Rich Snyder, DO
Nephrology Inpatient/Outpatient & Internal Medicine – Primary Care Dr. Rich Snyder is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and he has a dedicated inpatient and outpatient clinical practice as a member of St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates. He also sees patients and precepts residents at St Luke’s Internal Medicine – Easton in the collaborative resident/faculty practice. After graduating from medical school, he did his general internship at Memorial Hospital of York, internal medicine residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and both a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Nephrology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an author, having authored or co-authored seven books in areas of patient education regarding liver disease, kidney disease, and dialysis, test preparation for physician assistants and nursing students (Wiley publishing) and medication safety. Examples include: What You Must Know About Liver Disease: A Practical Guide to Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments [amazon.com] and Your Personalized Prescription Checklist: How To Maximize Medication Safety and Efficacy in the Age of Personalized Medicine [amazon.com]. He is published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and his research projects have been presented in National Conferences including the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, ACP Annual Conference, and National Kidney Foundation annual meeting. Academic and research interests include utilizing integrated approaches to the treatment of chronic illness and preventive medicine. He is also a physician advisor for St. Luke’s. He is an avid reader and he enjoys writing and exercise. He is still working on his first novel which at this point is still a work in progress …
Andreea Davis, MD
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine-Primary Care & Board Certified in Lifestyle Medicine
Director of Ambulatory Medicine, St Luke’s Internal Medicine – Easton
Internal Medicine Residency Program Health and Wellness Officer Dr. Andreea Davis is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. After receiving her medical degree, she did her post-graduate training in dermatology. She is a graduate of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Easton Hospital, where she was also Chief Resident in her final year. Her focus is on Ambulatory Internal Medicine. She is the Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr Davis sees patients and precepts residents at St Luke’s Internal Medicine – Easton in the collaborative resident/faculty practices. She is the Health and Wellness Officer for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Davis is board certified in Lifestyle Medicine and areas of professional interest include preventive health, wellness and personalized medicine. When not working, she enjoys exploring different cultures through art, food and traveling, as well as spending time with her family and her 4 pets.
Mathai Chalunkal, MD
Hospitalist & Internal Medicine – Primary Care
Internal Medicine Residency Program Education and Health Technology Officer Dr. Mathai “Mat” Chalunkal is a board-certified in Internal Medicine and has worked as an Internist, rheumatologist and hospitalist in India, UK and The Sultanate of Oman prior to joining St. Luke’s. He is also a graduate of the Internal Medicine Residency at St. Luke’s University Health Network. He recently completed the Certification for Physician Leadership from the American College of Physicians. The subject of his thesis/capstone project was physician burnout and he presented his findings in a podium presentation at the National ACP Conference in May 2018. In the residency program, he will be seeing patients and precepting residents both in the inpatient and will be seeing patients at St Luke’s Internal Medicine – Easton in the collaborative resident/faculty practice . He loves teaching, trivia, traveling, trying out various cuisines, reading, and is a strong proponent of lifelong learning. He also enjoys walking his Welsh Corgi’s.
Juliana Sotherland, MD
Internal Medicine-Primary Care
Internal Medicine Residency Program Women’s Health Officer Dr. Juliana Sotherland is board certified in Internal Medicine. After finishing medical school, she did a residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Breast Surgery. She has worked with patients with breast cancer and has enjoyed the long-term care and close relationships with patients that she was able to provide. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Easton Hospital, where she was also a Chief Resident in her final year. Dr Sotherland sees patients and precepts residents at St Luke’s Internal Medicine-Easton. Her focus is on Women’s Health, with an emphasis on prevention, diagnosis and disease management. In her spare time she likes to be outdoors, enjoys travel, reading, and spending time with my family.
Rich Garwood, DO
Internal Medicine Residency Program Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Officer Dr. Garwood is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the hospitalist staff at Anderson Campus. After receiving his medical degree, he completed his residency at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center where he served at Chief Resident in his final year. He has been an integral member of various performance improvement committees in the network since joining St. Luke’s in 2009. He also has been the director of the student clerkship for the hospitalist rotation. He will be the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Officer for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. His interests include performance improvement and resident and student education. Outside of the hospital, he is an automobile enthusiast, who also loves the outdoors, including kayaking and hiking. He is an avid escape room artist and has also just started learning to ski. Dr. Garwood is very happy to be a long time member of the St. Luke’s ever-growing family.
Steven Cardio, MD, MBA
Hospitalist & Internal Medicine-Primary Care
Internal Medicine Residency Program Business of Medicine Officer Dr. Steven Cardio is board certified in Internal Medicine. After finishing medical school, Dr Cardio completed his residency training at St. Luke’s University Health Network-Bethlehem Campus where he was also Chief Resident in his final year. Dr Cardio also has completed a MBA with a focus in healthcare management. In the residency program, he will be seeing patients and precepting residents both in the inpatient setting and he will be seeing patients at St Luke’s Internal Medicine – Easton in the collaborative resident/faculty practice. Areas of interest include clinical research and quality improvement. In his spare time, Dr Cardio is an avid traveler.
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