A: Commack, Bohemia, East Setauket, Hampton Bays, Stony Brook
We caught up with Christina Kocis CNM, DNP- Director Midwifery Division/Dept OB/GYN Stony Brook and asked her some questions about what makes her practice so successful.
List the services you provide
Gynecologic care, family planning, pregnancy and birth care, postpartum care , menopausal care, and primary care
Out of all of the services you provide, what would you say is your specialty?
I think communication is key to all of my relationships and I think I do this well.
What inspired you to start this practice?
I became a midwife so I could fully advocate for women in their health/birth care choices.
How long have you been in this business?
What keeps you going every day?
The satisfaction of supporting women in achieving their health care goals
What is your favorite part about your business?
Hard to say, I really enjoy every aspect of participating in the delivery of women's health care services.
What is one thing you would like us to know about your practice?
We serve all people seeking OB/GYN care.
What is the best compliment you've received about your services?
Having women bring their daughters to us when they become young women in need of women's health care
What makes your business unique?
We are large group who have been successful in delivering consistent, evidence based, equitable women's health care with excellent outcomes. We are thankful to be able to practice the midwifery model of care in a supportive, collegial and respectful setting. As part of the Stony Brook OB/GYN team, we have the unique ability to provide care to both low and moderate risk women in a setting that allows their voices to be heard. We listen to women.
Thank you Christina for sharing with us and giving us insight to your business!