Cortlandt Manor, NY - (May 4, 2012) – When Dr. R. Michael Koch traveled to Ecuador two years ago to do plastic surgery, he and his team of surgeons were greeted by more than 700 children all hoping to undergo life changing procedures. He expects a similar scene tomorrow when he lands in Ghana.  Dr. Koch, a board certified plastic surgeon with HVHC’s Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, will be traveling to Accra in Ghana with the Health and Humanitarian Aid Foundation from May 4 to May 13 to do reconstructive surgery on children and adults. Follow Dr. Koch’s…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (May 3, 2012) – More than 500 people are expected to fill the stands at Lakeland High School on Friday, May 4  for the annual Charlie Murphy Cup game between Lakeland/Panas and rivals Yorktown High School. While the two high schools may be rivals on the field, everyone will be working toward one goal on that night– fighting cancer. Members of the Lakeland/Panas team will be raising money for the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center throughout the season.  Team members will be collecting donations at the game and Hudson Valley…
  See preview of tonight's show Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 30, 2012) – When baby makes three, how do cross-cultural couples and their families deal with the new arrival? That’s the premise of an MTV reality TV show that was shot at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. The first episode, scheduled to air on April 30, focuses on a couple who had their baby at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Johanna and Manuel Gonzalez of Yorktown gave birth to a son Manuel on February 2 at the Hospital. The show follows the days leading up to the birth…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 30, 2012) – Histology, hematology, microbiology: words that Hendrick Hudson High School students learned about in class came to life during a recent tour of the laboratory at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Two groups, totaling more than 20 students, from the schools' “Project Lead the Way” program visited the lab on April 20 and 27 to learn about laboratory science as part of a college-level science elective offered to students in grades 9-12. Laboratory Director Sue Hyatt explained to students the different types of analysis conducted at the lab and showed them the latest…