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Living with chronic illness: How better manage pain and lead a more active life

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 […]


Geisinger Appoints Regional Director of Stroke

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 […]


Geisinger neurosurgeon named to Best Doctor’s list

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 […]

Geisinger annual economic impact increases to $7.4 billion

DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Health System annually contributes more than $7.4 billion to the local, regional and state economy, according to a new report by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). As a major employer of more than 21,000 people and through the ripple effect … [Read More...]


LIFE Geisinger is hosting a Complimentary LUNCH and LEARN Program

Caring for the Caregiver   Friday, May 30, 2014 * 12:00 PM LIFE Geisinger   Presented by: Sr. Grace Campbell, IHM   Reservations are required.    Please call Maria Maletta Hastie at (570) 558-6160 to confirm your attendance. … [Read More...]

Geisinger-Community Medical Center named one of safest hospitals in country

SCRANTON, Pa. – Once again, Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) has received the top score for safety by the Leapfrog Group, receiving an “A” rating in the group’s most recent report released Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score graded 1,324 hospitals from “A” … [Read More...]


Joanne E. Wade selected to speak at Scranton Chamber’s Women’s Network

Luncheon, lecture scheduled for April 16  SCRANTON, Pa. – Joanne E. Wade, executive vice president, strategic program development, Geisinger Health System, has been chosen to speak at the Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network Luncheon on Wednesday April 16 at noon at the Glen Oak Country … [Read More...]


Lisa Golden appointed Geisinger-Community Medical Center Vice President of Clinical Operations

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Lisa Golden has been named the vice president of clinical operations for Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC). In her new role, Ms. Golden will partner with Anthony D. Aquilina, D.O., chief medical officer, G-CMC, and the G-CMC senior leadership team. Ms. Golden will … [Read More...]

LIFE Geisinger and University of Scranton to present “Engaging Life: A Conference for Older Adults and their Caregivers”

Panel to take place during 4th annual Conference on Aging SCRANTON, Pa. – Elderly residents of Scranton and the surrounding communities continue to face obstacles that come with being part of an aging population. On Thursday, April 10, a free conference will be held to address some of these … [Read More...]

G-CMC’s Silver Circle Program presents Mature Driver Presentation and “Watch your Step”: Be Safe and Sensible at Home

June 17 10 a.m. to noon For more information or to register call 570.703.8123 or … [Read More...]

"The Trauma Center literally saved my life.”

Sabina Ehrenhardt
"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.”

Al Antonello
I was admited as a patient of Dr. Schmaltz for dual knee replacements on 8/18/11. The care I received by Dr. Schmaltz, his assistants, PT's and the nursing staff on 5th was outstanding. The nursing staff are very proficient ,"tops", in taking care of their orthopedic patients. Dr. Schmaltz's entire staff is operated like a very well "oiled machine" and I received top drawer care by all. I thought you would like to know of my positive experience as a patient of Dr. Schmaltz and the CMC staff.

Pat Sulla
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.

David Reyes
Excellent service and the Doctor was wonderful. Staff looked after my loved one very well. Extremely grateful.

Marvin Slomowitz
“We made it to our 60th anniversary thanks to Dr. Stahl!”

The Sabatos
Dr. stahl is a miracle worker! If you ever need heart surgery, go to him.

Joyce Maddi
“I am just two weeks post-op and I want to go back to work!”

Anita Lee
“This is my son, Paul. I never could have imagined that his life could end. When he was accidentally shot, my mother’s prayer was that the right people would be there to save him. Well, right here in Scranton there are some good doctors, no – GREAT doctors. If the trauma team was not there, my son would have died that day in December. I am told that people with this type of injury do not survive. There were four surgeons and an entire team that were ready for him when minutes mattered, right here in Scranton. He has fully recovered and can’t wait to get his driver’s permit and join the gym. I do believe that God works through these talented people."

Mari Walker
“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.”

Ellen & Russell Barrett