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MVHS Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 23, 2015
UTICA – For those who are visually impaired, sight is a precious gift. In 2014, 11 patients at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) generously chose to donate life and were cornea donors upon their passing. "The world is a beautiful place filled with wonderful colors, textures and images," said Vicki Adler, executive director of the Lions Eye Bank at Albany. "A corneal transplant provides a...

MVHS Medical Group Welcomes New OB/GYN

Mar 23, 2015
UTICA – Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) Jonathan Eli-Phillips, MD has joined Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group at its Women’s Health Center. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Eli-Phillips served as an attending OB/GYN at Penn Highlands Medical Center in DuBois, Pennsylvania, and at healthcare organizations throughout the United States. Dr. Eli-Phillips earned...

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

Mar 23, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day “wake-up call” asking the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) at the Mohawk Valley Health System is providing a free Diabetes Risk Test to the community. CNY Diabetes will also offer...

MVHS Names Orthopedic Physician Assistant

Mar 20, 2015
UTICA – Philip Cox, PA has been named orthopedic physician assistant at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Orthopedic Group. Prior to joining ACP, Cox worked in the fields of home healthcare and digestive disease medicine. Cox earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Utica College in Utica, New York, and his Master of Science in Physician Assistant...

Bariatric Surgery Program Continues to Grow

Mar 20, 2015
Founded in 2002 by William A. Graber, MD, FACS, the Bariatric Surgery Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare performs an average of 40 procedures a month with more than 6,000 surgeries performed since the program began. There are currently four bariatric surgeons on staff: Dr. Graber; Gregory Dalencourt, MD; January Hill, MD; and Vladan Obradovic, MD. "We are committed to providing treatment...

MVHS Opens Radiological Technology Instructional Lab

Mar 16, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) opened a new instructional lab in the Medical Imaging Department at the Faxton Campus in February 2015. The lab is used by students of the Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) Radiological Technology Program and is equipped with a classroom area, a faculty work area, and radiology equipment on which students can practice before beginning the clinical...

Visitors Restrictions Lifted at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Mar 16, 2015
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center have lifted restrictions on visitors under 18 years of age based on a decline in the number of cases of flu-like illness among area patients. The additional visitor restrictions on the Maternity and Pediatric Units have also been lifted. While the restrictions have been lifted, the hospitals ask that if you are coming to visit a...

Job Fair – Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar 13, 2015
On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, St. Luke’s Home is holding a job fair with on-the-spot interviews from 11am to 3pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs). CNAs must have current New...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Mar 13, 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 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 the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Mar 13, 2015
At noon on Friday, March 20, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist will...

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