White Plains, N.Y. - White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Ami Abraham to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Abraham specializes in pulmonary diseases and conditions and sleep medicine.
Dr. Abraham received her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete an internship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, working in various fields including medicine, surgery and pediatrics. She went on to do her residency in internal medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Abraham then earned a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at same institution, and subsequently achieved her Sleep Medicine Fellowship at Norwalk Hospital, which is affiliated with Yale.
A former clinical assistant professor at Stony Brook University, Dr. Abraham is board-certified in internal medicine, sleep medicine, pulmonology and critical care. She sees patients for pulmonary conditions, including asthma, emphysema and COPD, interstitial lung disease, and lung cancer. Dr. Abraham also diagnoses and treats patients for sleep disorders including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia.
She been an investigator in clinical trials focusing on sleep apnea, the treatment of septic patients admitted to the ICU, and lung injury, and is the author of several peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
Dr. Abraham will see patients at the White Plains Hospital Physician Associates offices at 33 Davis Avenue in White Plains and 90 South Ridge Street in Rye Brook, and at Scarsdale Medical Group at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison. For appointments and more information, call (914) 849-7180.
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 64,000 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, New Rochelle, Somers and Yorktown Heights; 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). The Hospital earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), one of 16 hospitals in the nation, and the Hospital's Bariatric Surgical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). White Plains Hospital has also received full accreditation for its breast cancer program from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) recognized White Plains Hospital as a top 10% performing hospital for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2019. In 2020, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® for the fifth time and, was once again named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. https://www.wphospital.org/about/affiliations-accreditations-awards