The Wright Center for Community Health recently opened its first clinical locations in Luzerne County, solidifying its commitment to providing non-discriminatory primary care services across the region.
The Wright Center for Community Health Wilkes-Barre, 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, opened its doors to patients on Monday, January 15, 2018. The five-room primary care clinic is housed on the second floor of Children’s Service Center’s newly expanded 17,622-square-foot Outpatient Clinic Building. While the practice is located on the Children’s Service Center campus, it is open to the public.
The Wright Center for Community Health Wilkes-Barre is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. New patients are welcome and most insurances, including Blue Cross, Geisinger, Medical Assistance, Medicare and more, are accepted. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 570-591-5283.
The Wright Center for Community Health Old River Road, 250 Old River Road, Wilkes-Barre, opened its doors to patients on Monday, February 5, 2018. The practice, staffed by Family Medicine doctor Joseph Anistranski, MD, FAAFP, was previously affiliated with Commonwealth Health System’s InterMountain Medical Group. The Wright Center for Community Health and InterMountain have worked together in various ways for many years and all parties were committed to ensuring this change was seamless as possible for existing patients. Along with Dr. Anistranski’s continued role as Family Physician, he will also serve as a faculty member, educating residents and inter-professional learners.
The Wright Center for Community Health Old River Road is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30am to 5pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30am to 4pm. New patients are welcome and most insurances, including Blue Cross, Geisinger, Medical Assistance, Medicare and more, are accepted. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 570-826-5038.
“We’ve been operating multiple Wright Center for Primary Care locations in Lackawanna County for more than 15 years. As a mission-oriented non-profit, our organization is committed to delivering high-quality, non-discriminatory, comprehensive care to all, regardless of ability to pay. We have secured exceptional healthcare leadership to care for patients and educate Family Medicine residents at these two new locations and we are extremely excited about the emerging partnership with Children’s Service Center, its President, Mike Hopkins, and his team. Establishing and nurturing partnerships with like-minded organizations like Children’s Service Center, that support our mission will further strengthen our regional care delivery system. Our team is really looking forward to serving the Greater Wilkes-Barre area and surrounding communities in Luzerne County,” stated Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD, President/CEO, The Wright Center.