Monthly Archives: May 2019

New St. Luke’s Program Gives Job Training to Students with Learning Disabilities

May 31st, 2019

Wearing a lace dress with a pink sash, Jenniner Irani of Easton walked to the front of the conference room at St. Luke’s University Health Network-Anderson with a wide smile across her face. She was among 14 students recently honored for their participation in the first-ever Possibilities Program at St. Luke’s-Anderson. The program provides early job training through

St. Luke’s Welcomes Region’s Only Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist

May 31st, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently welcomed Dr. Elizabeth Adams, a board-certified specialist in pediatric cardiology who is also the only board-certified adult congenital heart disease specialist in the Lehigh Valley. Dr. Adams’ pediatric outpatient office will be at 7001 North Route 309 in Coopersburg. She will see her adult patients on the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. A native of New

St. Luke’s Announces Name for Bucks County’s Newest Hospital

May 29th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground in May 2018 on the newest hospital in Bucks County. After surveying patients and consulting business leaders, the Network has arrived at decision on a name for the new campus: St. Luke’s Upper Bucks. St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus is a 3-story, 131, 000 square-foot facility currently under construction on the corner of

“Talk With Your Doctor” TV Show Featuring St. Luke’s Physicians Wins AP Award

May 24th, 2019

Pennsylvania Associated Press Media Editors has awarded its first-place recognition for best regularly scheduled news or sports talk program to “Talk With Your Doctor” featuring St. Luke’s University Health Network providers. The award was announced at PAPME’s annual awards banquet at the Hilton Hotel in Harrisburg on Friday. The Nielsen-rated “Talk With Your Doctor,” which airs

Scenic Bike Ride Will Benefit St. Luke’s Hospice

May 22nd, 2019

It’s time to gear up and get pedaling for the 9th Annual St. Luke’s Charity Bike Ride. WHAT: St. Luke’s 9th Annual Charity Bike Ride WHEN: Saturday June 1, 2019 at 10am (Registration 8:30 to 9:45 am) WHERE: Lehighton Trailhead, 200 North Main Lane, Lehighton, PA 18235 Registration can be completed online at or from 8:30 to 9:45 am on the day of the

St. Luke’s Dermatology Welcomes Dr. Stephen Senft

May 22nd, 2019

Well-known Lehigh Valley dermatologist, Stephen Senft, MD, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, has joined Andrew Krakowski, MD, the region’s only pediatric dermatologist; Alan Westheim, MD; and the rest of the expert staff at St. Luke’s Dermatology. “After 34 years of treating patients in private practice, I joined St. Luke’s to become part of its

Valerie Schissler Joins Dr. Michael Patriarco at St. Luk’’s Center for Advanced Gynecology

May 17th, 2019

Valerie Schissler, CRNP, has joined Dr. Michael Patriarco at the St. Luk’’s Center for Advanced Gynecology. Valerie brings over 18 years of experience as a nurse practitioner in urogynecology specializing in the non-surgical management of urinary incontinence and prolapse. She has expertise in pelvic floor evaluation, pessary fittings and the management, evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence