Elliot A Heller MD- Fellow of the AASLD, Class of 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elliot A. Heller has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (FAASLD) Class of 2015.

Fellowship is the highest honor among AASLD membership categories and recognizes superior professional achievement in clinical or academic practice in the management of Liver Disease. It is awarded to physicians, scientists and researchers who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge and/or practice of liver and biliary diseases, and who are considered leaders in the field. Dr. Heller has already been recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Heller is the only gastroenterologist in Rockland County to receive fellowship in the AASLD.

Endoscopy Unit Accreditation

On April 15, 2015, The Endoscopy Service at Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland underwent a comprehensive accrediation survey by The American Association for Accrediation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF). Our Endoscopy service receive a full accreditation without any deficiencies. 

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. was established in 1980 to develop an accreditation program to standardize and improve the quality of medical and surgical care in ambulatory surgery facilities while assuring the public of high standards for patient care and safety in an accredited facility. Today more than 2000 outpatient facilities are accredited by AAAASF, one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States. Physicians, legislators, state and national health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF stands alone in setting the "Gold Standard" for quality patient care for all ambulatory care facilities. 

In addition, our Histopathology Lab was once again, accredited by the College Of American Pathologists (CAP). The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. They set the "Gold Standard" for quality patient care for all clinical laboratories.


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Happy & Healthy 2015

From the Staff of Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland, we would like to wish you and your family a very Happy New Year!  May your New Year be filled with good health, good times and lots of good memories.  Our entire staff looks forward to serving your digestive health care needs in 2015.  



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