Monthly Archives: September 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network and Geisinger Sign Air Medical Collaboration Agreement

September 29th, 2017

Danville, PA — Officials at St. Luke’s University Health Network and Geisinger today announced the signing of an air medical collaboration agreement for Geisinger’s Life Flight program to provide air medical services for St. Luke’s beginning on July 1, 2018. “St. Luke’s is excited to be collaborating with Geisinger to provide excellent air transport and medical coverage for patients in

Doctor, Physician Assistant Join St. Luke’s Northern Valley Primary Care

September 27th, 2017

St. Luke’s Northern Valley Primary Care has expanded its health care team by adding Tony Ohanian, MD, and Ashleigh Lara Crozier, PA-C. The practice has three offices throughout the Lehigh Valley – in Allentown, Bath and Northampton. A graduate of Moravian College and the American University of Antigua College of Medicine in New York City, Dr. Ohanian treats

Multiple Sclerosis: What Every Woman Needs to Know

September 25th, 2017

When you have multiple sclerosis (MS), your immune system attacks your central nervous system, affecting your brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. More than 2.3 million people are affected by MS worldwide. Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. About two thirds of those diagnosed are women. Because the disease strikes

St. Luke’s Miners Emergency Department Expansion

September 25th, 2017

Adding More Rooms, Plus Mental Health Holding Area COALDALE, PA – An ongoing expansion of the St. Luke’s Miners Campus Emergency Department will allow more patients to receive care and decrease patient wait times. “Through these changes, we’re able to accommodate more patients and offer them a better experience,” explains Marshall Bowen, Emergency Department Manager. “We will

Congratulations to Richard A. Anderson

September 25th, 2017

Moravian College bestows honorary degree upon St. Luke’s President and CEO Moravian College in Bethlehem presented St. Luke’s University Health Network President and CEO Richard A. Anderson the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The presentation Thursday evening occurred at Moravian’s inaugural Healthcare Forum, on a day that that also saw the dedication of the college’s newest

St. Luke’s 5th Annual Blue Ribbon 5K and Family Fun Walk

September 22nd, 2017

Event Raises Money to Fight Prostate Cancer Ted Hester vividly remembers finding out he had prostate cancer back in 2013. St. Luke’s was holding a free screening at a setup in the Lowe’s parking lot across the street from St. Luke’s Anderson Campus. “I figured I had nothing to lose,” the 58-year-old truck driver from Nazareth said

Growing Opportunities in Obstetrics & Gynecology

September 20th, 2017

As you may know, St. Luke’s OB/GYN team is entering an exciting phase of expansion and we are striving to shape the future of women’s services in our region through the development of new and innovative programs, our third Family Birthing Center and our Baby & Me Program and Support Center. Due to this development and

St. Luke’s Holds Thirteenth Annual ‘Night Of Heroes’

September 20th, 2017

Patients Honored, First Responders and Trauma Team Recognized Two patient heroes were honored at the thirteenth annual St. Luke’s Night of Heroes celebration, along with the more than 100 caregiver heroes who helped make their recoveries possible. The event was held Saturday evening at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Dr. Jeremy Hewens, 66, of Milford, NJ, was

Sacred Heart HealthCare System and St. Luke’s University Health Network Announce Merger

September 19th, 2017

ALLENTOWN, PA – Sacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hospital in downtown Allentown, Pa., primary care centers at ten sites throughout the Lehigh Valley and senior housing services, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a regional health network with seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites serving 10 counties in

St. Luke’s Surgical Residency Graduate Joins St. Luke’s Plastic Surgery

September 15th, 2017

Juan Carlos Martinez, MD, a former General Surgery Chief Resident, has returned to St. Luke’s University Health Network to join St. Luke’s Plastic Surgery after completing fellowships in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Microsurgery. “During Dr. Martinez’ general surgery residency here at St. Luke’s, I had the pleasure of working with him. He demonstrated an interest in