Penn State Health is expanding the availability of its advanced surgical expertise to the Berks region this month, an effort bolstered by the generosity of a Berks County couple. Ray and Carole Neag have pledged $2 million to Penn State Health St. Joseph for the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi
Penn State Health St. Joseph’s 2017 Golf Tournament, hosted by St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, raised more than $51,000 in net proceeds to benefit the medical equipment and technology fund at St. Joseph. The tournament was held last Monday at Bellewood Country Club.
Penn State Health St. Joseph will offer free flu shots for adults and children on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the main lobby of the Bern Township campus.
While not required in order to receive the vaccine, the hospital also is accepting donations of non-perishable foods or supplies which it will donate to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and Humane Society of Berks County.
Jo’Andrew D. Cousins was named Senior Director of Operations of the St. Joseph Medical Group. He will be responsible for employed family and specialty practices. In his role, Cousins will recruit, hire and on-board new specialty and family practice physicians. He also will oversee practice financial management, including monitoring budgets and productivity measures.
Similar goals and values, mutual admiration for one another and some fortuitous timing resulted in three friends and colleagues becoming partners in Penn State Health St. Joseph’s newest medical practice in Robesonia. Physicians Meredith Gable, Robert Mandel, and Roland Newman began staffing the new family practice in May, and have been busy getting assimilated in the Western Berks community.
Dr. Jorge Bustillo has joined the medical staff and the orthopedics team at Penn State Health St. Joseph. He specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of patients with diseases, degenerative conditions and injuries affecting the body’s bones and joints including sports injuries. He also focuses on the foot and ankle, including Achilles tendon problems, ankle instability, heel pain, flat feet, sprains, and fractures, and is particularly capable of addressing foot and ankle reconstructive surgeries, including ankle replacement
The U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospital rankings were released early this morning. For the seventh year in a row, Penn State Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation in multiple specialties.
Dr. Haley Spagnola, a Penn State Health St. Joseph pediatric hospitalist, returned from her second trip to Ghana in March with an increased appreciation for its people and the hardships they face on a daily basis.
Most Americans believe that it is important to talk about end of life, but few actually do it. The inevitable is inevitable and that is the focus of a game about living and dying well, called “Hello,” that will be hosted at Penn State Health St. Joseph April 19th.
Penn State Health St. Joseph to expand presence into Western Berks County Robesonia facility will open May 15th with family medicine, outpatient services
Reading, Pa., March 20, 2017 – Penn State Health St. Joseph will open its newest satellite location for physicians and outpatient services in Robesonia on May 15th. The health system will occupy the site of the former Giannotti’s Italian Kitchen restaurant at 410 E. Penn Avenue, Robesonia. The facility, currently undergoing renovations, is located across from Conrad Weiser High School.