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Family Physician Dr. Nick Florio Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates of Yorktown Heights

Having been a volunteer firefighter, he has a passion for caring for first responders.

White Plains Hospital Receives “A” Patient Safety Grade for the 9th Consecutive Time

The Hospital is one of only 17 in New York state to receive the highest possible rating.

Dr. Rafael A. Ortiz Joins White Plains Hospital as Executive Director of Neurosciences

He will work with physician, administrative and nursing leadership to enhance White Plains’ capabilities as a tertiary level hospital for Neurosciences, working across both inpatient and ambulatory programs.

White Plains Hospital Welcomes Doctors from Hudson Valley Bone & Joint Surgeons

The orthopedic surgeons will maintain their offices in Hawthorne and Yonkers.

White Plains Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Palumbo Receives Westchester County Health Commissioner’s Award

Dr. Palumbo was selected for the Commissioner’s Award for his leadership and collaboration in vaccinating, testing and compassionately caring for Westchester residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

White Plains Hospital Ranks in the Top 10% of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience Once Again

The Hospital is one of just eight in New York state to be recognized.

White Plains Hospital Ranked One of the World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek

It is one of just 10 hospitals in the state, and the only one in Westchester County, to be included on the prestigious list.

White Plains Hospital Opens New Laboratory Leveraging Advanced Technology

The laboratory’s new equipment strengthens the Hospital’s diagnostic capabilities and supports greater test and sample capacity with high throughput testing and redundancy.

Dr. Mythili Murthy Joins WPHPA of Harrison

Dr. Murthy cares for patients within the entire range of endocrine diseases, including diabetes, thyroid disease/thyroid cancer, and osteoporosis, among others.

Dr. Gregory Pontone Joins White Plains Hospital as Associate Medical Director for Ambulatory Quality & Physician Services

In addition, Dr. Pontone will continue to practice cardiology two days a week, seeing patients at the Hospital’s Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery.

Rheumatologist Dr. Petros Efthimiou Joins WPHPA of Larchmont

Dr. Efthimiou’s work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and medical textbooks, and he has served as an ad hoc reviewer and editorial board member for various peer-reviewed rheumatology journals.

White Plains Hospital Named a “Best Hospital for Bariatric Surgery” by Money Magazine

With more than 2,200 hospitals surveyed, White Plains Hospital is the only hospital in Westchester County ¬– and one of nine in New York – to make the list.

Both physicians are well-respected across the region, and have been affiliated with White Plains Hospital for many years.

Dr. Mojdeh Momeni Joins WPHPA Digestive Disease and Nutrition Consultants of Westchester

Dr. Momeni specializes in the treatment and prevention of diseases and disorders of the digestive tract.

Dr. Madhavi R. Kancharla Joins WPHPA of Yorktown Heights

Dr. Kancharla is a board-certified physician with over 20 years of experience in Internal Medicine, including inpatient and outpatient care.

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