Less than a year since its June opening, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Carbon and Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG)–Carbon continue to bring more clinicians and specialties to the community. Very recently 11 physicians and other clinicians began serving the residents of Carbon County.
Health Care Now More Accessible to Carbon County Residents
Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) adds more more clinicians
“Our goal has been to make care more accessible to the residents of Carbon County,” says Christine Biege, RN, BSN, President of LVH–Carbon. “The addition of these well-credentialed clinicians is already having a positive impact on our community.”
Those joining the clinical team at LVH–Carbon and LVPG–Carbon include:
Lisa Dapuzzo-Argiriou, MD, LVPG Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dapuzzo-Argiriou provides a broad range of OB-GYN care and has a focus on chronic pelvic pain and high-risk pregnancies. She is a graduate of Rutgers University and Penn State College of Medicine and completed her OB-GYN residencies at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Dimitry Belogorodsky, DO, LVPG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine–Carbon
Belogorodsky is a graduate of Temple University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a family medicine residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pa. and a family practice-sports medicine fellowship at LVHN. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Anthony Falvello, DO, LVPG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine–Carbon and Hazleton
Falvello is a graduate of Penn State University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship and residency at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa. Falvello is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Jon Hernandez, MD, PhD, LVPG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine–Carbon and Hazleton
Hernandez’s special area of focus is treatment and surgical intervention for the hand, wrist and elbow. He also cares for other orthopedic conditions. He is a graduate of UCLA and the University of California School of Medicine. He earned his PhD from University of California, Los Angeles, and completed residencies at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., and a fellowship at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Hernandez is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery for both orthopedic surgery and surgery of the hand.
Francis Braconaro, MD, LVPG Internal Medicine–Carbon
Braconaro is a graduate of Villanova University, Philadelphia, and Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He completed internal medicine residencies at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Braconaro is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Harold Einsig, MD, Physiatry
Einsig sees patients at LVPG–Carbon and in Allentown. He is a graduate of West Chester University and Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Einsig completed Internships at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals and Temple University Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Michael Grimaldi, MD, LVPG Pain Specialists–Carbon
Grimaldi is a graduate of Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Va., and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He completed a residency at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, and fellowship at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Noma Hlazo, PA-C, LVPG Hematology Oncology–Carbon
Hlazo received a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University, a Master of Science from Liberty University and a post graduate physician assistant degree at St. Elizabeth University.
Nichole Homan, PA-C, LVPG Urology–Carbon, Hazleton and Cedar Crest
Homan is a graduate of Rowan University, St. Joseph's University and Thomas Jefferson University.
Sarah Greene, CRNP, LVPG Cardiology–Carbon
Greene is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University and DeSales University.
Meredith Sellix, PA, LVPG Earn, Nose and Throat–Carbon, Muhlenberg and Pond Road.
Sellix is a graduate of Elmira College and Marywood University.