Located in Uniondale, MSK Nassau is a 114,000-square-foot facility that offers nearly every aspect of outpatient cancer care. The bright, welcoming space is designed to meet patients’ and caregivers’ needs.
Regional Care Network Medical Site Director Pamela Drullinsky (left) is one of the more than 300 staff members providing world-class care at the new facility. This includes personalized care plans and new therapies being studied in clinical trials.
MSK Nassau has three linear accelerators. Highly trained radiation oncologists and radiation therapists, like Derek Fogelson, use these machines to deliver precise radiation treatments.
MSK Nassau’s infusion areas provide a calm setting for patients receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and other types of infusions.
Occupational therapist Claudine Campbell helps patients manage the side effects of cancer and its treatment. MSK Nassau offers comprehensive rehabilitation services including rehabilitation medicine, physical and occupational therapies, and therapies for edema (swelling).
Thanks to an on-site rapid-response lab staffed by experts, such as clinical pathologist Maly Fenelus, patients can get important test results quickly and discuss them with their care teams.
The 25-floor David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center brings together nearly every aspect of cancer care under one roof. Patients can receive many of the services they need in a single visit.
Stephen Solomon, Chief of the Interventional Radiology Service, and his team provide patients with minimally invasive image-guided therapies at the new facility.
In total, some 1,300 employees — including nurses with specialized expertise — work together at the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at MSK to help patients and caregivers have the best possible experience.
The facility’s postanesthesia care unit provides patients with private rooms in which to recover after outpatient procedures. Care teams are stationed right outside. Sixteen inpatient rooms equipped with cutting-edge technology for care and comfort are available for those requiring a short stay.
Medical oncologist and Medical Director of the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care Paul Hamlin leads the clinical staff, all of whom are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to each patient.
The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at MSK offers patients innovative treatment options, including one of the country’s first MR-linear accelerators. This technology combines radiation therapy and magnetic resonance imaging to target cancer cells with great precision. The facility also has spaces specifically designed to study new therapies in early-phase clinical trials.