Due to Storm Damage, The Following Locations Have Been Temporarily Relocated: St. Luke’s General Surgery – Allentown (484-426-2900), St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates – Allentown (484-526-7780). If you have an appointment at either of these practices, our team will be in contact to reschedule.


Susan Lipson, MD, Joins St. Luke’s Palisades Family Practice
March 08, 2017
Bethlehem, PA (3/8/2017) – St. Luke’s Palisades Family Practice is pleased to announce that board certified family physician Susan Lipson, MD, has joined the group.

Susan Lipson, MD 

Susan Lipson, MD

Dr. Lipson joins Kristi L Kotz, DO, and Joseph O'Neill, DO, as doctors at St. Luke’s Palisades Family Practice, which recently moved to its new office at 8330C Easton Road in Ottsville. Dr. Lipson graduated from Penn State University before earning her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 2003. She then completed her residency in 2006 at Crozer Keystone Family Practice in Delaware County.

“I love family medicine and always have,” Dr. Lipson says. “I enjoy seeing patients of all ages. This is how it has been since I started medical school. I love so many things about medicine and that’s why I chose family medicine.”

Dr. Lipson is currently accepting new patients. New patients can make an appointment online or by calling St. Luke’s Palisades Family Practice at 267-424-8020.

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated and nationally recognized network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. The network’s service area includes Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing health education, St. Luke’s operates the nation’s oldest School of Nursing and 22 graduate medical educational programs and is considered a major teaching hospital, the only one in the region. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first Medical School. Repeatedly, including 2016, St. Luke’s has earned Truven’s 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation as well as 50 Top Cardiovascular program in addition to other honors for clinical excellence. St. Luke’s is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of St. Luke’s information technology applications such as electronic medical records, telehealth, online scheduling and pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers in comparison to major teaching hospitals and other health systems.