Alaa-Eldin Mira, MD, Named Medical Director at Holy Family Manor
Bethlehem, PA (11/17/2016) – Dr. Alaa-Eldin Mira
, Chief of Geriatric Medicine
at St. Luke’s University Health Network,
has been appointed Medical Director at Holy Family Manor
, a nursing and rehabilitation center in Bethlehem.
Alaa-Eldin Mira, MD
Dr. Mira is part of St. Luke’s Senior Care Associates which has offices in Bethlehem and Warren, NJ. He also practices at St. Luke’s Center for Positive Aging
located at St. Luke's North, 153 Brodhead Road, Bethlehem.
The mission of Holy Family Manor is to provide quality physical, emotional, social and spiritual care with dignity and compassion, to meet the needs of the older adults we serve.
“In geriatrics, our goal is to help maximize quality of life for the aging as well as their families and caregivers, even as they experience complex health issues,” Dr. Mira said. “Holy Family Manor’s culture supports this approach because everyone is engaged with patients, residents, and caregivers as one family.”
Dr. Mira graduated from medical school at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, in 1983 and completed a residency at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ, in 1998. He is board-certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He completed a geriatrics fellowship in Geriatrics at Oakwood Hospital, MI and a fellowship in infectious diseases at East Tennessee State University. His clinical interests include memory disorders and debility in older adults.
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 Top 100 Major Teaching Hospital designation as well as Top 50 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.