New Surgical Robot Now in Use

The hospital has acquired a second surgical robot, the DaVinci Xi. The robot is used for urologic surgery, gynecologic surgery, colorectal surgery, general surgery, and hernia repair. On May 21, a demo version of the robot was set up in the main lobby for physicians and employees to test-drive the device and learn more about […]

Thoracic Cancer Services Update

The multidisciplinary thoracic program at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center has begun to see patients with a suspicion of lung cancer on Thursday afternoons. The program combines multidisciplinary appointments for pulmonology, thoracic surgery, medical oncology, and radiation oncology into one streamlined visit for patient and referring physician ease. Managed by the cancer […]

Three Cancer Surgeons Join Englewood

Three new cancer surgeons have joined The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and the Englewood Health Physician Network. Peter Kaye, MD Colon and Rectal Surgery Dr. Kaye is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and in general surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive colon and rectal cancer surgery, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative […]

“Physician Network Advisor” Highlights Growth of Englewood’s Clinical Services

A new Englewood Health publication, Physician Network Advisor, was published last month, featuring articles on the clinical services offered by the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. A copy was mailed to all medical staff, and the publication is now available as a PDF. Download PDF For more copies, email  

Lab Updates: New Test Codes Available in Epic

In the past, there were a few tests that did not have test codes available in Epic for our Englewood Hospital lab. Because of this, many ordering practitioners used the miscellaneous test code and free texted the test they wanted. Starting April 9, some of these tests have been added to the menu and you […]

First in New Jersey: Englewood Health Neurosurgeon Uses Fluorescence Technology to ‘Light Up’ Tumor Cells

Englewood Health is the first hospital in New Jersey to use a novel fluorescent technology that makes brain cancer cells “light up” when viewed through a special microscope. The innovative optical imaging agent—called Gleolan™—enables surgeons to see and remove malignant glioma cells remaining in brain tissue during surgery, while also avoiding parts of the brain […]

Englewood Hospital Participates in Landmark Global Trial Reducing Major Infections in Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Procedures

Englewood Hospital recently took part in a landmark clinical trial. The trial assessed the capability of a novel, fully absorbable, single-use antibacterial envelope to reduce infections associated with the cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) it holds, and found positive results. The World-wide Randomized Antibiotic Envelope Infection Prevention Trial (WRAP-IT) is the largest, randomized, global, prospective, […]

Robotic Surgeons Highlighted in NJBIZ Article

A recent article in NJBIZ magazine highlighted the role of robotic surgery, and included quotes from three Englewood surgeons. Below is an excerpt from the article, titled “Building Better Surgeons,” published on March 18, 2019. For the full article, contact the Office of Communications, or 201-894-3499.   Robotic surgery is becoming an increasingly important […]

Bariatric Program Reaccredited with National Designation

James McGinty, MD, chief of surgery at Englewood Health and a specialist in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, has announced that our bariatric surgery program has received reaccreditation as a distinguished three-year Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and […]

Smoking Cessation Program Begins April 9

The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Health has tools to help your patients quit smoking. The group smoking cessation program teaches strategies to commit to quitting smoking. The program is led by a licensed clinical social worker who is certified through the American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking Program®. The program also includes […]