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Michael Sheinberg, M.D.

Michael Sheinberg, M.D., has joined Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health as Chief Medical Information Officer. Dr. Sheinberg also practices at LG Health Physicians Family & Maternity Medicine.

In his new role, Dr. Sheinberg will provide system oversight for clinical informatics throughout the health system. He will report to Michael Ripchinski, M.D., Physician Executive for Quality.

Dr. Sheinberg joins LG Health after 22 years at Lehigh Valley Health Network, where he most recently served as Medical Director of Informatics. He was instrumental in Lehigh Valley’s successful implementation of Epic, including the achievement of HIMSS Stage 7 hospital and physician practice accreditation.

A graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University Medical School, Dr. Sheinberg completed his OB-GYN residency at the University of Michigan. He is board-certified in OB-Gyn and Clinical Informatics.


Board of Trustees approves new chairs, chiefs


Christopher J. Peterson, M.D.

John J. Eichenlaub, M.D.

Pia B. Fenimore, M.D.

Walid M. Hesham, M.D.

Christopher D. Kager, M.D.

Meghan Dermody, M.D.

The LG Health Board of Trustees has approved new chairs of the Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology departments.
Christopher J. Peterson, M.D., chairs the Anesthesiology Department. Dr. Peterson practices at Anesthesia Associates of Lancaster.

John J. Eichenlaub, M.D., chairs the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. Dr. Eichenlaub, who practices at Doctors Eichenlaub and May, also serves as Medical Director at Women & Babies Hospital. 

The trustees also approved new chiefs in several divisions:

Pia B. Fenimore, M.D., is Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics. Dr. Fenimore has practiced at Lancaster Pediatric Associates since 2002.

Walid M. Hesham, M.D., is Chief of the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Hesham has practiced at LG Health Physicians Surgical Group since 2013.

Christopher D. Kager, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery. Dr. Kager practices at Lancaster Neuroscience and Spine Associates.

Meghan Dermody, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Dermody has practiced at LG Health Physicians Surgical Group since 2014.


Hilary Becker, M.D.

Pediatrician Dr. Hilary Becker retires

Hilary Becker, M.D., has retired from Beittel-Becker Pediatric Associates after 43 years of practice in Lancaster.
Dr. Becker will attend her 50th medical school class reunion in Edinburgh, Scotland, later this year. Her future plans include visiting family in Australia and the United Kingdom, and spending time with her grandchildren.

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