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Thank you for visiting Massena Memorial Hospital’s web site. I hope you find that the information we provide is useful and educational. Our hospital provides you with high-quality healthcare, administered by a team of professionals in a caring, compassionate, efficient and ethical manner that promotes the health and well-being of our community.

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Feature Story

RUNBOW...5K Walk/Run

May 10th, 2014; registration starts @ 8:00 am; Run 8:45 am, Walk 9:00 am on the John Story Trail, (Behind CAB/Churchill Avenue~ teacher parking lot).

Start the run with a white t-shirt and finish with a colorful master piece when you run/walk through the color splash stations. (p.s. — The first 200 registrants get a free shirt and sunglasses;  registration forms available at MCHS and MMH)* or click here
Sponsored by Massena Central High School Tech Prep Program and Massena Memorial Hospital; along with Paul Post Realty, Tarbell Management Group, Fidelis Care, St. Lawrence County Tobacco Free Community Partnership, Curran Renewable Energy and Dominos.


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Newsletter: Focus on Health

In this issue:

Ammar Kafa, MD, Family Medicine

Dr. Kafa and Dr. Christensen, are members of the MMH Medical Staff and has opened a practice, MMH Medical Group, into the new MMH Medical Office Building, 181 Maple Street, Massena.

Dr. Kafa is American Board Certified  in Family Medicine. He welcomes new patients and referrals for all your family’s medical needs.

General medical care for your family’s needs, Family health services; preventive and acute care, immunizations, uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes and depression and Bipolar disorder.

Diana ChristensenMD, Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease

Dr. Christensen is AMerican Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diease. She welcomes new patients and referrals for all your medical needs.

General medical care for adults and adolescents,preventive and acute care, immunizations. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes.

Welcoming new patients and most insurances. To make an appointment with either physician, please call: (315)769-4704
MMH Medical Office Building, 181 Maple Street, Massena

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Health Alerts

Women are doing more today than ever. So where do more women turn for women’s health?  Right here…

North Country Women’s Health

Casey Medical Building, located behind
Massena Memorial Hospital

Dr. Anna Beresnev, OB/GYN

Dr. P.T. Nguyen, OB/GYN

Barbara Hillis, Certified Nurse Midwife

To transfer your records or schedule an appointment. Please call ...




Here what a few comments from our patient surveys...

A patient from Massachuetts said "I had an amazing stay at this hospital and everyone made him feel comfortable at Massena Memorial Hospital."

A North Country Veteran told one of our MMH Auxiliary members, "I wouldn't go anywhere else for my medical care, the Veterans Clinic here at Massena Memorial Hospital is the best and the people are very caring!"

"I was treated excellently. My highest recommendations. Thank you for the excellent care."  ER and Inpatient 

"I was very pleased with my outpatient surgery. The two Anesthesiology members, surgical team, post operative care and surgical floor care were the best! The Anesthesiologist even came to my room later that day to check on me..."  Surgical Patient 

"I have always had the best care in our hospital. Absolutely no complaints."   Inpatient 

During my hospital stay, how often did doctors treat you with courtesy and respect?  "Always...100% of the time. He is the best! It was excellent for my second knee replacement and I felt very at ease doing it with your hospital again."  Surgical Patient 


- names withheld for patient confidentiality