General News


March 28, 2017

Three Long Island couples who emigrated to the U.S. from the same city in India, share the same last name, and who recently celebrated a joint baby shower, all gave birth at St. Charles Hospital on the same day, Sunday, March 26. Dana Brenner, MD, delivered all three babies, two girls and a boy, on what the families have dubbed their “Super Sunday.”

March 28, 2017

St. Charles Hospital is now offering a new screening and diagnostic tool to improve the early detection of breast cancer—digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography. Women can choose 3D mammography as an optional add-on to a standard 2D mammography.

March 16, 2017

St. Charles has achieved its third consecutive three-year accreditation in Rehabilitation and its first specialty accreditation in Brain Injury Rehabilitation from CARF International, the global leader in rehabilitation accreditation. CARF accreditation represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows St.

February 21, 2017

St. Charles Hospital has partnered with the Village of Port Jefferson to co-host a free screening of nine short films from “Reel Abilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival,” on Friday, March 3, starting at 5PM in the Port Jefferson Village Center. Jennifer Semel, MD, medical director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St.

January 18, 2017

St. Charles is the first hospital in Suffolk County to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Programs from The Joint Commission, an independent, nonprofit organization, which is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

January 13, 2017

St. Charles Hospital will offer free dental screenings, cleanings and fluoride treatments during the hospital’s Give Kids a Smile celebration, Friday, February 3, 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. St.

November 11, 2016

St. Charles Hospital is partnering with the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) to offer free dental cleanings, fillings, routine extractions and oral cancer screenings to U.S. military veterans on Wednesday, December 7, 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

November 8, 2016

Fr. Frank Pizzarelli, SMM, LCSW-R, ACSW, DCSW, executive director/founder, chief executive officer, Hope House Ministries, Port Jefferson and Jeffrey L. Reynolds, Ph.D, CEAP, SAP president/chief executive officer, Family and Children’s Association, Mineola, spoke at St. Charles Hospital’s Chemical Dependency Symposium.

October 10, 2016

St. Charles is proud to offer cutting edge treatments from an exciting new area of medicine, regenerative medicine. These therapeutic treatments have the potential to fully heal damaged muscles, bones and connective tissues at the cellular level, offering new solutions and hope for those whose physical performance or normal daily activities are limited.