Browsing the "Neurosciences" Category

St. Luke’s Headache Specialist Offers Tips and Treatments for Rapid Migraine Relief Over the Holidays

December 28th, 2015

Anyone who has ever suffered from a migraine knows how challenging treating these headaches can be. According to the American Migraine Foundation, the holidays provide a perfect storm for increased numbers of headaches for several reasons, including: Changes in sleep schedules or sleep deprivation; Busy travel schedule/time zone changes; Changes in eating and drinking habits


Dr. Steven Falowski featured in Research. Innovation. Knowledge.

December 1st, 2015

Steven Falowski, MD Steven Falowski, MD, is a Functional Neurosurgeon at St. Luke’s University Health Network. Dr. Falowski is dedicated to the surgical treatment of neurologic conditions. Through collaboration with St. Luke’s Spine & Pain Associates, he coordinates the diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing chronic pain. As a member of St. Luke’s Neurosurgical Associates,


St. Luke’s Neurology Associates Expands to Meet Growing Demand

October 2nd, 2015

St. Luke’s Neurology Associates has been actively recruiting new physicians to meet an ever-growing market demand. The practice has increased opportunities both regionally and by service. St. Luke’s is pleased to announce the following appointments: General Neurologists Mahesh Chhabria, MD Raj Katara, MD James Kerrigan, MD Heeral J. Mehta, MD Epileptologist Scott Kohler, MD Neurohospitalist


St. Luke’s Performs First Live Feed Surgery with Medtronic, 
World’s Largest Medical Device Company

August 7th, 2015

St. Luke’s University Health Network’s functional neurosurgeon Steven Falowski, MD, has partnered with Medtronic medical device company to promote faster and better product development within the field of neuromodulation for patients with pain and disability related to nerve disorders. Many of the patients’ pain and disability is a result of brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and head


Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

February 23rd, 2015

The inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem features both EEG (electroencephalography) equipment to monitor brain activity and video cameras to record body movements during a seizure.


Fellowship-trained Physicians Join St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience

December 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s Neurology Associates are pleased to welcome five new physicians to its team of experts. Sameer Ali, MD, has joined St. Luke’s as a neurohospitaliSt. Dr. Ali attended medical school at Wright State School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio and completed his neurology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York and advanced fellowship training in


Dr. Falowski is Appointed Expert to the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC)

December 3rd, 2014

In August, the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) announced it would soon publish the first peer-reviewed comprehensive expert guidance on the appropriate use of neurostimulation for pain. The INS Board of Directors recognized the need to better define the appropriate use of these advanced tools, and appointed experts to the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) to