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.
The Commonwealth Primary Care group-with physician practices in Fleetwood, Oley and Exeter-will become members of the Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group on February 1, 2017.
President of Commonwealth Primary Care (CPC), Dr. Robert Hippert, said joining Penn State Health St. Joseph will offer the practice’s nearly 15,000 patients access to the nationally ranked resources of Penn State Health, and also bring the practice additional operating expertise.
Charlotte Moyer had no fears about getting a new heart procedure at Penn State Health St. Joseph.
The 71-year-old St. Lawrence resident had bigger fears about having a stroke.
“I decided to have it done just to be cautious,” Moyer said. “I don’t want to worry about having a blood clot in the head. It was nothing to have it done.”
A patient arrived at Penn State Health St. Joseph early on Election Day for what she thought would be an in-and-out procedure. She planned to stop by her polling place to vote when she was finished, but the procedure turned out to be a bigger deal than she thought and she ended up being admitted to the hospital.