Gary A. Costacurta, MD


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General Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
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Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute
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About Dr. Costacurta

Philosophy of care

I always try to do what is in the best interest of the patient. As my patient, I believe you should help direct your care. I only order testing that I believe will have an impact on the future management your health and any conditions. I believe the patient-doctor relationship is of upmost importance.

Why I entered medicine

I have always enjoyed and had a strong interest in the sciences, and the field of medicine was a natural extension of this. Medicine allows me to help patients both through medicines and procedures as well as emotionally or spiritually. There is great joy in seeing someone recover from an illness and knowing I was a part of that.

Community involvement

I am a member of the Board of Directors of Two Rivers Health and Wellness Foundation. This is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing funding to improve the health and well-being of community residents.


Johns Hopkins University, BA - Natural Sciences, 1979

Medical Training
Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1984


Internship 1985
Easton Hospital, Easton, PA

Residency 1987
Internal Medicine, Easton Hospital, Easton, PA

Fellowship 1990
Cardiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

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