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Infusion Suites

The infusion center at South Shore Neurologic Associates, PC is dedicated to providing comprehensive, high-tech, and easily accessible healthcare to patients in need of a variety of infusion therapies. We offer convenient service to assist you with all your infusion needs. The infusion center is staffed by experienced and highly skilled infusion nurses who are dedicated to providing the best patient care. South Shore Neurologic Associates, PC prides itself on our excellent nurse-to-patient ratio, which ensures each patient receives safe, comfortable, and personal care. Our infusion center is open Monday thru Friday 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. with evening hours on Wednesday until 8 p.m. Saturday appointments are available twice a month.

Clinical Monitoring

Prior to receiving IV treatment, patients are evaluated by our clinical team for proper medication dosing and potential interactions with outstanding conditions. A supervising physician is available to monitor and prescribe symptomatic treatment for side effects or increased disease activity during infusions. Patients receiving certain therapies will be premedicated prior to treatment to decrease the possibility of allergic reaction.

Amenities

  • Comfortably equipped with reclining chairs, pillows and blankets
  • Wireless internet access
  • Personal flat screen cable TV’s with headphone capability
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages

Intravenous Medications

Commonly infused medications include:

  • Steroid Therapy
  • Tysabri
  • Rituxan
  • Novantrone
  • IVIG (intravenous immunoglobulin)
  • Remicade
  • Venofer

Intramuscular Injection

  • ACTHAR
  • Avonex

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do to prepare for my infusion appointment?

The most important thing one can do prior to receiving any type of IV treatment is to be adequately hydrated, so drink plenty of fluids the day before and the day of your treatment. This will make placing an IV in your vein much easier.

How long will my infusion take?

Infusions in our center can take anywhere between 30 minutes to 5 hours. It depends on the treatment and the dosage you are prescribed. No matter how long you are here with us, we attempt to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

What kind of reactions can I expect from this medication?

This varies from therapy to therapy, and sometimes even patient to patient. If you are concerned about possible side effects, do not hesitate to ask the infusion nurse assisting you. SOUTH SHORE NEUROLOGIC INFUSION SUITES are located at 712 Main Street, Islip, NY and 77 Medford Avenue, Patchogue, NY

To schedule an appointment please call:

Islip: 631-666-3939
Patchogue: 631-758-1910

Most Insurances Accepted – Please call Grace Druiett in our billing department at 631-666-3939 x 1154 for additional information.

South Shore Neurologic Infusion Suites Locations

Islip
712 Main Street
Islip, NY 11751
Tel: 631-666-3939
Fax: 631-666-1860

 

Patchogue
77 Medford Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772
Tel: 631-758-1910
Fax: 631-475-7185

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