Melissa Nicosia, MD named director of OB/GYN at Mather Hospital

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Melissa Nicosia, MD, a board-certified gynecologic surgeon, has been appointed Director of Mather Hospital’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Nicosia has extensive clinical expertise in vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic, and hysteroscopic surgery as well as medical treatment options in various benign gynecologic conditions, including fibroids, abnormal bleeding, endometriosis, pelvic pain, endometriosis,…

Ribbon Cutting of 2 South Reopening

2 South Oncology Unit reopens after extensive renovation

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Mather Hospital has completed an extensive renovation of its 2 South Oncology and Medical/Surgical Unit, designed to provide an exceptional healing environment for patients. Opened in 1973, the 2 South patient care unit, which primarily treats cancer patients, was designed with double-bedded rooms. Most patients today prefer single-bedded rooms and research…

Paint Port Pink breast cancer awareness campaign kicks off October 1

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Paint Port Pink, Mather Hospital’s annual breast cancer awareness campaign, returns this year with a full calendar of events. The month-long breast health outreach by Mather’s Fortunato Breast Health Center raises awareness, provides educational information, and fosters solidarity in the community. Paint Port Pink begins Tuesday, October 1 with a Turn…

Mather’s MedSafe program allows for safe disposal of prescription drugs

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Local residents can now dispose of expired or unused prescription medications safely through Mather’s MedSafe program. MedSafe offers a secure receptacle located in the Hospital lobby. MedSafe is available from 6am-8pm. “In light of the opioid crisis, MedSafe provides a safe and effective way to dispose of unwanted and expired controlled…