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Hospital Resources

Weight Loss Surgery

The Columbia University Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital invites you to attend our monthly support group meeting. The monthly meeting is open to anyone considering bariatric surgery and to those who've already had a procedure. The meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. For more information or to register, call 914-787-5289.

Childbirth and Lamaze ClassesChildbirth And Lamaze Classes

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence offers the following Childbirth classes to expectant parents: either two consecutive Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. or a one day Saturday course from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. All classes prepare parents for the birthing process and are taught by certified Lamaze instructors. A tour of the hospital is included. The fee is $200.00 per couple. Please call Health Promotions at 914-787-5044.

Breastfeeding Classes

Breastfeeding classes are given once a month on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Instruction includes tips on how to prevent common problems and positioning techniques. The fee is $35.00. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. For more information call 914-787-5044.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Guided by our lactation expert, new moms can also participate in a postpartum breastfeeding support group. The group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. For more information call Judy McArdle at 914-787-2141.

Joint Replacement Center

The Lawrence Joint Replacement Center offers board-certified surgeons, standardized protocols, orthopedic surgery suites, case management, pre-surgical education classes and dedicated physical and occupational therapists all designed to return the patient to an active lifestyle. For more information call 914-787-2244.

Sleep Center

The new Center for Sleep Medicine at Lawrence is a state-of-the-art facility conveniently located inside the main hospital. The Center provides professional consultation, diagnostic and treatment services for all types of sleep disorders. The Center for Sleep Medicine at Lawrence is under the medical direction of Dr. Deborah Cappell, a well-established specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Dr. Cappell is boarded by The American Board of Sleep Medicine.

Inside the new Sleep Center, patients will enjoy the comfort of our private, hotel-like testing suites and are attended to by the top clinical specialists in the state. The Center for Sleep Medicine at Lawrence makes the process of improving your sleep health simple and will quickly get you on the pathway to better sleep and better health. For more information, contact us at