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CornerStone - Vol. 24, No. 2 Fall 2014

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First-Rate Pulmonary Rehab Program Helps 9/11 First Responder Get His Life Back

When 56-year-old Terrence Jordan of Floral Park, NY, first enrolled in Winthrop's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in September 2013, he set a goal for himself to complete the 13th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel-to-Towers Run/Walk. On September 28, 2014, with the blessing of his medical team and his friends and family at his side, the retired FDNY Lieutenant and 9/11 first responder, now 45 pounds lighter and equipped with a walker carrying a portable battery-operated oxygen concentrator, achieved his goal.

"Words can't express how wonderful it felt to walk across that finish line, knowing how far I've come in just one year and I have the Winthrop Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and the World Trade Center Health Program to thank for it," said Mr. Jordan.

Just one year ago, Mr. Jordan, who made extraordinary sacrifices in the wake of 9/11 working tireless hours as an FDNY Lieutenant to assist with the rescue and recovery efforts, couldn't walk more than half a block without feeling out of breath and in pain.

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Winthrop Opens Urgent Care Center

More patients are walking into Winthrop Medical Affiliates Urgent Care every day and in October, the new Center reached more than 2,000 walk-in visits. "Volume continues to increase and the patient feedback is excellent," said Nicholas Berbari, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Winthrop Internal Medicine Associates, who leads the Center's team.
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Winthrop Opens Manhattan's First and Only CyberKnife® Center

Last year, Winthrop-University Hospital treated over 2,100 cancer patients with CyberKnife®, a stereotactic body radiation therapy, making it one of the busiest CyberKnife centers in the world.
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Winthrop Opens New Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Until recently, Thomas Williams of Westbury was still seeing his pediatric cardiologist - even though he is 45-years-old. Mr. Williams was born with Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA), a congenital heart defect that occurs when the two main arteries of the heart - the pulmonary artery and the aorta - are switched in position. At the time, it wasn't clear what the future would hold.
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