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Long Island Jewish Medical Center's new 10-story glass (Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Long Island Jewish Medical Center's new 10-story glass tower houses the Katz Women's Hospital and the Zuckerberg Pavillion, named after North Shore-LIJ trustee Roy Zuckerberg. (Dec. 8, 2011)

North Shore-LIJ's $300M expansion project

Long Island Jewish Medical Center's new Zuckerberg Pavilion boasts a wellness boutique, a meditation suite, 60 new single-bed surgical rooms on the eighth and ninth floors, and a physical therapy gym. The $300-million expansion in New Hyde Park project also includes the Katz Women's Hospital, which features a range of maternity and gynecological services with 88 private patient rooms and 14 labor and delivery rooms.

The nursery in the Katz Women's Hospital, part
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The nursery in the Katz Women's Hospital, part of the new 10-story tower at Long lsland Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park. (Dec. 8, 2011)

Invited guests tour the 88 private rooms inside
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Invited guests tour the 88 private rooms inside Katz Women's Hospital, located in the new 10-story tower at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park. A nurse's station is stationed outside the entrance of every two rooms. (Dec. 8, 2011)

Katz Women’s Hospital, named after North Shore-LIJ trustee
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Katz Women’s Hospital, named after North Shore-LIJ trustee Saul Katz and wife Iris, an associate trustee, has 88 private patient rooms. (Dec. 8, 2011)

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Cheryl Lampasona, 30, of Mineola, was diagnosed with
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Cheryl Lampasona, 30, of Mineola, was diagnosed with a rare tumor near her ovaries. She has been a longtime patient of North Shore-LIJ Hospital. She was joined by her husband and two sons as she spoke . Cheryl Lampasona, a longtime North Shore-LIJ patient, spoke at the opening celebration of Ling Island Jewish Medical Center's new tower. “My future looked grim. It was not the news a 21-year-old girl wanted to hear,” she said of her experience nine years ago when she learned she had a rare form of ovarian cancer. After 12 surgeries, she told the crowd, “I am so honored to be standing in front of you, healthy and with my beautiful family,” as her husband stood behind her holding their two children she gave birth to at North Shore-LIJ. (Dec. 8, 2011)

Long Island Jewish Medical Center's new 10-story glass
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Long Island Jewish Medical Center's new 10-story glass tower houses the Katz Women's Hospital and the Zuckerberg Pavillion, named after North Shore-LIJ trustee Roy Zuckerberg. (Dec. 8, 2011)

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