Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, affecting close to 795,000 people each year and causing death in approximately 20% of individuals within the first year after the stroke. Dr. Beena Mathaikutty, Medical Director and Chair of Emergency Medicine answers some questions about how to spot a stroke and what treatment options are available.Watch Video
Pascack Valley Medical Center meets all criteria as a MBSAQIP-Accredited Center, according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality metabolic and bariatric patient careRead More
Pain that won’t go away is more than frustrating. It can be harmful to your health and well-being. Having an open and honest discussion with your doctor about your pain and treatments is key in advocating for your care. Opioids when used correctly can help resolve severe short-term pain, however opioids are also negatively associated with addiction.
Our in house pharmacist for a discusses how to facilitate a conversation with your physician about the best treatment options for your pain and how to assess and address the harms of opioid use.Watch Video