Browsing the "Orthopedics" Category

Extraordinary Saucon Valley Grad Overcomes Injury to Achieve His Dream

June 14th, 2017

Dino Zaharakis is ready for Naval Academy following ACL repair at St. Luke’s Earning admission into the U.S. Naval Academy provided Dino Zaharakis with the ultimate high. Less than two weeks later, on the day before Christmas Eve, the Saucon Valley High School senior hit the ultimate low. During a wrestling match, the anterior cruciate ligament


Minding ‘dem Bones: Women at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis

May 8th, 2017

By Linda Doell from Inspire Health As men and women age, they become more susceptible to conditions brought on by age. Women in particular are at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis — a thinning of the bones — as well as hip fractures and knee injuries including ligament tears. While there are some things


Steve Carlton Makes a Special Appearance in Bethlehem

April 19th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (04/11/2017) – Baseball was in the air in Bethlehem on Saturday, April 8 as Hall of famer and four-time Cy Young award winner Steve Carlton made a special appearance at the Moravian | St. Luke’s Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center open house. Carlton talked baseball including his sometimes unorthodox conditioning and training routines, different


St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care specialists lend their clinical expertise to CME program

April 12th, 2017

The first annual Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Update for the Primary Care Provider was held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Moravian College in Bethlehem. The program was attended by primary care physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners from St. Luke’s University Health Network and throughout the region. Expert faculty included members of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care team, including


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainers Practice to Make Perfect

March 29th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (03/27/2017) – Brandon Bushnell, head athletic trainer for Wilson School District, jumped back for a brief second with a startled reaction while undergoing some of the latest training and review in life saving techniques implemented by St. Luke’s University Health Network for its athletic training staff. Working with a partner on a resuscitation manikin,


St. Luke’s Orthopedic Specialists Welcome Adam Sadler, DO Fellowship-Trained Adult Reconstructive Surgery Specialist

October 31st, 2016

Dr. Sadler comes to St. Luke’s from the Florida Orthopedic Institute where he recently finished a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery, specializing in tissue-sparing joint replacement and reconstruction. A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery and served as chief resident, Dr. Sadler has trained with


Dr. Leigh Hopkins Joins St. Luke’s Orthopedic Specialists

October 13th, 2016

East Stroudsburg, PA (10/7/2016) – Leigh Hopkins, MD, has joined St. Luke’s Orthopedic Specialists located in the St. Luke’s East Stroudsburg Health Center, 3 Parkinsons Road in East Stroudsburg. Dr. Hopkins is an experienced general orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine, and spine issues. Most recently, Dr. Hopkins served as Chief of Orthopedics at


Dr. Brett Keller Joins St. Luke’s Orthopaedic Specialists

August 4th, 2016

Fellowship-Trained Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician St. Luke’s Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to welcome Brett Keller, DO, to its Phillipsburg, New Jersey office. Dr. Keller, who specializes in primary care sports medicine, earned his medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at St. Luke’s Warren Hospital and his fellowship