Colorectal Surgeon Marc Casasanta, MD, Joins White Plains Hospital


Dr. Casasanta Joins White Plains Hospital at Surgical Specialists Practice

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August 3, 2015) – White Plains Hospital welcomes colorectal surgeon Marc Casasanta, MD to its group of integrated physician practices as of August 3rd. Dr. Casasanta will be seeing patients at White Plains Hospital’s Surgical Specialists practice, located at 170 Maple Avenue in White Plains.

Dr. Casasanta received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He completed his general surgery internship and residency at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Casasanta also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and colorectal surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas; as well as a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  He is certified in the use of the daVinci Robotic Surgical System and is board certified in general surgery.

Dr. Casasanta will join surgeons Carl Weber, MD (general surgery); Kaare Weber, MD (general and endocrine surgery); Philip Weber, MD (general surgery and gastroesophageal specialist); Kimberly Yee, MD (colorectal surgery); and Rafik El Sabrout, MD (general and transplant/hepatobiliary surgery) as well as nurse practitioners Guirlen Cange, MSN, ANP-BC; Lorice Massias, RN, FNP; and Jennifer Poterbin, BC-FNP at Surgical Specialists. With a reputation as a highly skilled multi-specialty surgical practice, the Surgical Specialists practice has been serving the White Plains community for more than 80 years. For more information or appointments, call (914) 948-1000.

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains Hospital (WPH) 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 Dickstein Cancer Treatment PavilionThe William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Centerand The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-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 (ANCC). In 2014 White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 5% of hospitals nationwide. White Plains Hospital is a member of the Montefiore Health System. For additional information, visit