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Fixation of talus fractures is surgery that repairs fractures of the talus, a small, important bone that sits between the heel bone (calcaneus) and the two bones (tibia and fibula) of the lower leg...


Unlike chemotherapy, which affects all cells in the body, targeted therapies are drugs or other substances that block the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules involved in tumor growth...


Our orthopedic surgeons are specially trained in the use of Taylor Spatial Frames for the correction of complex fractures and bone deformities.


Telepsychiatry is a rapidly evolving, innovative approach to providing access to care. Utilizing videoconferencing technology, clinicians can provide consultation and diagnostic services to patients in remote sites...


Temporalis muscle transfer involves moving a part of the muscle on the side of the head that closes the jaw so by clenching the jaw the patient can lift the forehead on the paralyzed side of the face...


Tendon transfer surgery is a type of foot surgery which shifts a functioning tendon from its original attachment to a new attachment in order to improve lost function due to certain nerve injuries, physical injury to the tendon, or a birth defect.


There are more than 40 muscles below the elbow. Each muscle has its own specific function. For example, there are nine different muscles that control the thumb...


Tetanus is a life-threatening condition that requires hospitalization and immediate medical care. The infectious disease specialists may recommend one or more of the following treatment options depending on your condition: Immediate treatment with an antitoxin, such as human tetanus immune globulin (TIG) Wound care to clean the wound of any tetanus bacteria spores Surgery if necessary to remove infected or dead tissue from the wound Antibiotics to help fight the bacteria Tetanus vaccine Medications to control muscle spasms


The Chiari Institute (TCI) is the world's first comprehensive, multidisciplinary center for the management of patients suffering from Chiari malformation, a rare structural condition that affects the cerebellum and is associated with disorders including syringomyelia, a chronic disease of the spinal cord...


The Hearing and Speech Center

430 Lakeville Road | Hearing & Speech Building | New Hyde Park, NY 11040

(718) 470-8910


Thoracic pathology focuses on organs in the thoracic cavity, or chest cavity, located from the neck to the bottom of the ribs. This division of the body includes the lungs, heart, neck and thymus...


General thoracic surgery treats conditions such as lung diseases, tumors and cancers (benign and malignant), esophageal and tracheal problems, as well as gastroesophageal reflux.


General thoracic surgery treats conditions such as lung diseases, tumors and cancers (benign and malignant), esophageal and tracheal problems, as well as gastroesophageal reflux.


Thoracoabdominal aortic surgery is a treatment option for a specific type of aneurysm. Due to the technological innovations of the last few decades, open surgery on thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms has improved significantly, especially regarding organ sparing.


Functional stimulation tests help determine how well the thyroid is functioning and narrow down the location of problems to the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus or the thyroid gland...


A thyroid scan uses radioactive materials such as iodine or technetium to evaluate thyroid function or to better examine a thyroid nodule or mass. This test helps determine the cause of abnormal thyroid function...


Tissue expanders are temporary breast implants used to gradually expand and prepare the skin and muscle for a permanent implant or microvascular flap reconstruction. It is a common procedure for women who have had mastectomies and wish to reshape the breasts.


Toe and forefoot fractures are breaks in the small bones of your feet that can range from less serious stress fractures to debilitating Jones fractures...


Toe fusion surgery is a procedure performed to correct problems with the bones in the metatarsals (toes). A number of conditions can affect the toes and make fusion a necessity...


The TomoTherapy System delivers radiation treatments to help destroy cancer cells and offers unique advantages compared to other radiation systems because of its integrated computed tomography (CT) scanner...


Tongue suspension is a surgical technique used in the treatment of airway obstruction due to the back of the tongue falling against the back wall of the throat blocking the airway...


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


There are many products currently on the market that promise whiter, brighter teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA) states that if you are a candidate for a whitening procedure, your dentist may suggest a procedure that can be done in a dental office...


Advanced topical wound care products are designed to promote a moist environment, thereby accelerating healing of many difficult-to-treat acute or chronic wounds...


An auto islet transplant, in conjunction with a total pancreatectomy (removal of the pancreas), offers you the opportunity to live a pain free life while maintaining healthy blood glucose control...


A total thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of the entire thyroid gland. This is required for most malignant thyroid tumors and typically also involves removal of nearby cancerous lymph nodes (lymphadenectomy).


If you have Tourette’s syndrome, you may or may not require treatment. Many individuals live normal lives with Tourette’s. However, if you have tics that are debilitating, Tourette’s syndrome treatment is often warranted...


TransOral robotic surgery (TORS) is a robotically assisted surgical approach that removes small tumors through the mouth. This is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that removes tumors of the mouth and throat while speeding recovery and preserving speech, swallowing and other key functions...


Transaxillary surgery is a surgical approach that removes small tumors with an incision through the axilla (armpit).


Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive cardiac surgical procedure performed on high-risk patients suffering from severe aortic stenosis, which is a narrowing of the aortic valve. Approximately 250,000 Americans currently suffer from this condition, which can have debilitating symptoms that affect normal day-to-day activities.


Migraine headache pain can be frustrating to live with, and if you suffer from severe headaches, you have probably tried a number of treatment approaches and are always searching for new options...


If you suffer from prolonged headaches or are acutely overusing medications to treat your headache pain, your doctor may prescribe transitional therapy...


Northwell Health provides kidney transplantation services for patients with many different types of kidney diseases, as well as living donor services. Kidney transplantation -- a surgical procedure that replaces a person's diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person -- has become widely available, making this surgery a viable treatment option...


During a transrectal ultrasound, a finger-sized probe is inserted into the rectum. Soundwave echoes create an image of the prostate gland visually to inspect for abnormal conditions, such as gland enlargement, nodules, penetration of tumor through the outer capsule of the gland, and/or invasion of seminal vesicles...


Transurethral resection (TUR) is a surgical procedure that involves inserting a thin tube called a cystoscope or a resectoscope into the bladder through the urethra...


Transvaginal prolapse repair is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse. This minimally invasive surgery can restore the structure and function of the pelvic floor, improving symptoms of prolapse in the bladder, rectum or vagina...


A brain injury caused by a sudden trauma can be scary and overwhelming for both the patient and loved ones. Expert diagnosis and treatment is extremely critical...


Following a traumatic brain injury, you will undergo a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis to determine the best treatment for you. Traumatic brain injury symptoms or head trauma can be mild, moderate or severe, depending on the extent and cause of the brain damage...


Excessive exposure to the sun early in life can make a person look older than he or she really is. This premature wrinkling and skin damage from sun exposure is called photoaging...


Arthritis is a type of inflammatory or degenerative disease that affects one or more joints and their connective tissue, causing pain, deformity and limited mobility. Depending on the type of arthritis, symptoms can range from mild pain and discomfort to severe pain and disability that can affect your job, your favorite activities and your overall quality of life.


Nerves carry messages from the brain to the rest of the body, allowing the body to experience sensations, as well as assisting the muscles in the coordination of movement. If there is damage to a nerve in the hand, it can interfere with these functions.


Tendons are tough bands of fibrous connective tissue that connect muscles to bones. When there is damage to a tendon in the hand, surgery may be necessary to restore function of the fingers and/or thumb.


Hand fracture, which is a break in one or more of the bones in the hand, most often occurs after a significant trauma. The treatment that is most suitable for your hand fracture is determined by a number of factors. In some cases, when a break is severe, displaced or unstable, a hand fracture requires surgery. The goal of most hand fracture surgeries is to reconnect the bones and hold them in place so they do not cause any permanent deformities.


Pigmented birthmarks have a variety of types, colors, textures and boarders that differ on each person. If you or your child has a pigmented birthmark, you should be examined by a dermatologist first. They can determine if the mark is harmless or if it needs to be treated/removed. If necessary, they will refer you to our team of plastic surgeons, who will determine the best treatment approach depending on your specific type of pigmented birthmark.


Vascular birthmarks are caused when blood vessels don’t form correctly and appear as discoloration of the skin at birth or shortly after birth. We have a unique Vascular Anomaly Center, one of the few in the United States. Our expert multidisciplinary team of plastic surgeons, dermatologists, interventional radiologists and hemoncologists work together to develop a medical and/or surgical treatment plan that best suits you or your child’s needs.


The Northwell Health Movement Disorders Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive programs on Long Island for the evaluation, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatments of movement disorders, including all types of tremors...


Trigger finger occurs when tendons of the finger or thumb become inflamed. As the flexor tendon becomes irritated, it can develop a nodule, making it difficult to move the tendon through its protective covering (sheath), causing the locking of the finger.


Trigger finger release surgery corrects certain cases of trigger finger, a condition that causes your fingers or thumbs to snap or pop when they are extended or bent...


We’ve all experienced head and neck pain caused by tight muscles, but sometimes muscles can become so knotted that they induce persistent pain that is difficult to manage and which may impair treatment by physical therapy, osteopathic manipulation or stretching...


The TrueBeam system delivers radiation using the most advanced and latest technologies available. The delivery system allows the most precise and accurate delivery of radiation therapy, which decreases the treatment time needed to deliver the radiation...


Tubal reversal, also known as tubal reanastomosis, is a procedure to reverse damage to the fallopian tubes caused by disease or tubal ligation (sterilization)...


Some women find that no matter how hard they exercise their abs or watch what they eat, they simply cannot get rid of the excess bulge in the lower abdominal area. Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure that sculpts the waistline by removing excess fat and skin around the belly. It also restores weakened muscles to create a firmer appearance.


A tumor marker test examines the blood for signs of the original cancer, such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) for prostate tumors. Tumor markers are substances (proteins) either released by cancer cells into the blood or urine or substances created by the body in response to cancer cells...


Turbinate reduction is a fiberoptic laser method to decrease the scroll-like bones that project into the nostrils, which are lined by membranes that may swell and obstruct the nasal airway...


A tympanogram is a test that is used to evaluate the ear. During this test, air pressure is placed against the ear drum (tympanic membrane) to determine if it moves in and out normally...