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.
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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...
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.
Parkinson's disease medical treatment include medications that target the brain's dopamine system to supplement or enhance the decline in available dopamine.
Parkinson’s disease surgical treatment
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
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.
Find out more about the wide variety of laboratory testing procedures offered for patients at Northwell Health Labs.
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.
The Cohen Children’s Pediatric Atherosclerosis Prevention Program is a collaborative program that uses the resources of our Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, as well as our Division of Cardiology. Our experts treat a myriad of children with cholesterol or triglyceride problems, regardless of the cause.
We are the only PICU on Long Island that provides an onsite attending physician 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our 37-bed unit is fully monitored and provides leading-edge critical care for children from infancy through young adulthood.
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...
Respiratory failure occurs when not enough oxygen passes from a child's lungs to their blood. Our clinicians are national experts in treating this condition, and we use all types of invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation to optimize the care of these children.
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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.
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.
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...
Children with sepsis or septic shock require a high level of care in the PICU. Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric critical care clinicians have extensive experience in treating children of all ages, from infancy to adulthood, with this condition.
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...
Pelvis fracture treatment is a broad term referring to a variety of treatments for pelvis fractures. 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.
Complex and repetitive movements associated with the performing arts can sometimes cause painful injuries that prevent you from performing at your peak. We understand the demands you place on your body, and we have the expertise to help you get back to doing what you love.
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.
Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is a treatment for neuropathy, in which electrodes are placed under the skin to deliver electric impulses that help treat pain.
Our dedicated team specializes in dialysis and is well trained in the care of children. When necessary, we expertly provide dialysis for newborns and infants—something that is not offered at many other hospitals.
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 for psoriasis is an effective light therapy treatment for removing psoriasis and decreasing the inflammation associated with psoriasis flares.
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...
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...
Pipeline® embolization is an innovative treatment for brain aneurysms offered at Northwell Health.
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...
Point-of-care ultrasound (POC-US) refers to the use of portable ultrasonography at a patient's bedside for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Our program is one of the first programs in the U.S. that is moving toward a structured POC-US physician training and credentialing. It’s expected to empower our neonatologists in offering the highest, cutting-edge level of care.
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.
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.
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...
Find out more about the variety of services that Northwell Health Labs offers to organizations, including EMR interfacing, reference testing and lab management and consulting.
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.
Our asthma educational program, known as Project BREATHE, has significantly improved our patients’ control of their asthma, decreasing admissions to the hospital, emergency room visits and the frequency of exacerbations.
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.
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...