New York Post – Home For His Girl’s Birthday

Two weeks after a deranged man plunged a jagged knife into the head of a city cop, the brave officer left a Manhattan hospital yesterday — just in time to celebrate his daughter’s fifth birthday. The 28-year-old officer was surrounded by the medical team that he credits with saving his life, and his pregnant wife, Dina.

 – May 3, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Two weeks after a deranged man plunged a jagged knife into the head of a city cop, the brave officer left a Manhattan hospital yesterday — just in time to celebrate his daughter’s fifth birthday. The 28-year-old officer was surrounded by the medical team that he credits with saving his life, and his pregnant wife, Dina. Doctors from The Mount Sinai Medical Center operated on him for three hours. They said the blade was inches away from killing him or leaving him paralyzed or unable to speak. “It was close,” said Dr. Joshua Bederson. “He’s doing spectacularly well. He seems to have all his physical functions back. He’s very sharp mentally, and there are no speech problems.” Read more