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
Dr. Rajesh Patel was standing inside a big, empty hospital in a remote region of Brazil in 1999 when a nurse summoned him to the emergency room. Lying on the floor was a pregnant 16-year-old, seizing and frothing at the mouth. READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center is asking for the community to help save lives this summer amid a continuing blood emergency declared by the New York Blood Center. READ
“Epilepsy is what you have, not what you are,” reads a flier advertising monthly meetings of a Riverhead support group for people with the neurological condition. “Epilepsy is part of your life. It is not your whole life.” READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s planned critical care tower took a giant step forward this week with news of a $5 million gift from the John and Elaine Kanas Family Foundation.
For residents in Riverhead and Southold towns, health care received a major boost in 2015 when both local hospitals, just months apart, announced mergers with two of the largest integrated health care systems in the country. READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center held its annual Spring Gala fundraiser at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead Saturday night.
Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, dancing, and live entertainment. READ
The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth took back more than 160 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications at a take-back event Saturday at Peconic Bay Medical Center, the organization has announced. READ