Facts, Figures and Firsts

Founded by the Sisters of the Congregation of the Infant Jesus in 1913, Mercy Medical center has grown to:

Mercy Medical Center Firsts

Mercy Medical Center is at the forefront of compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care, pioneering numerous procedures and technologies on Long Island.
  • First hospital in the Northeast to offer EsophyX non-invasive  transoral surgery for GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • First hospital on Long Island to offer Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) for gastric banding weight-reduction
  • First hospital on L.I. to perform laser arthroscopic surgery for sports injuries
  • First to provide autologous blood transfusions
  • First to perform Cochlear ear implants
  • First to use transtracheal oxygen technology
  • First to use the “Thermal Choice” procedure for excessive menstrual bleeding
  • First to utilize the “Harmonic Scalpel” for virtually “bloodless” surgery
  • First to utilize the LightSpeed CT Scanner
 

Physician Referrals

To find a physician, please call our personal help line at:
516-62MERCY
For General and Patient Information:
516-705-2525