East Patchogue, New York (PRWEB) December 08, 2011
Dr. Sumeer Sathi, a founding member of Long Island Neuroscience Specialists, was named a 2011 Health Care Hero by the Long Island Business News. Dr. Sathi was honored during a special breakfast on November 10.
According to the publication, the goal of the Health Care Heroes awards is to recognize excellence, promote innovation, and contribute to the enhancement of the value and quality of health care and, ultimately, recognize the men, women and organizations whose tireless work, contributions and dedication to healing and caring ensure the well-being of everyone on Long Island.
Award-winners were chosen by a panel of judges that consisted of Janine Logan, director of communications for the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council; Cheryl L. Chapman, a registered nurse and the assistant administrator for the Long Beach Medical Center; and David M. Weiss, Ph.D., an associate professor in the MHA program at Hofstra University.
Board certified in neurosurgery since 1999, Dr. Sathi has been in practice for more than 15 years and focuses on both complicated brain and spine surgery and newer, less invasive procedures. His practice also includes treatment of herniated disks and fractures of the spine. In addition to his responsibilities with East Patchogue-based Long Island Neuroscience Specialists, he is chief of the division of neurosurgery at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center and John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. He is the past president of the medical staff at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital and currently sits on the hospital’s medical board. He also is a clinical assistant professor of neurological surgery at Weill Medical College, and is active in the education of medical students.