Attending physician- The attending physician is the doctor who has main responsibility for a patient at a particular time (like hospitalization) or with regard to a particular therapy or treatment.

Intern - Internship involves a year of training in a hospital following graduation from medical school, and is a precursor to residency.

Medical resident - A physician who has finished medical school and internship goes on to receive training in a specialized area. Board certification in all medical and surgical specialties requires successful completion of a residency program.

Newborn Circumcision - This surgery removes the foreskin or loose tissue covering the penis. It may be performed for religious, cultural or health reasons.

Rounding - Rounding is the act of visiting patients in a hospital setting. In medical education, rounding provides an opportunity to sharpen clinical reasoning through the discussion of the patient's case with an experienced physician/faculty member.

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams