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Highland Hospital Offers Nitrous Oxide as Pain Management Option for Maternity Patients

Feb 16, 2018

Highland Hospital is now the first hospital in the Rochester region to offer nitrous oxide as an additional pain relief option to mothers in labor.

Highland Hospital Receives $1.5 Million Donation for New Nutrition Research Program

Feb 14, 2018

Highland Hospital will receive a $1.5 million donation from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies for a new nutrition research program. Led by Thomas M. Campbell II, M.D., and Erin Campbell, M.D., M.P.H., this significant research venture will focus on plant-based nutrition and will be part of Highland’s new Weight Management & Lifestyle Center.

Highland Hospital Introduces Customized App for Bariatric Patients

Jan 04, 2018

Highland Hospital is teaming up with “Baritastic,” a weight loss app, to offer a customized experience for patients in the Highland Bariatric Program. By connecting to Highland’s Bariatric Program through the “Baritastic” app, users will be able to more easily share information with their dietitians, access the program’s meal plans, and receive notifications of upcoming support events. Highland is the first hospital in Monroe County to offer this kind of tool for weight loss patients.

Highland Hospital Physician Elected Vice President of International Geriatric Fracture Society

Dec 14, 2017

The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) has elected Highland Hospital Associate Chief of Medicine, Daniel Mendelson, M.S., M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, as vice president. Dr. Mendelson will serve a two-year term, followed by a two-year term as president. A founding board member, Dr. Mendelson will be the first geriatrician to lead this group.

UR Medicine/Highland Hospital Welcomes Three New Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dec 07, 2017

UR Medicine/Highland Hospital announces the addition of three new orthopaedic surgeons: Sandeep Mannava, M.D., Ph.D., Emmanuel Menga, M.D., and Susan McDowell, M.D. All three doctors will see patients and perform surgery at Highland Hospital.