Dov Kolker, MD Joins White Plains Hospital
Director and Specialist in Foot and Ankle Surgery to see patients in White Plains and Armonk
White Plains, N.Y. (October 31, 2016) – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dov Kolker, MD to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Kolker is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle disorders and sports injuries. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and has been the Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Kolker joins the Orthopaedic Specialists group bringing extensive clinical and academic experience.
Dr. Kolker graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University – where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society – and from Tufts University School of Medicine. He was also a Mathematics Scholar at Oxford University. He completed his surgical internship at Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel Hospital in Boston) and his orthopaedic residency and chief residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Kolker focused on sports medicine and was an assistant team physician for the Boston Red Sox and the Maccabiah World Olympics. Dr. Kolker is fellowship-trained in Trauma, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery. He has trained internationally in Switzerland as well as at Harvard Medical School and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Kolker has treated not only professional, but also collegiate and Olympic athletes. Dr. Kolker is the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award, distinguished as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and ranked among New York’s Super Doctors® annually for the past several years. Dr. Kolker has authored and contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications, books and chapters, and his research has been presented at regional, national and international meetings.
Dr. Kolker will practice out of the Orthopedic Specialists practice located at 222 Westchester Avenue in White Plains as well as the WP Hospital Medical and Wellness multispecialty practice at 99 Business Park Drive in Armonk. For more information, or to make an appointment, call (914) 946-1010.
About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. 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 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, seeing nearly 57,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital also has outpatient medical facilities in Armonk and New Rochelle. 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 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 and 2016, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 10% of hospitals nationwide.For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.
About Soliant Health
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