Patient Resources

Patient Resources

The Institute offers many programs, services and capabilities that address our patients’ special needs:

  • Patients can consult with multiple physicians on treatment options, undergo tests and receive results—all during a single appointment, at one location. This capability saves time and facilitates specialists’ access to patients’ medical records.
  • Patients also have the option of consulting with the surgical team’s support specialists to gain a complete awareness of the surgical process. These specialists include neuro-anesthesiologists, radiation-oncologists, interventional neuroradiologists and neuro-oncologists, along with experts in swallowing disorders and minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Our physicians and surgeons strive to establish a collaborative relationship with each patient’s referring physician, and with all medical professionals intimately involved with patient care. This practice reinforces the continuity of care before and after surgery.
  • We understand that personal appearance can influence a patient’s recovery. For example, we don’t remove a surgical patient’s hair unless absolutely necessary. This small consideration can help facilitate recovery and strengthen patients’ self-esteem.

Patient Networking

Our patient networking program puts patients in touch with each other, especially new patients with former patients who have experienced a similar disease, condition, or treatment.

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    (212) 434-4500
In Long Island:
    (718) 470-7550
    (516) 470-7550
In Staten Island:
    (718) 226-6110
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Meet An Expert

Yosef P. Krespi, MD

Sleep Disorders

Dr. Krespi is a board certified otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon with special expertise in endoscopic sinus surgery, surgery to relieve snoring and sleep apnea and oral malodor. He serves as Associate Director of the NYHNI and Director of the Center for Sleep Disorders.