Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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Provider Reviews

Dr Wertz always listens and never rushes you out. He has helped me manage my back pain when no other doctor could.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wertz II

Absolutely!!

Virginia Maine Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Dr.Fritz and I have a lot in common with the navy. He makes me feel comfortable like old buddies.

M. H. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

Dr. Wertz took extra time to go over my MRI and explain where my disc fragment was in the image. He talked through all of my options and made me feel knowledgeable and comfortable with the entire process.

Shannon Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Wertz II

Dr. Weiss was very nice and explained everything in detail. He answered all my questions and helped make everything as easy for me as possible moving forward.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

Dr. Cook is fantastic. He treated my 6yr old and was so patient and kind to her and calmed down her nerves during her visit. I see him as well. He answered all of my questions and he explained everything in detail to me about my procedure.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Went well. Thank you.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Dr. Talsania is the epitome of what a doctor should be. He is very professional and courteous. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking help. He has treated me multiple times and each time has been a great experience.

Mike Galli Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

I came Dr.Weiss because he’s got a great personable dr. with a great reputation and because he also took great care of my Mom with her hand issues

Lisa Kinsey-Whitmore Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

I was a new patient and very pleased with the time and concern Dr Wertz gave me during my visit. He took the time to thoroughly explain my condition, talk about treatment options and listen to my concerns. Highly recommend him.

LAC Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Wertz II

Dennis Magan Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

We had a good visit with DR.McDaid. He explains things so well. Needed shots.

Overholts Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

Dr. Krafczyk was as always very courteous and informative. I always feel confident that I always receive the best care!

Gloria Marino Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Denise Golant Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

thorough and personable. gives options. little or no wait time. Knee shots given without pain.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Doctor is one of the best. Answers all questions and makes everything easy to understand.

None Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

Dr. Anbari is a excellent Dr. he takes his time. I speak very highly of Dr. Anbari and his staff.

Sheri Leshko Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

Dr. Weiss is very professional and friendly. He listens and solves the ailment. I recommend him highly.

Jon Chandler Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

Miriam Poche Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Very informative, everything explained in detail. Down to earth Doctor

J. Cool Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hawk

MD (Dee) H Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. McConnell

Christie M Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

Dr Lopez and his staff provider exceptional care. Everyone was deligent in following the CDC Guideline. Dr Lopez listened to my concerns and explained a treatment plan. I was very satisfied with my visit.

Steven A Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Dr Talsania is a wonderful physician who radiates confidence in his patients. I am very pleased with his services and knowledge. I would recommend him very highly!

Mrs Doris Todd Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

As expected. Dr Talsania was gentle, kind & caring. I couldn't ask for a better Physician treating me.

Billie Jo Fretz Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

I have been under Dr Hakim’s care for almost five years. He is genuinely concerned about my health and offers care plans. Most importantly, he listens and does not make me feel rushed. He goes over and above my expectations regularly.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hakim

Rebecca Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

She has been my doctor for quite a few years and the only one I trust with my health and help other doctors with my care she is wonderful.

Caroleen Wagstaff Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Agresti

Keep up the awesome job you do Doctor Lopez

Angel Arocho Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Absolutely one of the best hands down! Treated twice for plantar fasciitis 1 on left and 1 on right foot. He knew exactly what to do and I’m back walking pain free! Thank You so much for everything you have done for me! You are the best!

John E Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

He is the best. He addressed an earlier right shoulder problem. Very thorough, never in a rush. always asks if I have any questions. Cannot rate him any higher. If I could I would.

Clayton Jones Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Can’t say enough about him. Great surgeon, great communicator and have been a patient for years. Highly recommend him to anyone

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Dr. Sorrento was very attentive, reviewed my film,and gave me a cortisone injection for the pain I was having in my ankle. The office was always being sanitized,and "social distancing" was being observed.

faith falcone Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrento

Quick and concise

Jon Capobianco Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hawkins

Maria L Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Holland

Dr. McDaid is always thorough, caring and an expert in his field. I have been seeing him for years and always leave the office feeling relief.

Marilyn Cassidy Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

Hands down my favorite Doctor visit. He is friendly, keeps appointment on time and is very knowledgeable.

Dave Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Palumbo

Dr. Kaufman performed a thorough exam and explained everything.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

Went well

John Maddox May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Dr Talsania not only is he a great doctor, but is very personable. Always makes time for small talk. And always very informative

Jim Bachman May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Dr.Wallace did a wonderful job doing my Juvaderm injections.. no swelling , bruising or soreness 24 hours after.. post procedure instructions given and I’m extremely pleased with my results!

Sue May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

kimberli.2020 May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hawk

Dr. Falaytn is a wonderful doctor and person. He truly cares about his patients. He is an amazing surgeon, I've gone from constant pain in my back to pain free! I recommend anyone with back pain to see him. He truly has God's hands with him!

Kris Check May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Falatyn

Very nice office and staff.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

Rudi Ziegler & Wife Shirley May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Brandecker

excellent, caring, attention

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrento

Dr. McDaid is very patient, kind and helpful. He takes the time to know his patients and is always very knowledgeable.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

It was good...I found him understanding. He called me back on my virtual call pretty quickly & took care of the issue

Robin May 21 2020

Review for Dr. McNelis

Dr. Talsania was professional and caring. Let me know the pluses and minuses of what could happen. He listened to what I had to say. He is an asset to OAA

Jack Silverman May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Very through in explaining an upcoming test and then the surgical procedure. The fellow doing the testing was just as thorough. Dr. Talsania met with my spouse outside of the office environment To explain the upcoming surgery.Stabe

Staber May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Cap May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sibley

Nancy May 20 2020

Review for Dr. McNelis

Very knowledgeable and careful evaluation of foot and ankle. Comfortable atmosphere and easy to talk with about issue.

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Emily May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Alfonse

Dr. Talsania is a true professional in every sense of the word. He is very thorough and offers excellent advice. His non surgical approach to my treatment yields excellent results!

Tim S. May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

I called after being seen in the ER and was given an appointment within 2 hours. Diagnosis and in a boot with 1 hour of appointment!! Very Very impressed especially during this crazy quarantine Covid-19!

Erin Deppe May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrento

OAA and Dr Hawkins are doing an outstanding job with COVID safety guidelines.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hawkins

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

Very thorough . Cannot say enough good things about him.

Anthony Giranda May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Krafczyk

Dr. Anbari has been wonderful through my knee replacement and consequent visits. He has always answered any questions I have and explained things to me in terms I could understand.

Sharon Stehly May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

Dr. Talsania has done several surgeries on my hands I would't go to anyone else.

Regina Wolkoff May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Talsania

Fast and efficient. Discussed options and ways to minimize my pain.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

De. Palumbo takes his time and explains every detail. He is kind and considerate. So knowledgeable and always caring about my feelings.

Helena Laukaitis May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Palumbo

Dr.Weiss repaired one hand and now it’s time to fix the other hand,I am confident that everything will be good

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

Dr. Falatyn is great at what he does, he is compassionate, explains the plan of care in detail.

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Falatyn

Steph May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. George

Hannah Schechter Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bieber

Dr Falatyn and I had a television which was very nice. He patiently listened to my complaints. I appreciated his kindness at putting my mind at ease.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Falatyn

Dr Fayyazi explains symptoms very well. Also knows what physical therapy will assist you in improving the quality of life if no choosing surgery.

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fayyazi

Although doctor visits are rushed these days Dr. Lopez takes the time to listen to my concerns and takes the necessary steps to address the issue. He doesn’t rush the treatment which I believe is very important to ensure nothing is missed.

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

Had a visit by Face time as we could not get your new link to work. Too much information and too many steps to use this link. My visit with Dr Lopez was through and pleasant as usual.

joe leahy Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

De. Wertz is a caring, kind doctor who is a great listener. I did a telecom appointment this morning and I feel I can say anything to him! I’ve had injections for 9 years so I know how skilled he is.

Barbara Smith Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Wertz II

My Experience with Doctor Lawrence Weiss has been great, a Doctor who listens and spends time to learn about you medical needs, not just walk in a room to leave 30 seconds later and Bill your insurance company.

Rafael Martinez Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

Dr McDaid is awesome! Knowledgable and really friendly. Been my dr for years; always will be! Hes the best!!!!!

Barb morgan Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. McDaid

In 2018 he looked at x-rays and explained what other doctors nearer to me did not or could not and scheduled me for hip replacement. I had this done on 3/7/19 and what a difference. I walked in with crutches and walked out with a cane which I used temporarily.

Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

Very good customer-patient experience. Dr Lopez took his time and was very thorough in my exam

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

He took the time and explained things clearly.

Shirley E. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

Very good experience, personable and efficient.

William E. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

I highly recommend TGMG, especially Dr Lopez. The staff is courteous and very helpful. DR Lopez is excellentHAVING TGMG THRU MY CHARTR S APP IS LIKE VIP. ALL MY RECORDS, TEDT RSULTS, SUMMARY OF APPTS, EVEN APPTS THRU MY PHONE OR IPAD WHEREVER WHENEVER

Amy Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Guadalupe Mella Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

He was excellent. Very professional but funny, my son was very uneasy. He calmed him and made him laugh to the point where he was ok getting this procedure. Will recommend to friends and family. Excellent place and excellent staff!

Stephanie M. Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Short

He thoroughly explained injury and treatment options. He took time for questions and ensured I had a good understanding of chosen treatment.

Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hawk

Great doctor - have recommended and will continue to do so.

ILENE S PROKUP Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

I didn’t need to wait but about 5 minutes. He was courteous, knowledgeable & helped with my 2 issues.

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Excellent. I had right hip replacement June, 2019 From my first office visit to my aftercare Dr. Anbari has been wonderful. He always listens to my concerns and answers my questions fully

Penny Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

Thank You Dr Anbari for explaining what all is involved with knee replacement so I know what to expect when I make my decision.

Richard Hunsicker Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Anbari

G Foster Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Trachtman

Felt very comfortable and confident with the consultation and diagnosis. Explained my problem in laymen terms.

Peter Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

good

Anonymous Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

Dr. George is fabulous! The most caring and genuine doctor I have ever seen. I would definitely recommend her to any pregnant woman!

Melissa L Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. George

wonderful

Kevin D. Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

Dr. Wertz is a great guy. He has helped me deal with my low back pain for a couple of yrs. He and the staff are always kind and understanding. I have and will keep recommending, Dr. Wertz and OAA.

BethAnn Sutter Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wertz II

Great doctor, would definitely recommend!!

Susie D Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

Location

Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street

1627 Chew St, Allentown, PA 18102