Dr. Peter Tesler, Associate Medical Director, Ambulatory Care, Joins White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital welcomes Dr. Peter Tesler, who has joined the Hospital as Associate Medical Director, Ambulatory Care.
An educator, administrator and pediatric physician for nearly thirty years, Dr. Tesler will help lead the Hospital in enhancing the transitional care at its outpatient facilities and post-acute rehab centers, while promoting wellness, chronic disease management and reducing Hospital readmissions. He will also assist in the education of the Hospital’s medical staff and develop procedures to achieve an ongoing, measurable improvement in its ambulatory practices.
Dr. Tesler comes to White Plains Hospital from Westchester Medical Center Health Network, where he served as an Attending Physician and Regional Medical Director for Safety & Quality. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a Master of Public Health Degree from Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Tesler completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.
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 and New Rochelle; 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®. http://www.wphospital.org.