White Plains, N.Y. (October 2, 2023) – Double fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jimmy Chan has joined White Plains Hospital. Specializing in hand/upper extremity and sports medicine/joint preservation surgery, Dr. Chan will see patients both at WPHPA Orthopedic Surgery in West Harrison and at the Hospital’s Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery in White Plains.
Dr. Chan provides care to patients across all ages and all-activity levels using the most up-to-date, minimally invasive surgical and non-surgical treatments. He received his bachelor's degree at Brown University before going on to earn his medical degree with distinction in clinical research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City and was named administrative chief resident.
Dr. Chan further obtained fellowship training in hand and upper extremity at Harvard Medical School/BIDMC, as well as a second fellowship in sports medicine/shoulder surgery/cartilage restoration at renowned Midwest Orthopedics at Rush. During his time in Chicago, Dr. Chan served as an assistant team physician for Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago White Sox (MLB), Chicago Fire (MLS), Chicago Steel (USHL), and local colleges and high schools.
Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Chan also actively participates in research and education. Dr. Chan has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS-Am), the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM), Journal of Hand Surgery (JHS-Am), Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (JSES), the Journal of Cartilage & Joint Preservation (JCJP), and Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine (RAPM).
Dr. Chan is also an active member of multiple orthopedic societies such as the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). This allows him to present and be involved with the most cutting-edge technique and research in orthopedics.
In addition to English, Dr. Chan is a native speaker of Mandarin.
To make an appointment with Dr. Chan at either his Harrison or White Plains office, call 914-849-7897.
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. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Rye Brook, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.
The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and in 2022, White Plains Hospital received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency. In addition, the Hospital received its third Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a distinction held by only two percent of hospitals in the country. White Plains Hospital has consistently received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 8th time.