new med prac­tice avail­able lo­cally

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POTTSVILLE — The Le­high Val­ley Physi­cian GroupSchuylkill has in­tro­duced a new med­i­cal prac­tice re­gard­ing pul­monology to Schuylkill County, ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease.

LVPG Pul­monary Medicine– Pottsville is ac­cept­ing pa­tients at its 106 Claude A. Lord Blvd. fa­cil­ity. The prac­tice is com­prised of fel­low­ship- trained physi­cians An

thony Flaim, D. O., and Brian

Miller, D. O., both board- cer- ti­fied in in­ter­nal and pul­monary medicine.

Pa­tients can call 888- 4025846 to sched­ule an ap­point­ment.

Pul­monology is an area of medicine that fo­cuses on the health of the res­pi­ra­tory sys­tem, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease, which adds that pul­mo­nolo­gists treat ev­ery­thing from asthma to tu­ber­cu­lo­sis.

Kelly Moore, vice pres­i­dent of op­er­a­tions for LVPGSchuylkill/ Ha­zle­ton, said in the re­lease, “Schuylkill County has been in need of en­hanced pul­monary medicine ser­vices and this new prac­tice is al­ready mak­ing a dif­fer­ence for our lo­cal res­i­dents.”

Flaim and Miller are also con­sult­ing physi­cians for pa­tients ad­mit­ted to Le­high Val­ley Hospi­tal- Schuylkill.

“Re­cruit­ing pri­mary care prac­ti­tion­ers and spe­cial­ists has been a strong fo­cus of Le­high Val­ley Hospi­tal- Schuylkill and LVPG,”

Wil­liam Reppy, pres­i­dent of LVH– Schuylkill, said in the re­lease.

Flaim earned his med­i­cal de­gree from Philadel­phia Col­lege of Os­teo­pathic Medicine, com­plet­ing both an in­ter­nal medicine in­tern­ship and med­i­cal in­tern­ship at PCOM and a pul­monary/ crit­i­cal care fel­low­ship at Rowan Univer­sity School of Os­teo­pathic Medicine, Strat­ford, New Jersey.

He has au­thored nu­mer­ous clin­i­cal pub­li­ca­tions and has been a fre­quent pre­sen­ter to pro­fes­sional or­ga­ni­za­tions. He is a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Os­teo­pathic As­so­ci­a­tion and the Amer­i­can Col­lege of Os­teo­pathic In­ternists.

Miller earned his med­i­cal de­gree at Philadel­phia Col-

lege of Os­teo­pathic Medicine, grad­u­at­ing first in his class, ac­cord­ing to the re

lease. He com­pleted an in­ter­nal medicine res­i­dency at Le­high Val­ley Health Net­work and a fel­low­ship in pul­monary/ crit­i­cal care at Drexel Univer­sity Col­lege of Medicine/ Hah­ne­mann Univer­sity Hospi­tal, Philadel­phia.

He is a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Tho­racic So­ci­ety, So­ci­ety of Crit­i­cal Care Medicine, Amer­i­can Col­lege of Physi­cians and Sigma Sigma Phi Hon­ors So­ci­ety. He also has au­thored nu­mer­ous clin­i­cal pub­li­ca­tions.

brian Miller


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