Dr. Robert Antonelle joins the White Plains Hospital Family
White Plains, NY (December 2011) - White Plains Hospital will welcome Robert Antonelle, MD, of White Plains, to its group of integrated physician practices as of January 1st. Dr. Antonelle’s practice is another member of White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, a recently formed division of the hospital aligning local physicians and the Hospital.
Dr. Antonelle has been in private practice for the last 17 years specializing in Gastroenterology, in which he is board-certified. He has been acknowledged by numerous organizations for his clinical expertise in gastroenterology and has been recognized in the Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” guide for 14 consecutive years.
Dr. Antonelle’s specific areas of focus include colonoscopy, upper endoscopy and the management of Biliary and Liver diseases. He offers evening and weekend appointments to accommodate patients. He has been affiliated with White Plains Hospital since 1993 and will keep his office located in White Plains at 311 North Street.
Dr. Antonelle earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Westchester Medical Center. He received fellowship training in Gastroenterology at New York Medical College, where he currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. He has published articles on the management of bleeding vascular lesions in the GI tract, management of difficult polyps, intraoperative ERCP, and more recently is working on Colon hydrotherapy, a novel approach to preparation for Colonoscopic procedures.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care 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 Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-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. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.