The Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital Establishes New Subspecialty Practice in Westchester County

The practice features multiple specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, gastroenterology and endocrinology.

New York
 – April 27, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

The Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital has established a new pediatric subspecialty practice in Mamaroneck, New York, to offer convenient, comprehensive care services to families who live in Westchester County. In June, Kravis Children's Hospital was ranked as one of the country's best children's hospitals in six pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report.  The Mount Sinai Pediatric Subspecialty Practice will offer pediatric specialists in cardiology, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and endocrinology, and becomes one of the few pediatric specialty practices in Westchester affiliated with a top twenty nationally-ranked academic medical center.

"We are excited to open the new practice to provide local families with access to expert subspecialists closer to home," said Lisa Satlin, MD, Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Westchester parents will not have to travel far to receive outstanding clinical care for which The Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is known for."

The practice includes Ira Parness, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology; Keith Breglio, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology; Abigail Allen, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Orthopedics; and Molly Regelmann who will also be joining the practice as a pediatric endocrinology specialist.  

Dr. Parness, a resident of New Rochelle, New York, is an expert in pediatric and prenatal echocardiography, preoperative and postoperative care of simple and complex congenital heart defects, and the evaluation and management of cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias. Dr. Breglio is an expert in all areas of pediatric gastroenterology, with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease.  Dr. Allen's clinical interests include scoliosis, hip disorders, and fracture care, among other pediatric conditions. Dr. Regelmann's clinical and research interests include growth, thyroid, adrenal and pubertal disorders, as well as diabetes.

Dr. Satlin, who as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai, oversees the new subspecialty practice.  She is a Westchester native who graduated from White Plains High School and is an internationally-acclaimed pediatric nephrologist.  

The Mount Sinai Pediatric Subspecialty Practice is located at PM Pediatrics, 620 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, an established after- hours urgent care facility. PM Pediatrics' Medical Director, Karin Sadow, MD, is the former Chief of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Drs. Parness, Breglio, Allen, and Regelmann have weekly office hours every Wednesday, from 8 am to 1 pm. To make an appointment, call (914) 885-2525.

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center

The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Established in 1968, Mount Sinai School of Medicine is one of the leading medical schools in the United States. The Medical School is noted for innovation in education, biomedical research, clinical care delivery, and local and global community service. It has more than 3,400 faculty in 32 departments and 14 research institutes, and ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and by US News and World Report.

The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. In 2011, US News and World Report ranked The Mount Sinai Hospital 16th on its elite Honor Roll of the nation's top hospitals based on reputation, safety, and other patient-care factors. Of the top 20 hospitals in the United States, Mount Sinai is one of 12 integrated academic medical centers whose medical school ranks among the top 20 in NIH funding and US News and World Report and whose hospital is on the US News and World Report Honor Roll.  Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 560,000 outpatient visits took place. 

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