Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Hospital First Hospital in PA to Offer Specialized Treatment to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: November 26th, 2012

Physicians at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit performed Pennsylvania’s first minimally invasive procedure using the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to significantly reduce the risk of stroke in a patient suffering from atrial fibrillation. The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit is the currently the only location in Pennsylvania where this procedure has been performed and one of just a few locations on the entire East Coast.

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"Child of My Heart" Support Group Held Each Month

Posted: November 16th, 2012

Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for those who have experienced miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or the death of a child. “Child of My Heart” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  The support group is led by a nurse practitioner from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department.  For more information or to register to attend, please call 763-2279.

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Physicians and Physician Assistant Join Capital Cardiovascular Associates

Posted: November 13th, 2012

James Lightfoot, MD; Aparajita Das, MD; Shruthi Pranesh, MD, MPH; and Julie Messina, PA-C, have joined Capital Cardiovascular Associates, a service of Holy Spirit Health System.

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Emergency Medicine Doctor Earns Fellowship Status

Posted: November 6th, 2012

Rupen Modi, DO, MBA, FACEP, recently was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP).  The distinction of FACEP is achieved only by select board-certified emergency physicians. This honor is awarded to emergency physicians that have made significant contributions to the advancement of emergency medicine and have demonstrated commitment to emergency medicine.

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