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Dr. Donald Dworek is a board certified neurologist with fellowship training in headache medicine. He is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his neurology residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He completed his fellowships at Loyola University and Diamond Headache Clinic, both in Chicago, IL.
Headaches can range from a dull ache to debilitating pain that interferes with work and other activities. While many headaches are managed successfully with over-the-counter medications, some are so severe and/or so frequent, that a physician’s expertise is needed. If your headache appears with the...

PHOTO: From left: Holly Hackenberg, RN, Stephanie Suzadail, RN, and Carol Shaner, RN. Image provided.
WILLIAMSPORT - Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.  Holly Hackenberg, nurse with Susquehanna Health Home Care and Hospice, was selected after being nominated by a patient. “Holly knew I was having issues with my...

Plunketts Creek Township’s emergency management coordinator Tom Schafer (center) needed advanced physical therapy to recover from back surgery. He found the quality care he needed close to home at Muncy Valley Hospital. Image provided.
MUNCY – Susquehanna Health’s Muncy Valley Hospital was recently named one of the Healthstrong TM Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics for the fourth year in a row.  “Muncy Valley Hospital is proud of the efforts of its physicians and staff who...

Members of the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit and Same Day Services teams were recognized with the 2016 Innovation Award at Susquehanna Health’s 22nd annual Nurses Recognition and Awards Banquet May 11 at the Scottish Rite, Williamsport. The teams played integral roles in helping to successfully open the new Surgery Center at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
WILLIAMSPORT – To coincide with National Nurses Week, Susquehanna Health honored its nurses at the 22nd annual Nurses Recognition and Awards Banquet May 11 at the Scottish Rite, Williamsport.  Lori Beucler, Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, welcomed and recognized the nearly 300 nurses in...
WILLIAMSPORT, PA — Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled in the month of June to provide health information and benefit the community. Wednesday, June 1, 5 to 6 pmLiving with Diabetes GroupThe Living with Diabetes group provides support for individuals who are managing diabetes....

By Joy Proctor, DPT Neuroscience Outpatient Physical Therapy
  Anytime you have a sudden onset of unexplained dizziness or balance issues, you should seek medical care. Dizziness accompanied by trouble walking, talking or understanding could indicate a stroke and should be treated as a medical emergency. Dizziness can also be caused by high blood pressure or...

Susquehanna Regional EMS staff pictured from left to right: Jeff Hutchins, Paramedic Supervisor, Dana Bertin, EMT, Josh Wilk, EMT, Tina Dymeck, EMT, Kierstin Slesienski, Paramedic, Tyler Dickson, Paramedic, and Al Scott, Paramedic Captain. Image provided.
May 20, 2016, WILLIAMSPORT — Susquehanna Regional EMS (SREMS), the region’s largest EMS agency, was recently recognized by the American Heart Association with their Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe...

Pictured from left to right: Heather Lamper, RN; Viola Watson, Gift Box Treasurer; Ron Reynolds, Chief Administrative Director of Susquehanna Health Muncy Valley Hospital; and Betty Fisher, Gift Box Coordinator.
MUNCY – Surgeons at Muncy Valley Hospital are now operating with two brand new head lamp systems thanks to a generous donation made the by hospital’s gift shop. The Gift Box, which is run by volunteers, donated $6,000 toward the new lighting systems. The donation was made possible by funds raised...
April 29, 2016, WILLIAMSPORT – In a report recently published by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) titled Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, the Nurse-Family Partnership®  program was recognized as the only...
WILLIAMSPORT – The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Susquehanna Health (SH) with The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for...

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