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Main Line Health System chief of cardiovascular disease presented positive one-year results for new peripheral vascular study

William A. Gray, MD, system chief of the division of cardiovascular disease at Main Line Health and president of Lankenau Heart Institute, led the first peripheral vascular clinical study to enroll patients with 100% dissected vessels. He presented the one-year … Continue reading

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Contributions in memory of Pittsburgh shooting victim requested

I’m Jonah Klein, a 4th year general surgery resident at Lankenau, spending the year in the lab with Dr. Wallon, and have had the fortune of meeting most of you. My mother is Rabbi Cheryl Klein of Dor Hadash Congregation, … Continue reading

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MLH uses hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy on ovarian cancer patient

  On October 30, Lankenau Medical Center performed the first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer at Main Line Health.  A patient of Dr. Brian Wojciechowski at Riddle Hospital was optimally resected and received two hours of high temperature chemotherapy … Continue reading

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LMC one of three hospitals in the nation to obtain da Vinci SP® Surgical System

Lankenau Medical Center is among the first three hospitals in the United States—and the first in Pennsylvania—to receive the new Intuitive Surgical single-port platform, the da Vinci® SP Surgical System. The latest generation of the da Vinci robot provides surgeons … Continue reading

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Linda Carrick, PhD, named regional vice president, Patient Care Services, BMH and LMC

By Andi Gilbert, president, BMH, Phil Robinson, president, LMC and Barbara Wadsworth, SVP/CNO Linda Carrick, PhD, RN, has served in an interim capacity in the newly created regional VP of patient care services at Bryn Mawr and Lankenau since February. … Continue reading

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Lankenau Heart Institute first in the Philadelphia region to treat patient in landmark Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) Pivotal Trial

The Lankenau Heart Institute is the first in ­­­­­­­­­­the Philadelphia region to treat a patient in the APOLLO Trial – the pivotal trial designed to evaluate the Intrepid™ TMVR system in patients with severe, symptomatic mitral valve regurgitation. As the … Continue reading

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LMC’s Dr. Bushra appointed medical director of Narberth Ambulance

Joseph Bushra, MD, chief of Emergency Medicine and vice president of the Medical Staff at Lankenau Medical Center, has been appointed medical director of Narberth Ambulance, effective August 1, 2018. Dr. Bushra has served Narberth Ambulance for several years as … Continue reading

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Monthly overnight breakfast service kicks off June 21!

By Suzanne Barrile, Retail Food Service director | Aramark | Food and Nutrition | Healthcare, Lankenau Medical Center Lankenau Medical Center is kicking off a new initiative on June – the Longest Day of the Year! As a show of … Continue reading

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Vince Papale keynotes LMC Cancer Survivor’s Night

Vince Papale, former Eagles player and cancer survivor, addressed attendees at LMC’s Cancer Survivor’s Night celebration on June 6. He gave an inspirational speech about his Eagles career and his own successful fight against cancer in the early 2000’s. Photo:  … Continue reading

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LMC elevator renovation set to begin June 4

  On Monday, June 4, Lankenau Medical Center will begin a project to completely renovate the elevators in Garage B. We anticipate that this work should last through late August. For the duration of this project, only one elevator will … Continue reading

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