White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Angela Chan to Scarsdale Medical Group. Dr. Chan is an allergist specializing in asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, anaphylaxis, chronic rhinosinusitis, urticaria, food allergy and drug allergy. She will be seeing both adult and pediatric patients at SMG in Harrison.
Dr. Chan attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, a combined Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degree program where she was awarded the Dean’s Medal for Academic Achievement. She earned her medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, where she was selected to receive the Gold Humanism Award.
Dr. Chan completed her residency in pediatrics at the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medicine, and fellowship in Allergy/Immunology at the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
She is actively involved in clinical research on different allergic and immunologic conditions in adults and children and is the author of over a dozen papers and posters accepted for publication and/or presentations at webinars and national conferences. In the past year, she conducted research on the impact of underlying allergic disease in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, and longitudinal outcomes for children admitted for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, the latter of which was accepted for publication in the journal Pediatrics.
Dr. Chan’s interests include food allergy prevention and treatment, use of biologics as add-on therapies in targeted allergic diseases (including certain clinical phenotypes of severe and poorly controlled asthma, atopic dermatitis, chronic spontaneous urticaria, and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps), and outpatient efforts to improve antimicrobial stewardship, particularly in penicillin allergy de-labeling.
She will see both adult and pediatric patients at the Scarsdale Medical Group office at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison. Please call 914-723-8100 for more information and appointments.
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 2021, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® for the sixth time and was the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 5th consecutive time.