Stony Brook Southampton Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services and is staffed by more than 280 physicians, dentists, and allied health professionals representing 48 medical specialties. The Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission, an agency that rates the quality of care provided by some 20,000 healthcare facilities across the United States.
The recipient of numerous national awards for exceptional care and patient safety, the Hospital is a New York State Department of Health designated stroke center and its Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department is a provisional Trauma III center, staffed 24/7 with Board - certified emergency medicine physicians. It has the most sophisticated, non-invasive cardiac diagnostic and monitoring technology available and is the sole provider of emergency care on the South Fork. In addition, it is recognized as a “best practice” facility in the timely administration of “clot-busting” thrombolytic drugs.
Hospital provides a diverse array of clinical services ranging from primary medical care to specialized surgical procedures. Offering comprehensive breast health care and support, its Ellen Hermanson Breast Center is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, recognizing Southampton Hospital’s dedication to improving women’s health by participating in rigorous quality assurance programs. In addition to technicians and nurses, a dedicated breast surgeon and a patient navigator are on staff in the Center. The Center for Advanced Wound Healing, also located in the Hospital, features two hyperbaric chambers and a multi-disciplinary approach to healing. The Hospital’s Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and is part of an exclusive group of 6,000 facilities worldwide that meet CAP’s stringent requirements. CAP requirements are considered the ‘gold’ standard in healthcare, and laboratories accredited by CAP not only meet but exceed Federal requirements. The Audrey & Martin Gruss Heart & Stroke Center, opened in 2015, provides sophisticated diagnostics and treatment including an advanced endovascular surgical suite with the latest imaging technology for interventional treatment of stroke and vascular diseases. The Hospital is the recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold - Plus Quality Achievement Award for the treatment of stroke patients. Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Department of Radiology has three convenient locations in East Hampton, Hampton Bays, and Southampton, providing the latest in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI ) with CAD, 3 - digital mammography with CAD, mammography with Tomosynthesis, CT scan, bone densitometry, and high - resolution ultrasound with elastography. The Hospital was among the first on Long Island to perform radioactive see d localization to more accurately locate non- palpable breast masses prior to surgery. Other diagnostic tests available include stereotactic, ultrasound and MRI - guide biopsies. The Hamptons Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery is staffed by experienced surgeons in various specialties. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation services include acute care rehabilitation; cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation; lymphedema therapy; massage therapy; sports rehabilitation; physical therapy; occupational and hand therapy; speech, swallowing and voice therapy; and vestibular rehabilitation. The American Association for Respiratory Care has recognized the Hospital’s 24/7 Respiratory Therapists with a Quality Respiratory Care Recognition award. The educational service of the Hospital’s “Living With Diabetes” program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association.
The Hospital’s Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute, with locations at the Hospital and in Hampton Bays, is the only hospital-based Integrative Medicine on the East End, bringing together clinical excellence and a holistic approach to wellness through programs such as yoga, tai chi, zumba, smoking cessation, nutritional counseling, massage and Functional Medicine, and Healthy at Any Age for seniors, among others. Professional staff facilitates programs to enhance the well - being and quality of life for diagnosed patients undergoing treatment, those who are at risk for chronic and life - altering disease , and residents interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our Kathleen D. Allen Maternity Center, with a state-of-the art labor-and-delivery suite,a dedicated operating suite for Cesarean births, and private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, welcomes approximately 800 babies each year. Expecting parents can benefit from a full range of classes and support. Its home-like décor and specially trained staff providea peaceful setting for families welcoming a new baby.
Our Palliative Care program has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®. The patient-centered philosophy encompasses all aspects of the program and staff is dedicated to providing care to patients facing serious illness in conjunction with their clinical treatment. The focus is on reducing the severity of disease symptoms and the goal is to relieve suffering and improve quality of life.
Two of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s primary goals are to address the growing shortage of physicians and to increase access to healthcare on the East End. Our physician recruitment has resulted in the addition of numerous doctors in different specialties and has enabled 24/7 in-house Hospitalist coverage for admitted patients. Since 2009, the Hospital’s Department of Medical Education has been training medical students and Residents, while new doctors pursuing surgery as a specialty are also receiving training in our Surgical Residency Program. Following their training, anumber of these young doctors have joined the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital medical community.
While Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s main campus has expanded around its original location in the heart of Southampton Village, the needs of its larger community are met by conveniently located satellite centers throughout the South Fork, providing services in radiology, laboratory, primary care, nephrology, surgery, gynecology, vascular surgery, psychiatry, infectious disease, and physical therapy/rehabilitation. Satellite offices include the Christiane and Richard Hiegel Healthcare Center in Westhampton Beach; Shinnecock Indian Health Clinic; the Regional Dialysis Center,a 5-time recipientof the IPRO 5-Diamond Award; the Center for Prenatal Care at Greenport; and the Rose Walton Care Services at the David E. Rogers, MD Center for HIV/AIDS Care. In addition, Meeting House Lane Medical Practice includes primary and specialty care in 22 offices from Westhampton Beach to Montauk.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Office of Cultural Diversity provides translation for a wide range of languages through its language line service. In addition to this service, many staff members are able to translate between Hospital staff and Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, French or Italian-speaking patients. Non-English speaking patients may also receive assistance with interpreting Hospital bills, completing forms, and understanding programs and services.
Philanthropy and volunteerism are vital to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and its commitment to excellent healthcare for residents of and visitors to the East End of Long Island. The Southampton Hospital Foundation is a separate nonprofit corporation whose sole purpose is to raise funds to support the medical and healthcare services provided by Southampton Hospital and its nonprofit tax-exempt affiliates. The Foundation appreciates the generosity of community members, grateful patients and thoughtful friends whose philanthropy provides the tangible resources needed to support the Hospital’s many programs and services. Located on West Main Street in Southampton Village, the Thrift Shop and its staff of hard-working and dedicated volunteers have raised more than $5 million to support Southampton Hospital. Proceeds, earned from donations and sales, have been used for many important capital improvements and equipment purchases. The Hospital’s Volunteers and Ambassadors are valued partners who approach their work with commitment to excellence and quality. Community members from all backgrounds, they generously contribute their time to assist Hospital departments and lend compassionate support to our patients.
The mission of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is to provide and ensure the highest quality of healthcare services for its entire community and to meet the evolving healthcare needs of its Eastern Long Island community by providing access to high quality clinical services. To achieve this, the Hospital will focus resources on continuously improving clinical outcomes, patient safety, service excellence and promoting educational outreach and professional development of its staff.
For more information, visit southampton.stonybrookmedicine.edu or call (631) 726-8200, or the Foundation office (631) 726-8700.