We employ top-notch surgeons to treat a variety of conditions.


Our pediatric arrhythmia services provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for children and fetuses with abnormal heart rhythm. Our nationally recognized cardiac arrhythmia specialists also work closely with our congenital cardiologists in caring for children with congenital heart disease (CHD), who are at risk for developing arrhythmias.


The treatment and surgery that may be right for your child’s pediatric bone and joint infection depends on a variety of factors, which include age, current and past health, the severity of the infection and history with various medications and treatments...


At Cohen Children’s, we’re partnering with our community to change the future of cancer care through the study of genetics and genomics.


Our expert pediatric cardiologists use an electrocardiogram, also called an ECG or EKG, to detect irregularities in your child's heart rhythm, as well as heart defects, blockages in the heart valves/arteries and heart attack. It works by recording the electrical activity of the heart. This is a painless test that requires electrodes to be placed on the chest, arms and legs, while lying relatively still for about 10 seconds.


Your child's pediatric cardiologist may recommend a cardiac electrophysiology (EP) study to get more detailed information about your child's heart rhythm or to diagnose and treat an abnormal heart rhythm. All of these studies are performed with a pediatric anesthesiologist, and the child is asleep throughout the entire procedure.


The right treatment and surgery for femur fractures in children is determined by a number of factors, including the age of the child, present health, health history, severity and location of the fracture and history with other medications and treatments...


The treatment and surgery most appropriate for foot and ankle disorders in children depends on the age of your child, past and current health, the severity of the disorder and prior experience with other treatments and medications...


Our team of highly trained pediatric surgeons successfully performs thousands of surgical procedures on infants, children, adolescents and young adults each year.


The field of pediatric pathology is broad and covers the wide spectrum of abnormalities occurring during development, including fetal and neonatal periods and extending through childhood to the end of adolescence...


We offer patients with scoliosis a strong multidisciplinary team approach when it comes to spinal surgeries. Our pediatric spine surgeons perform highly successful scoliosis surgery. Afterwards, our pediatric plastic surgeons expertly close the wounds and decrease the chance of infections and bad scarring.


The pelvic floor rehabilitation program provides comprehensive management for patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and pain, and to women with pregnancy and postpartum disorders...


The pelvis is a set of bones in the shape of a ring that surrounds many vital organs, such as the bladder. Pelvis fracture is a complete or partial break in one of the three bones in the pelvic ring located in the trunk of the body...


Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling, also known as cordocentesis, is a diagnostic procedure used to evaluate many different kinds of fetal conditions.​


Percutaneous valve replacement is a minimally invasive valve replacement procedure that negates the need for open heart surgery.


As a performing artist, you push your body in unique ways and to its highest possible ability. Unfortunately, complex and repetitive movements associated with the performing arts can sometimes cause painful injuries that prevent you from performing at your peak...


The experts at the performing arts and dance rehabilitation program specialize in the unique needs of performing artists. The physical demands of complex and repetitive movements can cause injuries that limit the ability to perform at a high level...


Learn about pericardiectomy and the cardiac specialists who perform this treatment at Northwell Health.


Learn more about the perinatal services available at Northwell Health for women experiencing behavioral health challenges during pregnancy or new motherhood.


Perioperative transesophageal echocardiography is a test that takes place during a patient’s surgery where sound waves are used to create high-quality moving pictures of the heart and its blood vessels...


Nerve pain, also known as neuropathy, may be the cause of your migraine or cluster headaches. It is also responsible for atypical facial pain, axial back pain, and a variety of neuralgias including: Occipital neuralgia, a condition similar to migraine headache in which the occipital nerves are inflamed or injured Supraorbital neuralgia: headache pain associated with the supraorbital nerve, which is just above the eye Infraorbital neuralgia: Pain caused to the face by damage to the infraorbital nerve...


Peritoneal cancer, a rare from of ovarian cancer, develops in the thin layer of tissue found in the abdomen. It often requires surgery and aggressive treatment.


There are several approaches to permanent sterilization available at Northwell Health, including tubal ligation, the blockage of your fallopian tubes.


Phototherapy is a common and effective treatment option for psoriasis. Phototherapy uses ultraviolet (UV) light under medical supervision to treat certain skin diseases...


Physical medicine and rehabilitation is a medical specialty comprised of board-certified physiatrists. Physiatrists, or rehabilitation physicians, are nerve, muscle, and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how people move...


Physical therapy at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments, disabilities or recovering from an accident, illness or surgery...


Physical therapy at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments, disabilities or recovering from an accident, illness or surgery...


Rehabilitation therapists can help you recover following a surgery, injury, illness or accident. If your physician determines that you need rehabilitation services, you may see one or more of the following: Physical Therapy Our physical therapists work with you to improve your strength, flexibility, range of motion, balance and coordination...


Pilo-Center

269-01 76th Avenue | Queens, NY 11040

(718) 470-3636


A brain aneurysm diagnosis can be daunting news, but learning about some of the treatments available can help ease your anxieties. One treatment option for a brain aneurysm involves the use of a Pipeline® embolization device (PED)...


Certain skull base brain tumors, particularly pituitary tumors and those tumors located toward the front part of the skull, can be treated and removed endoscopically...


Wart treatments are determined by a physician based on: Age, overall health and medical history Extent of the growths Tolerance for specific medications, procedures or therapies Expectations for the course of the growths Opinion or preference Warts often disappear without treatment...


A diagnostic thoracentesis involves the removal and lab analysis of pleural fluid, a liquid the body produces to lubricate the thin tissue that surrounds the lungs...


Some babies are born with one or more extra fingers or toes, a condition known as polydactyly. In some cases, the extra digit is simply skin (a nubbin) connected by a thin tissue. In other cases, it is deeply connected and possesses bone, muscles, blood vessels and nerves. Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric plastic surgeons, physicians and rehabilitation specialists works together to assess your child’s unique case and ensure the best possible treatment and recovery.


Polysomnogram with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) titration is a test that measures how much air pressure through a breathing mask is needed to keep the tissue of the nasal airway from collapsing and obstructing the airway...


Positron emission tomography (PET) is a type of nuclear medicine procedure that measures metabolic activity of the cells of body tissues. PET is a combination of nuclear medicine and biochemical analysis...


Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network is committed to providing a wellness environment that doesn’t stop at discharge. The post therapy fitness program gives patients the opportunity to continue with their exercise routine once they have completed their formal course of physical therapy treatment...


Learn more about the post-delivery services, including breastfeeding consultation and safeguarding your baby, available at Northwell Health.


Chiari malformations can cause a great deal of pressure on your head and neck, which can be painful to you, and also dangerous for your health. Each case is unique and requires a different approach, so your team of doctors will carefully assess your situation...


If you have had posterior fossa decompression surgery, it is possible that you can experience a recurrence of your original symptoms. If you do begin experiencing symptoms associated with Chiari malformation, you should check in with your medical team to get an assessment...


The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is one of the most prominent ligaments in the knee. Injuries to the PCL can occur in a variety of ways, including a hard blow to the shinbone or falling down on a bent knee...


Posterior tibial tendon reconstruction surgery is used to correct the dysfunction of the posterior tibial tendon, the main tendon that supports the arch of the foot...


Pre-existing diabetes during pregnancy can result in serious complications if left uncontrolled. Careful management is crucial to a healthy delivery.


Pre-pectoral reconstruction is a less-common form of tissue expander reconstruction in which the temporary implant is placed over the pectoral muscle, rather than under it. This procedure, if the patient’s anatomy allows for it, may help avoid some of the discomfort of traditional sub-pectoral (under the muscle) expanding.


Learn about the importance of preconception counseling for women with medical conditions that may influence pregnancy outcomes, and services available at Northwell Health.


Learn about preimplantation genetic diagnosis and how this evaluation of embryos for genetic abnormalities prior to transfer during in vitro fertilization is used at the Center for Human Reproduction.


Prenatal care is a vital component of pregnancy that helps reduce the risk of birth complications and helps you keep track of your baby’s development.


Learn more about the different types of prenatal diagnostic tests at Northwell Health and how we use the results to keep you and your baby healthy.


Genetic counseling is a professional assessment of risk factors based on family history of you and your partner. Counseling helps with risk assessment and more.


Many headache sufferers are able to treat their headaches only with acute abortive medication. However, when the headaches are more impairing, more frequent, have other associated symptoms such as weakness or not responsive to acute treatments, then a preventive strategy needs to be considered...


Knowing your risk factors for disease is one of the first steps toward prevention and treatment. At Northwell Health, we recommend regular health screening tests so that patients truly understand their risk factors...


Primary care services at Northwell Health Our experienced, skilled physicians, nurses and other medical staff provide primary care with an emphasis on disease prevention...


If you or your loved one requires around-the-clock care, Northwell Health offers private nursing services. Our private nurses and certified nursing assistants are committed to excellence, compassion and improving the health of every patient, and are contracted by you or your family to provide one-on-one nursing care during your stay at one of our hospitals...


The Department of Otolaryngology offers a wide variety of clinical expertise in treating disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. We have programs and services to fit each patient's unique needs.


Prostate cancer radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to kill prostate cancer cells.


Proton therapy is a type of external-beam radiation therapy that utilizes protons rather than photons (high energy X-rays) to treat cancer. While the two treatments are similar, the important distinction is that after the protons travel through the patient and reach the tumor, they stop, so there is no exit dose.


The treatment and surgery that is right for your proximal tibia fracture is determined by a few important factors, including your age, past and current health, symptoms, extent of the injury and any history with medications and other treatments...


A pulmonary embolectomy is one treatment for pulmonary embolism (PE), or blood clots in the lungs. The clots are caused by a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) that has traveled through the bloodstream to the lung...


The Pulmonary Hypertension Program offers specialized care for newborns, infants, and children with (or at risk for) pulmonary hypertension.


At Staten Island University Hospital, our Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is staffed by physicians who are board certified specialists in their fields, and who maintain the highest standards of academic quality and integrity...


Medical conditions that affect your ability to breathe are especially serious. Many lung diseases can be life-threatening if left untreated, and any kind of breathing trouble can affect your quality of life...