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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...

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...

The Cancer Center’s Stomp Out Cancer Telethon – Wednesday, March 25

Mar 13, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is hosting its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, from noon to 8pm from the Cancer Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Telethon will support the purchase of a new state of the art Varian Edge Linear Accelerator for the...

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...

The 19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now!

Mar 10, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...

MVHS Names Psychiatry Nurse Manager

Mar 9, 2015
UTICA – Tracy Lebert, RN, has been named nurse manager for 2A (Psychiatry) at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). In this position, Lebert maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for 2A. Lebert has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) since 2013, serving as a staff RN on the Psychiatric Unit. Prior to her employment at FSLH...

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