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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.

Free prostate cancer seminar, March 29

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Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men and, caught early, it can be successfully treated. To learn more about the newest technology to treat it, attend this free seminar.

Peconic Bay Medical Center names cardiologist as new medical director

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Jean M. Cacciabaudo, MD, a fellowship-trained cardiologist, was formerly the chief of cardiology at Southside Hospital and director of nuclear cardiology and associate medical director at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Six-week smoking cessation program starts in Riverhead Oct. 25

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Trying to quit smoking? This program may be one way to help you kick the habit.
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