(Wynnewood, PA – Nov. 16, 2016) – Dr. Stefanos Foussas, President of The Hellenic Cardiological Society in Athens, Greece, recently toured Lankenau Medical Center, as part of his visit to Philadelphia in celebration of Hellenic News of America’s 29th Anniversary.
Dr. Foussas’ tour was led by Konstadinos Plestis, MD, System Chief, Lankenau Heart Institute, The tour included Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), the Cath Lab, CTICU and the Heart Pavilion. Both Drs. Foussas and Plestis were honored for their work with the Greek Diaspora at the newspaper’s anniversary dinner on.
Photo: (From left) Paul Kotrotsios, President, Hellenic News of America; Dr. Stefanos Foussas, President, The Hellenic Cardiological Society; Dr. Konstadinos Plestis, System Chief, Lankenau Heart Institute; and Konstantine Hatzistefanidis, CPA.
About Main Line Health
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and the Home Care Network, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square. Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.
About Lankenau Medical Center
Lankenau Medical Center, a member of Main Line Health, is recognized as a national leader in advancing new options to diagnose and treat illness, protect against disease and save lives. Located on a 93-acre suburban campus just outside of Philadelphia, Lankenau Medical Center is a 389-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education. Lankenau offers state-of-the-art services from cancer care to maternity care. Lankenau is ranked #7 in Pennsylvania and #4 in the Philadelphia metro area in US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, is ranked nationally for diabetes and endocrinology, and is high-performing in 11 of 16 potential categories: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Lankenau has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care and breast cancer care and is one of the nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Lankenau has also been ranked for multiple years as one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics. Lankenau has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. For more information about Lankenau Medical Center, visit mainlinehealth.org/lankenau.