Health Center in Palmerton Opens

January 24th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network announces the opening of St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton, a new medical office building that will bring urgent care, primary care, specialists and walk-in diagnostic lab and X-ray services under one roof at 614 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton is conveniently located in the borough in what was once Haja Lanes bowling alley. The


St. Luke’s Supports Mountain Center in Tobyhanna

January 22nd, 2020

The wavy-leafed lettuce and curly kale ripening in the raised garden beds behind The Mountain Center in Tobyhanna, Monroe County, have been plucked, and the tomato, pepper and eggplants harvested. The end of the growing season marked the successful launch of an innovation collaboration to expand access to fresh, healthy food. The wooden garden containers


First Patient at New Upper Bucks Campus

January 20th, 2020

John Oswald, 59, of Upper Hanover Township in Montgomery County, was the first patient to be treated at Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. On the morning of December 14, John was an inpatient at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus and then transferred to the nearby Upper Bucks location, where he was warmly welcomed by


Join Us for a Special Reception and Tour on 2/6

January 15th, 2020

Join us on February 6 between 2:30 and 5:30 pm for a special reception and tours of our new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit! The new unit will be located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem on Centennial Wing 3. This new eight-bed unit is part of a significant expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health


New Women and Babies Pavilion Opens at Anderson Campus

January 13th, 2020

On January 10th, St. Luke’s University Health Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Women & Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. The Women & Babies Pavilion expansion doubles the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus just off Route 33. The new facility includes a labor and


Monroe Campus Earns Trauma Center Designation

January 6th, 2020

Stroudsburg, PA (1/3/2020) – The board of directors of the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) has approved St. Luke’s Monroe Campus as a fully accredited Level IV Trauma Center in Pennsylvania as of November 1, 2019. Trauma centers provide specialized medical services and resources to patients suffering from traumatic injuries. Appropriate treatment has been shown


St. Luke’s Lists Top Baby Names for 2019

January 3rd, 2020

When St. Luke’s Hospital opened in Fountain Hill in the late 1800s, the most popular baby names in the nation for girls were Mary, Anne and Emma, according to ssa.gov (Social Security Administration). For boys, this government website lists John, William and James. Surely, in this case, the past is partially prologue. Of the nearly 4,


Expanded Emergency Department at Lehighton Campus

January 3rd, 2020

As part of its commitment to Carbon County, St. Luke’s University Health Network has completed upgrades to the Emergency Department at its Lehighton campus, adding five more beds, expanding staff hours and installing state-of-art medical technology. The Emergency Department (ED) at the former Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital at 211 N. 12th St. now features 14 beds for


Fogelsville Primary Care Welcomes Two Physicians

January 3rd, 2020

St. Luke’s Fogelsville Primary Care recently welcomed two experienced doctors to its practice. The move will allow Fogelsville Primary Care to accommodate the increasing demand from residents in a fast-growing area of the Lehigh Valley. Neal Berkowitz, MD and Colleen Charney, MD joined Wafa Hanna, MD in the practice. “We are in a growing area,” explains