Ari L. Bunim, MD, AGAF, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

Ari L. Bunim, MD, AGAF, Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Ari L. Bunim to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Bunim, the former Clinical Director of Hepatology at New York-Presbyterian/Queens, and previous Scarsdale Medical Group Hospitalist at White Plains Hospital, will be based in the New Rochelle office.

Dr. Bunim treats a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver disorders including GERD, GI bleeding, abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis, fatty liver, and liver lesions. He received his Medical Degree from New York University Medical School, and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed Fellowships in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

In addition to being the Clinical Director of Hepatology at New York-Presbyterian/Queens, he also previously served as faculty in the Gastrointestinal Division, teaching both residents and fellows.  Dr. Bunim is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. In 2018, he received the Hepatitis C Clinical Exchange Network Champion Award from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Dr. Bunim was named among the Top 15 Doctors for state-of-the-art medical care by It’s Queens Magazine in 2015.

Board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Bunim is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association, and serves as a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American College of Gastroenterology and the Empire Liver Foundation. His interests include viral hepatology, fatty liver disease, liver cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. He has been involved in clinical trials and presents his research at national meetings.

Dr. Bunim will see patients at the White Plains Hospital Physician Associates offices at 1296 North Avenue, New Rochelle. For appointments and more information, call (914) 235-8224.


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, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Center for Cancer Care, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, with more than 60,000 patient visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, MD, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, New Rochelle, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2015 and 2013. The Hospital received Magnet® designation in 2012 and 2016 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014, 2016 and 2018, and 2019, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® and in 2019, was the only Hospital in Westchester to be named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.