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SCRANTON, Pa. – Steven Sluck, D.O., a family medicine physician, has joined the Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center team in Scranton. Geisinger 65 Forward is a health care program designed exclusively for people ages 65 and over with Geisinger Gold insurance where patients get longer appointments, more on-site health services and social, educational and wellness activities. 

Dr. Sluck is a board-certified physician who specializes in family medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency through the Crozer Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pa.

Dr. Sluck joins 65 Forward after nearly a decade of treating patients at Geisinger Mount Pleasant. He has been with Geisinger since 2014. Through his years as a physician in family medicine, he has been delivering primary care services for children, adults, and seniors.

“After working with patients of all ages, I am excited to start this new journey working exclusively with our senior population at 65 Forward in Scranton,” said Dr. Sluck. “What makes this program so different is the relationships I can build with those I care for — patients get longer appointment times, and I can better help them achieve their specific wellness goals, keeping them young and healthy. This is something special specifically with 65 Forward that’s different from any other program, and I’m glad to be a part of it.”

Dr. Sluck is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment with him, schedule a tour of the facility or to learn more about Geisinger 65 Forward, call 570-644-6198 or visit

For those interested in Geisinger Gold Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period began on Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. During this time, Medicare beneficiaries can compare coverage options, including Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage, and choose high-quality health and drug plans for 2023. 

Geisinger’s Medicare advisors can answer questions, compare plans and costs, and help navigate the enrollment process virtually, by phone or in person. For more information, visit or call 855-904-0153, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the nonprofit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 126 care sites — including 10 hospital campuses — and Geisinger Health Plan, with more than half a million members in commercial and government plans. Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $15 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country. Learn more at or follow on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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