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Lehigh Valley Health Network Adds New Services in Carbon County: Cardiology, Orthopedics and Surgery

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is improving convenient access to LVHN care for the residents of Lehighton and Carbon County by bringing a number of in-demand specialties to the area.

Starting April 2, Lehigh Valley Health Network–Lehighton, located at 363 North First Street, Lehighton, will begin offering weekday appointments with the following specialists:

  • LVPG Cardiology – Heart care provided by board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologists Cheri Silverstein Fadlon, MD, and Jeffrey Snyder, MD.
  • LVPG General Surgery – Team comprised of Michael Mahoney, DO, (robotic surgery), Joshua Nochumson, MD, (colon-rectal/robotic surgery), Blake Stewart, DO, (laparoscopic surgery) and Martin Walko, MD, (general surgery) will provide surgical consultation and care.
  • LVPG Neurosurgery – Spinal disorders will be the focus of Luis Cervantes, MD, and Chris Lycette, MD.
  • LVPG Orthopedics – Orthopedic care will be provided by board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Robert Boran Jr., MD.
  • LVPG Vascular Surgery – Vascular surgeons, James McCullough, MD, and John Welkie, MD, will provide care for disorders of the blood vessels (vein and arteries) outside of the heart.

Our LVPG Hematology Oncology care team of Dan Popescu, MD, Surendra Shah, MD, and Elena Brinker, CRNP, will continue to provide cancer care services and infusion services for area residents at this centralized location.

“Carbon County residents deserve the highest quality healthcare available. LVHN has been providing that care for decades. Continuing to bring these specialty services to Lehighton underlines our commitment to raising the bar for healthcare in Carbon County,” says Terry Capuano, LVHN’s Chief Operating Officer. “Today we make accessing world-class LVHN care even more convenient.”

About LVHN

Lehigh Valley Health Network includes eight hospital campuses - three in Allentown including the region's only facility dedicated to orthopedic surgery, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; 26 health centers caring for communities in seven counties; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices and 18 ExpressCARE locations throughout the region including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE at the Health Center at Palmer Township; pharmacy, imaging, home health services and lab services; extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care at the region’s busiest, most-experienced trauma center treating adults and children, burn care at the regional Burn Center, kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer care, orthopedics, and neurology and complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, the Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and the Lehigh Valley Institute for Special Surgery give clinicians of the highest caliber the necessary infrastructure, programs and partnerships to help community members stay healthy and provide the most advanced treatment when needed. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a formal member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, a transformative initiative to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cancer in community health care settings, including access to key MSK clinical trials. Robotic surgery is offered in ten specialties across the health network with more than 10,000 procedures performed since 2007. Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital and Level 4 NICU in the region, provides care in more than 30 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest has been recognized among the top five hospitals in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report for for five consecutive years. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg are national Magnet hospitals for excellence in nursing. Additional information is available by visiting LVHN.org, or following us on Facebook and Twitter.