The National Kidney Foundation – Patient Story
June 11, 2013
After Many Dead Ends – a loving and persistent daughter, a dedicated medical team, and a heroic altruistic kidney donor enable a “generous and kind person” to have a new lease on life.
The Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai Increases Number of Specialties Ranked in U.S. News and World Report "Best Children's Hospitals"
June 11, 2013
Kravis is ranked in 7 out of 10 specialties in this year's report.
Fox News – New Jersey Teenager Thriving One Year after Kidney Transplant
May 30, 2013
After receiving a life-saving kidney at Mount Sinai, Gabriella Falzarine, a teenager from Ulster County, NY, is back in school and aspiring to become a surgeon.
New York Daily News - Daily Checkup: Living Donation is Key to Finding Kidney Compatibility
April 21, 2013
Antonios Arvelakis, MD, says living donation is a way of improving on the shortage of kidneys available for life-saving transplants.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Convocation Ceremony 2012
September 27, 2012
Sander Florman, Director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute named Charles Miller, MD Professor of surgery September 2012
American Liver Foundation Honors Thomas D. Schiano, MD as 2012 Physician of the Year
September 12, 2012
Thomas Schiano, MD, is recognized as Physician of the Year by the American Liver Foundation for his efforts to elevate liver disease awareness.
NYNW-TV –Dutchess County Girl Recovering After Kidney Transplant
May 30, 2012
A 12-year-old girl with a life-threatening kidney disease and the dream of becoming a doctor gets her wish for a new kidney after she goes on television and a living donor, who is a perfect match, comes forward.
New York Daily News - Daily Checkup: With Thousands On Transplant Waiting Lists, Advances in Care Reduce Risks
April 11, 2012
Dr. Sander Florman, Director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital, discusses the pressing need for organ donors and why live donation is so important.
The New York Times - From Brother to Brother, a Kidney, and a Life
April 6, 2012
After years of obstacles, the generosity of many and the refusal of Mount Sinai’s Leona Kim-Schluger to give up makes it possible for a man to donate a kidney to his brother and save his life.
Team Sinai Walkers Raise $10,000 for the National Kidney Foundation
October 16, 2011
More than 100 participants from the Mount Sinai Dialysis Program and the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai took part in the NYC NFK Walk in October.
Zweigs Pledge $5 Million to Center for Living Donation
June 30, 2011
Barbara and Martin Zweig, PhD, commit a leadership gift to the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute to support a new center and to establish an endowed professorship.
U.S. News and World Report Ranks The Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital Among the Nation’s Best
May 17, 2011
Mount Sinai recognized for providing distinguished pediatric care in gastroenterology, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology, and pulmonology.
WABC NEWS: Jared Turns One, Just Weeks After Liver Transplant
February 13, 2011
A first birthday celebration yesterday for Jared Allen was extra special: Jared received a life-saving liver transplant on New Years Day at Mount Sinai Medical Cente – WABC Channel
Health Resources and Services Administration Honors Dr. Jennifer Frontera As Organ Donation Champion
November 10, 2010
The HRSA has recognized Dr. Jennifer Frontera for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to organ donation and transplantation in New York State.
Sign On San Diego - "San Diego couple final link in kidney transplant chain"
August 27, 2010
The National Kidney Registry came up with a lifesaving shortcut. It helps find donors for people who need a kidney, but only if they have a partner willing to give an organ to a stranger.
UNOS Approves RMTI Treatment Protocol for Patients with Hilar Cholangiocarinoma
July 14, 2010
RMTI’s protocol for treating patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) was approved by the UNOS Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee on June 17, 2010, offering new hope for CCA patients who ordinarily would not qualify for transplantation.
The Mount Sinai Hospital Ranked in Top 25 of Best Children’s Hospitals in Two Specialties by U.S. News and World Report
June 4, 2010
Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is cited for excellence in pediatric gastroenterology and kidney disease.
Dianne LaPointe Rudow, DNP, Pioneers Living Donor Wellness Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
April 26, 2010
Dianne LaPointe Rudow, DNP joins The Mount Sinai Medical Center to head the nation’s first multi-organ Living Donor Wellness Center.
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