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Press Releases

  • Veteran Gets Life-Changing Organ Donation on Christmas (2018): While many were opening up their presents on Christmas morning, 53-year-old Gregory Davidson was getting a kidney transplant. Davidson, of Bay Shore, got the call early on Dececember 25th...Read More
  • Kidney Transplant Program featured in Award-Winning Documentary (2017): Stony Brook’s Department of Kidney Transplant recently participated in a real-life documentary to help shed light on living kidney donation...Read More
  • Stony Brook Kidney Team Transplants Record Book (2017): It was a banner 2016 for Stony Brook Medicine's kidney transplant team, which set a new high water mark for procedures performed...Read More
  • Three-Way Kidney Swap saves Long Island Woman (2016): Angela, of East Islip, had no kidneys and underwent dialysis for 26 months until last week when she finally received a kidney as part of a three-way swap...Read More
  • Transplant Program Passes CMS Survery with Flying Colors (2015): Stony Brook's Department of Kidney Transplant recently completed a survey from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The surveyors were very pleased with their findings...Read More 
  • Organ Donation: 6 Myths that Might Change your Mind About Giving the Gift of Life (2015): Did you know that one organ donation can save up to eight lives? And that could be extremely helpful given the fact that in New York State alone, over 100,000 people are waiting for organ transplants...Read More
  • A Bright, New Future for Prostate Cancer (2014): Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in males, with about 240,000 diagnoses expected this year...Read More
  • Lighting the Way for Better Bladder Cancer Detection (2014): Stony Brook University Hospital is the only institution on Long Island to offer a new imaging agent for the detection of papillary cancer of the bladder in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer...Read More
  • Update on Kidney Cancer: New Treatments Offer Improved Quality of Life: Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women, so awareness is key. The urologic oncologists from Stony Brook University Cancer Center discuss...Read More
  • SBUH Doctors Perform Lifesaving Kidney Transplant (2013): Lenore Bzdyk and Dan Sullivan have stayed in touch since their days attending Bay Shore Middle School in the 1970's...Read More
  • SBUMC Department of Urology Ranked as Top National Program in US News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals" Listing (2009): The department rises to #32 of 50 best urology programs...Read More    
  • SBUMC First on Long Island & NYC with New State-of-the-Art High Definition da Vinci Robotic Surgical System (2007): The new da Vinci robot makes it possible for surgeons to perform complex procedures without large incisions...Read More
  • SBUMC's Department of Urology Named to US News & World Report Top 50 Hospitals List (2007): The Department of Urology at Stony Brook University Medical Center joined the ranks of John Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic, and the Mayo Clinic...Read More
  • At SBUMC, First Ever Robot Assisted Surgery to Remove Prostate Helps Orient Man Quickly Return to Life as Usual (2007): Four weeks after historic case, David Moore takes long walks, day trips, and his incision marks are barely visible...Read More