Social Media Disclaimer

We welcome and encourage open dialogue on Gramercy Surgery Center’s social media platforms including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. We look forward to reading your comments, thoughts and stories you might want to share.

We at Gramercy Surgery Center, monitor participation in media, to ensure that you stay on topic, are cordial and avoid posting offensive comments. Please keep in mind that the content posted in our social media sites is not medical advice. The information posted in these sites, is not a substitute for professional medical consultation or treatment for medical conditions. Please talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your health.

Please note that once you post something online, anyone can read your words. We urge you to exercise caution when posting information on our social media sites. Do not disclose personal identifiable information such as, your home address, medical record number, social security number, etc…

The opinions and views expressed on Gramercy Surgery Center’s social media sites, including, but not limited to, Facebook, LinkedIn and The GSC Blog, represent the thoughts of individuals and online communities, and not necessarily those of Gramercy Surgery Center or any of its corporate affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, medical staff or members of its board. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the site they are posted on, other sites affiliated with the site, the staff involved with maintaining the site or any members of the site. Gramercy Surgery Center is not liable for any adverse events which may occur from the use of its social media platforms or as a result of any medical conditions you may have.

While Gramercy Surgery Center makes reasonable efforts to monitor/moderate content posted on our social media sites, we do not moderate all comments and cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information.

Gramercy Surgery Center reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems inappropriate. Comments including, but not limited to the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • Abusive or hurtful comments about another participant
  • Off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promoting events, Web sites, organizations and programs not related to or affiliated with Gramercy Surgery Center)
  • Comments that use foul language or “hate speech” (for example, including but not limited to racial, ethnic or gender bashing language)
  • Personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of just countering his/her posting, opinion or comments
  • Comments that violate the privacy of our patients, physicians, staff and their families

Information posted on one of our sites is not intended to be medical advice and should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or health care provider.

All links to other Web sites found on Gramercy Surgery Center’s social media platform are provided as a service to our readers. However, these links do not constitute as endorsement of those sites by Gramercy Surgery Center and we are not responsible for the content of external Web sites.

By submitting content to any of Gramercy Surgery Center’s social media platforms, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and that Gramercy Surgery Center may use this information for internal and external promotional purposes. Please note that other participants may use your posted information beyond the control of Gramercy Surgery Center. If you do not wish to have the information made available via this site reproduced, published, copied and/or reprinted, please do not post the material on our social media sites.