2015

Section: Saint Barnabas Medical Center News - posted in 2015

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Can a Diet Stop Seizures?
Dec 22, 2015
Can a Diet Stop Seizures? Most of us don’t permit our kids a high-fat regimen. But for children with epilepsy it can help prevent attacks. It is said that every thing old is new again, and that adage surely applies to a treatment for children with certain forms of ...
Building a Better Joint
Dec 22, 2015
Building a Better Joint A robotic system makes hip and knee replacement surgery better than ever. Joint replacement surgery has gone mainstream. In recent years, new surgical techniques and better prosthetics have allowed ever younger individuals to maintain their active ...
Burn Victim's Comeback
Dec 22, 2015
Burn Victim's Comeback After injuries that could have been fatal, a firefighter recovers—in body, mind and spirit. On Jason Fazio’s 41st birthday five years ago, he nearly died. A firefighter serving as acting captain of an Asbury Park Fire Department truck ...
CyberKnife: A New Weapon Against Prostate Cancer
Dec 22, 2015
CyberKnife: A New Weapon Against Prostate Cancer CyberKnife precisely delivers higher doses of radiation to the tumor. Every year, more than 220,000 American men learn they have prostate cancer, the second most common form of cancer behind skin cancer. Treatments, which vary depending on age, ...
New Era, New Leader
Dec 22, 2015
New Era, New Leader This experienced health care executive has returned to his native region to guide Saint Barnabas Medical Center into an ambitious future. Stephen P. Zieniewicz, the new president and chief executive officer of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award
Dec 4, 2015
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award Honored with National Distinction for Patient Care Pictured at the 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award presentation, from left, are Leah Binder President & CEO, Leapfrog; William H. Finck, MBA, CPA, Immediate Past Chair, Leapfrog; Sean Cox RN, MSN, ...
The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Honors New Jersey Firefighters at 28th Annual Valor Awards Dinner
Dec 3, 2015
The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Honors New Jersey Firefighters at 28th Annual Valor Awards Dinner Pictured at the dinner are the 2015 Valor Award winners, top row from left, Firefighters Leonard Stewart and Bart Giaconia, Lieutenants Edward Tanderis and Steven Mastroberte and Firefighter Derek Hunter; bottom row, from left, Captains Matthew ...
Pain Relief for Prostate Cancer Patients
Oct 21, 2015
Pain Relief for Prostate Cancer Patients A new drug “tricks” bones into fighting the cancer’s spread. In May 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for the treatment of prostate cancer that had spread to the bone. It immediately got the attention ...
Subroto Paul, M.D., Combines Top Skills In the Operating Room With A Passion For Educating Patients
Oct 21, 2015
Subroto Paul, M.D., Combines Top Skills In the Operating Room With A Passion For Educating Patients Your Surgeon, Your Teacher Subroto Paul, M.D., feels he has a dual mission: to perform surgery on the highest level and to educate patients too. In September, Subroto Paul, M.D., joined Saint Barnabas Medical Center as chief of thoracic surgery. He ...
A Malignancy Could Have Taken Her Life -- Instead, It Gave Her A New Role As A Patient Advocate
Oct 21, 2015
A Malignancy Could Have Taken Her Life -- Instead, It Gave Her A New Role As A Patient Advocate Nine years ago, Laura Schneider was a schoolteacher in New Jersey. Today she is a patient advocate living in Boston, helping women learn about and deal with ovarian cancer. That change came after her own victory over the disease. In 2006, Schneider ...
For This One-Day Hip Replacement, You Needn’t Pack a Toothbrush
Oct 21, 2015
For This One-Day Hip Replacement, You Needn’t Pack a Toothbrush Quick Trip for a New Hip Surprisingly soon after her hip replacement procedure, Wendy Kaplan-Milstein was back to her demanding exercise routine. An article in a magazine alerted Wendy Kaplan-Milstein to a better way to have her hip replaced. Maybe ...
Thanks to These Three New Arrivals, Already Excellent Services At Saint Barnabas Have Stepped Up A Notch
Oct 21, 2015
Thanks to These Three New Arrivals, Already Excellent Services At Saint Barnabas Have Stepped Up A Notch Better Breast Care JANET YET, M.D., BREAST SURGEON Dr. Yeh’s decision to specialize in surgical breast oncology during her general surgery training was influenced by the close relationships she developed while caring for her patients. “It ...
Because Of A New Medication, Flight Attendant Survives a Virulent Breast Malignancy
Oct 21, 2015
Because Of A New Medication, Flight Attendant Survives a Virulent Breast Malignancy Fighting a Deadly Cancer Flight attendant Sharolyn Kennedy was treated for an especially virulent breast cancer. Today, fortunately, she’s cancer-free and on the mend. Breast cancer, which strikes one in eight women in this country, usually has ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Receives Gold Level Recognition In Federal Effort to Increase Organ and Tissue Donor Registry
Oct 16, 2015
Saint Barnabas Medical Center along with all seven Barnabas Health hospitals have been awarded Gold Level recognition by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their efforts to increase enrollment in the New Jersey state donor ...
Barnabas Health Renal and Transplant Division Welcomes New Transplant Surgeon
Oct 16, 2015
Barnabas Health Renal and Transplant Division Welcomes New Transplant Surgeon Livingston, NJ – In response to an ever-increasing need for kidney and pancreas transplant surgeries and the program's continuous growth, the Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division recently welcomed new transplant surgeon, ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Names Michael Scoppetuolo, MD, Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Center
Oct 8, 2015
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Names Michael Scoppetuolo, MD, Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Center (Livingston, NJ) Michael Scoppetuolo, MD, has recently been named the Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Scoppetuolo has been a member of The Cancer Center of Saint Barnabas for more than 15 years. Prior ...
Gregory J. Rokosz, DO, JD, FACEP, FACOEP, Named Outstanding Physician of the Year
Oct 8, 2015
Gregory J. Rokosz, DO, JD, Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs/Chief Medical Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, was named Outstanding Physician of the Year by the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants. Dr. Rokosz ...
Subroto Paul, MD, to Lead Thoracic Surgery Program at Barnabas Health
Sep 22, 2015
New Jersey – Subroto Paul, MD, MPH, has been named Director of Thoracic Surgery for Barnabas Health. In this role, he will assist in coordinating thoracic surgical care among Barnabas Health’s seven acute-care hospitals located in Essex, ...
Saint Barnabas to Present Latest Treatments for Hip and Knee Pain in Clifton
Aug 24, 2015
Saint Barnabas to Present Latest Treatments for Hip and Knee Pain in Clifton The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will present a free Joint Replacement Seminar on September 22, at 6:30 pm at the Clifton Memorial Library, 292 Piaget ...
Multi-Part Series to Address Cancer Survivorship Issues At Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Aug 24, 2015
Multi-Part Series to Address Cancer Survivorship Issues At Saint Barnabas Medical Center Multi-Part Series to Address Cancer Survivorship Issues At Saint Barnabas Medical Center Often following treatment for cancer, patients find that they need support that is different from their needs while in active treatment. To offer assistance, The ...
Saint Barnabas Announces September Calendar of Events
Aug 24, 2015
Saint Barnabas Announces September Calendar of Events Saint Barnabas Community Programs, Classes & Support Groups for September 2015 To learn more or register, please visit: barnabashealth.org/sbmcevents Weight Loss Surgery Options September 2; 6:00 pm Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, 200 ...
The Power of Comfort
Aug 12, 2015
Hyla Weiss is the kind of person who asks whether something good can be made even better. When she was being treated for breast cancer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in 2011, she knew she was getting the best and most compassionate medical care ...
The New Way to Treat Liver Cancer
Aug 12, 2015
Idilia Mauricio felt great. That's why the retired airline account executive from Rutherford was stunned to learn, after a routine colonoscopy in the fall of 2013, that she had advanced colon cancer. "I never felt bad, never had any ...
The Future of Cholesterol Control
Aug 12, 2015
When your doctor gets the results of your blood test for cholesterol— the blood lipids, or fats, that can cause the artery-clogging disease atherosclerosis— he or she may suggest a cholesterol-reducing medication called a statin. ...
The "Cold" That Wasn't
Aug 12, 2015
When Katherine Plunkett, a 50-year-old elementary school physical education teacher from Convent Station, noticed that the glands on the right side of her neck were swollen, she assumed a cold was on the way. “I waited for symptoms, but they ...
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