White Plains, N.Y. (July 1, 2019) – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Abraham Mittelman, MD to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Mittelman brings an impressive background and more than four decades of clinical, academic and research experience to the Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care.
Dr. Mittelman earned his medical degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at State University of NY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, and his internship at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Queens. Dr. Mittelman completed a fellowship in oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in July 1983.
He comes to White Plains Hospital from the Northwell Health System’s Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Memorial Hospital, where he is an Attending Physician and member of the Cancer Committees at both hospitals. Other recent positions include Adjunct Physician at Greenwich Hospital, Associate Professor in Microbiology and Immunology at New York Medical College, Valhalla, and an Associate Attending in Medical Oncology at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center.
Through numerous teaching hospital appointments and as the lead researcher of hundreds of clinical trials, Dr. Mittelman has collectively authored or co-authored close to 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters. The bulk of his research has focused on new cancer treatment modalities, including emerging medications and how to stimulate the immune system to attack cancer, including breast cancer and malignant melanoma.
Dr. Mittelman is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group and a President’s Member of the New York State Society of Hematologists and Oncologists, where he also served as President for two years. He holds professional memberships in the American Society of Internal Medicine, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society for Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians.
He will see patients at the White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care, 2 Longview Avenue, White Plains. To make an appointment, call 914-849-3014 or 914-701-0001.
About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital 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 Center for Cancer Care, 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, with more than 60,000 patient visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, MD, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk and New Rochelle; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2015 and 2013. The Hospital received Magnet® designation in 2012 and 2016 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014, 2016 and 2018, and 2019, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®.