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Noyes’ Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery center named a Center of Distinction

Thursday, April 1, 2021

DANSVILLE --  If you are in need of top-quality foot care, look no further than Dr. Jean Archer-Colella, DPM.

Dr. Archer-Colella, a surgical podiatrist, is a leading expert in all issues concerning the foot, with an emphasis on wound care, specifically those who have diabetic foot wounds. She treats a wide range of foot disorders and has specialties in sports medicine, biomechanics, geriatrics, pediatrics, and orthopedics.

Dr. Archer-Colella is using innovative Lapiplasty technology, a procedure to correct bunions, that has been proven to lead to shorter recovery times and better outcomes for patients.

Her work has led the Noyes’ Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery center to be named a Center of Distinction by Treace Medical.

“Bunion deformities which appear as a bump at the base of the big toe can lead to persistent and chronic pain and swelling as well as difficulty wearing shoes,” said Dr. Archer-Colella. “Oftentimes patients have tried many of the conservative options prior to seeking medical attention for this problem.

“When I’m evaluating a patient for this problem, I offer both conservative and surgical options.

When I can show a patient what a foot looks like after traditional bunion surgery and then what a foot looks like after Lapiplasty Tridimensional bunion correction, the patient sees the difference and it just makes sense to them to opt for this procedure.”

With quicker recovery times over conventional methods, fewer chances of re-occurrence, patients can be up and walking within a few days and wearing shoes within six weeks.

“When I treat complex and chronic wounds, there are certain procedures that sometimes need to be performed to further evaluate the wound care patient,” said Dr. Archer-Colella. “I have surgical skills that allow me to do that.”

She also helps in the coordination of care with other members of the wound care team including Vascular, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Laboratory, Nutrition, Pain Management, Diabetic education, Physical therapy, and Nursing.  "A team approach has been proven to improve rates of wound healing," said Dr. Archer-Colella

Dr. Archer-Colella was also recently been named to the Board of Directors of both the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons and the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists.

Dr. Archer-Colella is a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Upon completion of a three-year residency in Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery in Queens, New York, Dr. Archer-Colella worked at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Richmond Hill (Queens), New York, and, most recently, in private practice affiliated with Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is a Long Island native and moved to Dansville in 2015.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Archer-Colella, please call (585)335-9360.

Noyes Health After Hours Closed in Dansville

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

After Hours Clinic in Dansville closed as of March 31

DANSVILLE, NY – After Hours in Dansville permanently closed its doors effective 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 31.

Anyone in need of medical care can still visit Noyes Urgent Care in Geneseo daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. or the Emergency Room in Dansville.

“The services to meet the public need are still available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Emergency Room in Dansville, and 12 hours a day at Urgent Care in Geneseo,” said Pauline Shaw, R.N., Director of Emergency Services at Noyes Health.

Digital x-ray and lab services are available at Urgent Care in Geneseo -- open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., located at 50 East South Street in Geneseo. Walk-in appointments are available, and no appointments are necessary.

Typically, Urgent Care treats patients of all ages who have conditions that aren’t life threatening, but need to be taken care of right away. Some of these conditions include abdominal pain, coughs and colds, earaches, minor cuts, flu symptom, and sports injuries.

The Geneseo Urgent Care is also still offering Telemedicine appointments. This allows patients to meet with providers from the comfort of their own homes. To schedule a telemedicine appointment, call (585) 243-9595.

For more severe or life-threatening emergencies including chest pains, bleeding that won’t stop, labored breathing, head injuries, etc., please visit the Emergency Room located at 111 Clara Barton St., Dansville.

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

J. Chad Teeters to Lead UR Medicine Noyes Health

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Noyes Health Board of Directors has selected J. Chad Teeters, M.D., M.B.A., as its new president and chief executive officer, effective May 1. He will take the helm from Amy Pollard, R.N., B.S.N., M.P.S., who will retire in April after a decade leading Nicholas Noyes Memorial Hospital and its related health care entities.

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