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Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP                                          Michael B. Mirotznik, Esq.,

President/CEO                                                                             Chairman Board of Directors


October 18, 2017



Shelley Lotenberg



East Meadow, NY……….Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, NuHealth/NUMC’s President/CEO, announces that Arturo Camacho, MD, board certified neurosurgeon, has joined the Department of Surgery at the Nassau University Medical Center.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Camacho to our Level I Trauma Center where his clinical and neurosurgical experience have prepared him well for the complicated cases that will present either through one of Nassau’s busiest emergency department or though our outpatient practices. Dr. Camacho brings a unique perspective, particularly with respect to issues affecting our vulnerable populations,” stated Dr. Politi.

Dr. Camacho earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago with honors (AOA) and his doctorate in neurophysiology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City.  He completed his neurosurgical residency at The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and received epilepsy training from The Cleveland Clinic and The Mayo Clinic. He is the full time neurosurgeon at NUMC. He will cover the outpatient practices, the operating rooms, consults and will have some on call responsibilities.  He is also the designated neurosurgery liaison for NUMC’s trauma program.

Dr. Paul A. Pipia, NUMC’s Chief Medical officer, added: “Dr. Camacho’s experience and clinical skills will be a great asset as he works with our emergency department, surgical and trauma teams. The combination of his experience makes him a great addition to our team.”

Dr. Camacho indicated: “I am excited to join the talented leadership at the Nassau University Medical Center and look forward to furthering the mission of our safety net institution by providing quality care to Nassau’s vulnerable populations.”

NuHealth is a Long Island health care organization delivering essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone at every stage of life.  Also known as Nassau Health Care Corporation, NuHealth is a public benefit corporation managing the operations of Nassau Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Extended Care and a network of Family Health Centers that bring primary and specialty care out into the community.  By emphasizing wellness, cultural sensitivity and collaborative efforts with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, NuHealth is working to make good care more affordable and easier to access.

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