NYU Langone opens West Palm Beach offices


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The New York medical provider wants to care for patients with homes in New York and Palm Beach County.

NYU Langone Health has opened its West Palm Beach medical office, the latest out-of-area health care provider to cater to Palm Beach County patients.

NYU Langone started seeing patients on Monday at its new location at 101 North Clematis St. The 6,500-square-foot office features 14 exam rooms and has been in the works since the summer. The medical office is next to Pistache restaurant and part of Waterfront Clematis, a downtown two-building office and retail complex on Clematis between Narcissus Avenue and Flagler Drive.

The NYU Langone office will be staffed by two internists who recently relocated from the Northeast. They are Dr. Thomas Rockland, who sees patients as young as 12 years old, and Dr. David Selzer. NYU Langone Medical Associates will provide primary and cardiology care, including allergies, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and high cholesterol. The office also will offer travel medicine and vaccinations.

This year, NYU Langone opened NYU Langone Cardiology Associates, a partnership with a cardiology practice in Delray Beach.

It’s not clear whether specialists will be added to the West Palm Beach office. “We are always evaluating the types of services we offer in all our ambulatory locations. For now, our immediate plans are to only offer what is described,” said Andrew Rubin, vice president for clinical affairs and ambulatory care at NYU Langone.

Medical experts say NYU Langone’s reasoning is to provide “continuous care” to New York patients who also have homes in Palm Beach County, and who travel back and forth. But NYU Langone’s name and renowned level of medical care also are expected to attract new patients, including well-heeled Palm Beach residents.

NYU Langone has ties to Palm Beach County, including its most generous benefactors. The medical center is named after Kenneth Langone, Home Depot’s co-founder and a resident of the exclusive Lost Tree Village community in North Palm Beach. In addition, Marvel Entertainment Chairman Isaac Perlmutter, a Palm Beach resident, gave $50 million to NYU Langone’s cancer center in 2014. The cancer center was renamed after Perlmutter and his wife, Laura.

NYU Langone is the third major out-of-town medical provider to set up shop in Palm Beach County. Cleveland Clinic and Mount Sinai of New York have growing offices in the county.

NYU Langone will offer a host of amenities to patients at its new West Palm Beach clinic, including artwork by local artist Mary Ellen Scherl, plus Wi-Fi and a coffee bar.



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