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Rebeca Denise Monk, M.D., FACP, Named Highland Hospital Chief of Medicine

Dec 10, 2021

Rebeca Denise Monk, M.D., FACP, has been appointed as the new Chief of Medicine for Highland Hospital.

Susan Friedman, MD, MPH, Named Founding Director of Lifestyle Medicine for Highland Hospital

Nov 01, 2021

Susan M. Friedman, M.D., MPH, Highland geriatrician, internist, and University of Rochester Professor of Medicine, has been named director of Lifestyle Medicine at Highland.

Highland Hospital Earns Magnet® Re-designation

Oct 25, 2021

For the third time Highland Hospital has achieved Magnet status, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest international honor for professional nursing practice.

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.