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Fulvia Milite, MD, New Sleep Center Director, Joins White Plains Hospital

Fulvia Milite, MD, New Sleep Center Director, Joins White Plains Hospital
09/01/2017

White Plains, N.Y. (September 1, 2017) – White Plains Hospital welcomes Dr. Fulvia Milite, who specializes in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, as the new Director of the Sleep Center. Dr. Milite received her medical degree and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical College, Bronx, NY.  She then pursued specialty training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Milite completed her fellowship in Sleep Medicine at St Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center in Manhattan.

Her specific clinical and research interests include sleep disordered breathing and the cardiovascular consequences of sleep disordered breathing.

The Sleep Center at White Plains Hospital specializes in adult and pediatric sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep and can be a serious and potentially life-threatening condition. Sleep apnea is largely undiagnosed, with only 10% of people with the condition being treated.

The Sleep Center at White Plains Hospital provides overnight studies to test for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. It offers state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, comfortable private rooms, a caring and credentialed staff, and complimentary continental breakfast and parking. The Center also offers special diagnostic testing facilities for children, who may also suffer from sleep apnea.

As Director of the Sleep Center, Dr. Milite will be responsible for the sleep program that provides diagnostic and therapeutic care. Dr. Milite will conduct outpatient sessions in New Rochelle.   

The Sleep Center can be contacted at 914-681-2626.

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 60,000 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. In 2012, the Hospital received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and, in 2016, earned re-designation as a Magnet hospital. 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.