I was a Covid-19 patient/survivor at White Plains Hospital from December 11, 2020 through January 8, 2021. I was in Unit 5I, under the supervision of Kimi Williams and her amazing co-workers. Words cannot describe the level of professionalism, respect, empathy and care I received. Everyone was so friendly and informative, factors that aided dramatically in my healing process. I jokingly said to the staff that the hospital was the second best five-star hotel I ever stayed at. Simply put, the nurses and technicians who were assigned to me were amazing. The list is too long to name names, but everyone was exceptional. There was not one moment where I felt unwelcome here. The compassion and empathy they provided was unprecedented. They made the time to ensure I was comfortable, frequently checking on me. I am going to really miss this their attention and care. It made my 28-day stay feel like a one day.
Dr. Yu and Dr. Goldstein were stellar. Not only did they stay in close communication with me, but also my wife and daughter, who is a nurse in Pittsburgh. I would also like to commend the food and cleaning staffs. The food may be institutionalized, but it was exceptional. I would give it 4 ½ stars out of 5. The people who served the food, including Julia, who took my food order, were exceptionally well mannered and nice. The cleaning staff were just as professional, and found time to say hello. Overall, I would like to thank White Plains Hospital for saving my life. My experiences were truly life altering, and I will truly miss everyone I met. Without the level of care I received, I’m not sure if the outcome would have been the same.
We're so blessed to have this wonderful facility...the doctors, nurses and technicians do their job in the most professional and loving way. White Plains Hospital is the best of them all!
I was well taken care of at White Plains Hospital and had complete confidence from the day I arrived until the day I left after my last procedure.
Having undergone the first leadless pacemaker implementation to occur at White Plains Hospital, I can affirm its ease, Dr. Wang popped it in and that was it…Going forward, I felt fine!
One day last spring, after fainting suddenly my doctors found that I had a very slow heart rate, a condition called bradycardia that often accompanies AFib.
To regulate my heartbeat, I needed a pacemaker— Dr. Wang felt that I was a strong candidate for a new type of pacemaker called the Micra transcatheter pacing system. Having undergone the first leadless pacemaker implementation to occur at White Plains Hospital, I can affirm its ease, Dr. Wang popped it in and that was it…Going forward, I felt fine!
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 50, I knew I needed to find a surgeon who not only had outstanding clinical skill, but a caring and compassionate bedside manner. I found that in Dr. Preya Ananthakrishnan, Director of Breast Surgery at White Plains Hospital. When I met with her, I got this feeling that came over me—this warm, peaceful, good feeling about this doctor. I walked out of there educated. I knew my decision without being scared out of my mind. I knew I was in the best of hands.
Gastric sleeve surgery has given me a second chance in life and the support and the staff at White Plains Hospital is what I attribute to my success.
As I lost the weight, I gained energy, health and a positive attitude. This was not an easy decision, but one I wish I would have done long ago. The support of my family, friends and the staff at White Plains Hospital is what I attribute to my success. Losing 110lbs has made life more enjoyable and ultimately has helped me to physically and mentally tackle my MS issues.
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