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White Plains Hospital Welcomes Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Dr. Kee-Hak Lim

August 1, 2022

White Plains, N.Y. (August 1, 2022) – White Plains Hospital welcomes maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Kee-Hak Lim. His clinical interests include preterm delivery; connective tissue and hematologic diseases in pregnancy; multiple gestation; and prenatal screening and diagnosis, including pre-eclampsia – a potentially dangerous pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure.

Dr. Lim received medical degree from Columbia University in New York and completed his internship at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and his residency at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. He finished his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of California San Francisco.

In addition, he has served as an educator at a number of schools and universities, most recently as clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Prior to joining White Plains Hospital, Dr. Lim served as a staff physician at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Brighton, Mass., and was a consultant at Holy Family Hospital (Methuen, Mass.) and at Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, Mass.). He currently is helping to develop a new suture- and staple-free wound closure system that can be utilized without anesthesia.

For an appointment, call (914) 681-2965.

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 and The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County. 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. In 2021, the Hospital formally launched its cardiac surgery program with its first-ever open-heart surgery. 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 2019, 2015 and 2013. In addition, the Hospital received Magnet® designation in 2021, 2016 and 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Hospital recently received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Achievement Award for its treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks in its Emergency Department and Cardiac Catherization labs and its mortality rate is amongst the lowest in the country according to the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR). The Hospital has been reaccredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for providing high-quality, patient-centered cancer care to their patients and the community. It has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), one of 60 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 received full accreditation for its breast cancer program four times 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 2022, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades® for the 7th time, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 7th time.

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