Dr. Alaa-Eldin Mira is Appointed Section Chief for Geriatrics

March 26th, 2014

I am pleased to announce Dr. Mira as Section Chief for Geriatrics. Dr. Mira brings over 30 years of experience in the areas of surgery, infectious disease and geriatrics. He is a graduate of Al-Azhar University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ and


St. Luke’s Opens Center for Positive Aging in Bethlehem

March 26th, 2014

Services Focus on the Special Needs and Coordination of Care for the Aging Adult St. Luke’s celebrated the opening of a new outpatient center in Bethlehem that focuses on the special needs and care coordination for the aging adult. The St. Luke’s Center for Positive Aging, staffed by St. Luke’s Senior Care Associates, combines a


Wilderness Medicine Conference

March 21st, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to offer a three-day conference on Wilderness Medicine at the beautiful Skytop Lodge in Skytop, PA. Wilderness Medicine is the developing field that involves not only providing care to wilderness travelers, but also working in other hostile environments, environmental emergencies and outdoor toxicology. This conference is designed to


St. Luke’s Orthopaedic Specialists Welcome Julia Pring, MD

March 21st, 2014

St. Luke’s Orthopaedic Specialists are now welcoming new patients. Comprehensive care for bone and joint problems provided by the region’s leading orthopaedic specialists: Julia Pring, MD Board Certified in General Orthopaedics Wei-Shen Lin, MD Board Certifed in General Orthopaedics Expertise includes: General adult, pediatric and geriatric orthopaedics Total joint replacement and reconstruction Fracture Care Sports Injuries


Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Award

March 19th, 2014

I am proud to announce that St. Luke’s Allentown and Bethlehem campuses have been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® — Stroke Gold Plus award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. This award makes us part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes both St. Luke’s Allentown