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Auburn Community Hospital Reaccredited by The Joint Commission

May 12, 2017

Auburn, NY - Auburn Community Hospital’s President/CEO Scott Berlucchi has announced the reaccreditation of the hospital by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is a prestigious, independent, not-for-profit organization who certifies more than 4,000 Healthcare organizations and programs in the... [ learn more ]

Support Groups at ACH

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Employee Recognition 2017

Nov 20, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital's (ACH) Employee Recognition Event was held on November 8, 2017 at the Auburn Holiday Inn. Over 130 were in attendance to honor colleagues... [ learn more ]

Strains, Sprains and Stress Fractures

Nov 15, 2017

Ryan G. Donahoe, ACH Physical Therapist, Dr. Kamaljeet Banga, Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) Orthopedic Sports Surgeon & Tyler Carr, AOS Athletic Trainer gave an intriguing presentation, "Strains, Sprains and Stress Fractures" at the YMCA... [ learn more ]

National Radiologic Technology Week

Nov 09, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital celebrated National Radiologic Technology Week from November 5-11, 2017. We would like to recognize all of our staff in the Imaging Department for providing top-notch imaging procedures to our community!... [ learn more ]

20th Annual Women's Health Expo

Nov 03, 2017

ACH's 20th Annual Women's Health Expo was a huge success! Dozens of women were educated about healthcare and wellness through exciting presentations by physicians and other healthcare professionals at ACH and in the community. They also enjoyed chair massages and... [ learn more ]

Save the Date - ACH's 2018 Winter Wonderland Gala

Oct 27, 2017

Save the Date! Auburn Community Hospital's 2018 WinterWonderland Gala will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM at theEmerson Park Pavilion!... [ learn more ]

Respiratory Care Week

Oct 27, 2017

ACH has a total of 12 respiratory therapists. According to Crystal Root, RN, Clinical Leader, CICU, & Amber Sitterly, RN, MSN, Director of Nursing, "...they work together as a team to make sure our hospital is staffed with... [ learn more ]

National Pharmacy Week

Oct 23, 2017

This week, Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) also celebrated National Pharmacy Week from October 15-21, 2017. Koth Cassavaugh, PharmD, Pharmacy Director, would like to recognize this exceptional team in their goal to partner with your teams at... [ learn more ]

National Health Care Facilities & Engineering Week

Oct 23, 2017

The celebrations continue! National Health Care Facilities & Engineering Week is October 22 - 28, 2017! Auburn Community Hospital is so thankful for the Engineering/Maintenance department's tireless efforts to care for the health and safety of our staff,... [ learn more ]

International Central Service Week

Oct 20, 2017

To celebrate International Central Service Week (October 8-14 2017), a note of thanks to ACH staff in the Central Sterile Reprocessing department from Jamie Debois, CRCST, Director: "I would like to take a moment to thank our... [ learn more ]

Infection Prevention Week

Oct 20, 2017

2017 International Infection Prevention Week is October 15 – 21, 2017. The theme is Antibiotic Resistance. In collaboration with our mission to provide compassionate, quality care, all staff at Auburn Community Hospital are committed to infection prevention. All employees... [ learn more ]

National Healthcare Quality Week

Oct 20, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) Celebrates National Healthcare Quality WeekRecognizing the contributions of quality professionals in delivering expertise to healthcare systems Healthcare quality professionals at ACH proudly join the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and those around the... [ learn more ]

Hope After Stroke

Oct 17, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the Hope After Stroke Support Community, which will be facilitated by our very own Jeannette DeChick, Occupational Therapist & Elizabeth Pia-Miller, Speech Pathologist. The first meeting will be... [ learn more ]

Case Management Week

Oct 11, 2017

In honor of Case Management Week, October 8-14, 2017, please join us in recognizing our case management staff at ACH. Their contributions impact our ability to provide the best patient care possible, which positively affects the patient experience all while... [ learn more ]

Women's Health Expo Invitation

Oct 04, 2017

We hope you can join us for the TWENTIETH ANNUAL WOMEN’S HEALTH EXPO on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Auburn Holiday Inn. The event is FREE of charge and open to the public. Please RSVP by October 11th. See the... [ learn more ]

Finger Lakes Mud Run

Oct 04, 2017

"Before" & "After" photos of the Auburn Obstetrics & Gynecology team that participated in the Finger Lakes Mud Run at Everest Park! Congratulations on a stellar finish! ... [ learn more ]

Women's Health Expo

Sep 27, 2017

We hope you can join us for the 20th Annual Women's Health Expo on Saturday, October 14th at the Auburn Holiday Inn! The event is FREE of charge and open to the public.... [ learn more ]

Women's Health Expo

Sep 19, 2017

We are excited about the Women's Health Expo, which will be held on Saturday, October 14th at the Auburn Holiday Inn! The theme is "ACH: With Women for a Lifetime" and the keynote speaker is from the American Heart Association.... [ learn more ]

2017 Women's Health Expo Save the Date

Sep 14, 2017

We hope you can join us for the 20th Annual Women's Health Expo! There will be exciting wellness presentations, boutique shopping, massages and so much more! More details to follow...... [ learn more ]

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at Holland Stadium

Sep 13, 2017

The Auburn School Board recognized ACH for a contribution to the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for the new stadium turf at Holland Stadium. See below for the full article featured in The Citizen. Click here to read the full story! ... [ learn more ]

Carrissa Hlywa, Junior Volunteer

Sep 07, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital is privileged to have had seven Junior Volunteers this Summer. Pictured is Carrissa Hlywa, who volunteered in the ER.... [ learn more ]

Junior Volunteers

Aug 31, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital has been privileged to have seven Junior Volunteers this Summer who served patients and residents in these departments: Radiology, Emergency Room, One Day Surgery, Physical Therapy, Dietary (Finger Lakes Center for Living), Transport & the... [ learn more ]

Finger Lakes Center for Living (FLCL) Art in the Courtyard

Aug 17, 2017

FLCL residents enjoyed painting beautiful pictures in the courtyard on a warm Summer day. ... [ learn more ]

Women's Health Expo 2017

Aug 15, 2017

We hope you can join us! Auburn Community Hospital is hosting the 20th Annual Women's Health Expo on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Auburn Holiday Inn. Last year, the overall theme was "Health, Happiness and Balance" and Gwen Webber-McLeod,... [ learn more ]

Seeing clearer: New imaging system comes to Auburn Community Hospital

Aug 11, 2017

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American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Convention

Aug 03, 2017

Marge Tracy, CNM, one of the midwives at Auburn Obstetrics & Gynecology having fun at the American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Convention in Chicago. The photo was at a fundraiser for the ACNM Foundation's 50th Anniversary. The... [ learn more ]

Gavras Center Thanks ACH for Generously Supporting Walk for Autism Awareness

Jul 26, 2017

Rebecca Reese (Left) and Tracey Lee (Right) of the E. John Gavras Center present Tammy Sunderlin, VP of Nursing at ACH (Center), a certificate to thank Auburn Community Hospital "for generously supporting the Walk for Autism Awareness!"... [ learn more ]

MRI Extended Hours

Jul 24, 2017

We are excited to announce that beginning Saturday, July 22, 2017, MRI hours are expanding to 12 hours a day, from 7 AM - 7 PM, seven days a week. We listened to our partners and patients and have implemented changes... [ learn more ]

Retirement Party for Joe Bauso - 30 Year Employee

Jul 19, 2017

Employees gathered to celebrate at Joe Bauso's retirement party. We are so grateful for Joe's dedication as an Auburn Community Hospital employee for 30 years! ... [ learn more ]

ACH Doubledays Appreciation Night

Jul 19, 2017

July 17th was ACH Doubledays Appreciation Night! Our own Ryan Donahoe, a physical therapist, threw out the first pitch and "injured" his shoulder. However, Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) orthopedic surgeons Dr. Kamaljeet Banga & Dr. Herbert Kunkle were on hand... [ learn more ]

AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Named 2017 Most Wired Hospital

Jul 18, 2017

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health Auburn NY, July 11, 2017—Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become... [ learn more ]

ACH Doubledays Appreciation Night

Jul 17, 2017

We look forward to ACH Doubledays Appreciation Night on Monday, July 17th! Little Abner, the Auburn Doubledays mascot stopped by for a surprise visit on Thursday, July 13th to deliver general admission tickets to employees. We hope employees and their... [ learn more ]

Lake Life: Dr. Apone Fondly Remembered

Jul 13, 2017

Click on the link below to read the Citizen article about the dedication ceremony for Dr. Joseph Apone at ACH on June 27, 2017. http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/a-night-shift-ends-auburn-community-hospital-doctor-fondly-remembered/article_e862b27e-9f5a-520c-bbd4-735026828b7d.html ... [ learn more ]

Dr. Apone's Dedication Celebration

Jul 07, 2017

On June 27, 2017, Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) hosted a dedication celebration to honor Dr. Joseph Apone, with many in attendance including his parents, sister, other family members and hospital staff. ACH gratefully acknowledges Dr. Apone, a pioneer hospitalist who... [ learn more ]

21st Annual Golf Classic - September 11, 2017

Jul 07, 2017

We are excited to announce the 21ST ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC, which will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Highland Park Golf Club. This year, there will be a special 9/11 Remembrance, followed by a SHOTGUN START at 12:00 PM.... [ learn more ]

Volunteer Luncheon 2017

Jun 20, 2017

Our incredible volunteers were honored at the Volunteer Luncheon at the Springside Inn. ACH is privileged to have over 100 volunteers who give generously of their time and talents to serve others, with nearly 60 volunteers contributing 100+ hours. ... [ learn more ]

21st Annual Golf Classic - Save the Date

Jun 19, 2017

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American Heart Association's (AHA) Red Hot. Red Heart. Reception

Jun 16, 2017

Fun at the American Heart Association's (AHA) Red Hot. Red Heart. Reception on June 14th atStickley, Audi & Co in Fayetteville, NY. This fundraiser, which included appetizers, music and a silent auction benefits the AHA Go Red... [ learn more ]

Auburn YMCA - National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Jun 16, 2017

Elizabeth Pia-Miller and Jodi Butterfield representing ACH & AMMS at the Auburn YMCA - National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Dawn Barrie, Bridgette Dautrich, Mena Hansinger and others also promoted ACH and AMMS services at the event.... [ learn more ]

Big Screen Surgery in Auburn: Auburn Community Hospital Uses 4K Ultra High-Definition Imaging System for Unparalleled Vision Within the Human Body

Jun 09, 2017

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Dr. Avanzato's Book Signing at ACH

Jun 06, 2017

Photos from Dr. Avanzato's book signing on June 2nd for his 5th Medical Thriller book called: THE GASMAN COMETH Proceeds from the signing will go towards Auburn Community Hospital’s Auxiliary!... [ learn more ]

2017 Women's Health Expo

May 17, 2017

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Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists Welcomes Dr. Banga

May 11, 2017

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ACH Celebrates National Hospital Week May 8-12, 2017

May 03, 2017

To celebrate our valued employees, ACH is hosting many exciting events from May 8 – 12, 2017 during National Hospital Week. The Calendar of Events includes a Pizza Party, BBQ Picnic, Ice Cream Social and more. Also, each... [ learn more ]

ACH Color Run 2017

May 03, 2017

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National Stroke Awareness Month

May 01, 2017

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Apr 26, 2017

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL MASH CAMP PHOTOS Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) once again hosted MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on April 19-20, 2017. Twelve 8th and 9th... [ learn more ]

April 24-28, 2017 is NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK!

Apr 24, 2017

ACH is fortunate to have an amazing, talented, dedicated group of nearly 100 volunteers! They are wonderful people – with some interesting stories to tell! As you see our volunteers with their jade/teal smocks and vests walking through the halls, PLEASE LET THEM... [ learn more ]


Apr 21, 2017

Herbert Kunkle, MD of Auburn Orthopaedic Specialist took to the road Wednesday, April 19, 2017, providing a free educational “Meet & Greet” at the Auburn YMCA. Dr. Kunkle’s discussion focused on best surgical choices for knees and hips,... [ learn more ]

'Trying to save a life': Auburn Community Hospital implements new Narcan program

Apr 19, 2017

Gwendolyn Craig gwendolyn.craig@lee.net            Apr 18, 2017 AUBURN — Once a day, at least, someone suffering a drug overdose ends up in the Emergency Department of Auburn Community Hospital. Those who overdose on heroin or some other opiate often... [ learn more ]


Mar 29, 2017

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. was founded by Juliette Gordon Low on March 12, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia. The Girl Scout Mission is to “build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a... [ learn more ]

Breastfeeding Support and Lactation Services

Mar 22, 2017

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Mar 14, 2017

Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) is once again hosting MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – Thursday, April 20, 2017. MASH Camp is a fun and educational day camp... [ learn more ]

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Mar 09, 2017

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Mar 03, 2017

Eric R. Allyn was recently elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Healthcare Trustees of New York State (HTNYS). Mr. Allyn also participates on the Board of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) as a HTNYS... [ learn more ]

Little Hats, Big Hearts

Feb 23, 2017

ACH participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Little Hats, Big Hearts program, to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke by making hats for babies born in the month of February. Volunteers from various organizations graciously knitted... [ learn more ]

Go Red for Women

Feb 23, 2017

ACH participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women / National Wear Red Day movement. Per the AHA, every 80 seconds, a woman dies of heart disease or stroke. The purpose of this movement is... [ learn more ]

ACH 2016 Fact Sheet

Feb 17, 2017

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Cooperative Education Program at Auburn High School expands

Feb 17, 2017

~Julie Liccion, Career and Technical Education Instructor/ Cooperative Education Advisor When the opportunity presented itself, all of the students eagerly jumped at the chance to work in the environment they hoped to be employed in their long-term careers. While doing their... [ learn more ]

ACH Hosts GALA celebration honoring Senator Michael F. Nozzolio

Feb 01, 2017

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Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists Welcomes Kamaljeet Banga, MD, FRCSC

Dec 21, 2016

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Dec 21, 2016

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2016 MRI Accreditation

Dec 01, 2016

The American College of Radiology recently announced that Auburn Community Hospital’s state-of-the-art MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging System ) has been granted accreditation. Dr. David Waldman, chairman of the University of Rochester (URMC) Imaging Department, noted that “ Most community hospitals... [ learn more ]

ACH and McKesson Announces New Release of Paragon Electronic Health Record

Oct 25, 2016

McKesson Enterprise Information Solutions (EIS) today announced the latest release of Paragon®, the comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) solution. Paragon 14.0 includes a number of enhancements to foster customer success. In addition to several innovative workflow enhancements for pharmacy, lab... [ learn more ]

ACH Lab Cars Provide Quality Care to the Auburn Community

Oct 20, 2016

ACH uses these cars to pick up specimens and perform home draws throughout the county. Specimens collected at physician offices are collected several times during the day to ensure results are back to be reviewed the same day. STAT specimens are picked... [ learn more ]

Auburn Community Hospital unveils new MRI scanner

Sep 26, 2016

Auburn Community Hospital formally unveiled a new MRI scanner Tuesday that hospital officials describe as one of the best in the region.The magnetic resonance imaging system has been added to the hospital's radiology department. In operating the technology,... [ learn more ]

ACH Receives Gold Plus Achievement Award 2016

Aug 25, 2016

“On August 9th of this year, Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) received the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association’s (ASA) highest level of award, the Gold Plus Achievement Award, for the diagnosis, care and treatment of its stroke... [ learn more ]

ACH Welcomes Dr. Matthew Kasulke

Aug 23, 2016

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'Absolutely no regrets': 40 years later, Auburn nurse recalls hospital school's last class

Jul 06, 2016

AUBURN — In the early 1970s, Marcellus High School graduate Barbara Perkins had a choice. She could attend a two-year school at a community college to earn a degree in nursing — a decision that was becoming more... [ learn more ]

ACH named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals

Jul 06, 2016

According to results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum, Auburn Community Hospital has been named as one of America’s “Most Wired” Hospitals. HealthCare’s Most Wired® survey, conducted between Jan.... [ learn more ]

Outpatient Speech Pathology

Jun 10, 2016

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AMMS Welcomes Adham Kamel, MD

Jun 09, 2016

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Auburn Memorial Medical Services

May 16, 2016

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ACH Outpatient Services

May 13, 2016

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ACH Acquires State-of-the-Art MRI

Apr 06, 2016

ACH’s new state-of-the-art MRI system is now fully operational! Some of the many advantages and capabilities of this system are: High resolution images that provide enhanced evaluation of the neurological, vascular, and skeletal-muscular systems as well as the soft... [ learn more ]

ACH Newsletter

Mar 15, 2016

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Auburn Primary Care welcomes Sara Zafar, DO

Mar 04, 2016

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Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists Welcomes Maria Iannolo, MD

Mar 03, 2016

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AMMS Welcomes Aiyu Zhao, MD

Mar 03, 2016

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Auburn Primary Care welcomes Christina Gray, RN, MSN, ANP

Mar 03, 2016

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ACH Welcomes University of Rochester Medical Center Radiologists

Feb 01, 2016

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How to prevent falls and maintain your health and independence

Jan 27, 2016

January 25, 2016 1:30 pm • Dr. Herb Kunkle | Special to The Citizen Each year, one out of every three Americans over age 65 falls, the leading cause of injury to seniors in the United States. This is compounded in... [ learn more ]

ACH R.N. Participates in Nurses for Africa Program

Dec 02, 2015

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FLCL Director of Nursing presents new Nurse Call System to National Conference

Nov 16, 2015

Abby Gunger, RN, BSN, MS , Director of Nursing at the Finger Lakes Center for Living, Auburn, NY addressed the National User’s Group meeting of the Rauland-Borg Corporation at the Drake Hotel in Chicago , Illinois on October... [ learn more ]

New Auburn urologist adds to resources available at the hospital

Nov 04, 2015

As many as 30 percent of Americans are affected by urinary symptoms, ranging from overactive bladder to incontinence, kidney stones and even urologic cancer. But according to the Urology Care Foundation, many people living with these symptoms don't ask for help,... [ learn more ]

Auburn Community Hospital Employee Awards Event

Nov 04, 2015

On October 29th, 2015, Auburn Community Hospital hosted it’s annual Employee Awards and Recognition Dinner Event at the Holiday Inn, Auburn , NY. Years of Service Awards were given to staff, in five year increments , who have worked at... [ learn more ]

Dr. Frank T. Moran MD Honored

Oct 28, 2015

On October 13th, 2015 a plaque was unveiled honoring the dedication and service to Auburn Community Hospital by Dr. Frank T. Moran, MD. The plaque is mounted in the Radiology Patient reception area. Dr. Moran started in Radiology at... [ learn more ]

ACH participates in Heroin Awareness Walk

Oct 21, 2015

On Saturday October 10th, staff from ACH’s ER and Behavioral Health Unit participated in a community-wide Heroin Awareness Walk designed to call attention to the heroin epidemic that has claimed, and continues to claim, the lives of many residents of... [ learn more ]

ACH's bariatric center specializes in successful weight loss

Oct 06, 2015

Diet companies make a lot of grandiose promises, and most are simply unrealistic. Some can be downright dangerous, since rapid weight loss can cause health problems unless you are being monitored by a physician or bariatric practice. And commercials, if... [ learn more ]

Schedule an Imaging Appointment

Sep 28, 2015

Radiology, CT, Ultrasound, Mammography and Special Procedures. To schedule an appointment at Auburn Community Hospital’s Imaging Department, located at 17 Lansing Street, Auburn NY, please call Centralized Scheduling at 315-255-7261, or fax the information to 315-253-1720. Nuclear Medicine scheduling: 315-255-7103 Fax: 315-253-1804 General... [ learn more ]

Auburn Memorial School of Nursing, class of 1965

Sep 16, 2015

The Auburn Memorial School of Nursing, class of 1965, recently held it's 50th reunion . Part of the celebration entailed a tour of Auburn Community Hospital, that was followed by a reception. Pictured in the photo are: FRONT ROW : Kathleen(Gnau) Stillwell,... [ learn more ]

'We have to be ready': Auburn Community Hospital hosts fair aimed at raising patient safety awareness

Mar 17, 2015

Samantha House | samantha.house@lee.net AUBURN | When it comes to caring for patients, there is little question that Auburn Community Hospital has dramatically improved. ACH received a high quality... [ learn more ]

ACH Launches New Patient Portal

Jul 03, 2014

ACH Launches New Patient Portal Auburn Community Hospital has launched a new Patient Portal which is available to patients that have visited the hospital, Finger Lakes Medical Care Center, or Urgent... [ learn more ]

View our new Stardust Birthing Center video tour

Aug 02, 2012

Access the video by clicking on http://youtu.be/CuZC3KEQNVM ... [ learn more ]