PORT JEFFERSON, NY – February is Go Red for Women/American Heart Month, and Mather Hospital’s free weekly HealthyU webinar series will present two heart healthy programs among our February offerings. All HealthyU programs are presented Tuesdays from 12-1pm. Register at www.matherhospital.org/healthyu for:


Feb. 1 – Heart care that can save your life – Cardiologist Rajat Goyal, MD, director of the Electrophysiology Lab, will explain how the lab raises heart health by diagnosing and repairing the heart’s electrical system.

Feb. 8 – Is menopause weighing on you? Registered Dietitian Barbara Broggelwirth will discuss nutrition and lifestyle strategies for healthy weight management during this lifecycle phase.

Feb. 15 – Stress and heart health – Nurse Practitioner Marie O’Brien talks about the impact of stress on your heart and overall health.

Feb. 22 – Using the surgical robot for urology and urological cancer – Surgeon Ragheed M. Saoud, MD will explain how Mather Hospital’s surgical robots are used for urologic surgeries.



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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American

Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather was rated high performing by U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings in colon cancer, COPD, geriatrics, heart failure, kidney disease, lung cancer surgery, orthopedics, and urology for2021-2022. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit matherhospital.org or follow us @MatherHospital on Facebook.


About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 77,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.