Browsing the "Surgical Specialty" Category

St. Luke’s Spine & Pain Associates

August 22nd, 2014

Continuous Growth, The Result of Easing Pain. Scott J. Loev, DO, helped establish St. Luke's Spine & Pain Associates over seven years ago in a brown-bag suite at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital.

Welcome, Dr. Kousari, to
St. Luke’s.

August 8th, 2014

St. Luke’s is pleased to announce the addition of a new urologist in the Department of Surgery. Kaveh Kousari, MD will be joining the St. Luke’s Center for Urology in August 2014. He joins the practice of Drs. Eric Mayer, Jarrod Rosenthal, Frank Tamarkin, and Jonathan Bingham.  St. Luke’s Center for Urology offers experienced and

Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain and Medication Guidelines

August 8th, 2014

On July 10, 2014, the state of Pennsylvania and medical organization officials released new guidelines for prescribing opioids, one of the first tangible steps that Pennsylvania has taken to address an overdose death rate that ranks among the worst in America. The guidelines have a 2-part mission. The first is to make sure doctors have

Senior Care Surgical Services

April 28th, 2014

Surgery may be a concern for a patient of any age; and often as age increases, concerns and the likelihood of a medical condition requiring surgery increase as well. A team of senior care providers has designed a comprehensive Surgical Services Program for our senior patients.  We will work together to coordinate care and communication

Innovative Approaches to Bariatric Success at St. Luke’s University Health Network

January 14th, 2014

High levels of sustained weight loss. Sharp reductions in comorbidities. A mortality rate of zero as well as lower-than-average lengths of hospital stays and rates of complications and readmissions. Coveted designations by professional organizations. A surgical team with more than 1,500 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries to its credit. A plastic surgery option. Those features and achievements