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New Technology


November 30

Geisinger Wyoming Valley helps pioneer system to alter diagnosis and treatment of patients with liver, gallbladder and bile duct conditions Read more



September 28

Geisinger to offer kidney transplant services in State College Read more



August 01

Geisinger scientist works on cure for Lou Gehrig's disease Read more



June 05

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Geisinger launch new environmental research, education institute Read more



April 16

Geisinger launches extensive study on obesity and related liver problem Read more



April 10

Geisinger Health System announces first accredited Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in Northeastern Pennsylvania Read more



April 02

Region's first and only liver transplant program well underway Read more



April 01

Geisinger scientist hard at work on cure for Lou Gehrig's disease Read more



March 23

Geisinger Health System unveils $21 million Center for Health Research Read more



January 04

Dr. Seth Linker offers balloon sinuplasty for treatment of sinusitis Read more



New Doctors


December 20

Juanita Kcomt, MD, endocrinologist, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



December 07

Frederick Toy, MD, FACS, FCCM, brings trauma surgery expertise to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



December 06

John Rominger, MD, gastroenterologist, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



November 09

Salvatore Sparich, Jr., DO, adds to growing family practice at Geisinger Medical Group-Hazleton Read more



October 25

Brian Klock, MD, FACS, brings trauma surgery expertise to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



October 15

Dr. Dietrich Receives Recertification Read more



October 12

Kelly Condefer, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley as a neurologist specializing in movement disorders Read more



October 12

Tania Zuniga, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



October 12

Diane F. Godorov, DO, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



September 26

Erroll Goldstein, MD, FACOG, joins Geisinger Medical Group - Tunkhannock as an obstetrician and gynecologist Read more



September 20

Shivprasad Nikam, MD, joins vascular surgery team at the Pearsall Heart Hospital at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



September 18

David Mariner, MD, RVT, FACS, Named Director of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



September 18

Reneita Ross, MD, brings surgical and medical skills in urogynecology to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



August 23

West Pittston native, Anthony Bruno II, MD returns to area to join the Surgery Department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



August 15

Beth Anne Nagy, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



August 02

John Cantando, DO, neurosurgeon, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



July 30

Tamara R. Vrabec, MD, joins the Ophthalmology Department at Geisinger Medical Center Read more



July 30

Jeffrey Cook, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



July 11

Brian Jameson, DO, joins the endocrinology department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



July 10

James Sweetland, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



July 09

Manish Gupta, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley transplant team Read more



July 09

Karen Ravin, MD, to join Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital Read more



July 09

Matthew DeGirolamo, MD, adds to growing family practice at Geisinger Medical Group in Mt. Pocono Read more



June 28

Eduardo D. Tron, MD, joins Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital's Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Department Read more



June 19

Steven A. Toms, MD, joins Geisinger to lead Neurosurgery program Read more



June 14

Marshall Eidenberg, DO, FACEP, FAAEM brings military field trauma experience to the Emergency Department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



May 16

Ronald Vandegriff, DO, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



May 14

Dallas native, James Hora, MD, PhD, joins the Neurology Department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



May 08

Kevin Kaczmarek, PA-C, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



May 04

Dr. Brian Saracino joins ER team Read more



May 01

Geisinger Names New Regional Medical Director Read more



May 01

Levelle D. Bigatel, MD joins Geisinger Medical Group in Mt. Pocono Read more



April 26

Chatla Reddy, MD, joins the Cardiology Department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



April 10

J. Krystal Ascencio, MD, joins OB/GYN team at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



January 31

Paul Niezgoda, MD joins Gastroenterology Team at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



Health and Wellness


December 28

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre to host free seminar for healthy weight loss Read more



December 05

Geisinger surgeon John Parenti, MD, provides pediatric orthopedic services to local clinic Read more



October 29

Geisinger pediatrician co-writes major clinical reports on autism Read more



October 16

Study: Losing weight before bariatric surgery shortens hospital stays Read more



October 09

Study: Diabetic neuropathy costs billions per year in lost work time Read more



September 18

Area Geisinger physicians receive national recognition for providing quality diabetes care Read more



September 11

Geisinger has solid supply of flu vaccine this year Read more



August 31

Geisinger opens fourth walk-in medical clinics inside Weis Markets Read more



August 17

Breast program at Geisinger Wyoming Valley reduces time from screening, diagnosis to treatment for area women Read more



August 13

Free Eye Screenings for Children at Geisinger - Mount Pocono Read more



August 09

Geisinger to present free nutrition seminar Read more



July 30

Geisinger scientist hard at work on cure for Lou Gehrig's disease; works with Bucknell students to devise new way to study disease treatments Read more



July 30

Geisinger to present free colorectal cancer seminar Read more



July 17

Vascular/Endovascular Surgical Clinic at Geisinger Wyoming Valley proves commitment to patients Read more



July 12

Medicare study: Geisinger demonstrates outstanding diabetes care Geisinger is one of ten group practices nationwide engaged to redesign care to improve results Read more



June 18

A Seminar on Life and Death Decisions Read more



June 08

Geisinger launches healthcare book series Read more



May 25

Geisinger launches healthcare book series Read more



May 22

Scientists find war vets' hand dexterity determines susceptibility to PTSD Read more



May 02

Internet patient portal helps Geisinger administer record level of flu shots in 2006-07 Read more



May 01

Geisinger Medical Center earns full chest pain accreditation Read more



April 16

Weight management, loss key to avoiding obesity and related health problems Read more



March 21

Mission Cataract at Geisinger Medical Center Read more



March 16

Skin cancer specialist Christine Cabell, MD to speak at Hazleton Senior Center Read more



March 13

Chief Medical Officer Bruce M. Hamory recently elected to board of directors Read more



March 13

Geisinger Wyoming Valley to offer free cholesterol screening Read more



March 08

Healthcare, information technology, engineering experts bolster electronic health record safety to support wide spread adoption Read more



March 08

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Diagnosing Heart Disease Early with Non-Invasive Imaging Technology Read more



February 21

New heart surgery studies show benefit of off-pump approach Read more



February 12

Heart surgeon to present free seminar on living heart healthy Read more



February 12

Geisinger Wyoming Valley offers free blood pressure and cholesterol screenings Read more



February 09

Geisinger physicians investigating safety of new stroke prevention device Read more



January 29

Dr. Seth Linker to discuss balloon sinuplasty as treatment for chronic sinusitis Read more



January 23

We're making progress, but more work needs to be done in reducing cancer death Read more



January 09

Geisinger Health System Announces Tobacco-Free Policy Read more



January 08

Marworth Announces Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Read more



Community Events


December 05

Wyoming Area student presents senior project to pediatric patients of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



November 30

Geisinger participates in Wilkes-Barre City Christmas Parade Read more



November 28

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre to host seminar on surgical options for chronic knee pain Read more



September 18

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Auxiliary to host first annual Craft and Gift Show Read more



August 14

Geisinger Medical Group - Dallas joins local Child Safety Expo Read more



July 31

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Golf Tournament Set for August 13 Read more



June 21

Officials break ground for Geisinger Medical Center's Hospital for Advanced Medicine Read more



May 25

Geisinger Health System Receives American Stroke Association's Initial Achievement Award Read more



May 25

Geisinger's annual Cancer Survivors Day slated Read more



May 09

Geisinger CEO named one of the 50 powerful physician executives Read more



May 04

Marworth Begins Construction of New Counseling Wing Read more



May 03

Geisinger collaborates with other innovative healthcare providers as members of the Convenient Care Association to issue quality and safety standards for retail-based health clinics Read more



May 01

Wilkes-Barre City Fire Dept. Athletic Association makes donation to Camp Dost Read more



May 01

Golf clinic slated May 16 2007 Read more



April 17

Geisinger celebrates National Medical Laboratory Week Read more



April 10

Geisinger and YMCA team up for Healthy Kids Day Read more



March 23

Trucksville Nursery School receives safety instruction from Brian Saracino, DO Read more



March 20

Geisinger building green Center for Health Research Read more



March 16

Geisinger Medical Center named to 100 Top Hospitals list for second straight year Read more



February 21

Mark Katlic, MD, Geisinger Director of Thoracic Surgery recognized internationally Read more



February 21

Dr. Eric Bieber named to national physician lists Read more



February 21

Geisinger Health System once again ranked among nation's top integrated health networks Read more



February 20

Curious George visits Janet Weis Children's Hospital Pediatric Services Unit at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



February 12

Geisinger Sports Medicine - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Hockey Clinic: A Big Hit With Kids Read more



January 24

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Geisinger Bond Rating to AA Read more



January 16

Geisinger Sports Medicine and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Host Youth Hockey Clinic Read more



January 05

LIFE Geisinger program receives CMS grant; plans second site Read more



January 02

First baby of 2007 arrives at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



Other News


December 28

Sapphire Salon supports cancer services at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



December 28

Fishing poles presented to pediatric department Read more



December 20

Thomas B. Schaeffer, PA-C, recognized by American Academy of Physician Assistants Read more



November 27

Geisinger medical education web site wins award for innovative design Read more



November 19

New research fund honors Weis Center founding director Howard Morgan, MD Read more



November 19

Geisinger Announces Northeast Integration-Creation of New Model of Healthcare Read more



November 13

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre celebrates opening of Acute Care for the Elderly Program Read more



November 09

M. Udoshi, MD, FASNC named Fellow Read more



November 05

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Auxiliary plans second annual Holiday Extravaganza Read more



November 05

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre surgical services to host open house Read more



November 05

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre hosts screening day for seniors Read more



November 05

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre to host sleep disorders seminar Read more



November 02

Pink, blue lights at Geisinger hospitals to increase awareness about premature births Read more



October 29

Geisinger Executive Speaks on Medical Liability Reform Read more



October 29

Hollie Yoder, RN, completes OASIS Training and Certification Read more



October 16

Local hospitals develop health information sharing network Read more



October 12

Geisinger researcher's company receives $150,000 investment Read more



September 25

Christopher Still, DO elected to national nutrition board Read more



September 06

Geisinger expands nurse research focus;Veteran clinician researcher hired as Institute Director Read more



September 04

Geisinger heart doctor expert selected for prestigious publication position Read more



September 04

Geisinger childhood obesity expert on national committee Read more



September 04

Geisinger Ventures CEO recognized as Top 100 business Read more



August 30

Internationally recognized heart doctor speaks at Geisinger Read more



August 24

Geisinger heart surgeon, perfusionist and supplies going to Ethiopia on mission Read more



August 21

Geisinger receives silver certification for green building Read more



August 21

Marworth Treatment Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary Read more



August 14

Geisinger CEO Elected to American Hospital Association Board Read more



August 07

Geisinger recognizes Sen. Specter for commitment to rural healthcare advocacy Read more



August 06

Geisinger offers phone hub to help victims of domestic violence Read more



August 02

Geisinger named 2007 Computerworld Honors Laureate Read more



July 30

Geisinger Health System Adopts BoardVantage Nationally recognized IT innovator using BoardVantage to manage board communications Read more



July 11

Geisinger Wyoming Valley earns Joint Commission accreditation Read more



June 26

Geisinger Wyoming Valley and Verizon Pioneers deliver gift of literacy to new moms and babies Read more



June 12

Local father enjoying family life after near tragedy Read more



June 05

Geisinger Wyoming Valley receives ACR accreditation Read more



May 31

Expert: It's time for hospitals to start thinking about how time is kept Read more



May 01

Second Bond Rating Upgrade for Geisinger This Year...Moody's Investor Services Upgrades Geisinger Bond Rating to Aa2 Read more



May 01

Nurses-Hospital Week 2007 letter to editor EAST Read more



April 18

Free skin cancer screenings offered at Geisinger Read more



April 17

Vendors needed for fall craft show Read more



April 10

Geisinger, Bucknell students collaborate to bring joy to older brothers and sisters of pre-mature newborns Read more



April 10

Geisinger residency program achieves perfect match rate Read more



March 15

Allinson promoted to Director, Geisinger Ventures Read more



March 14

Geisinger Health System receives AMGA Medical Group Preeminence Award Read more



March 08

Bryan Allinson promoted to Director, Geisinger Ventures Read more