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10/31/17 1:34pm

Olivia Pizzuto sat behind a large console and looked into a computer screen, which showed her what the four robotic arms a few feet behind her were doing.

As she worked the controls, each arm in turn picked up a packet of lemon juice and dropped it into a foam cup. With each maneuver, her Riverhead High School classmates cheered.

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02/04/17 6:00am
02/04/2017 6:00 AM

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Volunteers from Peconic Bay Medical Center struggled to say where they were bound as they reached passport control at the airport in San Salvador. “It starts with a … J? Ju … Ju … Jucuapa?”

The group was headed to the small town in southwest El Salvador for a one-week medical mission trip. Over the course of six days, Jan. 15 through 20, the nine-person team — led by general surgeon Dr. Agostino Cervone — operated on 67 patients. READ

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09/04/16 9:00am
09/04/2016 9:00 AM

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Dr. Agostino Cervone of Peconic Bay Medical Center jokes that he can tell what kind of surgery a person has had based on the size and location of a scar. In a few years, though, that will become harder to do thanks to the enhancements of laparoscopic surgery. READ