Browsing the "Neurosciences" Category

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

February 23rd, 2015

The inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem features both EEG (electroencephalography) equipment to monitor brain activity and video cameras to record body movements during a seizure.


Fellowship-trained Physicians Join St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience

December 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s Neurology Associates are pleased to welcome five new physicians to its team of experts. Sameer Ali, MD, has joined St. Luke’s as a neurohospitaliSt. Dr. Ali attended medical school at Wright State School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio and completed his neurology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York and advanced fellowship training in


Dr. Falowski is Appointed Expert to the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC)

December 3rd, 2014

In August, the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) announced it would soon publish the first peer-reviewed comprehensive expert guidance on the appropriate use of neurostimulation for pain. The INS Board of Directors recognized the need to better define the appropriate use of these advanced tools, and appointed experts to the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) to


St. Luke’s Now Offers Advanced MRI Neuroanalysis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders

November 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new quantitative tool that delivers enhanced diagnostic capabilities to help in the assessment of patients with suspected Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. A software add-on to our fMRI (functional MRI), the DynaSuite Neuro with NeuroQuant Solution from Invivo, takes high-resolution


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