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Hematologist/Oncologist Neil Cohen, MD Joins White Plains Hospital

Dr. Cohen joins the Hospital’s Cancer and Blood Specialists of NY Practice

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Sept. 24, 2015) – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Hematologist/Oncologist Neil Cohen, MD. Dr. Cohen joins White Plains Hospital Physician Associates’ Cancer and Blood Specialists of NY practice at 170 Maple Avenue in White Plains.

Prior to joining White Plains Hospital, Dr. Cohen was an attending physician at the Bennett Cancer Center at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT. He was also previously in private practice in Stamford, CT and served as the Director of the National Health Service Corps in Bridgeport, CT. Dr. Cohen is board certified in Hematology, Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Cohen received a bachelor of science in biochemistry from Princeton University and an MD from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT as well as fellowships in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY.

He joins an already outstanding team at Cancer and Blood Specialists of NY, including Drs. Dan Costin (the founder of the practice), Karen Green, Subuhee Hussain, Carol Lederman, Afshan Malik and nurse practitioners Heather Kramer, Stefanie Keating, DNP, Natalie Belostotsky, Beverly Fernandez, Jocelyn Charlon and Nelly Vega-Woo. Since 1999, the physicians and healthcare providers of Cancer and Blood Specialists of NY have provided comprehensive services to patients with cancer and hematological malignancies and abnormalities. They offer compassionate, individualized care and focus on a full range of solid tumors, hematological malignancies, and benign and malignant blood disorders.

About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute 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 and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-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). In 2014 White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 5% of hospitals nationwide. White Plains Hospital is a member of the Montefiore Health System. For additional information, visit


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