The Lancaster General Hospital Medical and Dental Staff Office supports staff members and health system administrative functions:

  • Maintains complete and current credentialing files for all members of the Medical and Dental Staff and advanced practice providers, and coordinates reappointment activities  
  • Reviews member privileges
  • Serves as a resource for interpretation of bylaws and department rules and regulations
  • Provides appropriate credentialing information to hospitals and institutions as requested
  • Initiates reports to governmental agencies when required
  • Serves as a liaison for physician administrative interactions
  • Provides continuing medical education
  • Verifies provider affiliation


If you cannot locate a practitioner through our verification service, or if the provider appointment dates do not populate, please submit your request via fax: 717-544-5107.

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We are located on the first floor of Lancaster General Hospital across from the Convenience Pharmacy

Medical & Dental Staff Office
Lancaster General Hospital
555 North Duke Street
P.O. Box 3555
Lancaster, PA 17604

Phone: 717-544-8200 
Fax: 717-544-5107

Leadership and Office Contacts

Medical Staff Leadership

William H. Adams, MD, President

Kenneth R. Arthur, President-Elect

Jennifer l. DeLutis, MD, Treasurer

Michael Ripchinski, MD, Chief Clinical Officer

Medical Staff Office Contacts

Melissa Pallishusky, Manager Medical Staff Services

Kristy Askey, Physician Engagement Manager

Kathy Rubright, Credentials Coordinator

Maryann Lang, Credentials Verification Coordinator

Dana Cook, Credentials Assistant

Beatrice Ortiz-Nagy, Credentials Assistant

Sarah Leitham, Medical Staff Office Secretary

Meeghan Clark, Medical Staff Office Secretary

Bethany Benner, Administrative Assistant

Susan Reese, FPPE\OPPE Administrative Assistant

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