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Destination Healthcare

Destination Healthcare

As a leading neurosurgeon specializing in adult and pediatric scoliosis and deformity surgeries, Dr. McHugh has established a reputation reaching beyond Long Island. To experience the highest level of care combined with the best outcomes, patients travel to his Long Island practice from all over the world.

Consider the best – no matter where

Dr. McHugh is renowned as one of the best neurosurgeons for treating patients with scoliosis and other spinal deformities and is an expert in the field of revision surgeries. It is his priority to provide secure and remarkably efficient treatments as well as compassionate and comforting care to our patients.

Along with his staff, Dr. McHugh takes personal responsibility for ensuring excellence in patient experience and attentive support, making patients feel at ease throughout their journey with our team.

If you are looking for excellence in neurosurgery, optimal outcomes, and the best in patient experience, you should consider traveling to Long Island and let our expert team take care of you.

With years of experience in accommodating out-of-town patients, our team will assist you with travel arrangements, transportation, scheduling appointments, and, if deemed necessary, surgery and hospital arrangements.

A-la carte Concierge Service

Traveling can be overwhelming, even more so if you must travel for medical reasons. To ensure that we meet all your needs, our a-la-carte Concierge Service Team will arrange a streamlined visit for you and your travel partner.

Our team members will cater to your unique travel needs and work closely with you to coordinate every detail of your trip. From transportation to hotel arrangements to scheduling office and hospital appointments, organizing postoperative care visits, and attending to any additional requirements you may have – we are here for you every step of the way.

What’s next?

After reaching out to our office, a member of our team will reach out to you to schedule an initial telehealth consultation. This appointment will build the foundation of your journey with our practice. Dr. McHugh will discuss your condition and treatment options with you, before developing a treatment plan that is customized to your specific needs.

Should surgery be advised, our concierge staff will work with you to arrange for hotel accommodation, transportation, pre-surgical testing, and all necessary appointments whether in our practice or at the hospital. Post surgery, you will recover at one of the local hospitals, and our provider’s patient liaison coordinators will be in frequent contact.

Our team will continue to follow up with you after you have been discharged, and Dr. Mchugh will be available for in-person and telehealth follow-up appointments to track your progress.

Good to know:

Dr. McHugh has privileges at the area’s most prestigious hospitals, including:

  • Good Samaritan University Hospital, West Islip, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, Roslyn, NY
  • St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY
  • Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY
  • St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY

Most of our offices are conveniently located on Long Island, New York, about 45 to 60 minutes outside the busy hustle of New York City, though we are in close proximity of JFK, LaGuardia, and McArthur Airport and easily accessible by public transportation.

Please contact us at 631-780-4470 to find out
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