Rheumatologist Dr. Lea Meir Joins WPHPA
White Plains, N.Y. (September 11, 2023) – White Plains Hospital welcomes Dr. Lea Meir to its WPHPA of Larchmont and WPHPA of New Rochelle practices.
Dr. Meir received her medical degree from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. She then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and a fellowship in Rheumatology at Mount Sinai Health System.
Dr. Meir has conducted copious amounts of research and has presented before such organizations as the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the American College of Rheumatology.
Outside of the field of rheumatology, she has published work on the topics of analgesia and pain management as well as allergy and immunology.
In addition to English, Dr. Meir speaks Hebrew.
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 2022, White Plains Hospital received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency. 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 8th time.