Ronald R. Reichel, MD, PhD Joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates
White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome board-certified nephrologist Dr. Ronald R. Reichel to White Plains Hospital Physician Associates. He will see and treat patients for chronic kidney disease (CKD), acute kidney injury (AKI), electrolyte disorders, acid-base disorders, secondary hypertension, hyperparathyroidism, proteinuria and kidney transplants.
Dr. Reichel received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, and subsequently started a medical internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Reichel then went on to complete a nephrology fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
Previously the Section Head of Nephrology at Ochsner Medical Center in Louisiana, Dr. Reichel’s area of interest is acute renal failure. He has considerable research experience and received a PhD. in biochemistry. In addition, he performed postdoctoral studies at The Rockefeller University in New York City which ultimately culminated in the discovery of the E2F transcription factor. E2F is critically involved in cell cycle regulation in eucaryotes.
He was awarded a Howard Hughes fellowship as well as a National Kidney Foundation reward. In addition, he has received several consecutive research grants from the American Cancer Society and functioned as Principal Investigator on several kidney related clinical research studies. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed medical studies on topics including gene expression and acute kidney injury.
Dr. Reichel will see patients at the White Plains Hospital Physician Associates offices at 3379 Crompond Road in Yorktown and 99 Business Park Drive in Armonk. For appointments and more information, call (914) 849-7060.
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. 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, with more than 64,000 patient visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, MD, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, New Rochelle, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.
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 received Magnet® designation in 2012 and 2016 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Hospital earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), one of 16 hospitals in the nation, and the Hospital’s Bariatric Surgical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). White Plains Hospital has also received full accreditation for its breast cancer program from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) recognized White Plains Hospital as a top 10% performing hospital for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2019. In 2020, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® for the fifth time and, was once again named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. https://www.wphospital.org/about/affiliations-accreditations-awards