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Awards and Recognition

WMCHealth’s Valhalla campus is home to:

  • Westchester Heart & Vascular Institute, the region’s largest multispecialty cardiovascular practice offering the very best in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery in multiple locations in the Hudson Valley.
  • A transplant center that offers state-of-the-art care for patients of all ages who require kidney, liver, heart, corneal, and bone marrow transplants.
  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, the region’s only all-specialty children’s hospital, featuring a staff of more than 300 professionals, as well as the region’s only pediatric ICU and Level IV neonatal ICU.
  • The only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center in our region, and the only burn center between New York City and the Canadian border. Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital are only the second organization in New York State to receive Level I trauma verification status from the American College of Surgeons for both children and adults.
  • Cutting-edge cancer and neuroscience programs, as well as a specialized pediatric hematology/oncology center offering dedicated programs in bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy.
  • WMCHealth’s 280,000-square-foot Ambulatory Care Pavilion, the largest healthcare construction project in Westchester County in decades, is currently under construction on the network’s Valhalla campus and is scheduled to open in 2018.
  • WMCHealth launched a multiyear partnership with global technology company Royal Philips to transform the delivery of quality care, including the launch of a telemedicine program.
  • Westchester Medical Center’s Valhalla campus recently unveiled an all new main concourse and state-of-the-art Caregiver Center to offer family members needed amenities as their loved ones receive care in the hospital.

Awards and Noteworthy Achievements:

  • Westchester Medical Center was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the area’s best hospitals for 2014-2015 in five adult specialties.
  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital was nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in the pediatric pulmonology specialty area.
  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network was honored as the 2017 Business Ally Award Recipient from The LOFT LGBT Community Center. WMC was recognized for its unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion and its ongoing efforts to create welcoming and inclusive environments for patients, workforce members, and community members.
  • The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently received accreditation with distinction from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) for its comprehensive hyperbaric oxygen therapy program that offers 24/7 services to patients in our region.