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Breast centers seeking NAPBC accreditation undergo a comprehensive site visit every three years.

White Plains, N.Y. (May 10, 2022) – White Plains Hospital has once again received an “A” from healthcare watchdog the Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades for its excellence in providing safe and expert care to its patients. The Hospital remains the only healthcare facility in Westchester County, and one of only […]

Dr. Numa T. Rahman Joins White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Numa T. Rahman to its Center for Cancer Care. Board-certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Rahman evaluates and treats patients for a variety of hematological conditions, with a special interest in breast, thoracic and gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Rahman completed her […]

Family Medicine Practitioners Drs. Shekhar Palekar and Seth Leven Join White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. (May 2, 2022) – White Plains Hospital Physician Associates welcomes Drs. Shekhar Palekar and Seth Leven, whose longtime practice Harrison Medical Group has transitioned to WPHPA Harrison. Specializing in geriatric medicine and preventive care, Dr. Palekar founded Harrison Medical Group in 1999. In addition to his clinical work, he is an adjunct […]

Dr. Brian Nicholas, White Plains Hospital’s Director of Hearing & Balance, speaks with NBC New York about the dangers of listening to devices too loudly and offers tips on how to ensure safe listening.

About White Plains Hospital  White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, […]

Cardiologists Gary Gabelman, Douglas Hart, Gabriela Grasa, Anthony Mercando, and Mitchell Fishbach Join White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. (January 10, 2022) – White Plains Hospital Physician Associates welcomes Drs. Gary Gabelman, Douglas Hart, Gabriela Grasa, Anthony Mercando, and Mitchell Fishbach, formerly associated with NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester. This new cardiology group expands the number of impressive physicians in White Plains Hospital’s Division of Cardiology. White Plains Hospital continues to bolster […]

Dr. Kimberly Yee Appointed Vice-Chair of the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) Education Committee

White Plains, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2022 – White Plains Hospital announced today that Dr. Kimberly Yee, FACS, FASCRS, Director of the Colorectal Cancer Program, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) Education Committee. The NAPRC is one of the programs administered by the American College of Surgeons, a prestigious scientific […]

Edward Costa, DPM, FACFAS, Joins Scarsdale Medical Group

White Plains, N.Y., Jan. 1, 2022 – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome podiatrist Dr. Edward Costa to Scarsdale Medical Group. Dr. Costa specializes in surgical and nonsurgical management of all conditions that affect the foot and ankle, including heel pain/plantar fasciitis; Achilles tendinitis; bunions; fractures; ingrown toenails, diabetic foot care/ulcers; sports-related injuries; and pediatrics […]

Brian D. Nicholas, MD, FACS Joins White Plains Hospital as Director of Hearing and Balance

White Plains, N.Y., Jan. 1, 2022 – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Brian D. Nicholas as the Director of Hearing and Balance at White Plains Hospital Physicians Associates. Board-certified in Otolaryngology/ENT and Neurotology, Dr. Nicholas brings a wealth of clinical, academic, and research experience and leadership to the WPHPA Otolaryngology practice. He […]

Dana Bryant, MD, MHA, FACOG, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y., Jan. 1, 2022 – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Dana Bryant to its Physician Associates Division. A board-certified OBGYN, Dr. Bryant has over 25 years of experience in the field of women’s health, treating conditions that affect the female reproductive system from adolescence through menopause. She is currently accepting appointments […]

Jakub Tatka, MD, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jakub Tatka to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Tatka comes to White Plains Hospital from Columbia University’s Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY. He is currently accepting appointments for both adults and children, for hip and knee conditions due to sports, arthritis, injuries […]

Dr. Paula Amendola-Sekinski, DO, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Paula Amendola-Sekinski to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Amendola-Sekinski specializes in family medicine and primary care, including routine examinations, immunizations and management of chronic diseases. She sees both adults and adolescents for well visits and a broad range of conditions, including acute upper respiratory […]

Lan Le Adams, MD, MPH, CPH, FACOG Joins White Plains Hospital

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Lan Le Adams, MD, MPH, CPH, FACOG to its staff. Dr. Adams provides specialty care for women with high-risk pregnancies, including performing prenatal diagnostic procedures, 3D/4D obstetric ultrasounds, nuchal translucency screening, and perinatal consultations. Dr. Adams earned her medical degree from Texas Tech University School […]

Angela Chan, MD, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Angela Chan to Scarsdale Medical Group. Dr. Chan is an allergist specializing in asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, anaphylaxis, chronic rhinosinusitis, urticaria, food allergy and drug allergy. She will be seeing both adult and pediatric patients at SMG in Harrison. Dr. Chan attended the […]

Leigh Kwak, MD, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Leigh Kwak to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Kwak is a skilled endocrinologist who will see patients in the Yorktown Heights and Larchmont locations. He specializes in thyroid abnormalities, pituitary gland disorders; diabetes; hormonal imbalance; brittle bone disease/osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency; calcium abnormalities; […]

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