LVHN relocates specialty services in Carbon County

Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Lehigh Valley Physician Group, or LVPG, has relocated four specialty practices in Carbon County.

LVPG Cardiology-Lehighton, LVPG Neurology-Lehighton, LVPG Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine-Lehighton and LVPG Vascular Surgery-Lehighton have all moved to 1001 Mahoning St. in Lehighton, a little more than a mile from their previous location at 363 N. First St.

The move creates space for the introduction of ExpressCARE at Lehighton at the 363 N. First location. ExpressCARE at Lehighton will provide treatment for common illnesses and minor injuries without an appointment, including flu, bronchitis, ear infection, sore throat and fever.

Lehigh Valley Health Network currently operates 19 ExpressCARE locations. ExpressCARE at Lehighton is expected to open in late summer.

Lehigh Valley Physicians Group, a nonprofit subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network, consists of more than 1,000 physicians and 600 advanced practice clinicians in more than 160 practices in the Lehigh Valley area.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is a regional health network that employs roughly 18,000 people over eight campuses throughout the Lehigh Valley and its environs, It also operates 26 health centers in seven counties, and numerous primary and specialty care practices.

Dawn Ouellette Nixon
Dawn Ouellette Nixon is a career journalist who believes that good journalism can change the world. As the health care reporter, she covers everything from small town medicine to big pharma. You can also find her chasing a good business story in Berks County. She can be reached at dnixon@lvb.com or 610-807-9619, extension 4118.

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