New Physician Assistant Brings Mental Health Services to Lehighton Medical Associates

May 21st, 2014

Meghan Astorino, PA-C, recently joined the medical staff at Lehighton Medical Associates.  Ms. Astorino is a family practice physician assistant whose practice focuses on mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-partum depression, schizophrenia and dementia.  She has a clinical background in psychiatric services and specializes in medications management.  “There is a critical need


St. Luke’s University Health Network Recognized for High Quality and Safety in Radiation Oncology

May 19th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been recognized for achieving the highest level of quality and patient safety in Radiation Oncology, earning a three-year accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR). To achieve ACR accreditation, a facility’s personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance and quality control procedures go through a rigorous review process and meet


St. Luke’s Half Marathon Recap – Providers Caught on Camera

May 7th, 2014

More than 3,500 runners participated in the 30th running of the St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5K on April 27 in Allentown. Perfect weather and a beautiful course made for a spectacular day. This year was the fifth year that St. Luke’s University Health Network has sponsored the event. Proceeds from the St. Luke’s Half


Breast Screening at St. Luke’s:
One size (and one test) doesn’t fit all.

May 5th, 2014

St. Luke’s introduces individualized approach to breast cancer screening. “When we look back on this time in future years, the hallmark of this era should not be that women stopped getting mammograms, but rather that this was a time when “personalized” screening strategies and technologies were provided to women, offering powerful weapons and options in the


An exciting time to be a Medical Oncologist

May 5th, 2014

Dr. Dennis Giangiulio talks about exciting advances in the treatment of cancer Over the past 30 years since I have had the opportunity to train and practice as a hematologist/medical oncologist, there has been no time like the present to be able to offer new treatments with greater efficacy and less toxicity. On the horizon