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7/27/2017 - Dr. Matilsky Nominated Castle Connelly Top Doctor 2017!
Dr. Matilsky Nominated Castle Connelly Top Doctor 2017!

Congratulations to Michael Matilsky, MD, FACC from Three Village Cardiology in East Seatuaket, NY nominated one of Castle Connelly Top Doctor in health cardiovascular disease category!

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has based its selection process on the foundation of peer nominations. All licensed physicians, MDs and DOs (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) are invited to participate in this online process. his involves contacting directly more than 50,000 physicians and hospital and healthcare executives, a nationwide distribution of nomination notifications via various media channels.

After this careful review of credentials, nominated physicians may be chosen to be listed as a regionally outstanding or a nationally outstanding Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Castle Connolly Top Doctors are highly sought after physician leaders in their communities and metropolitan areas. National Top Doctors are the top referred specialists that attract patients from wide geographical areas and across the country.

6/23/2017 - Mather Primary Care Welcome New Physician
Mather Primary Care Welcome New Physician

Mather Primary Care, a division of Harbor View Medical Services, PC, is pleased to welcome Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP to their Rocky Point office. Dr. Bleecher brings over 25 years of experience in the care of acute and chronic illnesses in adults of all ages.   

Meet Our New Physician
Dr. Bleecher is a native Long Islander who graduated from Patchogue Medford High School. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from Stony Brook University and his Medical Degree from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He subsequently completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at University Hospital in Stony Brook. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

Dr. Bleecher is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at University Hospital, Stony Brook. He teaches medical students and Internal Medicine Residents at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. He is an active member of the American Medical Association and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. After being in private practice in Selden for over 25 years, he is excited to join Mather Primary Care, where he will continue to provide comprehensive, high quality and compassionate medical care to all patients.

“Dr. Bleecher has been a pillar in the Port Jefferson area medical community for over 25 years. We are privileged to have him join us as we continue with our mission of bringing the highest quality medical care to our patients,” says Robert Giacobbe, DO, FACP, Medical Director of Harbor View Medical Services, PC.

Dr. Bleecher is accepting new patients and offers pre-scheduled as well as same-day appointments at our Rocky Point office located at 745 Route 25A, Suite A, Rocky Point, NY, 11778.  To make an appointment call (631) 821-0200.

Mather Primary Care is recognized as a Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. This prestigious recognition is given to a small number of primary care practices nationally for their commitment to safe and high-quality medical care.

We provide comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients through our programs in health promotion, disease prevention, and the treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions, and are pioneers in the integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care. For patients in need of specialty medical or hospital care, we work closely with the medical and surgical specialists of Harbor View Medical Services and the Hospital Medicine experts at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital.

About Harbor View Medical Services, PC
Harbor View Medical Services (HVMS), PC, based on Long Island, NY, is a wholly-owned, not-for-profit subsidiary of John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. HVMS offers a broad spectrum of primary and specialty healthcare services. Our physicians practice in a Patient-Centered Medical Home environment having received the highest level of recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Our board certified physicians specialize in cardiology, endocrinology, family and internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, neurology, rheumatology and vascular surgery. Through its partnership with Mather Hospital, Harbor View is able to provide up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic services using the most innovative technologies available. HVMS has offices in Setauket, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, Rocky Point, and Stony Brook.

6/5/2017 - Mather Primary Care Announces Grand Opening of Family Medicine Practice
Mather Primary Care Announces Grand Opening of Family Medicine Practice

Mather Primary Care is excited to announce the expansion of our Stony Brook office. Drawing on the skill and expertise of our Board-Certified Family Medicine providers, we have created the area’s premier Family Medicine Practice, located in a state-of-the-art facility in Stony Brook Medical Park.

Our physicians and allied health providers bring years of experience in the care of patients age 4 years through adulthood. We offer our patients Preventive Care, Well Woman Care, Routine Physicals and School and Work Physicals as well as care for Acute Medical Problems and Chronic Medical Illnesses. We also perform DOT physicals.

For patients in need of specialty medical or hospital care, we work closely with the medical and surgical specialists of Harbor View Medical Services and the Hospital Medicine experts at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital.

We welcome New Patients and offer pre-scheduled as well as same-day appointments for ALL of our patients. Visit us at our newly expanded office.

3/29/2017 - Welcoming Our New Provider, Claire Kolensky MD
Welcoming Our New Provider, Claire Kolensky MD

Mather Primary Care in Port Jefferson, NY is pleased to welcome Dr. Claire Kolensky to the internal medicine staff. Dr. Kolensky grew up on Long Island and graduated from Massapequa High School. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from Duke University and subsequently a Masters Degree from Stanford University, both in Electrical Engineering. From Stanford, she went on to earn her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at Orlando Regional Medical Center where she also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kolensky is board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She is excited to join Mather Primary Care after practicing for the past 17 years in Farmingdale and Massapequa, NY.  In her spare time, she loves to listen to and play classic rock music.

1/17/2017 - 2016 Voyage Champions Honored
 2016 Voyage Champions Honored

Congratulations to Mather Hospital's 2016 Voyage to Excellence Champions, who were honored for their dedication to the Hospital. Each was selected by their peers based on their commitment to live the Hospital's Standards of Performance.

Pictured are Olga Larios (Leadership); Diane Muller, RN (Standards); Carol Cruz (Bright Ideas); Dan Kass, MD (Physician Leadership); Lisa Moore (Communication); Gospel Ofuyah, RN (Patient Experience); and Lisa Doumas, RN (Employee Engagement).

1/17/2017 - Dr. Bhatti Honored for Service to Mather Hospital
Dr. Bhatti Honored for Service to Mather Hospital

Ahmad Bhatti, MD, was honored for his service as President of the Medical Staff and Chairman of the Medical Board from 2015-2016. President Kenneth Roberts (left) and Chairman Kenneth Jacoppi presented Dr. Bhatti with a plaque for his service. Dr. Bhatti remains on the Medical Board as immediate Past President. David Shenoda, DO, takes over as President of the Medical Staff and Chairman of the Medical Board for 2017.

12/1/2016 - Welcoming Our New Provider, Dr. Amrita Srivastava, MD
Please join us in welcoming our new provider, Armita Srivastava, MD to Mather Endocrinology in Port Jefferson, NY.  Dr. Amrita Srivastava, joined Harbor View’s Mather Endocrinology division in December, 2016. She provides cutting edge technology with insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring to aid in diabetes cares. She believes in comprehensive team-oriented approach to patient care. Amrita enjoys teaching medical students and residents the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones.
8/1/2016 - CMS Give Mather Four Stars, Highest on LI
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Mather Hospital four stars - the highest of any Long Island hospital - for patient experience, safety, and timely and effective care measures based on publicly reported data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Survey. Only five hospitals in the New York metro area received four stars or more. CMS developed the star ratings to help patients and their families learn about hospital quality, compare local facilities and ask questions about care quality when visiting a hospital or other health care provider. Congratulations to the entire Mather family!
7/28/2016 - Congratulations to our Harbor View Medical Services Physicians for Making Newsday's 2016 Top Doctors of Long Island!

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: Dr. Michael A. Matilsky, MD, Three Village Cardiology
INTERNAL MEDICINE: Dr. Rosario Romano, MD, Port Jefferson Internal Medicine
PULMONARY DISEASE: Dr. Daniel Baram, MD, Pulmonary Care Associates



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