Browsing the "Medical Specialty" Category

An exciting time to be a Medical Oncologist

May 5th, 2014

Dr. Dennis Giangiulio talks about exciting advances in the treatment of cancer Over the past 30 years since I have had the opportunity to train and practice as a hematologist/medical oncologist, there has been no time like the present to be able to offer new treatments with greater efficacy and less toxicity. On the horizon


Student’s Life Saved with Latest Cardiac Technology

April 30th, 2014

Technology Performs Heart and Lung Duties Dr. Jane Garnjost is finally allowing herself to envision her son Jake standing in front of a classroom teaching a history lesson. From the time an illness nearly took his life two years ago until just recently, Jane had stopped herself from looking too far into her son’s future. In


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


The Art of the Family Physician

March 1st, 2014

Personal Medicine in the 21st Century Family practice physicians are the bedrock of health care. They are the ones we depend on to keep us well, make us better when we’re sick and teach us how to care for our spouses, parents and children when they are faced with health problems of their own. In


St. Luke’s University Health Network Forges Comprehensive Approach to Pulmonary Care

January 14th, 2014

The Pulmonary Medicine Department at St. Luke’s University Health Network couples comprehensive care for pulmonary diseases with a state-of-the-art approach that optimizes diagnosis and treatment and enhances patient outcomes. When patients enter St. Luke’s Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, fellowship-trained pulmonologists compile an extensive history that may illuminate risk factors that contribute to chronic obstructive pulmonary