Mount Sinai Medical Center
It could have been a holiday tragedy. Instead, a Staten Island man’s father saved the day. A construction accident left him facing amputation of all five fingers, but an amazing microsurgery saved his hand.
Officials at Mount Sinai said the mistake happened in part because the 76-year-old patient had two bad kidneys, but the doctor took the wrong one out.
Investigators searched the West Village apartment of Dr. Adam Levinson on Friday and said they found evidence that he had taken lewd photos of other unknowing victims.
Prosecutors said a transit cop in the Union Square subway station spotted Dr. Adam Levinson during Tuesday night’s rush hour putting a pen on a newspaper, and then holding the pen under a woman’s skirt.
Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn received a score of 22 points out of 100, while Harlem Hospital Center got just 20 points.
Alana Kiceina left Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan on Friday with a new defibrillator to correct a heart abnormality that was discovered only when she went into cardiac arrest on April 25.
Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.
The Bloomberg administration has provided a list to Mount Sinai Medical Center of 40,000 cops who worked at the World Trade Center site after 9/11, but the public advocate says it’s not enough.
Some elected officials had called on the city to disclose information sought by Mount Sinai Medical Center ahead of a federal review. Officials will consider whether cancer should be added to the illnesses covered by the Zadroga act.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cut the ribbon at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect.