Dr. Ingolf Holm-Anderson, a prominent gastroenterologist at
Glen Cove Hospital, is set to retire from his position which he has held for nearly 50 years. He is one of 17 doctors at the hospital who specializes in gastroenterology. Dr. Anderson was an instrumental figure in helping to save the hospital when it was announced last August that services would be cut and 1,200 jobs would be lost.
According to Amy Hochberg, who is an active community member and whose husband works as a urologist at the hospital, Dr. Anderson placed his name as a plaintiff on a lawsuit to prevent North Shore Long Island Jewish from reducing services at the hospital. He also helped by getting doctor’s in the community to support keeping certain wings of the Hospital open.
“He was very instrumental in getting doctors who worked for divisions of the hospital to support this decision,” said Hochberg.
It was reported last year that the 90-year-old hospital would move its world-renowned orthopedic unit and psychiatric unit to Syosset.
“Dr. Anderson helped to keep Glen Cove a full service hospital with an ICU and operating room,” said Hochberg. “As a result of his action, North Shore agreed to let Glen Cove Hospital keep a part of their orthopedic unit open.”
The inpatient rehabilitation unit will remain at Glen Cove Hospital indefinitely and shift its focus to
those who suffer from neurological conditions. The Brain Injury rehabilitation program will also remain in place.
The retirement party will be held at the Swan Club in Roslyn on Thursday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. It is $125 per person and any donations are greatly appreciated.
Checks can be made to Professional Staff Fund, 101 St. Andrews Lane Glen Cove, NY 11542. Please include “Dr. Ingo Holm-Andersen” in the memo section.
Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:00
Village Square will feature the artistry of the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers this year as part of the annual Downtown Children’s Costume Parade on Saturday, Oct. 25, presented by the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District.
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00
It was the second annual goal setting workshop at Glen Cove High School on Tuesday, Oct. 14 and both the board of education and the public came up with some sound ideas for the district. School Superintendent Maria Rianna presented a slide show of four main areas that are the focus of district goals.
“We began this process last year and these goals are representative of what the community wanted to see,” said Rianna.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
The Town of Oyster Bay, in conjunction with the New York Rangers, will once again host a special Try Hockey for Free Program on Sunday morning, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at ithe Ice Skating Center located in Bethpage Community Park, 1000 Stewart Ave.
The event will allow youngsters a unique opportunity to sample the sport of ice hockey. Four morning sessions will be available. Session times are 8 to 9 a.m., 9 to 10 a.m., 10 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
On Thursday, Oct. 2, North Shore High School quarterback Michael Floccari shattered a school record and tied a Long Island record for the most touchdown passes in a game. This accomplishment ties him with E.J. Clark from Seaford High School (1977) and Joe Capobianco form Lawrence High school (2011).