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Category Archives: Surgery

Distinguished doctor fondly remembered

Backus Hospital’s first vascular surgeon, Anthony D. Tramontozzi, MD, passed away on Dec. 29. He was 82.

Backus Hospital Television Ad

Backus Hospital has a new television commercial about its surgical services, featuring patient testimonials, airing on Comcast and Metrocast. Watch...

Knee replacements put school nurse back on her feet

After knee replacement surgery at Backus Hospital, school nurse Mari Shooks had this to say: “I immediately felt at ease...

Da Vinci robot makes prostate surgery easier

“When I found out I had prostate cancer I decided to have robotic surgery. The incisions were very small, and...

Keri Perreault

“Dr. Vinod Pathy is truly an amazing surgeon — what he can do is phenomenal. I’m wearing a new bathing...

Chef Ceil Vardar

“My neck pain came on fast and furious. I couldn’t even cut with a knife. They stayed very late into...

Sandra Gosselin

“I didn’t know if I would ever be able to walk again. I’m walking every day now. Dr. Ammar Anbari...

Dawn Chiangi

“I really didn’t have any pain. Four little incisions and I was home the next day.” – Dawn Chiangi, robotic...

Jessica Baker

Thoracic surgeon Dr. Juan Escalon of Backus Physician Services “was a great doctor…it was obvious that he cared about his...

Daniel Correia

“Before surgery I was living with pain every day. Eleven days after being discharged I was back to work, with...