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November 30, 1979 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-11-30

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is a multidisciplinary program for evaluating
patient's needs for head and neck surgery.

Sinai Hospital is one of only a few hospitals
that provides 24-hour emergency dental
care services. A dental clinic is conducted
through the Shiffman Clinic program for
residents of the community.

Oncology Program

The oncology program involves the many
subspecialties of medicine, surgery,
gynecology, radiology and pathology which
are available at Sinai Hospital. Among the
most notable are sophisticated radiation
therapy, chemotherapy, hematologic
oncology, gynecologic surgery and oral and
maxillofacial surgery, including the head and
neck program.
In addition, the Department of
Rehabilitation Medicine provides care to
oncology patients in need of restorative
services, particularly following radical
surgery.

Michigan. The program, which includes
inpatient and outpatient services, provides
services in diagnostic cardiology, preventive
cardiology and critical care.
As part of our sophisticated cardiology
service, Sinai operates an active cardiac
catheterization laboratory, where patients
are evaluated and diagnosed, prior to
cardiovascular surgery, when indicated.

Provided both on an inpatient and
outpatient basis, cardiac rehabilitation is a
significant component of the total program
in cardiovascular care. The second and third
phases of this program are provided in
conjunction with the Jewish Community
Center of Metropolitan Detroit.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Dental Services

Sinai Hospital provides a unique service in
oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as a
comprehensive dental service.

The oral and maxillofacial surgery program
includes a cleft palate clinic; maxillofacial
reconstructive surgery; use of the laser in
oral surgery; development of the
mandibular staple (which was a nationally
acclaimed clinical application of Sinai's
research efforts in the mandibular joint
area); and a head and neck program, which

As a member of the Quadrangle, Sinai
Hospital is closely involved with the
development of Hospice of Southeast
Michigan, Inc., a nonprofit corporation
organized to provide a comprehensive
supportive program for terminally ill
patients.

Ophthalmology Service

The ophthalmology program at Sinai
Hospital is a comprehensive service,
provided on both an inpatient and
outpatient basis. The program has a strong
research component primarily involving
clinical applications of the laser.

Several specialty services are provided
including the Low Vision Clinic; Retinal
Clinic; treatment of external eye disease;
Contact Lens Clinic; orthoptics; ultrasound;
laser procedures; Stephanik arteriograph;
Fluorescein angiography; and Xenon
photocoagulation.

Specialty procedures, including intraocular
lens implantations, are also provided.

Radiology Program

In support of its many services, Sinai
Hospital provides sophisticated radiology
services in diagnostic radiology, nuclear
medicine/ultrasound and radiation therapy.

Services in diagnostic radiology include
computed tomography (CT) scanning,

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