2013 Annual Report Video

2013 Annual Report Video

You may have seen our 2013 Report to the Community distributed in local papers, watch here to see the video! If you did not receive a copy and would like one please email us at info@nlh.org and we’ll mail one to you.

Nathan Littauer reviews 2013

Nathan Littauer took a look at all we accomplished in 2013. What a year! From ground breaking surgeries to new heights in patient satisfaction scores, it was a good year. See it here: Nathan littauer Heals In 2013

Robotic Spine Surgery: The Future Is Here

As reported by WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Monday July 15, 2013


Credit Nathan Littauer Hospital
Some of the Littauer Surgical Team, pictured with Dr. Shen and the new technology.


A small Fulton County Hospital is on its way to becoming a major destination for patients in need of back surgery.

Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville has purchased and received its first Renaissance Robotic System, a groundbreaking technology offering new hope for patients suffering from debilitating spine pain.

Renaissance is the only FDA approved surgical guidance system for spine surgeries, which will be performed by Dr. Jian Shen, who is responsible for bringing the technology to Gloversville.

One of Dr. Shen’s patients, WAMC President and CEO Alan Chartock,went under the knife on a Monday and back to work early Tuesday morning. Chartock says Dr. Shen is looking to find and train an associate to assist him in performing spine surgery.  

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