Browsing the "Neurosciences" Category

Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Highlighted at PNS Meeting

October 31st, 2016

Time matters when it comes to stroke, and fast access to care is critical. The FAST Act – Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine – a bill in the U.S. House can help. If passed, Medicare will be required to cover telestroke services regardless of location, making it easier for patients to connect with specialists. Congressman


Upcoming Medical Grand Rounds to Focus on Multiple Sclerosis and Mental Health

September 12th, 2016

Neurological diseases affecting the brain will affect the mind. As a result, patients suffering from neurological disorders deal not only with the psychological response to the change in their life trajectory that accompanies any debilitating illness, but also with the direct psychiatric sequelae of the brain pathology. Both of these challenges are major sources of


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.