Claire Becker, a Fordham University junior, was slicing vegetables for dinner in her Bronx apartment when the knife zigged and her hand zagged. “I accidentally sliced open the skin between my thumb and index finger,” Claire recalled, as blood began…
In the Department of Neurology, our team of physicians and nurses are concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, a complex system that regulates and coordinates body activities. This consists of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous service (including the eyes, ears, skin and other sensory receptors).
St. Barnabas Hospital holds the honor of being the first hospital in the Bronx to be certified as a Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health. Patients with acute stroke receive rapid and high quality care and treatment. The Stroke Center has be the recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for five consecutive years.