Lancaster General Health welcomes these new physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff:

Nicholas S. Abend, MD
Nicholas S. Abend, M.D.

Nicholas S. Abend, M.D. – Pediatric Neurologist
CHOP Specialty Care Center at LG Health

  • Medical School: University of Chicago School of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Child Neurology)
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Special qualifications in child neurology), 2008; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy), 2012      

Timothy C. Beer, MD
Timothy C. Beer, M.D.

Timothy C. Beer, M.D. – Hematologist/Oncologist
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Hematology & Medical Oncology

  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Geisinger Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Maryland Hospital
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016; American Board of Internal Medicine – Hematology/Oncology, candidate

Steven M. Falowski, MD
Steven M. Falowski, M.D.

Steven M. Falowski, M.D. – Neurosurgeon
Argires Marotti Neurosurgical Associates of Lancaster

  • Medical School: UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Internship & Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
  • Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2016

David H. Johnson, MD
David H. Johnson, M.D.  

David H. Johnson, M.D. – Family Physician
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Urgent Care

  • Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Chestnut Hill Hospital
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine



Eric M. Kutz, DO
Eric M. Kutz, D.O.

Eric M. Kutz, D.O. – Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Specialists of Central PA

  • Medical School: University of New England
  • Internship & Residency: PinnacleHealth Community Campus
  • Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2008



Shavonne L. Massey, MD
Shavonne L. Massey, M.D.

Shavonne L. Massey, M.D. – Pediatric Neurologist
CHOP Specialty Care Center at LG Health

  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
  • Residency: New York University Langone Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Special qualifications in child neurology), 2008; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy), 2012

Joshua A. Matonak, DMD
Joshua A. Matonak, D.M.D.

Joshua A. Matonak, D.M.D. – Oral Surgeon
Conestoga Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Ltd.

  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Residency: West Virginia University Hospital
  • Certification: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2019

Elizabeth M. Maxwell, MD
Elizabeth M. Maxwell, M.D.

Elizabeth M. Maxwell, M.D. – Family Physician
Stephen G. Diamantoni, M.D. & Associates

  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Lancaster General Hospital
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, candidate



Lindsey Perea, DO
Lindsey Perea, D.O.

Lindsey Perea, D.O. – Trauma Surgeon
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Trauma & Acute Care Surgery

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Affiliated Hospitals)
  • Fellowship: Cooper University Health Care
  • Certification: American Board of Surgery, candidate

Laura E. Poskitt, DO
Laura E. Poskitt, D.O.

Laura E. Poskitt, D.O. – Pediatrician
Clinic for Special Children

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children
  • Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2018



Caleb P. Prentice, DO
Caleb P. Prentice, D.O.

Caleb P. Prentice, D.O. – Family Physician
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Urgent Care

  • Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: St. Anthony Hospital
  • Residency: Oklahoma State University Medical Center
  • Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, candidate

Nora K. Siegal, MD
Nora K. Siegal, M.D.

Nora K. Siegal, M.D. – Ophthalmologist
Conestoga Eye

  • Medical School: SUNY/Downstate School of Medicine
  • Internship: Mt. Sinai/St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2018

Samantha M. Swords, DO
Samantha M. Swords, M.D.

Samantha M. Swords, M.D. – Family Physician
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Family Medicine Willow Street

  • Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Internship & Residency: Bayfront Medical Center
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 2017

 

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