St. Luke’s and Moravian College Create Comprehensive Sports Medicine Team

July 27th, 2018

New Model Enhances Services and Programs Provided to Students, Faculty and Staff Moravian College is fielding a new comprehensive sports medicine team in collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest sports medicine provider, covering more than 100,000 athletes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. St. Luke’s and Moravian have selected John Ostrowski, MS, LAT,


High School Athlete Becomes College Athlete with Help from St. Luke’s

July 25th, 2018

During her junior year of high school, Erika Antunes started taking college recruiting for soccer seriously. “I wanted to be able to perform better than the players around me,” said Erika, who will graduate from Notre Dame–Green Pond in June, and then go on to Elizabethtown College where she will also play soccer. In order


St. Luke’s Nationally Recognized for Surgical Research in FY‘18

July 23rd, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has received extensive recognition at national surgical conferences for its accomplishments in surgery-related research during the past year. St. Luke’s residents and faculty members published more than 75 scholarly articles during the academic year – one of the best performances in the history of our Network. Moreover, our residents have successfully matched


Space Shuttle Astronaut Lands at St. Luke’s for Extraordinary Care

July 20th, 2018

Terry Hart wasn’t about to let painful degenerative osteoarthritis hold him down, not that very much could hold him down, anyway. Over a span of five years, Hart underwent joint replacements for both hips, shoulders and finally his knees, and bounced back quickly thanks to St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care and Physical Therapy at St Luke’s Hellertown. “By the time


St. Luke’s Dr. Tricia Kelly a Featured Panelist at Lehigh Valley Yoga Fest

July 13th, 2018

Dr. Kelly will be part of the festival’s first-ever panel discussion – about the intersection of yoga and medicine – featuring a handful of diverse experts. “As a breast surgeon, I’m restoring women physically. But there are so many other components that need to be addressed and understood,” she said. “I strongly believe in an integrated


Groundbreaking for New Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital in Schuylkill County

July 13th, 2018

July 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Geisinger officially broke ground Thursday on a new acute care hospital near Orwigsburg in southern Schuylkill County. Featured speakers at the event included: Gabe Kamarousky, President, Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital Lynn Miller, MBA, Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations, Geisinger David T. Feinberg, MD, President and CEO,


Now under One Roof: St. Luke’s OB/GYN–A Woman’s Place and St. Luke’s Christmas City OB/GYN

July 13th, 2018

As of July 9th, St. Luke’s OB/GYN–A Woman’s Place and St. Luke’s Christmas City OB/GYN have moved to 306 South New Street, Suite 301, Bethlehem, PA 18015. The two practices will share office space but remain independent. Providers moving to the new location include: James Mcguire, MD (Christmas City) Sharon Ravenelle, CRNP (Christmas City) Natalie Chiarolanza, PA-C (Christmas City) Johnnie Willis, MD (A Woman’s Place)


2018 Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Symposium

July 13th, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Symposium! ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1st place Michael Ting, MD (Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Fellowship) “Does Cranberry Extract Supplementation Change the Incidence of Urinary Tract Infections Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery?” 2nd place Ajith Malige, MD (Orthopedic Surgery Residency) “The Clinical Utility of Maceration Dressings in the Treatment of


Back to Making Beautiful Music Thanks to Extraordinary Care at St. Luke’s

July 11th, 2018

Few people in the audience were aware of the miracle taking place when Karen Ambrose’s bow danced across her violin strings to help create the strains of Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 for the Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra at Zoellner Hall last December. Just four months earlier, Karen, an Upper Saucon Township mother of three, found


New Physician Specialists Join St. Luke’s Pediatric Gastroenterology

July 11th, 2018

David A. Blanco, MD, and Kathy D. Chen, MD, Among Philadelphia’s Top Docs St. Luke’s Pediatric Gastroenterology, which specializes in the evaluation and treatment of stomach, digestive and nutritional disorders in children, is pleased to announce the addition of pediatric gastroenterologists David A. Blanco, MD, and Kathy D. Chen, MD. They join pediatric gastroenterologist Leo Heitlinger, MD, and nurse practitioners