Dr. Linda J. Thomas-Hemak, MD

Dr. Linda J. Thomas-Hemak, MD

Internal Medicine | Female | 48 years old

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Dr. Thomas-Hemak teaches and practices primary care as a dually board certified Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician, in her hometown of Archbald at The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid Valley. She is a committed advocate of the Patient Centered Medial Home (PCMH) delivery model, promoting patient and community empowerment, constructive consumerism and patient self-management in an environment emphasizing team-based care delivery. She was recently selected to serve on the PCMH Advisory Council, established by statute to assist the Department of Human Services (DHS) in ensuring comprehensive review and development of a PCMH model for Pennsylvania.Read more

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Dr. Thomas-Hemak was a founding board member of The Commonwealth Medical College, Chair of the Academics Coordinating Committee and an...Read more

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Dr. Thomas-Hemak was a founding board member of The Commonwealth Medical College, Chair of the Academics Coordinating Committee and an active member of the Strategic Planning and Audit committees. She has pioneered implementation of medical home extension School Based Health Center services for The Commonwealth Medical and Lackawanna Community Colleges and inspired new, federally funded, capital construction projects for School Based Health Centers within 4 regional public school districts. Dr. Thomas-Hemak notes her favorite professional activity as leveraging medical education and community resources to optimize patient care delivery within her own community. She is focused on caring for multi-generation families in a team based, "learning" environment and guiding The Wright Center's community-based mission to promote excellence in and the inextricable, responsive linkage of GME and patient care.

Dr. Thomas-Hemak's Care Philosophy

Dr. Thomas-Hemak teaches and practices primary care as a dually board certified Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician, in her hometown of Archbald at The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid Valley. She is a committed advocate of the Patient Centered Medial Home (PCMH) delivery model, promoting patient and community empowerment, constructive consumerism and patient self-management in an environment emphasizing team-based care delivery.  She was recently selected to serve on the PCMH Advisory Council, established by statute to assist the Department of Human Services (DHS) in ensuring comprehensive review and development of a PCMH model for Pennsylvania.

Dr. Thomas-Hemak's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Mass Genl Hospital Harvard University

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Scranton

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
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