Accomplished Hematologist/Oncologist Joins White Plains Hospital


Yael Sadan Zack, M.D. Joins the White Plains Hospital Family

White Plains, NY (August 15, 2013) – White Plains Hospital has welcomed Hematologist and Oncologist Yael Zack, M.D., of Manhattan, to its group of integrated physician practices as of August 15th. Dr. Zack has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Oncology & Hematology, a division of the hospital aligning physicians with Hospital services. She will be working with Dr. Sara Sadan, Director of the Breast and Womens’ Cancer Program, Dr. Anney Mannacheril, and Dr. Joshua Raff, Chief of Oncology & Hematology.

Dr. Zack received her Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in New York City, her medical degree from New York Medical College, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She received fellowship training in Medical Oncology and Hematology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, and board eligible in Medical Oncology and Hematology.

In 2012, Dr. Zack’s research on the genetics and biochemistry of melanoma was presented at respected national research conferences, and most recently she published her work on promising new chemotherapeutic agents for metastatic breast cancer. In the clinical setting, Dr. Zack further diversified her repertoire as she focused on solid tumor oncology including breast, lung, and digestive malignancies, as well as hematology including lymphomas, hypercoagulability and bleeding disorders.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Zack into our group of skilled hematology & oncology specialists,” said Susan Fox, President of White Plains Hospital. “Her advanced training, her passion for research and her patient-centered approach make her a valued addition to our hospital family.”

Dr. Zack is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew and speaks conversational French.

She is available for consultation at her White Plains office, located at 244 Westchester Avenue and her New Rochelle office, located at 1296 North Avenue. Appointments can be made by calling (914) 684-8100.

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment PavilionThe William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing nearly 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a ten-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit