Lehigh Valley, Pa.,
16:52 PM

Coordinated Health Expands Orthopedic Services to Susquehanna County

Coordinated Health, now part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, has entered into an agreement with Endless Mountain Health System (EMHS) of Montrose, Pa., to serve the orthopedic needs of the residents of the Susquehanna County area.

“We were approached by the leadership of EMHS following the retirement of their orthopedic surgeon,” says Amy Nyberg, MBA, President, Coordinated Health. “We are pleased to offer our expertise in orthopedics to patients in the Montrose community. This expansion helps us fulfill our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing orthopedic care to this region.”

Under the terms of the agreement, six orthopedic specialists from Coordinated Health Scranton Orthopedics will share duties at EMHS in addition to their regular workloads. EMHS is located about 40 miles north of Dickson City and less than 20 miles south of the New York state border.

Coordinated Health Orthopedics–Montrose is located at 100 Hospital Drive, Montrose, Pa., offering treatment for injuries and diseases affecting the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones or muscles of the:

  • Hand or wrist

  • Foot or ankle

  • Knee

  • Hip

  • Shoulder

  • Spine

The specialists include:

EMHS is a licensed 25-bed acute care hospital with a short procedure unit, emergency services and various ancillary services. EMHS averages 1,000 admissions, 42,200 office visits and 7,500 emergencies annually.

To schedule an appointment, call 570-307-1767 or visit LVHN.org/Montrose.

About LVHN

LVHN includes eight hospital campuses, three in Allentown, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; Coordinated Health, which includes two hospital campuses, nearly two dozen multispecialty locations including ambulatory surgery centers and orthopedic injury centers in northeastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey; 26 health centers; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices; 20 ExpressCARE locations including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE; pharmacy, imaging, home health, rehabilitation and lab services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care for adults and children, burn care at the Regional Burn Center; kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer, orthopedics, neurology, complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and robotic surgery in 10 specialties. Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence physicians provide the most advanced treatments. Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, an initiative that helps community providers improve the quality of cancer care and offers access to MSK clinical trials. Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, the community’s only children’s hospital, provides care in more than 30 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest is ranked as the region’s No.1 hospital for seven straight years and has been recognized among Pennsylvania’s top six hospitals for seven consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, LVH–17th Street and LVH–Muhlenberg are the region’s only Magnet® hospitals for nursing excellence. Additional information is available by visiting LVHN.org or following us on Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.