White Plains, N.Y. (April 1, 2017) – White Plains Hospital welcomes Kira Geraci-Ciardullo, MD, MPH, to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Geraci-Ciardullo is an accomplished allergy and asthma specialist and has practiced medicine in Westchester County for more than thirty years. She is also a clinical Instructor of pediatrics at Cornell University Medical College in New York and an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Geraci-Ciardullo is board certified in Allergy/Immunology and in Pediatrics.
Dr. Geraci-Ciardullo received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her internship in the Department of Pediatrics at The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center. She was a Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics – Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Section at The New York Hospital and Cornell University Medical College, respectively. Dr. Geraci-Ciardullo received a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at the New York Medical College School of Public Health and her Bachelor of Science degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.
Dr. Geraci-Ciardullo has delivered lectures for the American Lung Association and the National Asthma Education Program. She is an officer of the New York State Medical Society, a member of the American Medical Association Council for Science and Public Health, and has been active in the Westchester County Medical Society for a number of years. She will see adult and pediatric patients at White Plains Hospital Medical & Wellness in Armonk at 99 Office Park Drive.
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.
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