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Women and Children Center in Palmerton Now Open
May 27, 2022

Pictured left to right, Don Herrmann, Palmerton Mayor, Dr. Dianne Jacobetz, SLUHN Medical Director for Pediatrics, Dr. Mira Slizovsky, Pediatrician at St. Luke's Palmerton Pediatrics, John Nespoli, President at St. Luke’s Carbon and Lehighton Campuses, Dr. Andrea Ardite, SLUHN OB/Gyn Physician, Marj Federanich, Co-Chair of Palmerton Area Chamber of Commerce and Alice Wanamaker, Executive Director at Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation.

St. Luke’s Women & Children’s Center in Palmerton opened at 555 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton.  As part of St. Luke’s ongoing commitment to provide convenient access to affordable health care, the center includes OB/GYN and pediatric services in one convenient practice, a first for St. Luke’s University Health Network.

St. Luke’s OB/GYN Care Associates of St. Luke’s joins St. Luke’s Palmerton Pediatrics, allowing parents to receive personalized care before, during and after pregnancy.  Services through St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center are also available for patients. Post-partum emotional wellness services are currently available and lactation support will be added in the future.

“St. Luke’s has made a promise to the families of Carbon County,” says John Nespoli, President, St. Luke’s Carbon Campus.  “This is another example of us fulfilling that promise and providing access to compassionate, high quality care, right here in our community.”

OB/GYN Care Associates of St. Luke’s, with additional locations in Tamaqua, Allentown and Macungie, provides personalized care in a welcoming practice setting. The team of physicians, advanced practitioners and a certified midwife provide services that include routine obstetrics and gynecology, high risk pregnancy care, breast care, fertility care and newborn testing. 

St. Luke’s Palmerton Pediatrics is a small practice with longstanding roots in the community.  Pediatrician Mira Slizovsky, MD, monitors children’s growth and development and helps prevent illness through vaccinations and by providing general health advice.  Dr. Slizovsky also treats a wide range of illnesses and injuries and makes referrals to St. Luke’s growing team of pediatric specialists when appropriate. 

For more information or to schedule a pediatric appointment, call 272-639-5340. New and existing OB/GYN patients are welcome to call 272-639-5400 to schedule an appointment.

A formal ribbon-cutting was held May 24, 2022. Speakers included Alice Wanamaker, Executive Director of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, Marj Federanich, Co-Chair Palmerton Area Chamber of Commerce, John Nespoli, President of St. Luke’s Carbon and Lehighton Campuses, Dr. Dianne Jacobetz, Medical Director for Pediatrics and Dr. Andrea Ardite, OB/Gyn Physician.