What Happened: On January 27, 2020, the Practice became aware that its network had become the victim of a ransomware attack, which appears to have begun on January 25, 2020. The Practice’s information technology firm (the “IT Firm”) took immediate steps to isolate and mitigate the intrusion to its network. The attack was neutralized, and a complete scan of the central server was run to assure no malicious software remained. To be clear, the Practice’s electronic medical records system (“EMR”) was NOT attacked and the information contained in those records was NOT compromised. The Practice has hired a third-party security firm (the “Security Firm”) toRead More →

Robotic Surgery: The Future Is Now Free Men’s Health Lecture at 3 locations Tuesday, Apr. 19, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Eugene du Pont Preventive Medicine & Rehabilitation Institute Meet urology expert Christopher Mitchell, M.D., Director of Robotic Surgery at Christiana Care for a free lecture. He will be speaking on the advances of minimally invasive robotic surgery and other solutions for prostate care. Both men and women are invited to attend. Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and received his post-graduate training at the Mayo Clinic and at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Wednesday, April 27 Middletown Free-standing Emergency Department Wednesday, May 4 John H.Read More →

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Christopher Mitchell to our practice family.  Christopher Mitchell, M.D., is Christiana Care’s director of Robotic Surgery at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. Dr. Mitchell brings expertise in some of the most advanced and complex minimally invasive robotic surgical techniques in the field of urology today. With his arrival, Christiana Care is one of only a handful of centers in the United States to offer holmium laser enucleation of the prostate. This new procedure is shown to be highly effective in treating enlarged prostate or BPH (benign prostate hyperplasia), a non-cancerous condition thatRead More →