Table of Contents March/April 2011
A message from Dean & CEO Robert I. Grossman, MD
The Department of Neurosurgery add shining stars to its already brilliant constellation.
A fast, easy, safe registration system makes its debut.
The Department of Surgery doubles in size and leaps in stature.
When the suffering just won’t cease, it’s a case for the roundtable of last resort.
Through an expanding network of ambulatory care centers, NYU Langone is bringing patient-centered care to neighborhoods near and far.
A new stem cell/bone marrow transplant center offers expanded options to patients.
The “Baby-Friendly” designation has been awarded to only 105 hospitals and birth centers nationally, and we’re the only academic medical center in New York City to receive it.
Restructured as a full academic department, the new entity will continue the five-decade legacy of the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.
“Is there a doctor on the plane?” pleaded a flight attendant. Fortunately, the one who came to the rescue was Dr. Marc Bloom. “Acute emergencies,” he explains, “are what anesthesiologists are all about.”
Established 20 years ago as the New York metropolitan area’s only facility dedicated to treating problems of balance, vertigo, and dizziness, the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Vestibular Rehabilitation Unit remains a leader in its growing field.
Could learning the first names of everyone on the operating room team affect how well cardiac surgery patients fare? Some think so, and through a new initiative at NYU Langone Medical Center, researchers hope to find out.
The once popular notion that bacteria in the mouth or intestine can trigger rheumatoid arthritis is under renewed scrutiny by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers, thanks to advances in DNA sequencing technology.
For Dr. Mary Ann Hopkins, surgery is a family affair.
NYU’s School of Medicine and College of Nursing collaborate on a lifesaving community outreach program.