The Department consists of 13 full time Psychiatrists and 10 Advanced Practitioners (NPs/PAs). There are specialties in Adult, Child, Adolescent, Geriatric and Psychosomatic Medicine. Additionally, we have several independent psychiatrists who assist the department with consultation services as well as complement our weekend and occasional coverage needs.
Collectively, the team provides services for members of our community.
Our inpatient services span the greater Lehigh Valley and also extend into Bucks and Montgomery counties, through our Quakertown campus. Our Blue Mountain and Lehighton campuses also afford the lower Pocono Mountain region easy access to Adult and Older Adult beds. Our recent expansion to 170 beds, makes St Luke’s a leading, regional provider of inpatient services. Offering inpatient and outpatient ECT allows our most severely depressed patients another option for complete care.
Our medical patients benefit from our psychosomatic / consultation services that are provided either face to face or through telemedicine. Working in collaboration with our Hospitalist teams, we are able to coordinate the best plan of care across the network.
Equally important are the outpatient services, provided for all age ranges. Working along with Behavioral Health specialists, who are licensed at the highest level (LCSWs, LPC) they provide individual, group or family therapy. Services are offered in a traditional setting or within PCP offices which integrate the physical and mental health care in one area. We also work in concert with other service lines, including Behavioral Health offering Post Partum Depression services, Trauma, Spine and Pain to name a few. The opportunities are endless, share your interests and we can find you a match for your practice goals! Currently offices are in the greater Bethlehem and Allentown area. This will expand and grow as we continue to reach our community throughout the greater northeastern PA region.
As part of Temple University Medical School, our psychiatrists serve as clinical faculty. Teaching and research are part of our services.