The Vascular Center

Specialists

Vascular Center Specialists

Vascular Surgeons

James D. Balshi, MD, FACS, RPVI

Medical Director, The Vascular Center
Medical Director, Wound Management Center, St. Luke's Union Station, Bethlehem

  • Medical Degree, Jefferson Medical College
  • General Surgery Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Research Fellow in Transplantation, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania
  • Endovascular Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic 
  • Smithwick Fellow in Vascular Surgery, Boston University Medical Center
  • Special interest in complex aortic surgery, including endovascular aortic stent graft repair
  • Extensive experience in renal vascular surgery, carotid artery surgery and lower extremity bypass surgery
  • Extensive experience in the treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease and Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Advanced training utilizing future technologies for the minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases
  • Board Certified in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Northampton County Medical Society, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Delaware Valley Vascular Society and the University of Pennsylvania Surgical Society  

Jay B. Fisher, MD, FACS, RPVI

Medical Director, Wound Management Center, St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital

  • Medical Degree, Autonomous University of Guadalajara and Cooper Hospital University Medical Center
  • General Surgical Residency, Easton Hospital
  • Smithwick Fellow in Vascular Surgery, Boston University Medical Center
  • Endovascular Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic 
  • Extensive experience in the treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease and Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Advanced training utilizing future technologies for the minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery with added qualifications in Vascular Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Member of the Society of Vascular Technology, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society and the American Association of Vascular Surgery
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Drexel University
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation 

Marc A. Granson, MD, FACS

Chief of Surgery, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network

  • Medical Degree, Temple University School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency, the University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Fellowship, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Diplomate, the American Board of Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Member of the American College of Surgeons
  • Extensive experience in complex carotid and aortic surgery  
Timothy Oskin, MD

Timothy C. Oskin, MD, FACS, RVT

Section Chief for Vascular Surgery, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network

  • Medical Degree, Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, Washington Hospital Center
  • Vascular Surgery Research and Clinical Vascular Surgery Fellowships at Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Certified as a Registered Vascular Technologist by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, the Society of Vascular Technologists, the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the American Medical Society and the American Medical Association
  • Special training in Endovascular Surgery at the University of Maryland
  • Special interest and training in the open and endovascular treatment of complex aortic and renal arterial occlusive disease; the treatment of cerebrovascular occlusive disease with carotid stenting and surgical endarterectomy; the endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic disease; and the endovascular treatment of lower extremity arterial occlusive disease 

Joel C. Rosenfeld, MD, MEd, FACS

Chief Academic Officer, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network

  • Medical Degree, Thomas Jefferson Medical College
  • General Surgery Residency, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Associate Dean, Temple University Clinical Campus, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network
  • Member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (North American Chapter), the American Venous Forum, the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Endovascular Surgery, the Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society, the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery and the American Medical Association 
Amy Lipscomb, MD

Amy L. Lipscomb, MD, FACS, RPVI

  • Medical degree, West Virginia School of Medicine
  • General Surgery internship and residency and postgraduate training in vascular surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
  • Trained in hyperbaric medicine and problem wound management, diversified clinical services
  • Board certified in general and vascular surgery
  • Special interest in open and endovascular procedures
  • Volunteered for short-term medical mission in Belize, West Africa and China

Physicians' Assistant

Amy Guth, PA-C

Amy Guth, PA-C

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies, DeSales University
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, DeSales University 

Vascular & Interventional Radiologists

 

Hal L. Folander, MD

Chairman of the Department of Radiology
Section Chief, Interventional Radiology, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network

  • Medical Degree, New York University School of Medicine
  • Radiology Residency and Chief Radiology Resident, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowships, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Certificate of added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Additional training in Endovascular Grafting
  • Member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, AHA - Council of Cardiovascular Radiology, American Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Developed St. Luke's as an international GE Healthcare Show Site for both imaging and information technology equipment 
 

Prashant R. Patel, MD

  • Medical Degree, Temple University Hospital
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, the Western Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Certificate of added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Member of the Society of Interventional Radiology 
 

Ellen A. Redstone, MD

  • Medical Degree, University of Medicine and Dentistry - University Hospital
  • Radiology Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry - University Hospital
  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Certificate of added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Member of the American Roentgen Society and the Society of Interventional Radiology 

Michael Ringold, MD

  • Medical Degree, Temple University School of Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Temple University
  • Angiography/Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Temple University
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Certificate of added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Member of the American College of Radiology, the Society of Interventional Radiology, American Medical Association and Pennsylvania Medical Society

Jamie L. Thomas, DO

  • Medical Degree, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, St. Francis Hospital
  • Interventional Radiology Fellowship, the University of Chicago
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Certificate of added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Member of the American Medical Association, American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America and the Society of Interventional Radiology