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Philomena Maggard

Fall 2023

Ballerina stays en pointe after ankle surgery

When a worsening condition threatened Philomena Maggad's ability to dance, she knew it was time to act. She sought the advice of an orthopedic surgeon at Greenwich Hospital.

Read the Fall 2023 issue

May - August 2023

Save a Limb, Save a Life

The possibility of losing a limb because of a chronic diabetic foot wound is challenging enough. Now add the pressure of knowing you can’t undergo a lifesaving kidney transplant until the stubborn wound thoroughly heals.

Read the May - August Issue Here
Save a Limb, Save a Live cover
Shirley and Corey Toby of White Plains, NY, with their growing family

March - April 2023

“Dream Team” Cares for At-Risk Pregnant Women

Shirley and Corey Toby were determined to return to the “dream team” at Greenwich Hospital when they learned they were having a second child – even though other hospitals were closer to their new home in White Plains, NY.

Read the March - April Issue Here

January - February 2023

Taking Life’s Lessons to Heart

As a Greenwich mail carrier, Douglas Castiello walks miles through numerous neighborhoods with ease every day. So, he was surprised to suddenly develop a bloated abdomen.

Read the January - February Issue Here
Taking life’s lessons to heart
Greenwich Hospital November - December 2022 Health Extensions

November - December 2022

World-Class Surgical Care at Your Door

Most people would rather never see the inside of an operating room. But sometimes unexpected events happen – a child needs an emergency appendectomy in the middle of the night; a car accident victim needs immediate surgery; or perhaps it’s time for a total knee replacement after years of pain.

Read the November - December Issue Here

September - October 2022

The future of cancer care is here

Imagine a time when 95 percent of all cancers are curable and people with incurable cancers have access to treatments that allow them to live longer with a good quality of life. Sound far-fetched? Not to Eric Winer, MD, the new director of Yale Cancer Center and physician-in-chief of Smilow Cancer Network, who expects the nation will reach this milestone in a decade.

Read The September - October Issue Here
Cancer Care Team at Greenwich Hospital
Expert pediatric care within the community

May - August 2022

Expert pediatric care within the community

Meghan Katz of Darien will always remember St. Patrick’s Day 2022 as the glorious day when Dylan – born at 27 weeks of gestation – finally came home after spending 63 days in Greenwich Hospital’s Level III-B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). “We were thrilled,” said Katz.

Read May - August 2022 Issue Here