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Recent News from the Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center

Dr. Alexander and Dr. Cywinski raise money for youth centers during a 2,500 mile bike trip

March 30, 2017 / 0 comments

Dr. Daniel Alexander and Dr. David Cywinski, childhood friends and partners at the Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center, set out to bicycle the perimeter of the United States, raising money to build a new community center in their old neighborhood of Babcock, a suburb of Buffalo.

Their first trip was cut short in 1986 in Seguin, Texas, outside of San Antonio, when Cywinski and Tony Glosek were hit from behind by a driver who dozed off behind the wheel of a pickup truck hauling a horse trailer. Cywinski broke one leg; Glosek broke two and his jaw.

A quarter of a century later, the trio returned to Seguin, Texas, where the accident happened and resumed the ride. They covered 2,500 miles from Seguin, Texas to Buffalo in 25 days.

“We wanted to finish what we started,” said Alexander. “And that was raising money to build a youth center.”

“Dave, Tony and I grew up extremely poor, and the Boys Club, the Babcock Boys Club, at the time, was a home away from home. It was a safe haven for three poor kids to go and grow. And what the boys club did, it gave us the tools that we needed to succeed in life.”

“We played sports there, we played games there. We learned a lot of things about life at the Boys Club, not to mention skills, hands-on skills but also life skills. Without the Boys Club I certainly wouldn’t be a physician today,” said Dr. Cywinski.

The money raised went to improving the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva and will go into building the Seneca Babcock Community Center of Buffalo.

 

Joint Commission National Quality Approval Seal

Dr. Alexander Awarded the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval

February 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Joint Commission National Quality Approval SealA big thank you and congratulations to Dr. Daniel Alexander and the surgical team & staff at FLBJC for achieving the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its Orthopedic Knee and Hip Replacement program.

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital was officially named an Orthopedic Joint Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission, becoming Rochester Regional Health’s 4th accredited Orthopedic Joint Center of Excellence.

Dr. Alexander Selected for Best of Geneva Award for 2016

February 7, 2017 / 0 comments

A well deserved congratulations to Dr. Daniel Alexander for winning the Best of Geneva Award 2016, in the doctor category! The award recognizes local companies that “help make the Geneva area a great place to live, work, and play.”

 

Published by the Finger Lakes Times

Need an MRI? Try FLBJC’s Open MRI Machine

December 12, 2016 / 0 comments

If you ever need an MRI, try our state of the art Open MRI machine, located in our Geneva office. It’s the only one of its kind in the region and offers a wide-open magnet, non-claustrophobic design for your comfort.

Open MRI of the Finger Lakes has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. The only true OPEN MRI!

Learn more by visiting this page: http://fingerlakesorthopedics.com/open-mri-of-the-fingerlakes/

 

Rochester Regional Health Acquires Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center

November 9, 2016 / 0 comments

Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center is proud to announce our formal acquisition by Rochester Regional Health.

What Dr. Alexander began 10 years ago with two staff members and one office, grew to 36 staff, including five doctors and four offices. The gratitude for this success is due to the talented doctors and staff who joined our team and to our wonderful community who spread the word.

“My colleagues and I are proud and honored to be part of the growing Rochester Regional Health family,” Dr. Alexander said. We look forward to continuing to serve the healthcare needs of our community, together with Rochester Regional Health.

Learn about the partnership here: https://www.rochesterregional.org/news/2016/11/finger-lakes-bone-joint-acquisition/

 

 

Dr. Alexander to Help Build the New Seneca-Babcock Community Center

September 3, 2016 / 0 comments

Dr. Alexander has teamed up with other local firms to turn the former School 26 at 82 Harrison St. into a new Seneca-Babcock Community Center. The new building (26,000-square-foot, single-story) will include a full kitchen for cooking lessons, a gymnasium, a black box theater, a recording studio, a fitness center, a computer lab and classrooms for GED classes.

The hope is to start construction next spring.

Read more directly from The Buffalo News

A big thank you to everyone that has put time and effort into this project:

Ciminelli Real Estate Corp, Kideney Architects, C&S Engineers, Siracuse Engineers, Kavinoky Cook LLP, Frey Electric, J.W. Danforth & Co. and Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co.

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