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New Leadership at St. Luke’s Psychiatric Associates

June 6th, 2014

St. Luke’s Psychiatric Associates is pleased to announce that Tania Martinez-Jimenez, MD, has been named Interim Chief of Psychiatry for the Behavioral Medicine Department effective May 1. Dr. Martinez-Jimenez is currently Lead Psychiatrist and will now also assist in administrative and clinical leadership. Dr. Martinez-Jimenez received her Medical degree in 2003 from Ponce School of Medicine in


World’s Smallest, Longest-lasting and Upgradable Neurostimulator for Chronic Pain Now Available to Patients at St. Luke’s

May 21st, 2014

Quakertown, PA (Issued 5/6/14) — Dr. Steven Falowski, Functional Neurosurgeon, St. Luke’s University Health Network, became the first physician in the region and just the second in the nation to surgically implant the newly approved Protégé IPG neurostimulator system for a patient suffering from chronic pain. William Roth, age 58 of Barto, Pennsylvania, received the Protégé


Senior Care Surgical Services

April 28th, 2014

Surgery may be a concern for a patient of any age; and often as age increases, concerns and the likelihood of a medical condition requiring surgery increase as well. A team of senior care providers has designed a comprehensive Surgical Services Program for our senior patients.  We will work together to coordinate care and communication


Dr. Alaa-Eldin Mira is Appointed Section Chief for Geriatrics

March 26th, 2014

I am pleased to announce Dr. Mira as Section Chief for Geriatrics. Dr. Mira brings over 30 years of experience in the areas of surgery, infectious disease and geriatrics. He is a graduate of Al-Azhar University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ and


St. Luke’s Opens Center for Positive Aging in Bethlehem

March 26th, 2014

Services Focus on the Special Needs and Coordination of Care for the Aging Adult St. Luke’s celebrated the opening of a new outpatient center in Bethlehem that focuses on the special needs and care coordination for the aging adult. The St. Luke’s Center for Positive Aging, staffed by St. Luke’s Senior Care Associates, combines a


Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Award

March 19th, 2014

I am proud to announce that St. Luke’s Allentown and Bethlehem campuses have been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® — Stroke Gold Plus award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. This award makes us part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes both St. Luke’s Allentown