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The Geisinger Media Relations team can provide live access to medical and health industry experts via video or audio conferencing to address breaking news or other hot/emerging topics. News outlets will receive advisories with the required instructions to access designated experts through the appropriate medium. Contact Wendy Wilson, Vice President, Corporate Communications, for more information: WKWILSON@geisinger.edu, 570-703-7807.


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September 19, 2014
Ophthalmologist joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley

Daniel Upton, M.D., recently joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley as an ophthalmologist. Read more


September 09, 2014
Geisinger cuts ribbon on new $2.3 million East Mountain Specialty Clinic

Today, Geisinger leaders, physicians and employees joined together to formally open the new Geisinger East Mountain Specialty Clinic at 1155 East Mountain Blvd., a campus of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Read more


September 09, 2014
Cardiologist joins Geisinger Medical Center

Vishal C. Mehra, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Geisinger Medical Center as a cardiologist where he will also serve as director of advanced cardiac imaging. Dr. Mehra is an expert at cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and CT scans, having been trained at leading national medical centers and been involved in prestigious multicenter imaging studies. Read more


September 08, 2014
Geisinger to celebrate 50th anniversary of Catholic chaplaincy Sept. 28

An invitation-only celebration service and reception will be held in honor of the 50th anniversary of Rev. Gerard T. Heintzelman's appointment as the first chaplain of the Catholic patients of Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) on Sunday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m., in the Basilica of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Villa Sacred Heart, 580 Railroad Street, Danville. The Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, D.D., bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, will preside over the service. Read more


September 08, 2014
Pediatric nephrologist joins Geisinger Medical Center

Valeriya Feygina, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) as a pediatric nephrologist. Read more


September 05, 2014
Geisinger celebrates groundbreaking of primary care clinic in Mountain Top

On Sept. 4, leaders from Geisinger and Fairview Twp. celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Geisinger clinic at 35 S. Mountain Blvd. in the Mountain Top community. Read more


September 05, 2014
Geisinger celebrates groundbreaking for downtown Pittston clinic

On Wednesday, August 27, leaders from Geisinger and the city celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Geisinger clinic at 40 N. Main St. in downtown Pittston. Read more


August 29, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series returns Sept. 28 with 'Epic'

Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute and The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg are offering children with special developmental needs and their families a chance to experience the joy of seeing movies on the big screen. The Sensory Friendly Film Series will resume on Sunday, Sept. 28, with the animated movie 'Epic' at the Campus Theatre. Read more


August 29, 2014
Kohl's presents $133,417 to Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital at Snyder County Night Out event

Geisinger Health System's Janet Weis Children's Hospital (JWCH) was presented a check for $133,417 on behalf of area Kohl's department stores and the Kohl's Cares initiatives at the August 26 Snyder County Night Out at East Snyder Park in Selinsgrove. The funds will be used by JWCH to support the Geisinger and Kohl's Cares Moving4Health Program. Read more


August 20, 2014
Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award

A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern. Read more


August 18, 2014
Colorectal surgeon joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Christopher Buzas, D.O., has joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center as a colorectal surgeon. Read more


August 18, 2014
Pediatrician joins Geisinger-Bloomsburg Pediatrics

Megan Moran, D.O., recently joined Geisinger-Bloomsburg Pediatrics. Read more


August 14, 2014
Geisinger appoints regional director of stroke care

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. Read more


August 14, 2014
Geisinger Health System launches ProvenWellness Neighborhood

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. Read more


August 12, 2014
The tragic death of Robin Williams, and what you need to know about depression

The sudden tragic death of award-winning comedian and actor Robin Williams has left tens of millions of people shaking their heads. Williams was a brilliant star, but also a tortured one, suffering from what his family called a "severe depression" that apparently led him to take his life. Read more




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