Whether it was a small chat, checking on my well-being, or administering medication, the care provided was nothing short of exceptional.
I was recently admitted into your hospital for a possible cardiac-related event. I was placed on 4F and was truly lucky enough to be assigned the following nurses: Vanetta and Mike. In addition, Vanetta was training Jessica, during the day. I was truly astounded by all three, who were extremely attentive and exhibited the utmost professionalism at all times. I would be remiss to not mention Bruce as well who was their Tech. As a first responder with almost 30 years of experience, it truly amazed me the energy and devotion that these individuals share with their patients. Whether it was a small chat, checking on my well-being, or administering medication, the care provided was nothing short of exceptional. Thank you so much!
I was well taken care of at White Plains Hospital and had complete confidence from the day I arrived until the day I left after my last procedure.
Having undergone the first leadless pacemaker implementation to occur at White Plains Hospital, I can affirm its ease, Dr. Wang popped it in and that was it…Going forward, I felt fine!
One day last spring, after fainting suddenly my doctors found that I had a very slow heart rate, a condition called bradycardia that often accompanies AFib.
To regulate my heartbeat, I needed a pacemaker— Dr. Wang felt that I was a strong candidate for a new type of pacemaker called the Micra transcatheter pacing system. Having undergone the first leadless pacemaker implementation to occur at White Plains Hospital, I can affirm its ease, Dr. Wang popped it in and that was it…Going forward, I felt fine!
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 50, I knew I needed to find a surgeon who not only had outstanding clinical skill, but a caring and compassionate bedside manner. I found that in Dr. Preya Ananthakrishnan, Director of Breast Surgery at White Plains Hospital. When I met with her, I got this feeling that came over me—this warm, peaceful, good feeling about this doctor. I walked out of there educated. I knew my decision without being scared out of my mind. I knew I was in the best of hands.
Gastric sleeve surgery has given me a second chance in life and the support and the staff at White Plains Hospital is what I attribute to my success.
As I lost the weight, I gained energy, health and a positive attitude. This was not an easy decision, but one I wish I would have done long ago. The support of my family, friends and the staff at White Plains Hospital is what I attribute to my success. Losing 110lbs has made life more enjoyable and ultimately has helped me to physically and mentally tackle my MS issues.
In May 2013, during the 28th week of my second pregnancy, I experienced a severe pain in my chest. My obstetrician, Dr. Jay Lupin, said that it wasn’t normal for a pregnant woman to be having these symptoms and he was pretty sure something wasn’t right. He recommended I go to the emergency room where a chest x-ray revealed a hand-sized mass near my heart.
Mark Fialk, M.D., our family’s physician for many years, is also a hematologist/oncologist — a cancer specialist — at Scarsdale Medical Group and the White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care. He visited me in the ER and said, “We can treat you here. I will be your doctor, and I will assemble a team of top people from all the specialties you need to help you.”
I wanted to be at a place where I knew and trusted the doctors, and where they worked seamlessly with each other. That’s when I became part of the White Plains Hospital family. I would not return home from the Hospital for eight weeks.
No one wants to have cancer. But at White Plains Hospital they took care of me and my baby in an extraordinary way, and I am forever grateful. Saying ‘thank you’ to my cancer team will never be enough. They will always be my friends, my family, my angels.
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