CAMP HILL, Pa. / DANVILLE, Pa. – Employees, physicians, officials and guests attended a joining ceremony today at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa., to celebrate Holy Spirit becoming an affiliate of Geisinger Health System. The affiliation became official earlier this month following final approval from the Pennsylvania Attorney General and Pennsylvania Department of […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – In honor of National Breast Cancer Month, Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) will present a free community lecture Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. in the G-CMC Professional Building auditorium, 315 Colfax Ave. G-CMC surgeon John E. Mitchell, M.D., will discuss breast cancer prevention and treatment strategies including when to see a doctor, therapy […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – Michelle Diane Spotnitz, M.D., will join the Heart and Vascular Institute at Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) Oct. 6 as a cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Spotnitz is a 2000 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. She received her medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York […]
Hospital is the first and only accredited Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center in Scranton SCRANTON, Pa. – Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. G-CMC is the first and only accredited Heart Attack Receiving Center in Scranton, and one of just five hospitals in […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – Parking is now free at Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC). Effective Oct. 1, patients and visitors will no longer be charged $4 to park in the public parking garage on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Mulberry Street. “We really listened to our patients and their families when we decided to go this […]
Scranton, PA—Geisinger Clinic and PrimeMed, PC, announced today the acquisition of PrimeMed’s diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, outpatient medical laboratory services, physical therapy and diagnostic sleep business lines by Geisinger Clinic; and the signing of a long-term, collaborative physician services agreement between Geisinger Clinic and PrimeMed’s primary care physicians. The collaborative physician services agreement will permit […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – Stanley G. Pugsley, Jr., M.D., FACS, began offering adult neurosurgical services at Endless Mountains Health Systems, Montrose, on Sept. 23. Dr. Pugsley is primarily based at Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC). He specializes in treating brain tumors, surgical manifestations of stroke-related illnesses, peripheral nerve conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome and spasticity, and degenerative disc […]
DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Health System received Premier, Inc.’s Supply Chain Innovation Award for creating new levels of performance to deliver high-quality, cost-effective health care. Geisinger is one of only four Premier members to receive the award this year. Premier, a leading health care improvement company, unites an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – If you live with a chronic illness, a condition that lasts a year or longer, limits activity, and may require ongoing care, you have lots of company. More than 125 million Americans have at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, cancer, glaucoma and heart disease. People with different chronic conditions face common […]
SCRANTON, Pa. – Pankajavalli Ramakrishnan, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Geisinger as the regional director of stroke for Geisinger’s two Joint Commission Primary Stroke Centers in northeastern Pennsylvania, Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) in Scranton and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) in Wilkes-Barre. In her role, Dr. Ramakrishnan will deliver neuroendovascular interventional radiology services while providing administrative […]
SCRANTON, Pa. — Robert J. Weil, M.D., FAANS, FACS, has been named to the highly selective national Best Doctors list for 2013-2014. Dr. Weil, a neurosurgeon and Geisinger Health System’s Chief Medical Executive, Northeast Region, and System Associate Chief Scientific Officer, practices at Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC). His clinical focus is principally on brain and […]
Scranton pilot program awarded multiple grants SCRANTON, Pa. – It’s a beautiful day in “The Neighborhood.” Geisinger’s ProvenWellness Neighborhood – a Geisinger Health System model of care that will focus on individuals who are uninsured/underinsured with the most critical health care needs – recently launched in the Scranton community. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has […]
Luncheon, lecture scheduled for April 16
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Cuando iba a surgia tenia miedo. Pero toda las personas que trataron conmigo eran bien cortes y respetuoso. Lo mas importante para mi es que estoy recuperando mejor de lo que yo esperaba.
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Excellent service and the Doctor was wonderful. Staff looked after my loved one very well. Extremely grateful.
"Immediate and professional medical assessment, combined with genuine human concern expressed by all individuals who cared for me, was the Trauma Center’s prescription for alleviating my fears and healing my pain. During the entire time I was being treated, the same concern was extended to my family who received continuous information concerning my condition.”
“My mom was 78 years old when she had her open heart surgery. (Since then) she has been blessed with six great-grandchildren, has attended family weddings, and has experienced many happy times in the last ten years.”