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White Plains Hospital Announces Andrew Casden, MD New Director of Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

October 1, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY. – October 1, 2017 – White Plains Hospital welcomes Dr. Andrew Casden as its new Chief of Orthopedic and Spine Surgery.

Dr. Casden, a board-certified orthopedic spinal surgeon, is experienced in both traditional and minimally-invasive spinal surgery. His comprehensive approach to spinal conditions considers each patient's lifestyle and expectations, and focuses on offering the most appropriate, personalized treatment plan for each patient. Dr. Casden explores all treatment options before recommending surgery. His surgical specializations include the treatment of herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis and degenerative diseases of the spine. He has extensive experience in the field of spinal deformity, including scoliosis and kyphosis in both children and adults.

Dr. Casden received his medical education from the Cornell University Medical College. He completed his surgical internship at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. He completed his orthopedic residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute and a spine fellowship at the Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Casden has been consistently named one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in the New York Area, and a Top Doctor by U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Casden was previously Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center and School of Medicine and the Associate Director of the Spine Institute at Beth Israel Medical Center.

Dr. Casden is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the Scoliosis Research Society.

Patients can make an appointment with Dr. Casden by calling 914-946-1010. Dr. Casden sees patients at 222 Westchester Avenue, Suite 101, West Harrison, NY 10604.

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