Gastroenterologist Dr. Melissa Magrath Joins White Plains Hospital

Gastroenterologist Dr. Melissa Magrath Joins White Plains Hospital

White Plains, N.Y. (July 8, 2024) – White Plains Hospital has announced that board-certified gastroenterologist and internist Dr. Melissa Magrath has joined WPHPA Surgical Specialties in White Plains.

Dr. Magrath, whose interests include esophageal motility disorders, GERD, and care of patients with gastrointestinal symptoms after bariatric surgery, received her medical degree from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and a fellowship in gastroenterology at NYU.

Prior to joining WPHPA, Dr. Magrath was a gastroenterologist at Bellevue Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at NYU Langone Health.

To make an appointment, call 914-948-1000.

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. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Rye Brook, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.

The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and in 2023, White Plains Hospital received another 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency for the second consecutive year. In addition, the Hospital received its third Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a distinction held by only two percent of hospitals in the country. White Plains Hospital has consistently received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 9th time.