Press Release

Mercy Medical Center Expands to Outpatient Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

July 24th, 2013

Mercy Medical Center's department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is proud to announce the August 5th 2013 grand opening of our brand new state-of-the-art outpatient rehabilitation facility. The facility is located in the lower level of the Miracle building on the Mercy campus. We are providing a suite of services designed to meet all of the physical rehabilitation needs of your patients.

"We are very excited to expand our renowned personalized and compassionate rehabilitation programs to offer ambulatory as well as inpatient services," said Mercy's Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Aaron E. Glatt, MD.

Our physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists are highly trained and are prepared to evaluate and treat a wide variety of physical disabilities from simple deconditioning with difficulty walking, to complex disabilities resulting from severe neurologic impairment including dysphagia, ataxia, post surgical / orthopedic disabilities, post-stroke rehabilitation and spasticity.

Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre is ranked among the top hospitals in New York state in the ratings of Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, as leader in orthopedics and "superior" in patient safety. The hospital is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Mercy is also the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and consecutive Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. And, in recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy has Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Mercy provides comprehensive medical and surgical care and is a leader in minimally-invasive surgery, joint-replacement, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine and neurosurgery, in-patient acute rehabilitation, diagnostic and interventional radiology, maternity and newborn services and women's health.

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