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Weight Loss Program Wins Acclaim for St. Luke’s

January 4th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (12/22/2016) – The New Direction Program at St. Luke’s Weight Management Center recently earned an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Robard Corp.’s 2016 New Direction Conference in Memphis. Sagar V. Mehta, MD, Director of Bariatric Medicine, leads the New Direction program at St. Luke’s. This non-surgical option is offered through St. Luke’s Comprehensive Weight


St. Luke’s General Surgery Residency Research Featured in ACS Surgery News

December 16th, 2016

TBI scoring system predicts outcomes with only initial head CT findings Key clinical point: The Cranial CT Scoring Tool (CCTST) uses eight head CT findings to predict mortality, morbidity, and patient discharge disposition. Major finding: CCTST score was strongly associated with patient mortality (Odds ratio, 1.31), rivaling both the Glasgow Coma Score (OR, 1.14) and


Urogynecologist Vince Lucente Recognized With an Award From American Urogynecologic Society

December 2nd, 2015

ALLENTOWN, PA (11/20/2015) — Nationally-renowned urogynecologist Vincent Lucente, MD, FACS, was recently recognized with the prestigious Raymond A. Lee Endowment Award from the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) for his contributions to the advancement of urogynecologic surgery. For the past twenty-five years, Dr. Lucente has dedicated his career to the pursuit of innovation and surgical excellence in