WKJY Health Talk

1100AM WKJY Health Talk with Dr. Victor F. Politi

Health Talk is a weekly radio feature on WKJY. Dr. Politi, NuHealth/NUMC President and CEO, is the host of the 30 minute segment which airs every Saturday at 7am.

March 21, 2015

Dr. David Ng, Associate Director of the Emergency Department, discusses various cases received at the emergency department.

March 14, 2015

Dr. Jacob E Sperber, MD, Residency Training director, discusses the detox program at NUMC.

February 21, 2015

David Nemiroff, VP for the LIFQHC discusses ambulatory centers within the NuHealth System.

February 14, 2015

Legislator Rose Walker discusses county and health issues with Dr. Politi.

January 24, 2015

Dr. Marc Jacobson, Pediatric Endocrinologist, discusses with Dr. Politi the obesity epidemic in both children and adults.

January 17, 2015

Dr. Janice Verley, Director of Infectious Diseases, discusses with Dr. Politi the flu epidemic as well as Ebola and HIV.

December 27, 2014

Dr. Simpson discusses plastic surgery and the burn center program at NUMC.

December 20, 2014

Dr. Sperber discusses the detox and rehab programs at NUMC for those suffering from substance abuse.

December 6, 2014

CSEA Local 830 President Jerry LaRicchiuta discusses recent awards and renovations that have taken place at the Nassau University Medical Center during the radio segment “Health Talk” with Dr. Politi.

November 29, 2014

Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter discusses health and safety issues during Dr. Politi’s radio segment on WHLI.

November 22, 2014

Michael Gatto, VP of Care Transitions discusses how the Nassau University Medical Center coordinates care of patients in order to reduce avoidable admissions.

November 15, 2014

Dr.Rory Sadoff, Chair of Dentistry and Oral Maxillofacial discusses services in the dental department at NUMC.

November 8, 2014

Dr. Victor Politi and guest, Director of Bariatric and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Sasthakonar Venkatesh, discuss the medical benefits of bariatric surgery and stomach banding.

November 1, 2014

Dr. Victor Politi speaks to guest Lawrence E Eisenstein MD, FACP, the Nassau County Commissioner, about the responsibilities of the Department of Health. Dr. Eisenstein is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine.

October 25, 2014

Dr. Politi and New York Senator Kemp Hannon discuss the latest health policy issues facing local residents.

October 18, 2014

Dr. Politi invites Dr. Laurie Ward, Chair of Ambulatory Medicine, to discuss primary and preventative care as well as the soon to open Primary Care Center at NUMC.

October 11, 2014

Dr. Makaryus, Chairman, Cardiology, discussed cardiology services and what patients need to do to prevent heart disease and manage their cardiac health.

October 4, 2014

Dr. Fagan, Chairman, Pediatrics speaks on services and sub-specialty services offered in the pediatrics department as well as vaccinations.

September 27, 2014

Dr. Glenn Faust, Chairman, Surgery provides an update on surgical services and sub-specialties at NUMC.

Dr. Lyn D. Weiss, Chair, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation discusses the differences between physical medicine and acute versus sub-acute rehabilitation.