Respected Dermatologist Joins White Plains Hospital


Lesa Kelly, M.D. Has Longstanding Ties to the New Rochelle Community

White Plains, NY (September 20, 2013) – Lesa Kelly, M.D., of New Rochelle, a recognized and accomplished dermatologist with a well-established practice in the Sound Shore community, will be joining White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, a division of the hospital aligning local physicians with hospital services, as of September 15, 2013. She will be practicing out of the hospital’s new space at 1296 North Avenue, when it opens later this month.

Dr. Kelly graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston College in 1987. She received her medical degree from the New York Medical College in 1991, graduating as valedictorian, where she then completed her residency in Dermatology, serving as Chief Resident.

Dr. Kelly is a lifelong resident of New Rochelle and has been an active member of the community for decades. She is a graduate of New Rochelle High School, and has also sent her two daughters through the district’s public schools. Dr. Kelly practiced in Long Island, NY during the first few years of her career before opening her own practice in New Rochelle in 1998.

Dr. Kelly is board-certified in dermatology and specializes in routine dermatological screening, as well as the treatment of a variety of skin conditions for adults and children.

“We are very happy to welcome Dr. Kelly into our group of skilled and talented physicians,” said Susan Fox, President of White Plains Hospital. “Her two decades of experience in dermatological care are a wonderful addition for us as we grow our physician base and branch out into the Sound Shore area.”

Dr. Kelly’s office will be located in the new White Plains Hospital Physician Associates and Imaging Center building at 1296 North Avenue in the Wykagyl Shopping Center in New Rochelle. For appointments and further information, call (914) 637-2663

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care 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 Dickstein Cancer Treatment PavilionThe William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing nearly 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a ten-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. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit