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New St. Luke’s Jim Thorpe Primary Care Now Welcoming Patients
June 10, 2020

Charles Wolfe, CRNP

The new St. Luke’s Jim Thorpe Primary Care is now open and accepting new patients.

Charles Wolfe, CRNP is the provider at the practice, located at 1122 North Street in Jim Thorpe. According to Wolfe, the focus of his practice is to give all patients the best possible care by getting to know the them, listening to their concerns and taking extra time to make sure they understand the diagnosis(es) and treatment plan(s).

“I offer services for patients starting at 5 years of age that include wellness visits; physicals; sick visits; minor urgent care such as suturing, sprains and joint injections; and chronic disease management for elevated blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid, cholesterol and more,” he says. “In order to provide up to date treatment options to my patients, I focus my continuing education on current and innovative ideas.”

Wolfe is an American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) board certified family nurse practitioner and has been in the health care field since 1998. He also practices at St. Luke’s Albrightsville Primary Care.

St. Luke’s Jim Thorpe Primary Care is open and welcoming new patients, by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 272-639-5070.

 

Media Contact:

Sam Kennedy, Corporate Communications Director, 484-526-4134, samuel.kennedy@sluhn.org

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