Charges Dropped Against Long Island Surgeon Accused Of Trying To Strangle NurseCharges have been dropped against a Long Island surgeon who had been accused of trying to strangle an operating room nurse.
'So In Shock:' Long Island Surgeon Accused Of Trying To Strangle NurseNassau University Medical Center surgeon Dr. Venkatesh Sasthakonar allegedly tried to strangle the registered nurse with an elastic sweatshirt cord.
Nassau County Surgeon Accused Of Choking NursePolice say Venkatesh Sasthakonar approached the victim from behind and wrapped an elastic cord around her neck.
LI Teen Celebrates 15th Birthday Thanking Doctors That Saved His Life From Skin DisorderThe suspected cause of this very rare disorder was the very common drug tetracycline, which is used to treat acne.
Boating, Swimming Misjudgments Can Lead To Death, Long Island Hospital Officials WarnOn the eve of the first day of summer, hospital leaders on Long Island sent a warning about the anticipated spike in deadly boating and swimming accidents.
Elderly Long Island Man Steals Ambulance After Checking Out Of HospitalPolice say the man checked himself out of the hospital after he grew upset with his care.
Pediatric Patients Get Break To Enjoy Halloween On Long IslandHalloween is truly a holiday for children, but what if they are ill and in the hospital?
Nassau University Unveils Brand New Primary Care CenterThe Nassau University Medical Center has created an alternative that provides necessary care while reducing costs.
Nassau University Medical Center Welcomes Mickey, A Falcon ChickThe 17-day-old chick is an only child.
Post-Blizzard Cleanup Creates Unique Set Of Dangers For Drivers, Pedestrians, And HomeownersUp to 2.5-ft of snow fell on Long Island over the weekend, and many side roads are still snow covered and hazardous for drivers and pedestrians.
Nassau University Medical Center Launches Emergency Orthopedics UnitIt's a state-of-the-art unit with specific patients in mind, said hospital President Dr. Victor Politi.
4-Year-Old Boy Grazed By Bullet Inside Long Beach ApartmentAccording to Long Beach City Police, the boy was playing in his apartment in the Channel Park Homes complex on Oak Court when shots rang out at 1:20 p.m. Friday.

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