For Immediate Release: April 3, 2012

Pediatric Services Expanded At Good Samaritan Hospital

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Audrey Whyte, MD, has joined Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s new Division of Pediatric Nephrology

(West Islip, NY) Dilys Audrey Whyte, MD, has joined Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s new Division of Pediatric Nephrology.  Whyte has more than ten years of experience as a physician, director and professor in the field of pediatrics and nephrology at Winthrop University Hospital, Stony Brook University Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital.  In her role at Good Samaritan’s Center for Pediatric Specialty Care located in Babylon—the largest freestanding outpatient pediatric specialty center in Suffolk County—she will evaluate pediatric patients with renal disease and hypertension.

Among Whyte’s many accomplishments is her research in renal development with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yale University and the National Kidney Foundation.  In addition, she has authored published articles dealing with acute renal failure and kidney disease in children. 

After earning a bachelor of science degree in biology from Yale University, Whyte received her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine.  Following a residency at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, she completed a fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine.  She is the recipient of a Champion’s award from the NephCure Foundation.  Whyte is a member of the National Kidney Foundation of New York and New Jersey, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and the International Pediatric Nephrology Association.  She resides in Coram.

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip.  The medical center, which has more than 4,500 employees and almost 900 physicians on staff, had nearly 30,000 patient admissions and more than 95,000 emergency department visits in 2011.  Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.

Good Samaritan provided more than $43 million in community service and charity care in 2011.  The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health.  This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.



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