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Mary Ma, M.D., Named Highland Hospital Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Apr 29, 2021

Mary Ma, M.D., has been appointed as the new Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Highland Hospital.

Highland Hospital Offers New ‘SuperPulsed’ Laser System For Treatment of Patients with Kidney Stones

Apr 23, 2021

Highland Hospital is the first hospital in the Rochester region to offer the Olympus Soltive Laser System, a new an option for treating patients who suffer from kidney stones. Soltive is a laser technology that enables physicians to provide quicker and more efficient stone removal, which may translate to shorter procedure times and less patient discomfort. This improved laser technology will allow Highland physicians to more effectively treat patients requiring lithotripsy.

HRSA Awards $1.2 Million to Train Nurse Practitioners

Oct 22, 2020

A $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will help expand the Nurse Practitioner (NP) Residency program that is integrated into the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. Funding of $400,000 each year for three years will be used to expand the NP residency program from two residents per year to four residents per year, with a rural medicine component.

Highland Hospital Honors Physician and Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

Sep 23, 2020

Highland Hospital is honoring Sunil Bansal, M.D., FACEP as Physician of the Year, and Andrea Avidano, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, WHNP-BC, BC-ADM, as Advanced Practice Provider (APP) of the Year.

Colleen T. Fogarty, M.D., M.Sc., FAAFP Accepted as a Fellow in Prestigious Leadership Program

Sep 15, 2020

Colleen T. Fogarty, M.D., M.Sc., FAAFP, William Rocktaschel Professor and Chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine, has been accepted as a Fellow in the 2020-2021, Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine ® (ELAM) Program for Women.