White Plains, N.Y. – White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Wong to its White Plains Hospital Physician Associates division. Dr. Wong is a fellowship trained hematologist/oncologist who will treat patients at the Center for Cancer Care in White Plains.
Dr. Wong specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases and cancers including iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. He earned his medical degree at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and went on to an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center, where he received an Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Internal Medicine. Dr. Wong completed his Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, serving as Chief Fellow.
Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Wong’s clinical interests include prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and bladder cancer. He served as an instructor in hematology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is the author of several clinical studies and poster presentations on renal cell carcinoma and saddle pulmonary embolism.
He will see patients at the White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care, 2 Longview Ave., Suite 300, in White Plains. For information or appointments, please call (914) 849-7630.
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.