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Cancer Support Groups in April

Mar 30, 2015
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, April 13, 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. The forum, led by the Cancer Center’s social...

Adjusters International/Basloe, Levin and Cuccaro Raises $3,450 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at FSLH

Mar 26, 2015
In March, Adjusters International/Basloe, Levin and Cuccaro presented a check for $3,450 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The donation was made up of employee contributions to their corporate dress down day program which allows employees to wear jeans to work on Fridays if they make a donation. “Our twin girls, Mary and Anna, were born...

MVHS to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, April 7

Mar 24, 2015
On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 11am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to...

Dialysis Center Offering Chronic Kidney Disease Program - April 7

Mar 24, 2015
The Dialysis Center at 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, April 7, 2015, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator, at (...

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...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Dental Residency Program Celebrates 35 Years

Mar 23, 2015
On Friday, March 20, 2015, the James M. Rozanski General Practice Residency Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) celebrated its 35th Anniversary at Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel in Vernon, New York. The celebration recognized all dentists who have contributed to the program since its inception in 1980. Over the last 35 years, 131 residents have graduated from the residency program...

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...

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