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  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Westchester Medical Center Welcomes Obstetrician- Gynecologist Julia Keltz, MD, to Hospital’s Medical Staff

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 19, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently welcomed obstetrician-gynecologist Julia Keltz, MD, to the hospital’s medical staff. n her new role, Dr. Keltz will direct efforts in advancing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, as well as outpatient care of complex benign gynecologic conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain, adenomyosis and abnormal uterine bleeding. Dr. Keltz...

  • Twelve Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff Members will “Go the Distance to Make a Difference” at TCS New York City Marathon

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees representing multiple healthcare professions and celebrating the cultural diversity of our region will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 in support of  WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 12 members – five registered nurses, a cardiac rehabilitation care manager, an oncology pharmacist, a physical therapist, an outpatient mental health counselor, two anesthesiologists and a...

  • Stay Safe When Viewing Solar Eclipse

    Posted: 08/18/2017

    On Monday, August 21, the Hudson Valley will experience a partial solar eclipse. Just as looking at the sun for 10-20 minutes on an average day without eye protection or pointing a laser in your eye for 10 seconds can cause irreparable damage, even a split second looking directly at the sun during the solar eclipse is too long. Without proper protection, looking directly at the solar eclipse can cause permanent vision loss. The sun is an intense light source and an eclipse intensifies that light, which ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Encourages Safe Celebrations this Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted: 06/29/2017

    Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks often go hand in hand, but fireworks – especially those that are illegal – can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries. Each year, thousands of adults and children are treated at hospitals across the United States for serious burns, amputations, and other significant injuries resulting from the use of fireworks. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) encourages all residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals this Fourth...

  • Work of Noted Artist Now Adorns Walls at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 06/22/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 22, 2017) – As Pride month nears an end, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and The LOFT LGBT Community Services Center in White Plains celebrated the relationship between the two organizations with the dedication of an original and notable work of art that is now gracing the walls of the network’s flagship facility, Westchester Medical Center, for patients, their caregivers and staff to appreciate. Representatives of WMCHealth and The LOFT, along with members...

  • Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services Welcomes University Orthopaedics’ Physicians, Launches WMCHealth Advanced Orthopaedics

    Posted: 04/25/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 19, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services (APS) recently announced the addition of an orthopaedic service line to the physician services group’s suite of offerings as University Orthopaedics’ physicians joined the newly formed APS Advanced Orthopaedics. APS Advanced Orthopaedics offers a gamut of services for all patients, ranging from infants to adults, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments for sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, joint rep...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently named thoracic surgeon Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston campuses. In her role as Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Weigel will oversee all thoracic surgery functions at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and He...

  • Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute Appoints Interventional Cardiologist Srihari S. Naidu, MD, as Director of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 17, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)’s Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute recently appointed interventional cardiologist Srihari S. Naidu, MD, as Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program. As Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, which is new to Westchester Heart and Vascular Institute, Dr. Naidu will oversee the management and care of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a rare cardiac condition. Dr. Naidu is nat...