Thomas Zanders, DO, Named Medical Director of St. Luke’s MICU

Thomas Zanders, DO, Named Medical Director of St. Luke’s MICU


Bethlehem, PA (9/28/2016) – The leadership of St. Luke’s Center for Critical Care has appointed Thomas Zanders, DO, Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem.
Thomas Zanders, MD 

Thomas Zanders, MD



Dr. Zanders, a native of the Lehigh Valley and graduate of Muhlenberg College, joined St. Luke’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates in 2013 after serving our country in the U.S. Army as a Medical Officer in multiple capacities which included deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation ¬¬¬¬Enduring Freedom.

While in the Medical Corp, Dr. Zanders completed his Internal Medicine as well as a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas.

He was subsequently stationed in San Antonio where he served in many leadership roles, including Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care unit, assistant fellowship director and officer in charge of respiratory therapy department at Brooke Army Medical Center (one of the largest Military Hospitals on the Continental US) from 2010-2013.

Dr. Zanders lives in Center Valley with his wife Melissa and 4 children.


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 soon-to-be seven, hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. The network’s service area includes Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, and 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.


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