Gynecologic Cancers: How much do you know? 

Submitted by cblankenship on Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:04

‘Cancer’ is one of the most frightening words in the English dictionary. It translates to feelings of uncertainty, confusion and instability. Gynecologic cancer is unique to the female reproductive system. According to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, every year about 100,000 women get diagnosed, with about 30,000 of those resulting in death.

The best cure is prevention.

Top 5 Most Common Pregnancy Myths

Submitted by cblankenship on Thu, 08/23/2018 - 13:44

Top 5 Most Common Pregnancy Myths


Our physicians often educate pregnant patients on a variety of myths. In the article below, we debunk some of the most common ones. As you read through them, keep in mind that every pregnancy is different and you should follow your doctor’s instructions above all else.

To schedule an appointment, call us today at 631.587.2500.

Penile Prosthesis Implant

Submitted by James.Alt on Fri, 08/10/2018 - 11:40

About Penile Prosthesis Implants
A Penile Prosthesis as a surgical procedures that is used to correct symptoms of erectile dysfunction. During the minimally-invasive procedure, a prosthesis pump is implanted into the scrotum and penis. The goal of this surgery is to provide the patient with a long, wide, and hard erection while maintaining it's natural appearance. The benefits of this surgery is that nobody will know that a penile prosthesis has been done besides the patient.

Stony Brook Improves CMS Star Rating

I am happy to report that Stony Brook University Hospital has increased our CMS rating to three stars. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that runs the Medicare program, awards an overall rating of one to five stars based on 57 quality measures out of the more than 100 such measures that CMS collects from hospitals and publicly reports on their website. The ratings were developed to help consumers make decisions about where to seek medical treatment and other kinds of care.

Thought Leaders in GI Motility Symposium

The Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at
Stony Brook Medicine and Lenox Hill/Northwell Health invite you to 

Thought Leaders in GI Motility Symposium

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 • 8 am to 5 pm

HIlton Garden Inn
(on Stony Brook University campus)
1 Circle Road, Stony Brook, New York

Join your colleagues at this exciting multi-institutional conference with speakers from various GI Motility Centers of Excellence in the greater New York City area.