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  • Breast Surgeon Zoe Weinstein, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff, Will Practice in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 05/16/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 16, 2017) – Zoe Weinstein, MD, a board-certified breast surgeon practicing in the mid-Hudson Valley for more than a decade, has joined the medical staff of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), with privileges at member hospitals HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston and MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Prior to joining WMCHealth, Dr. Weinstein was in private practice for nearly 20 years and has served as Medical Director of the Fer...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Receives Verification as a New York State Level II Trauma Center

    Posted: 04/24/2017

    With over 20 years of experience as a New York State designated Level II trauma center, MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently passed a rigorous peer review process to become the Hudson Valley’s first and only trauma care program verified “Level II” by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). “A trauma center receiving verification from the ACS is key, as New York State now only utilizes the ACS verification program as its st...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Partners With Dutchess County In Opening Stabilization Center

    Posted: 03/19/2017

    Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro joined with state and local officials, behavioral and community health providers, and members of the community today to celebrate the grand opening of the Dutchess County Stabilization Center. The new facility is a 24/7, non-medical, voluntary, walk-in center for individuals experiencing crisis resulting from mental health or substance abuse issues.   The Stabilization Center provides law enforcement and the County’s 24/7 Mobile Crisis Intervention ...

  • Radiologist Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, Appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 03/15/2017

    In practice for over 20 years and fellowship trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network.  As a breast-trained radiologist, Dr. Raccuia is able to both interpret imaging and execute medical procedures, providing his patients with an uncommon level of service and continuity of care. “I am excited to lead the Women’s Imagi...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently named thoracic surgeon Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston campuses. In her role as Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Weigel will oversee all thoracic surgery functions at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and He...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Region’s Only Telemedicine Program to Mobile ICU Ambulances

    Posted: 02/14/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 14, 2017) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is taking its e-Health Program –- the only telemedicine program in the Hudson Valley –- on the road, adding telemedicine capabilities to its mobile ICU ambulances that transport critically ill patients across many miles for specialized care at the health network’s Valhalla campus. This investment in Hudson Valley healthcare fulfills WMCHealth’s promise to bring the high-quality healthcare resources available o...

  • Neurosurgeon Mark C. Watts, MD, FAANS, Added To Medical Staff at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 02/07/2017

    An accomplished neurosurgeon with over 25 years of experience, Mark C. Watts, MD, FAANS, has joined the neurosciences team at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network.  Dr. Watts specializes in caring for the brain and spine and has a special clinical interest in neurological disease in the elderly, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, and conditions associated with the cervical spine. “It is an honor to continue my career as a member of the neurosurgery team at...

  • David Ingber Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network as Senior Vice President, Network Financial Operations

    Posted: 01/09/2017

    David Ingber Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network as Senior Vice President, Network Financial Operations 1/9/2017 The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, announced the addition of David Ingber as its Senior Vice President, Network Financial Operations. In this position Ingber will play a pivotal role in the planning, development and integration of financial operations across the W...

  • Westchester Medical Center Names Meic H. Schmidt, MD, MBA, FAANS, FACS, as Director of Neurosurgery

    Posted: 11/02/2016

    Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, recently named Meic H. Schmidt, MD, MBA, FAANS, FACS, a neurosurgeon specializing in neurosurgical spine surgery and neuro-oncology, as Director of Neurosurgery at Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). In addition to his role at WMCHealth, Dr. Schmidt was also appointed as Pro...

  • Jeontaik (John) Kwon, MD, RPVI, Joins Vascular Surgery Team at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 10/20/2016

    Jeontaik (John) Kwon, MD, RPVI, has joined the renowned  vascular surgery  team at MidHudson Regional Hospital.  As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Kwon specializes in utilizing minimally invasive endovascular technology to perform repairs and reconstructions on some of the most delicate structures in the human body.  He has a unique clinical interest in complex endovascular vein treatments, thoracic outlet syndrome, and reducing wound complications following vascular surgery. “I am pleased ...