CareMount Medical Pediatrician and Urgent Care Locations Receive Top Honors at Westchester County Doctors of Distinction Awards

Chappaqua, New York—September 25, 2019CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Allison Platt, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care, and Daniel M. Rothberg, MD, have been named recipients of Westfair Communications, Inc.’s 2019 Westchester County Doctors of Distinction Awards. Dr. Platt was selected for the No Land Too Far Award which recognizes a doctor who donates his or her time and expertise to countries where medical care is either nonexistent or at barest minimum. CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care was selected for the inaugural Urgent Care Center Award which recognizes a center that provides walk-in care to a wide range of patients by experienced, board certified emergency medicine physicians. The awards were presented at the Westchester County Doctors of Distinction reception, held on September 24th in New Rochelle, NY.

Doctors of Distinction--Rothberg and Platt“CareMount Medical is proud to have Dr. Platt, Urgent Care, and Dr. Rothberg, recognized as part of the 2019 Westchester County Doctors of Distinction Awards,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “Dr. Platt is a true leader and humanitarian, dedicating her time outside of the office to those in need of critical medical care. CareMount’s Urgent Care provides patients with the convenience and less costly option of treatment for non-life-threatening medical conditions.”

Dr. Platt has been a practicing board certified pediatrician at CareMount Medical since 2006. She provides preventative and comprehensive care for infants, adolescents and young adults from birth to 21 years of age. Additionally, she serves as the Pediatric Clerkship Director at CareMount Medical for the longitudinal integrative clerkship for third-year medical students from New York Medical College (NYMC) and has served as a preceptor for NYMC first-year medical students.

Dr. Platt is the President of Hands Up for Haiti, a medical humanitarian organization that delivers lifesaving healthcare to the sickest and most impoverished people of northern Haiti. Since October 2011, she has served as a trip leader, active in providing medical care at Haitian clinics as well as implementing the organization’s malnutrition program, improving access to clean water, and educating Haitian doctors, nurses and healthcare workers. Due to her extensive experience with the organization, Dr. Platt recruits and involves numerous members of the CareMount community in her commitment to improving the lives of the Haitian people.

Dr. Platt earned her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. She practices at CareMount Medical’s Mount Kisco 110 office and has privileges at Northern Westchester Hospital. Dr. Platt has been named a “Best Doctor” by New York Magazine, a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and Westchester Magazine, and has been included in the Best Doctors in America® list from 2011-present. In 2018, she was named to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.’s “Exceptional Women in Medicine” list.

CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care provides immediate, non-life threatening, emergency care to all patients from newborn through adulthood. Care is delivered by experienced, board certified Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internists, Family Practitioners, and Advanced Practice Professionals (Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants). CareMount Medical’s eight Urgent Care locations span throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley including Mount Kisco, Thornwood, Yorktown, Carmel, Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck, and Kingston. CareMount Medical Urgent Care offers convenient walk-in services plus evening and weekend hours with no appointment necessary. New and existing CareMount patients can take advantage of laboratory and radiology services as offered on-site in select locations. CareMount patients have the added benefit of their medical records syncing with their physicians’ for seamless care.

Dr. Rothberg leads CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care Department.  A board certified emergency medicine physician and director, Dr. Rothberg joined CareMount Medical in 2010.  He is responsible for developing and managing all of CareMount’s walk-in urgent care locations and is focused on making sure that patients receive high-quality care for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries outside of the costly hospital setting.  Dr. Rothberg led the charge of opening CareMount Medical’s first urgent care in Yorktown in 2010. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Rothberg sees patients several days a week in Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Dr. Rothberg earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at Jacobi/Montefiore Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident.

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