Board-certified urologists Jerald B. Gilbert, M.D.; Brian Kapp, M.D.; Ira J. Kohn, M.D.; J. Robert Ramey, M.D.; and James Stefanelli, M.D.; will provide care for adult patients for the following conditions: benign prostatic hyperplasia; erectile dysfunction and male infertility; kidney and urinary tract stones; Peyronie’s disease; and prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers. The physicians offer vasectomies, vasectomy reversals, and treatment for male and female incontinence. They’ll be providing surgical care at Geisinger Community Medical Center and the North East Surgery Center.
Dr. Jerald B. Gilbert earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles. He then completed a surgery residency and urology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Dr. Brian Kapp earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his urology residency at the University of Connecticut, Farmington.
Dr. Ira J. Kohn earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry at The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his surgical internship and urology residency at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia. He also completed a neuro-urology and reconstructive urology fellowship at Columbia University, New York City.
Dr. J. Robert Ramey earned his medical degree from the Baltimore School of Medicine at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He then completed a urology residency and surgical internship at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.
Dr. James Stefanelli earned his medical degree from the Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, where he also completed his surgery and urology residencies.
Geisinger Northeast President Anthony Aquilina, D.O., said the group of experienced urologists will play a vital role in Lackawanna County.
“We are excited to welcome Drs. Gilbert, Kapp, Kohn, Ramey and Stefanelli to the Geisinger family. Their presence helps to alleviate a need for urology services in Scranton and contributes to our goal of meeting the health care needs of the Scranton community,” Aquilina said.
Geisinger’s urologists are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of urologic conditions. They offer high-quality care for a wide spectrum of conditions from the most general urologic conditions to the most complete urologic cancer diagnosis and treatment, including robotic-surgery options.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1.5 million consumers it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 13 hospital campuses, a 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With 32,000 employees and 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by billions of dollars annually. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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