St. Luke’s Doctor Named Vice President of American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees

July 25, 2016—Robert Dolansky, DO, of St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named to the American Osteopathic Association board of trustees.

Dr. Dolansky is a board-certified family medicine physician. He opened the St. Luke’s Care Now in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and went on to become the Network Medical Director for Urgent Care Services where he helps open new Care Now walk-in centers across the region.

 Robert S Dolansky, DO

Robert S Dolansky, DO

He is past president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association and a past OMED conference chair for the AOA.

Dr. Dolansky earned his osteopathic medical degree from the Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at the former Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center and his residency training at St. Luke’s Hospital.

About the American Osteopathic Association

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) represents more than 137,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students; promotes public health; encourages scientific research; serves as the primary certifying body for DOs; and is the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical schools.

To learn more about DOs and the osteopathic philosophy of medicine, visit www.DoctorsThatDo.org.

About the AOA House of Delegates

The AOA’s House of Delegates, comprised of more than 500 delegates representing osteopathic state medical associations, specialty societies, interns, residents and students from throughout the country, meets annually in July to set organizational policies for the American Osteopathic Association and elect its officers.

Media Contact:  

Jeff Brennan, media relations manager
(312) 202-8161 | jbrennan@osteopathic.org

 

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.  St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeatedly – six times total and four years in a row including 2018.  It has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.  Utilizing the EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.