Robert S. Reiffel, MD Joins White Plains Hospital Physicians Associates; First Plastic Surgery Practice in Hospital’s Ambulatory Physician Division


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (July 11, 2016) – White Plains Hospital welcomes plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Robert S. Reiffel, MD to its White Plains Hospital Physician Associates division. Dr. Reiffel has a long and distinguished career with the Hospital where he has been an attending physician since 1980.

He is recognized for his expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and surgery of the hand. The recipient of numerous national and regional awards for excellence, Dr. Reiffel is well-known for his frequent inclusion in the Castle-Connolly Best Doctors list. He has recently been honored by Health Grades as being ranked in the top 10% of physicians nationally in patient satisfaction.

Dr. Reiffel is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery and achieved a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his general surgery internship and residency at The Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, followed by a residency in plastic surgery and a fellowship in hand surgery at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Reiffel has authored many journal articles and chapters in plastic surgery textbooks. In addition to his current post, he is Past President of the Medical and Dental Staff of White Plains Hospital and Chief Emeritus of the Section of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Hospital. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and holds memberships in many national and local professional organizations including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Burn Association. Dr. Reiffel’s practice is located at 12 Greenridge Ave., Suite 203, White Plains, NY 10605 and can be reached by phone at 914-683-1400.

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains 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. Centers of Excellence include the White Plains Hospital Cancer ProgramThe 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 57,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan HerfortM.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, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014 and 2016, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 15% of hospitals nationwide. White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System. for additional information, visit