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Woodbury Resident Is New Chief Of Otolaryngology

Woodbury resident Maseih Moghaddassi, MD, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Winthrop-University Hospital. Dr. Moghaddassi, a long-time and esteemed member of the Hospital’s medical staff, is charged with leading the Division of Otolaryngology in its ongoing endeavors to uphold clinical excellence.

“We have some of the finest otolaryngology surgeons – many of whom are fellowship trained in their subspecialty – on staff at Winthrop,” said Dr. Moghaddassi. “I am pleased to the lead the Division as we extend our services to meet the growing needs of our community.”

Dr. Moghaddassi has a stellar reputation among both the professional and lay community. A member of the Winthrop medical staff and in private practice since 1997, Dr. Moghaddassi’s clinical and surgical interests focus on head and neck tumors as well as endoscopic sinus surgery.

A Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Dr. Moghaddassi obtained his Medical Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1992. He then went on to complete a residency in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Moghaddassi is a Fellow of American and International College of Surgeons.

Winthrop’s Division of Otolaryngology is committed to delivering a full spectrum of care for treatment of ear, nose, and throat, and head and neck disease. The Division’s experienced and highly skilled multidisciplinary team of Board Certified specialists offer the full gamut of specialty therapies using the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to adult and pediatric patients.

News

Eight students from Jericho High School, the largest number of students from any school on Long Island this year, are among the 300 semifinalists picked from 1,800 entrants nationally and overseas in the annual Intel Science Talent Search.

Brookville’s Green Vale School students were featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Sport Rocketry, the official journal of the National Association of Rocketry.

The seventh-grade students competed nationally at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) last May in Virginia and were the youngest rocket scientists competing. They were also the only team from Long Island that qualified to enter the competition and one of only two teams from New York State.


Sports

The Syosset Braves 11-year-old football team recently won the Superbowl Championship Game against the Rosedale Jets with a final score of 13 to 0.

The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.

Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).


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