STONY BROOK, NY, January 1, 2019 – Ketan and Hetal Patel, of Farmingville welcomed their daughter to the world on New Year’s Day at Stony Brook University Hospital.
Weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, the new baby girl was born at 1:26 am, just an hour and a half into the start of 2019. The girl, who’s been named Reya, is the couple’s first child, and was delivered by midwife Goldie McBride and Kelly Vega, RN.
About Stony Brook University Hospital:
Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, SBUH serves as the region’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center, and is home to the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, Stony Brook University Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute. SBUH also encompasses Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center. To learn more, visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/sbuh.