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CornerStone Vol. 24, No. 2 Fall 2014
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First-Rate Pulmonary Rehab Program Helps 9/11 First Responder Get His Life Back
NYU Winthrop Elects Two New Members to its Board of Directors
NYU Winthrop Opens Urgent Care Center
U.S. News & World Report Names NYU Winthrop Among the Best in the New York Metro Area
At NYU Winthrop, No Man is an Island
Spotlight on Community Gifts Campaign
Hospital Participates in Major International Trial
Generous Grant Supports Alzheimer's Research at NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Opens New Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
New Treatment Improves the Lives of Patients With MR
Swimming with Purpose: Annual Event Raises Pivotal Support for Child Life Program
A Cause to Celebrate Raises More Than $147,000 for Child Life Program
A Celebration of Life: NYU Winthrop's 16th Annual Cancer Survivor's Day
Unique Partnership Supports Families Facing Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
29th Annual Golf Tournament Raises $649,000+ for NYU Winthrop Research and Academic Center
Eighth Annual Black & White Ball Raises Nearly $270,000 for NYU Winthrop's CCFK
Eight and Forty Makes Donation to Department of Pediatrics
Richard A. Newhouse, Jr., Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Long Island Foundation's Generosity Changes Lives at NYU Winthrop's Hempstead Pediatric Clinic
Running for a Reason
National Awards Recognize Quality Breast Health Care
Once Again, NYU Winthrop Earns Designation as a NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center
New Patient Family Advisory Council
The STAR Program: Enhancing the Hospital Experience for Children With Special Needs
NYU Winthrop: A Pioneer in the Use of Technology to Enhance Patient Care and Safety
NYU Winthrop Debuts New Ambulances
Nurse Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
NYU Winthrop Receives "Found Money"
Garden City Foundation Continues the Tradition of Making 'Miracles' for NYU Winthrop's CCFK
Twinkle Town Makes Colorful Donation to NYU Winthrop Kids
Milestone Golf Outing to Benefit the CCFK is a Record-Breaking Success
WiSH Clinic Opens
Surviving the Holidays
Hospital Celebrates Expansion With Dedication of New Specialty Center East
NYU Winthrop Unveils New "Welcome" Sign
NYU Winthrop Opens Manhattan's First and Only CyberKnife® Center

NYU Winthrop Opens Urgent Care Center

(L.-R.) Anuja Shah, MD, FACP; Jamie Yedowitz-Freeman, DO; Nicholas Berbari, MD, FACP, Medical Director, NYU Winthrop Internal Medicine Associates; and Bruce Horowitz, MD, FACP, are among the physicians providing high-quality care at NYU Winthrop's new Urgent Care Center.

More patients are walking into NYU Winthrop Medical Affiliates Urgent Care every day and in October, the new Center reached more than 2,000 walk-in visits.

"Volume continues to increase and the patient feedback is excellent," said Nicholas Berbari, MD, FACP, Medical Director, NYU Winthrop Internal Medicine Associates, who leads the Center's team.

NYU Winthrop Medical Affiliates Urgent Care opened its doors on June 2, 2014, marking a major step forward in walk-in healthcare and another way for the Hospital to address the growing healthcare needs of our community.

Staffed by top Board Certified Internal Medicine and Family Medicine specialists and Physician Assistants, the Center is open from 7 a.m. 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It is conveniently located on the first floor of the 222 Station Plaza building, Suite 110, facing the Mineola train station with free valet parking located adjacent to the Center.

NYU Winthrop Medical Affiliates Urgent Care Team:
Nicholas Berbari, MD, FACP
Anthony J. Calio, MD, FACP
Mark J. Corapi, MD, FACP
Kevin Curley, MD, FACP
Ralph K. Della Ratta, MD, FACP
Jonah Feldman, MD, FACP
Shirley Hanna, MD, FACP
Bruce R. Horowitz, MD, FACP
Angela Mitrani-Schwartz, DO
Deborah Newitz, MD, FACP
Anuja J. Shah, MD, FACP
Albert Tse, MD, FACP
Jamie Yedowitz-Freeman, DO

The Urgent Care Center provides another option for multiple urgent medical issues life's mini-emergencies that require attention but are not life-threatening and do not necessarily require a visit to the emergency room. Anyone ages 16 and older can walk in and receive high-quality, urgent care in a quick and friendly fashion. Radiology and laboratory services are also available. No appointment is necessary and most insurance plans are accepted. Upon evaluation and treatment, all patients and their primary care physicians receive a clinical summary of the services that were provided.