White Plains, N.Y. (August 1, 2017) – White Plains Hospital welcomes Sasan Roayaie, MD, to its Physician Associates Division. Dr. Roayaie brings unique surgical skills to provide individualized care for patients needing complex liver, bile duct and pancreas resections. He has extensive experience in transplant surgery and with the treatment of primary liver cancers such as hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma, benign tumors such as adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH), and hemangiomas as well as liver metastases from colorectal, neuroendocrine and other cancers. Dr. Roayaie’s expertise also extends to the treatment of bile duct and pancreatic cancers. He has been a leader in the development of minimally invasive hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Dr. Roayaie not only performs any needed operations, but also works together with a multidisciplinary team including interventional radiology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology and oncology to devise an entire treatment program for patients who are not eligible for surgery.
Dr. Roayaie received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has completed a fellowship in Multi-organ Abdominal Transplantation at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Roayaie has published extensively in the field of liver cancer and is frequently invited internationally to lecture and demonstrate his techniques for liver resection. He is also very active in volunteer missions to improve the standard of surgical care in countries such as Liberia, Haiti, and Mongolia.
Dr. Roayaie speaks Spanish and Farsi.
About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. 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 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, seeing nearly 60,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital also has outpatient medical facilities in Armonk and New Rochelle. 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 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. In 2012, the Hospital received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and, in 2016, earned re-designation as a Magnet hospital. In 2014 and 2016, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 10% of hospitals nationwide. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.