Browsing the "Medical Specialty" Category

Yasso-Rothrock Christmas City Classic Scheduled for January 14

December 19th, 2016

Bethlehem, PA (12/13/2016) – The Yasso-Rothrock Christmas City Classic basketball tournament honoring George B. Yasso & Todd R. Rothrock is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Freedom High School. An exciting triple-header featuring the three BASD boys basketball teams will kick off at 4 pm. Prior to the high school games, the Bethlehem Feeder


Thomas Zanders, MD, Named Medical Director of St. Luke’s MICU

October 10th, 2016

Bethlehem, PA (9/28/2016) – The leadership of St. Luke’s Center for Critical Care has appointed Thomas Zanders, MD, Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem. Dr. Zanders, a native of the Lehigh Valley and graduate of Muhlenberg College, joined St. Luke’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates in 2013 after serving our country


Albita S. Lasanta, CRNP, Joins St. Luke’s

October 10th, 2016

East Stroudsburg, PA (9/23/2016) – Albita S. Lasanta, a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) well known to women in the Monroe County community, has joined St. Luke’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates (SLOGA) located at 235 E. Brown St. in East Stroudsburg. Now at St. Luke’s, she will be performing gynecological exams, providing contraception methods and


Upcoming Medical Grand Rounds to Focus on Multiple Sclerosis and Mental Health

September 12th, 2016

Neurological diseases affecting the brain will affect the mind. As a result, patients suffering from neurological disorders deal not only with the psychological response to the change in their life trajectory that accompanies any debilitating illness, but also with the direct psychiatric sequelae of the brain pathology. Both of these challenges are major sources of


Save the Date: St. Luke’s Gerontology Conference

September 9th, 2016

“Don’t Fumble the Hand-off: Improving Transitional Care” When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Where: Desales University Keynote Speaker: Lee Lindquist; MD/MPH/MBA View the full invitation, here. Registration information and conference agenda to follow


Area’s Only Pediatric Nephrologist, Dr. Tecile Andolino, Now Seeing Patients at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center

July 6th, 2016

Pediatric nephrologists diagnose, treat, and manage many disorders affecting the kidney and urinary tract, including kidney failure, high blood pressure, inherited kidney diseases, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and abnormalities in the urine such as blood and protein. They also know how to evaluate and treat problems with growth and development that are specifically related


Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

July 1st, 2016

Kathryn Mikolon says she “wouldn’t be here” if it weren’t for the hyperbaric oxygen therapy she received at St. Luke’s Wound Care Center. Learn more about Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy


St. Luke’s Care Now Opens its Sixth Location in Clinton, New Jersey

June 27th, 2016

Facility Offers Walk-In Convenience for the Immediate Care and Treatment of Minor Illnesses and Injuries Clinton, NJ (6/27/2016) – People living in Clinton, New Jersey, and surrounding communities now have easy access to quality St. Luke’s walk-in care through the new St. Luke’s Care Now – Clinton, New Jersey, located at 22 Walmart Plaza — 2nd level —


St. Luke’s Stroke Centers Nationally Recognized for Excellence Again

June 24th, 2016

Bethlehem, PA (6/10/2016) – For the second consecutive year, the St. Luke’s Allentown Hospital and St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem have received the Get With The Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Elite Award. This award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes demonstrated clinical excellence in the treatment and care of stroke victims