Patient Stories: Chaim Perlman

Chaya Perlman was fortunate to give birth at Maimonides Medical Center. There, doctors in the NICU found that her newborn son had a tracheoesophageal fistula (an abnormal connection of the esophagus and trachea). Learn how pediatric specialists at the only children’s hospital in Brooklyn helped her baby survive the first harrowing months of his life.

Patient Stories: Henry Ogonosky

Henry Ogonosky became concerned when he started to frequently feel out of breath. The then 79-year-old Bay Ridge resident was used to being active, visiting with his 27 grandkids and shaving a few strokes off his golf game. The results of a cardiac stress test indicated Mr. Ogonosky needed an angiogram. This test checks for … Read more

Patient Stories: Bob Marcolini

Meet Bob Marcolini, an active 80-year-old from Brooklyn who found himself facing down prostate cancer. Thanks to the help of new Medicare coverage for the groundbreaking Focal HIFU technology as a treatment for prostate cancer and the efforts of Dr. David Silver and his dedicated team at the Maimonides Prostate Center, Bob’s story has a happy ending.