New York City Specialist William D. Suggs, M.D. Joins the White Plains Hospital Family
White Plains, NY (February 12, 2012) - White Plains Hospital has welcomed esteemed Vascular Surgeon William D. Suggs, M.D., of Chappaqua, NY to its group of integrated physician practices as of February 1st. Dr. Suggs has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, a recently formed division of the hospital aligning physicians with Hospital services.
Dr. Suggs will hold the title of Director of Vascular Services at White Plains Hospital. Dr. Suggs will collaborate closely with several other physicians in the Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Departments at the Hospital, performing a range of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, using the most advanced and sophisticated technology available. He has a special interest in the open and endovascular repair of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, distal artery reconstruction, and carotid artery disease.
Dr. Suggs received his Medical Degree in 1983 from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine (now called the Wake Forest School of Medicine) and completed his residency in general surgery at the George Washington School of Medicine in 1989. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta in 1991. Dr. Suggs was most recently an Attending Surgeon and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. He was also the Program Director for the Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Montefiore. He is board certified in Vascular Surgery. He has been a co-investigator in numerous clinical studies and his research has appeared in dozens of medical journals and scholarly papers.
His office will be located at 4 Lyon Place, suite LL2, White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 948-6633.
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.