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  • Westchester Medical Center Appoints Toan Nguyen, MD, as Section Chief of Breast Surgery

    Posted: 06/03/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 3, 2024) - Westchester Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Toan Nguyen, MD , as the Section Chief of Breast Surgery. In this role, Dr. Nguyen will oversee breast surgery services and collaborate closely with colleagues in plastic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, pathology, and women’s health to provide comprehensive care. Dr. Nguyen is a board-certified, Mayo Clinic fellowship-trained surgeon who has dedicated his entire career to caring...

  • Ming Tsai, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center as Associate Director, Advanced OB-GYN

    Posted: 05/29/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 29, 2024) - Ming Tsai, MD , has joined Westchester Medical Center as the new Associate Director of the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology. Dr. Tsai brings with him to Westchester Medical Center a wealth of experience and expertise in women’s health with special clinical interests in menstrual disorders, endometrial pathology, uterine fibroids, menopause, and minimally invasive surgery. He also brings years of experience in leadership and management at large academic medical centers ...

  • Westchester Medical Center First in New York to Use Robotic-Assisted System to Help Restore Hearing Loss

    Posted: 05/14/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 14, 2024) - WMCHealth’s Westchester Medical Center is the first hospital in New York State to complete a cochlear implant procedure with a new, FDA-approved robotic-assisted cochlear implant insertion system. The pioneering procedure was successfully performed by Katrina Stidham, MD ,  Westchester Medical Center’s Section Chief of Neurotology and the Medical Director of the Cochlear Implant Center at Westchester Medical Center . The new  iotaSOFT® Insertion System &nbs...

  • Westchester Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care

    Posted: 04/23/2024

    VALHALLA, NY – April 23, 2024 – WMCHealth’s Westchester Medical Center has achieved Level 4 accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The Level 4 accreditation from the NAEC is granted to centers that have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the most advanced medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Level 4 is the highest designation given by the NAEC.  This esteemed designation underscores the Advanced Adult Epilepsy Program ...

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Appoint Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., to Lead Departments of Pediatrics; Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 04/17/2024

    VALHALLA N.Y., (April 17, 2024) – Academic medical center partners New York Medical College (NYMC) and Westchester Medical Center have jointly announced the appointment of Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NYMC School of Medicine and Director, Department of Pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Rosenzweig will also assume the role of William Russell McCurdy Physician-...

  • WMCHealth President and CEO Michael D. Israel to Retire in 2025; Board Announces National Search for Network’s Next Leader

    Posted: 04/16/2024

    Valhalla, N.Y. (April 16, 2024) –– After nearly 20 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Westchester Medical Center and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), Michael D. Israel will retire from his position at the end of 2025. The Westchester County Healthcare Corporation (WCHCC) Board of Directors has initiated a nationwide search for his replacement. “After almost two decades in this role, this is the right time to move on to my next phase, and for a new leader to come ...

  • Burn Center at Westchester Medical Center Verified by the American Burn Association

    Posted: 02/08/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 8, 2024) – The American Burn Association (ABA) has verified The Burn Center at Westchester Medical Center as an Adult and Pediatric Burn Center, after a rigorous and thorough review of Westchester Medical Center’s burn care program. With this verification, Westchester Medical Center is now home to the only verified burn care program in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and eastern New York State north of New York City. According to the ABA, there are almost 500,000 burn inju...

  • Same-Day Cardiology and Heart Disease Prevention Programs Saving Lives at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 02/05/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 5, 2024) – Fern, a Westchester County resident, awoke recently with excruciating pain. It passed and she didn’t think much of it until the headaches started and persisted. Finally, knowing that she had a history of heart disease in her family, Fern decided to see a cardiologist, but she couldn’t get an appointment. Then a friend told her about Westchester Medical Center’s Same-Day Cardiology program . Fern called and got an appointment the very next day. “It’s a good thing I did...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints William B. Pryor as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Posted: 01/29/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 29, 2024) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has named William B. Pryor to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. In his position, Pryor will oversee WMCHealth’s workforce recruitment, labor relations and workforce policies. As the Chief Human Resources Officer for WMCHealth and its 13,000 workforce members, Pryor’s priorities include recruitment and retention as well as new strategies for workforce communication and empl...

  • WMCHealth Elected by Peer Hospitals to Lead Statewide Association of Regional Perinatal Programs & Networks

    Posted: 01/24/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 24, 2024) – Solidifying its position as a leading voice for maternal-child health in New York State, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) began this month its four year-term as the organization leading the 17-member New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs & Networks (ARPPN). Under the direction of perinatal specialists at the Network’s Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , WMCHealth was elected by peer hospita...