St. Luke's Medical School

St. Luke’s Announces New Tuition Assistance for Medical Students

For many young people, the dream of becoming a doctor is fraught: Medical school graduates are often saddled with extreme debt. St. Luke’s University Health Network is looking to change that and make it easier for aspiring physicians to fulfill their dreams.

Devia Medical School

Hellertown Man Admitted to Medical School’s Scholars Program

Luis Devia of Hellertown was welcomed to Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (GCSOM) Class of 2023 Aug. 2 in Scranton. A member of Saucon Valley High School’s Class of 2010, Devia has committed to stay in the region to practice medicine by becoming part of the school’s Abigail Geisinger Scholars Program.

Lower Saucon Surgeon Accused of Fentanyl Theft Approved for ARD

A Lower Saucon Township man and former surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill accused of taking the powerful opioid painkiller Fentanyl from a patient’s room in January and then injecting himself with the drug has gone through inpatient rehabilitation for addiction and has been accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for first-time offenders.

L. Saucon Surgeon Injected Himself With Patient’s Fentanyl, Authorities Say

A 41-year-old Lower Saucon Township surgeon who was in the news last summer when his family’s campsite near Knoebels in Elysburg, Northumberland County was crushed by a large tree is charged in connection with a series of prescription fraud investigations that were announced by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin Friday.