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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Donates Hospital Beds to Abraham House

Apr 1, 2012
To make it easier for the staff and volunteers at the Abraham House to care for individuals and provide guests with a more comfortable experience, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recently donated two electronic hospital beds to the Abraham House in Utica. FSLH received an inquiry from Sister Maureen Denn, pastoral counselor for FSLH, asking if there were hospital beds that could be...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Welcomes Back Robert Sylvester

Mar 29, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to welcome back Robert Sylvester as director of Safety and Emergency Preparedness. He resumes his role as a FSLH Safety Officer. Sylvester was recalled to active military duty in March 2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and was deployed with 1st Battalion, 25th Marines in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Immediately prior to his...

MVHI Holds Second Annual Heart Teaching Day

Mar 27, 2012
The Mohawk Valley Heart Institute’s (MVHI) second annual Heart Teaching Day, held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, featured keynote speaker Jose Di Diego, MD, the Program and Laboratory manager of the Experimental Cardiology Department at Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (MMRL). The teaching day was held at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York, and provided an educational opportunity...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Announces 2012 Medical Staff Officers

Mar 26, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) medical staff announces its officers for 2012: Dr. John Sperling, president; and Dr. Chris Max, immediate past president/credentials committee chair. John Sperling, MD, is a general surgeon with the Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Surgical Groupat FSLH. Prior to joining FSLH, Dr. Sperling was a staff surgeon and director of Emergency Services at...

FSLH to Host Seminar on Weight Loss Surgery: Thursday, April 12

Mar 25, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and ranked #1 in New York for Overall Bariatric Surgery in 2011 by HealthGrades. The FSLH bariatric team will host an informational program about weight loss surgery on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 6pm. The event will take place in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home, which is located on the St. Luke’s Campus at...

The 16th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off

Mar 25, 2012
The 16th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now! Funds benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Mohawk Valley, announce the start...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts

Mar 21, 2012
On Tuesday, March 27, 2012, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Mar 20, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is pleased to welcome neurosurgeon Yannick Grenier, MD. Dr. Grenier is a native of Montreal, Canada, where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Neurobiology from McGill University. She earned her medical degree from Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago and completed her residency at Northwestern Hospital, also in Chicago. She then went on to...

St. Luke's Home Donates Furniture, Medical Equipment to Congo

Mar 20, 2012
Photo Caption: Ginger Oliver, Long Term Care therapist, along with staff, residents and volunteers at St. Luke’s Home gift donations to the Congo. St. Luke’s Home (SLH), a skilled residential health care facility of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), is in the process of a multi-million dollar renovation and expansion project.  Part of the project required the closure of a 40-bed residential...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcements

Mar 18, 2012
Perioperative Services at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following staff announcements. Joan Cardarelli, RN, BSN, has been named nurse manager for Pre-Admission Testing and Ambulatory Surgery at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Cardarelli’s previous position with FSLH was as nurse manager of the Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU)/Endoscopy/Pre-Admission Screening (PAS)...

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