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Riverhead volunteer Thelma Booker elected president of regional council of hospital auxiliaries

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Riverhead resident Thelma Booker, a Peconic Bay Medical Center/ Northwell Health volunteer, has been elected president of the Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries.

Learn how to keep your heart healthy at ‘Matters of the heart’ with Dr. Stanley Katz

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Learn strategies to stay heart healthy at this free talk by Dr. Stanley Katz, the chief of cardiology at Peconic Bay Medical Center.
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Susan Lee MD joins Northwell Health

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Breast surgeon Susan Lee MD has joined Northwll Health as its chief of breast surgery at LIJ hospital, will also see patients here on the East End.

What’s happening with PBMC’s new cardiac care center?

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Peconic Bay Medical Center's expansion plans include a new cardiac care center. Learn about its features from Dr. Stanley Katz as he shares updates about the project.

Peconic Bay Medical Center adds to its leadership team with a brand new post: vice president for clinical transformation

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PBMC's vice president for clinical transformation is a newly created position to oversee the development of advanced clinical services at the hospital, which has tapped the former president of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital to fill it.

March is colorectal awareness month – PBMC uses giant inflatable walkthrough model to raise public’s conciousness

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More than 30,000 people each year would not die from colon cancer if they'd just get screened for the disease as recommended. Peconic Bay Medical Center set up a giant inflatable colon in its lobby this morning to make the point.

Free wellness lecture ‘When Pain Persists’ scheduled for March 22

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Chronic pain can wreak havoc in the lives of those who suffer from it. Find out more information about how to manage it at this free lecture.

PBMC physician assistant receives national recognition

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Peconic Bay Medical Center has a nationally recognized physician assistant on board. Find out how he earned that honor.

Free Women’s Wellness seminar, Feb. 23

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Feeling sluggish? Worried about your health? Join PBMC's Women's Wellness seminar to learn how small lifestyle changes can bring big results.

Peconic Bay appoints new director of neurosurgery

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Robert M. Galler, DO, MPH, has been appointed the director of neurosurgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center.
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