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St. Lawrence Health System in the News

Dr. Williams Receives Rural Health Practitioner of the Year Award 

11/24/20  POTSDAM, NY – St. Lawrence Health System’s Associate Chief Medical Officer Andrew Williams, MD, FACP, was recently honored as the recipient of the Dr. Gary Ogden Rural Health Practitioner of the Year Award through the New York State Association for Rural Health. Dr. Williams was nominated by his colleague and Emergency Department Chair Julie Vieth, MBChB, FAAEM, FACEP, who wanted to point out his contributions to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and all his efforts to... [read more]

Gastroenterologist Dr. Karthikeyan Joins SLHS

11/20/20  POTSDAM, NY – Board certified Gastroenterologist Suri Karthikeyan, MD, FRCP(C), MRCP(UK), has joined the medical staff of St. Lawrence Health System’s Canton-Potsdam Hospital. His office is located in the Leroy Outpatient Center on the Hospital’s main campus at... [read more]

Be Antibiotics Aware

11/16/20   POTSDAM, NY – When suffering from the flu or a cold, many people may think an antibiotic is the cure, when actually, it’s not. St. Lawrence Health System’s providers and pharmacists believe Antibiotic Awareness Week being celebrated November 18-24, 2020, is the perfect time to bring the overuse of antibiotics to the forefront of their patients and local residents. [read more]

SLHS Provides County-Wide OB/GYN Services

11/9/20   POTSDAM, NY – Women’s Health Services provided through St. Lawrence Health System offers care for the expectant mother throughout the pregnancy and delivery of her child; and can assist all women with matters ranging from their annual exams, to chronic female concerns, to surgery. The highly skilled and experienced Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) teams at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, and Massena Hospital have made themselves accessible to women throughout the county with... [read more]

MH CFO Prepares for Retirement

11/5/20   MASSENA, NY – To say you’re retiring after 46 years is in itself, impressive. To point out that 40 of those years have been as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a rather amazing feat. Massena Hospital (MH) Chief Financial Officer Patrick Facteau will be retiring from his post on November 20, 2020, and will be leaving some rather large shoes to fill. [read more]

More SLHS News Releases

Second Part of COVID, and Research Webinars Offered  11/5/20
Aquatic Therapy Available Through MH Outpatient Center  11/3/20
Cancer Screenings and Community Health   10/22/20
Expectant Moms Given Individualized Care  10/20/20
Center for Cancer Care Provides Full Spectrum of Services  10/15/20
COVID-19 Public Educational Sessions Provided Through Research Department  10/9/20
Midwifery Available Through SLHS  10/8/20
Center for Cancer Care Offering New Radiation Therapy  10/5/20
NP Raymonda Joins SUD Team  9/30/20
Surgeon Dr. Brandy Joins SLHS Team  9/18/20
When to Visit the ER vs Urgent Care  9/18/20
Pediatrician Dr. Atkinson Joins SLHS’s Canton Team  9/17/20
CPH Pediatric Team Ready to Assist Schools  9/16/20
SLHS Welcomes Urologist Dr. Awad to its Team  9/14/20
Pediatrician Dr. Alvarado Joins SLHS's Canton Team  9/4/20
NP Mundy Joins SLHS's Behavioral Health Team  8/26/20
Dr. Kumar Joins SLHS Pulmonology Team   8/21/20
Orthopedic Surgeon Katz Joins SLHS Team  8/20/20
SLHS Works with Colleges on Reopening Plan  8/20/20
PA Coffey Joins SLHS at Clarkson  8/14/20
O'Brien and Willis Join SLHS's Emergency Department  8/10/20
Dr. Hutter Joins Cardiology Team  8/7/20
Chief of Anesthesiology Joins SLHS  8/6/20
PA Sniffen Joins Cardiology Team   8/3/20
You Are Not Alone in Substance Use Recovery  7/21/20
SLHS Receives COVID-19 Telehealth Grant  7/20/20
Midwife Gagner Joins CPH’s Birthplace  7/16/20
Rochester Regional Health and St. Lawrence Health Reach Affiliation Agreement  7/10/20
"Miracle" Patient Abby Heads Home  6/17/20
Pediatrician Dr. Mondesir Joins SLHS’s Potsdam Team  6/17/20
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Hudson Joins SLHS  6/17/20
St. Lawrence Health System Offers Essential Care  6/16/20
System's Research Department Involved in COVID-19 Trial  6/11/20
DeKalb Junction and Edwards Health Centers See Staff Changes  6/10/20
Twiss Joins SLHS Hospitalist Team  6/9/20
Podiatrist Sabatini Joins SLHS Team  6/5/20

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