The $ 13.5 million the investment includes 18 private patient rooms, state-of-the-art operating theaters, a physiotherapy unit and dedicated clinical staff specializing in general orthopedics, surgery, fractures, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand, total arthroplasty and spine surgery. The orthopedic hospital received the highest rating in the Joint Commission Health Care Quality Certification for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery.
“The opening of the orthopedic hospital is a key milestone at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream that will improve our position through Long island and Queens,” noted Steve bello, executive director of LIJ Valley Stream. “While we have provided exceptional orthopedic care to our patients for years, we take it to another level by creating charming patient-centered accommodations in a facility that is still part of a full-service hospital. LIJ Valley Stream Orthopedic Hospital is a center of orthopedic excellence that will attract patients from across the region. “
Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group surgeons and the healthcare system’s orthopedic service line have chosen the orthopedic hospital as the destination of choice for their patients. They perform a full range of surgical and non-surgical treatments, including arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures. Surgeons also have expertise in repairing and replacing previous joint prostheses and in performing complicated reoperations for sports-related injuries, from diagnosis to rehabilitation.
About Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Valley stream is an approved 284-bed hospital that cares for patients from Nassau and Queens of the Southeast counties. The full-service community hospital is currently building a new state-of-the-art emergency department that is fully staffed with board-certified physicians. Orthopedic hospital Valley stream, offers comprehensive orthopedic care, including minimally invasive surgery. Long Island Jewish Valley Stream is also a designated American Heart Association certified stroke center. The hospital is also affiliated with the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/ Northwell.
SOURCE Northwell Health