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08/02/18 8:00am

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There has been a lot of talk about improving medical services for Islanders and visitors, Councilman Jim Colligan said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, but the time has come for a meeting with the doctors who have offices at the Medical Center Building so  needs aren’t duplicated and services are extended. (more…)

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06/19/14 3:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Winthrop-University Hospital is still weighing options to expand its services, but that’s not threatening to Dr. Ann Desire, who just leased the Medical Center space originally promised to Winthrop.

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Winthrop-University Hospital is still weighing options to expand its services, but that’s not threatening to Dr. Ann Desire, who just leased the Medical Center space originally promised to Winthrop.

No one is threatening to toss Dr. Anthonette Desire out of the Medical Center space she has just opened in the rear of the building.

But Winthrop-University Hospital remains interested in expanding its presence on Shelter Island, according to Winthrop’s director of real estate, John Mather. (more…)

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06/06/14 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Dr. Ann will be on the job June 16. Will she still be here after mid-October?

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Dr. Anthonette Desire will be on the job June 16. Will she still be here after mid-October?

Gone but not forgotten. That’s the status of the deal Shelter Island struck with Winthrop-University Hospital in November 2013 to staff an office a the Medical Center. (more…)

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06/04/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Welcome to Shelter Island. Supervisor Jim Dougherty was all smiles Tuesday afternoon as he introduced Dr. Antoinette R. Desire, who will be on duty at the Medical Center beginning June 15.

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Welcome to Shelter Island. Supervisor Jim Dougherty was all smiles Tuesday afternoon as he introduced Dr. Anthonette R. Desire, who will be on duty at the Medical Center beginning June 15.

Dr. Anthonette R. Desire — she prefers to be known as Dr. Ann — will  have a medical practice in the rear of the Medical Center where Dr. Peter Kelt held forth for years before moving his office to the front of the building. (more…)