Eva Chalas, MD

Women's Cancer Specialist Joins Winthrop's Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology as Director of Gynecologic Oncology

In August, l997, Dr. Chalas was named by her fellow physicians to "Good Housekeeping Magazine's List of the Best Doctors for Women." Nationally reputed, she has her finger on the pulse of developing methodologies and treatments in gynecologic oncology.

April, 1999

  • Daniel P. Walsh Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Winthrop-University Hospital

  • Winthrop Receives "Accreditation with Commendation" from the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

  • Osteoporosis Study Underway: Participants Sought

  • Urogynecology: Female Incontinence is a Quality of Life Issue

  • New Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics is Appointed

  • For Long Islanders Whose Children Don't Have Health Insurance

  • April Courses at Winthrop-University Hospital's Community Training Center

  • Nassau County's First ApligrafTM Skin Graft is Performed at Winthrop

  • Winthrop's Dr. Ibrahim Implants the "Reveal" Device

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Winthrop: Dedicated to an Improved Quality of Life for Patients

  • Research: A Critical Element in Winthrop's Approach to Care for the Pulmonary Patient

  • New Medication for Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Asthma Study - Phase IV Trial of the Serevent "Diskus"®

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Specialists at Winthrop Focus on Patients' Individual Needs ...Including Education of Parents and Caregivers

  • Winthrop's Sleep Disorders Center... The Only Accredited Sleep Disorders Facility in Nassau County

  • Skin Cancer - A Year Round Concern

  • Women's Cancer Specialist Joins Winthrop's Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology as Director of Gynecologic Oncology

  • SECOND ANNUAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY

  • Looking for someone who understands a woman's special needs?

  • The 14th Annual Winthrop-University Hospital Golf Tournament

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  • he strength of The Women's Health Program at Winthrop and its quality care for women have long been based on the collaboration among the specialists in women's healthcare and colleagues in related specialties. Winthrop's panel of experts on women's health problems has been enhanced with the addition of Eva Chalas, MD, the Hospital's newly-appointed Director, Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Chalas' special training and experience in gynecologic malignancies broaden and empower the comprehensive testing, diagnostics, surgical services, and treatment therapies for women already in place at Winthrop.

    Female oncology patients with metastatic disease can have the totality of their diagnostic, surgical, and follow-up therapies at Winthrop, eliminating the need to travel outside the community.

    Services and procedures at Winthrop include colposcopy (examination of the vagina and cervix with an endoscope), biopsies, sonograms, CT Scans, MRI testing, radiation oncology, and chemotherapy. Advanced laparoscopic and, if necessary, radical surgery, including bowel and bladder procedures, are also provided by Winthrop's team of experts, along with coordinated multi-specialty therapy for the aggressive treatment of gynecologic malignancies.

    "A woman most needs her support system when she is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness," says Dr. Chalas. "One of the greatest values of Winthrop's development of the Gynecologic Oncology specialty is the provision of expert diagnostics and superior care right in the patients' own communities. Travel can be avoided at a time when a woman is most vulnerable, most in need of her own familiar environment, and in need of the proximity of loved ones." Teamed with gynecologic oncologists Michael Pearl, MD and Fidel Valea, MD, Dr. Chalas and her associates join the Winthrop women's services team to provide seven day a week coverage, diagnosing and treating even the most aggressive and metastatic forms of gynecologic cancer. For further information or to make an appointment, call 516/663-3040.



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