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Reading Health System Announces Lisa Leschek-Gelman, M.D. as Chief, Section of Neurology

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Reading Health System Announces Lisa Leschek-Gelman, M.D. as Chief, Section of Neurology

27 May, 2016

New Chief of Neurology recruited to the Reading Health System

Reading Health System announced Lisa Leschek-Gelman, M.D., as Chief, Section of Neurology. Dr. Leschek-Gelman will provide clinical planning and leadership for patient delivery and care in the Reading Health Physician Neurology Network.

Dr. Leschek-Gelman, a board-certified neurologist, received her training from highly reputable institutions. After graduating from the former Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, she completed an Internal Medicine internship with the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospitals and then Neurology residencies at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Leschek-Gelman served as chief resident during her residency at Drexel. Following her residencies, she completed a Neurophysiology Fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG at MCP-Hahnemann University.

Most recently, Dr. Leschek-Gelman practiced neurology for Christiana Care Neurology Specialists, Newark, DE where she served as the Medical Director of Christiana Care’s EEG Laboratory. She is board-certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology for both EEG and EMG, and sleep medicine, which supports her innovative research interests in epilepsy, stroke and sleep conditions. In addition to delivering excellent patient care and conducting research, Dr. Leschek-Gelman often supports medical education by giving presentations and lectures to physicians, medical students, and community partners.

Dr. Lescheck-Gelman Bio

Dr. Lisa M. Leschek-Gelman, M.D. joined Abington Neurological Associates in 2021. After earning her M.D. and completing an internal medicine internship at Medical College of Pennsylvania, she went on to complete a neurology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and served as chief neurology resident at Hahnemann University Hospital. At Allegheney University of the Health Sciences, she completed a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship with an emphasis in epilepsy and EEG.

Dr. Leschek-Gelman has practiced medicine in the Christiana Care Health System, where she served as director of the EEG laboratory, and at Tower Health Medical Group, where she served as Division Chief in Neurology as well as EEG laboratory director. She is board certified in Neurology, Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine, and Clinical Neurophysiology, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society.

Dr. Leschek-Gelman has conducted clinical trials and published papers on pharmacotherapy in epilepsy patients. She has given lectures to audiences of students, residents, and peers regarding a range of subjects in neurology, including multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders, migraine, and epilepsy.

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