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Oct 26, 2015
The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Margaret Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT, a certified lymphedema therapist/physical therapist at the...
Oct 26, 2015
UTICA, N.Y.– The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hospitals, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, were named joint winners of a 2015/2016 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. “We are very proud of our committed...
Oct 26, 2015
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. – St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will host a free, educational event to give the community a rare look at the MAKO, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system used for partial knee surgeries, on Wednesday, October 28 from 5-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Travelodge Inn & Suites, 20 Albany Street, Little Falls, N.Y. Information on the system and...
Oct 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On October 15 and 16, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 14th anniversary with nearly 500 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, featured national and local experts who presented on current trends in...
Oct 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN,...
Oct 20, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Robert Scholefield, RN, MS, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). He has served as senior vice president of Operations for MVHS since March 2014. In this position, Scholefield is responsible for the operations of the healthcare system, overseeing a number of departments and programs as well as working with...
Oct 19, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Join us as Deacon Paul Lehmann leads the group in a discussion about the journey of life following a stroke with a focus...
Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Saturday, November 7, 2015, gamers registered in Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) fundraising program, will raise funds and awareness for CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System. In order to participate in Extra Life, gamers register for the 24-hour fundraiser for free at www.Extra-Life.org, select...
Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Mario Carrillo, DO, a specialist in Vascular Surgery, has joined the MVHS Medical Group’s new Vascular Group office and has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. He specializes in Vascular and Endovascular operations. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Carrillo most recently was affiliated with Surgical Associates...
Oct 14, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Lesa Steele, BSN, RN has been named nurse manager for the Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Central Sterile for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Steele maintains clinical and administrative operations for these areas. Steele has been an employee at FSLH since 2004, serving in Maternal Child Services in various positions, most recently as...

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