Tobe Banc, MD, Promoted to VP and Medical Director at Phelps

Tobe Banc, MD of Briarcliff Manor, has been promoted to the position of Vice President and Medical Director at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY. She has served as Assistant Medical Director at Phelps since 2007. In this new role, she is responsible for the oversight of all clinical activities including the delivery of medical care, utilization review and quality assurance. She also oversees all patient care policies and is involved in the strategic development and implementation of programs related to clinical services.

Dr. Banc joined the Phelps medical staff in 2004 and one year later was appointed Medical Director at Kendal on Hudson, the continuing care retirement community on the Phelps campus. In 2007, Dr. Banc became a full-time employed physician at Phelps and assumed the role of Assistant Medical Director. She also began to direct Senior Health and Internal Medicine, the geriatric, internal medicine and palliative care practice that is part of Phelps Medical Associates.

Dr. Banc is board certified in internal medicine with a certificate of added qualification in geriatrics. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed ar residency in internal medicine at the University of Connecticut. She then went on to complete a 2-year fellowship in geriatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where she also sought additional training in palliative care and became an attending physician. Through her affiliation there, she held positions as a physician manager at Franklin Health, a complex case management company, and went on to become the Director of Palliative Care Education at the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Bronx VA Medical Center. While at the GRECC, Dr. Banc co-authored a curriculum in geriatrics and palliative care for one of the first interdisciplinary fellowship programs in the country.

About Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, is a full-service 238-bed acute care community hospital located in Sleepy Hollow, NY. With more than 1,700 employees and 500 medical staff members representing 60 medical specialties, Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester County. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. Phelps’ primary and specialty care medical group, Phelps Medical Associates, has nearly 20 practices located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities and more than 13,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 68,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit

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