Hazleton, Pa.,
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LVHN Adds Physicians and Nurse Practitioners at LVH-Hazleton

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is increasing the Greater Hazleton community’s access to health care services with the addition of four physicians and two nurse practitioners, who have joined the network at LVH-Hazleton and are accepting new patients.

Daniel Benyo, MD, of Drums, is a member LVPG Geriatric and Internal Medicine. He sees patients at the LVPG Geriatrics and Internal Medicine-Lantern Lane office in Conyngham.

He received his medical training at The Commonwealth Medical College and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. He is a member of the American Geriatrics Society and the Luzerne County Medical Society.

Patrick Fiero, MD, of Berwick, provides obstetrics/gynecology care at LVPG Obstetrics and Gynecology-Alliance Drive, Hazle Township. He previously was on staff at Berwick Hospital Center, Waynesboro Hospital and Holy Redeemer Medical Center, Meadow Brook.

Fiero received his medical degree from the New York Medical College at the State University of New York and completed a residency in OB/GYN at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, NY. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology.

Joshua Nochumson, MD, has joined LVPG Surgery at the Health & Wellness Center, Hazle Township, to provide general and colorectal surgery. He comes from Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, NJ, where he maintained a practice that included a high volume of laparoscopic (small incisions) and robotic procedures, colonoscopies and treated anorectal disease.

Nochumson completed a colorectal fellowship and general surgery residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas—Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Richard Tomczyk Jr., DO, obstetrics and gynecologist, has joined LVPG Obstetrics and Gynecology-Alliance Drive, Hazle Township. He previously treated patients at Berwick Hospital Center, Sunbury Community Hospital and Mid-Michigan Medical Center, Clare, MI, and at other hospitals.

Tomczyk completed a combined internship and residency in OB/GYN at Michigan Osteopathic Medical Center, Detroit, MI. He earned his doctor of osteopathy degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstrics/Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons.

Saundra Y. Portelli, ACNPC-AG, of Catawissa, is a certified nurse practitioner at LVPG Physiatry—Health & Wellness Center, Hazle Township. She earned her nurse practitioner degree at Walden University, her bachelor’s in nursing at Ohio University and her registered nurse degree at Penn College of Technology.

Portelli is a nursing instructor at Pennsylvania College of Technology and has worked as a registered nurse at Geisinger Medical Center.

Cortney Repanshek, CRNP, has joined LVPG Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology–14th Street, Hazleton. She earned her nurse practitioner degree at Wilkes University and her bachelor’s in nursing at Misericordia University. She is a member of the American Nurses Association.

Jillian McArdle, CRNP, a nurse practitioner, has joined LVPG Family Medicine-Hometown. She earned her nurse practitioner degree at The University of Scranton,where she also received her master’s in nursing. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from Misericordia University.

Appointments can be made with these providers by calling 570-501-4LVH. For more information, visit LVHN.org/findadoctor.

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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.