Browsing the "Neurosciences" Category

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


St. Luke’s Now Offers Advanced MRI Neuroanalysis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders

November 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new quantitative tool that delivers enhanced diagnostic capabilities to help in the assessment of patients with suspected Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. A software add-on to our fMRI (functional MRI), the DynaSuite Neuro with NeuroQuant Solution from Invivo, takes high-resolution


World’s Smallest, Longest-lasting and Upgradable Neurostimulator for Chronic Pain Now Available to Patients at St. Luke’s

May 21st, 2014

Quakertown, PA (Issued 5/6/14) — Dr. Steven Falowski, Functional Neurosurgeon, St. Luke’s University Health Network, became the first physician in the region and just the second in the nation to surgically implant the newly approved Protégé IPG neurostimulator system for a patient suffering from chronic pain. William Roth, age 58 of Barto, Pennsylvania, received the Protégé


St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience: A Magnet for Excellence in Neurosurgery

March 28th, 2014

By recruiting accomplished neurosurgeons, forging partnerships with respected peers in the state and securing early access to leading-edge technologies, the St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience has become a focal point for research and patient care. “St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience offers a complete range of neurosurgical procedures for virtually any adult malady,” says Daniel K. O’Rourke, MD,


Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Award

March 19th, 2014

I am proud to announce that St. Luke’s Allentown and Bethlehem campuses have been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® — Stroke Gold Plus award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. This award makes us part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes both St. Luke’s Allentown