White Plains, NY (January 2, 2013) – Dr. Mark Gordon, a recognized leader in the surgical treatment of cancer, has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, a division of the hospital aligning local physicians with hospital services.
Dr. Gordon has served as a voluntary staff member at White Plains Hospital for nearly 25 years and is currently the Surgical Director of the Hospital’s Dickstein Cancer Center as well as Chairman of the Hospital’s Cancer Committee. He is an expert in the treatment of many types of cancer including breast, colon, skin and soft tissue tumors, pancreatic, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Gordon has earned the reputation as an exceptionally skilled surgeon who works closely with other members of the oncology team to develop and execute a care plan that is precisely designed to meet the needs of each individual patient. Dr. Gordon also routinely performs surgery for benign conditions including hernia, benign breast disease, hepatobiliary (gallbladder), gastrointestinal, and thyroid disease. He is board-certified in General Surgery.
"We are thrilled to be welcoming one of our own, Dr. Mark Gordon, into the White Plains Hospital family," said Susan Fox, President of White Plains Hospital. "In addition to his exceptional skills and years of expertise, Dr. Gordon brings a genuine warmth and compassion into his surgical practice that has made him beloved and trusted by hundreds of patients in the community over the course of his remarkable career."
Dr. Gordon received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his general surgery residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, now known as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. He followed this training with a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His accomplished academic record includes service as an Instructor in Surgery at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and later as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical College.
Dr. Gordon is a longstanding member of the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. He is the lead author of the largest series of chest wall sarcomas published to date, as well as an author on numerous scholarly articles and chapters in surgery. Among his most important work is a study of the use of tumor markers in the evaluation and monitoring of patients with pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Gordon’s office is located at the Dickstein Cancer Center, 2-4 Longview Avenue in White Plains, and can be reached by phone at (914) 684-5884. For more information about Dr. Gordon and the physicians or services of White Plains Physician Associates, visit the website at www.wphphysicianassociates.org.
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 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, seeing nearly 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. 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.