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Nephrologist Tecile Andolino Treats Children at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center
May 16, 2016

Allentown, PA (5/16/2016) –The Lehigh Valley’s only pediatric nephrologist Tecile Andolino, MD, has begun offering services at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center iin Allentown in early March, 2016.

Tecile Andolino, MD

Tecile Andolino, MD

Pediatric nephrologists treat patients aged 18 and under who have kidney, urinary tract and other related issues and diseases, including high blood pressure. Pediatric nephrologists also evaluate and treat problems with growth and development that are specifically related to chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Andolino treats medical and lifestyle treatments that manage and often cure pediatric kidney disease to prevent failure. She provides comprehensive consultations and examinations for kidney diseases, electrolyte disorders and congenital kidney issues. Prenatal consultations are available for pregnant women.

Dr. Andolino will see patients at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center in Suite 115, 501 Cetronia Road in Allentown, and also holds office hours at St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates at 701 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem. She is accepting new patients at both locations. Call 484-526-5888 for information or an appointment.

Dr. Andolino joins pediatric gastroenterologist Leo Heitlinger, MD, and pediatric endocrinologist Pamela Abrams, MD, to offer advanced services at the St. Luke’s Medical Center location. Dr. Heitlinger is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist, hepatologist and nutritionist. Dr. Abrams is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, a physician who provides care for patients with disorders of the endocrine system, which include diabetes, growth or weight problems, thyroid disease and early or late onset of puberty.

St. Luke’s Allentown Pediatrics is also located at the St. Luke’s West End Medical Center. Pediatric primary care practitioner Akiko Kawamura, MD, provides individualized care for children from birth to age 21. For more information, please visit the practice website.

For more information about these doctors and about additional St. Luke’s primary care pediatric physicians, please call St. Luke’s InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) or visit St. Luke’s University Health Network’s website.

About St. Luke’s

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated, nationally recognized network providing services at six hospitals and more than 200 sites, primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County, New Jersey.

Media Contact:

Mariella B. Miller
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
St. Luke's University Health Network

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