Quakertown Pediatrics Joins St. Luke's

Under the leadership of Eduardo A. Cevallos, MD, Quakertown Pediatrics joined St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) on July 1, 2019.  The practice has relocated to 237 N. West End Boulevard, Quakertown with a new name, St. Luke’s Quakertown Pediatrics. Patients will continue to receive the same high-quality health care with the added benefit of additional support services provided by the St. Luke’s Network.

Eduardo Cevallos, MD

Eduardo Cevallos, MD

As part of SLUHN, families will have access to St. Luke’s pediatric specialists, providing extraordinary care for extraordinary kids where and when they need it.  Specialty services include gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, endocrinology, dermatology, developmental, psychiatry and cardiology.  In addition, St. Luke’s Pediatrics is expanding inpatient pediatric services to include a brand new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).  The new unit is scheduled to open in early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem.

“Our entire practice is excited about this change and the opportunities it brings for all of us to provide patients and families with the highest quality care, while remaining close to home,” says Dr. Cevallos.

Dr. Cevallos has been caring for children in the Quakertown area for more than 40 years.  He is board certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition to primary care pediatrics, Dr. Cevallos has a special interest in helping children with ADD and ADHD. His colleague Dr. Rima Strassman is board certified in pediatrics, a Fellow in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is an experienced pediatrician who specializes in breastfeeding medicine and general pediatrics.

“We are so pleased to have such a well-respected practice join our Network.  Quakertown Pediatrics has a long-standing history of providing compassionate, quality care to children. The entire practice, along with everyone at St. Luke’s is committed to continuing that level of care,” says Jessika Haynos, Service Line Manager, Pediatrics at St. Luke’s University Health Network.

St. Luke’s Quakertown Pediatrics specializes in the care of newborns, children and adolescents.  To schedule an appointment, call 267-985-5060.

 

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 15,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and 300 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue greater than $2 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 Lehigh Valley’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 Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital.  In 2019, three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals.  St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health seven times total and five years in a row. St. Luke’s 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.