Cortlandt Manor, NY – (April 3, 2012) – It was all about women, and men too, at Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s “All about Women” event on March 29. More than 200 people attended the opening of the Ashikari Breast Center, Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Women’s Imaging Center, which make up the Women’s Center located in Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s new Medical Office Building. “Having these new services here all in one convenient location is a major plus for women in our community,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “We are very fortunate to…
Cortlandt Manor, NY – (April 2, 2012) – To meet the growing number of patients being treated using hyperbaric medicine, Hudson Valley Hospital Center has expanded its Institute for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. On March 30, the Hospital added a third hyperbaric chamber to its wound care center,  enabling staff to help more patients in search of treatment for non-healing wounds and other conditions that benefit by oxygen treatment. “The success of hyperbaric medicine in the treatment of non-healing wounds and other conditions means that more patients are seeking this service,’’ said Dr. Stephen Guthrie, M.D., Ph.D, Director of…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 26, 2012) – Japanese medical students visiting as part of a Pace University English language program got a tour of Hudson Valley Hospital Center and spoke to one of its top doctors, a native of Japan. Nine students from the Pace-Kanawaza University pre-clerkship program visited the Hospital on March 23 and had a 30-minute interview with Dr. Roy Ashikari of the Ashikari Breast Center. Dr. Ashikari, a renowned breast cancer surgeon, came to the United States from Japan more than 50 years ago. Dr. Ashikari told the students that he has practiced at many…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 20, 2012) – Alyce Preisel celebrated her 90th birthday on March 17 the way she has celebrated most other days in her life – by giving to others. Preisel, who has given so much to her community over the years, gave a little more last week by asking her friends and family to donate to Hudson Valley Hospital Center in lieu of giving her birthday gifts. “According to those who know her well, this is right in character with what Alyce has done most of her life,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley…