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Are you at risk for diabetes?
Aug 19, 2019

Garden City Hospital Internal Medicine doctor, Hetal Gandhi, has been treating diabetic patients for the past 15 years and is very passionate about the subject. What is Diabetes? "Diabetes is when your blood sugar level is higher than ...

Hear what these families had to say about their mother's experience
Aug 14, 2019

"To all who helped to make my mother comfortable, The ER staff, especially R.N. Stacey, the west wing where my mother stayed. Dania, Zee, Jenny, Entisar, Lindsey, Renee, Devin, Courtney, Alyssa, Laura and anyone who I may have forgotten. You ...

Hear what this patient had to say about their experience
Aug 14, 2019

"Dear 3rd-floor staff, You have all been so wonderful, caring, kind, uplifting and funny. My stay at GCH has truly been one of the best because of all of you. I appreciate everything you guys and gals have done and can't thank you enough. ...

Preparing for the future: a 100 Top major teaching hospital
Apr 12, 2019

Garden City Hospital is proud to be training the next generation of physicians. The teaching program has provided postdoctoral medical education to more than 1,300 DOs, and currently has 89 residents in 10 different departments. The Internal ...

Get treated, not seated with Fast Track ER
Apr 12, 2019

Part of being a Top 100 hospital means having quick emergency turnaround times. With new and improved processes, our priority is to get you treated as quickly as possible. Your time is valuable, and we know it’s important to get back to the ...

Tips on healthy eating
Apr 11, 2019

Dr. Enshiwat, MD You’ve probably heard it before: eat your fruits and vegetables! But why is nutrition so important? According to the CDC, many Americans lack an adequate source of good nutrition. Adopting a healthy diet is one of the easiest ...

Cholesterol: How to reduce your risk
Apr 10, 2019

Dr. Randy Kay, DO Understanding cholesterol and how it can affect your health is important. According to the CDC, blood cholesterol is a substance made by your liver that helps your body make hormones and digest fatty foods. Bad cholesterol, or LDL, ...

Is it the flu?
Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Debra Kay, DO When we’re not feeling well, it can be difficult to know if it’s a cold or something more serious. Symptoms of a cold or the stomach flu are often confused with influenza. Dr. Deborah Kay, a family practice physician, ...

Garden City Hospital, a Watson Top 100 Hospital: Then and Now
Apr 8, 2019

Garden City Hospital recently earned the IBM Watson Top 100 Hospitals 2019 Award. GCH is the only hospital in Wayne County to receive this awared in 2019 out of over 3,000 candidates. GCH also received the Everest Award, which recognizes an overall ...

5 Tips for Staying Mindful
Apr 5, 2019

Staying mindful isn’t just about maintaining a healthy body, but also a healthy mind. With everyday stressors, it can sometimes be difficult to ease our mind. However, there are many tips and techniques for staying mindful. Often quick and ...

Get the scoop! Healthy tips for shoveling snow
Jan 24, 2019

Get the scoop! Healthy tips for shoveling snow As temperatures drop, your risk of injury may arise. Snow and ice are here to stay for the season, but that doesn't mean you can't be prepared. Here are several tips for staying safe this winter. ...

Nationally recognized in orthopedic surgery
Jan 10, 2019

We are Garden City Hospital Nationally recognized in orthopedic surgery Simply the best. What makes Garden City Hospital so special for orthopedic surgery? Many things. It's the award for quality, the national recognition. But mainly, it's ...

Happy new year from your friends at the Garden!
Dec 31, 2018

2018 came with many achievements for us here at Garden City Hospital. Here are some of the highlights. Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Garden City Hospital staff sings holiday carols to patients and coworkers
Dec 26, 2018

"Fa-la-la-la-la" Friday, December 21, Garden City Hospital staff members, including Regional CEO, Saju George, CFO, Gina Butcher walked through the halls of the hospital and sang holiday carols to the staff and patients. Even physicians ...

Celebrating Diversity: Buddhism
Dec 21, 2018

Buddhism is a spiritual tradition with a focus on personal development and a deep insight into the nature of life. IIn Buddhism, there is no belief in a personal God. Buddhists believe life is not fixed, that change is constant and inevitable. Here ...

Celebrating Diversity: Muslim
Dec 20, 2018

Garden City Hospital celebrates diversity by recognizing the holidays, traditions, food and healthcare norms of the Muslim religion. Muslim: Greeting Etiquette In other cultures, greetings may include eye contact, smile, handshake and sometimes even ...

Celebrating Diversity: Christianity
Dec 19, 2018

Garden City Hospital celebrates diversity by recognizing the holidays, traditions, food and healthcare norms of Christianity. Christianity: Christmas Candle One of the largest holidays celebrated in Christianity is Christmas. Celebrated on December ...

Celebrating Diversity: Judaism
Dec 19, 2018

Garden City Hospital celebrates diversity by recognizing the holidays, traditions, food and healthcare norms of Judaism. Judaism: Medical Examination Practices When treating a patient of the Jewish faith, it is important to consider the separation of ...

Celebrating Diversity: Hinduism
Dec 19, 2018

Garden City Hospital celebrates diversity by recognizing the holidays, traditions, songs, food and healthcare norms of Hinduism. Hiduism: Healthcare Norms As Hinduism grants individuals the freedom to practice as they choose, rules and regulations ...

Garden City High School Holiday Caroling!
Dec 17, 2018

The Garden City High School choir singing Christmas carols to the staff and patients of Garden City Hospital! Songs: 1. "Silver Bells" 2. "Silent Night" 3. "Here We Come A-Wassailing" 4. "We Wish you a Merry ...

Top Reasons to see an Internal Medicine Specialist
Nov 7, 2018

Whether you have heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, lung disease or even just need to see a primary care physician for a common cold, an internal medicine physician is a right person to see. Dr. Mandy Enshiwat, an internal medicine ...

Mandy Enshiwat, MD on Food & Nutrition
Nov 6, 2018

You can never go wrong with things like fresh fruits and vegetables. Make sure you wash your fruits and vegetables very thoroughly, especially now with the number of pesticides that are being used and how hazardous they are to our health. Dr. ...

What to Bring to your First Visit with your Family Doctor
Nov 2, 2018

If you're seeing a doctor for the first time, it helps as a new patient to have a few things brought with you to facilitate and make the entire process more productive for yourself and for your doctor and helps them learn who you are and what ...

Stanley Sczecienski, DO on Concussions
Nov 1, 2018

Stanley Sczecienski, DO, Family and Sports Medicine at Garden City Hospital speaks on the symptoms, examination, and treatment of concussions. If you or a loved one have experienced any of the symptoms described, please call 734-261-3778 to schedule ...

Building healthier lives, free of stroke
Oct 29, 2018 Comments(0)

Monday, October 29, is World Stroke Day. On behalf of the American Stroke Association, we recognize those and their families who have been impacted by a stroke and help educate on the types, symptoms and risk factors. Types of Stroke: Ischemic ...

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