Accomplished Surgeon with Transplant Expertise Joins the Hospital’s Physician Associates Division
White Plains, NY (August 15, 2013) – White Plains Hospital has welcomed general surgeon Rafik El Sabrout, M.D. to its group of integrated physician practices. Dr. El Sabrout has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Surgical Specialists, a division of the hospital aligning physicians with Hospital services.
Dr. El Sabrout received his medical degree with honors from the Cairo University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt, where he also completed a Ph.D. in surgery. He then completed fellowship training at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow, United Kingdom, followed by additional fellowship training in immunology and organ transplantation at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston.
Dr. El Sabrout is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He has served as the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on numerous clinical studies, and his research has been published in a multitude of scholarly publications. Dr. Rafik has routinely presented his work at regional, national and international conferences over the past fifteen years.
He was most recently an attending surgeon and associate professor of surgery at the New York Medical College, where he also served as the Director of both the Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Programs.
“We are very happy to welcome Dr. El Sabrout into the White Plains Hospital family,” said Susan Fox, President of the Hospital. “He brings a depth of experience in general surgery and advanced transplantation procedures that are a valued addition to the exceptional surgical care we provide to the people of Westchester County and surrounding areas.”
Dr. El Sabrout will practice with the White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Surgical Specialists, joining surgeons Carl Weber, M.D.; Kaare Weber, M.D.; Phillip Weber, M.D.; Waheeda Mithani, M.D. and Kimberly Yee, M.D., as well as nurse practitioners Guirlen Cange, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C., and Kerri El Sabrout, R.N., M.S., F.N.P. The office is located at 170 Maple Avenue in White Plains. For more information or appointments, call (914) 684-8100.
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 and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing over 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 ten-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). WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.