Having been a volunteer firefighter, he has a passion for caring for first responders.
The Hospital is one of only 17 hospitals in New York state to receive the highest possible rating.
He will work with physician, administrative and nursing leadership to enhance White Plains' capabilities as a tertiary level hospital for Neurosciences, working across both inpatient and ambulatory programs.
The orthopedic surgeons will remain at their current offices in Hawthorne and Yonkers.
Dr. Palumbo was selected for the Commissioner’s Award for his leadership and collaboration in vaccinating, testing and compassionately caring for Westchester residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hospital is one of just eight in New York state to be recognized.
The Hospital is one of just 10 hospitals in the state, and the only one in Westchester County, to be included on the prestigious list.
The laboratory’s new equipment strengthens the Hospital’s diagnostic capabilities and supports greater test and sample capacity with high throughput testing and redundancy.
Dr. Efthimiou specializes in the treatment of a number of autoimmune disorders.