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New Doctors Bring Wealth of Experience to St. Luke’s Allentown Pediatrics

February 14th, 2018

Joining St. Luke’s Allentown Pediatrics are two new doctors – Vincent Moffitt, MD, and Elyse Jones, MD – with a range of specialty training and decades of leadership experience in pediatrics. St. Luke’s Allentown Pediatrics – located within St. Luke’s West End Medical Center at 501 Cetronia Road, Suite 115 in Allentown – is now accepting new patients


Why are February Newborns Sporting Special Red Hats at St. Luke’s?

February 9th, 2018

The American Heart Association promotes wearing red in the month of February as part of “American Heart Month” to raise awareness about heart disease. But heart disease also impacts the lives of the smallest patients too, which is why, for the past three years, St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem and St. Luke’s Allentown Campus have participated in the


William Allen High School Receives National Safe Sports School Award

February 7th, 2018

Allentown, PA – William Allen High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its athletic program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. It also reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment


Well-Known Palmerton / Gnaden Huetten Heart Specialists Join St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates

February 2nd, 2018

Newest Campuses Begin to Deliver on Promise of Merger William Markson, MD; Todd Banning, DO; Ronald Stein, MD; and Lillian Gattone, PA-C of Cardiology Associates and Diagnostic Center, LLC have joined St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates and the St. Luke’s Heart & Vascular Center. The group joined St. Luke’s as a result of the recent merger with Blue Mountain


High-Risk Pregnancy Expert and Inventor Joins St. Luke’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Group

January 15th, 2018

Meredith Birsner, MD, a high-risk pregnancy expert who invented a device to teach breech extraction of twins, has joined St. Luke’s University Health Network, where she will care for patients and help train residents on treating serious birth complications. “We’re there when a patient has a challenging preconception medical condition or if there are complications and


Secret Donor Gives Again: St. Luke’s NICU Gets Annual Anonymous Gift

January 8th, 2018

2018 started off with a special gift for the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Level II and Level III NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units) in Bethlehem and Allentown. March of Dimes representatives presented a $5,000 check to the NICU team at St. Luke’s Hospital – Bethlehem this week. Each year, this anonymous donor provides a generous gift


St. Luke’s Doctor Travels to Singapore to Give Amputation Prevention Talk

January 3rd, 2018

St. Luke’s Dr. Brent Bernstein was invited to speak in Singapore earlier this month about amputation prevention strategies. Prior to joining St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bernstein oversaw the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) initiative for the state of Georgia. In the early 1990s, the United States saw a steady increase


Frequently Asked Questions SLUHN-BMHS Merger

January 2nd, 2018

Who is St. Luke’s University Health Network? Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. With annual net revenues of $1.7 billion, the network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe


An Important Message from President & CEO Richard A. Anderson

December 29th, 2017

Dear Fellow Employee, We start 2018 with great news: We have received final approval from the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General, which means our merger with Blue Mountain Health System, announced in September, will be completed on December 31. Blue Mountain Health System is becoming a member of St. Luke’s University Health Network!