Geoffery G. Hallock, M.D. Awarded Prestigious Fu-Chan Wei Award in Taipei, Taiwan

Geoffrey G. Hallock, M.D. was recently awarded the Fu-Chan Wei Award for Excellence in Reconstructive Surgery at the annual Chang Gung-Mayo Clinic Symposium in Taipei, Taiwan during their Gala Banquet. The Fu Chan Wei Award recognizes  international expertise and a lifelong commitment in the area of reconstructive microsurgery, and was named in honor of Fu Chan Wei, M.D., acknowledged as the number one microsurgeon in the world.  Dr. Hallock is the 5th recipient of this prestigious award.   While attending the symposium, Dr. Hallock also presented several topics including “The 4P’s that Make a Microsurgeon—Persistent, Perfectionist, Pragmatist, and Paranoid.”  These character traits probably describe all surgeons well, especially the last quality in this day and age of the practice [or business] of medicine.

Dr. Hallock is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, general surgeon, and hand surgeon, who is well-known nationally and internationally for his reconstructive work in addition to microsurgery.  His engineering background includes a Bachelor in Science degree in Physics from M.I.T., tempered by his being named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete upon graduation.  He received a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and trained in general surgery at Dartmouth in Vermont & New Hampshire. He then completed a plastic surgery fellowship at the University of North Carolina including a brief cosmetic surgery fellowship in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Hallock is an active member of numerous plastic surgery societies and a prolific writer on many different plastic surgery topics, having authored more than 400 journal articles and 62 book chapters.  He is an associate editor of almost every major plastic surgery journal.  Some also say he has no sense of humor, but it is well known that he can prevent sleep deprivation on all continents.

Dr. Hallock has been a dedicated Sacred Heart Surgeon for 27 years. He provides his surgical expertise in reconstructive surgery in addition to microsurgery to include skin grafting, carpal tunnel surgery, tendon repairs for hand injuries, complex wound management, repair of MOHS procedures after skin cancer removal, and free flap body tissue transfers of any part to another where missing.  As of June, 2014, Dr. Hallock and his superb team have performed over 950 free flap surgeries.  Sacred Heart patients receive exceptional care from this talented, world-renowned surgeon, and we are pleased to continue to offer outstanding services such as this to our community. 

We are honored to have Dr. Hallock on our staff at Sacred Heart Hospital.

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Sacred Heart Pediatric Clinic Offering Extended Hours
The Sacred Heart Pediatric office located in the Sigal Center for Family Medicine, Suite 202, has expanded their office hours to better serve patients.
The expanded office hours are:
Monday:          8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.*
Tuesday;        8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday:       8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.*
Friday:             8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:        9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.* 
*Expanded Hours

The dedicated staff offers quality care for infants, children, and adolescents up to 18 years of age. Pediatric services include:
• Well baby and child visits
• Required immunizations
• Early periodic screening development tests (EPSDT)
• Physical examinations for daycare, school, camp, learner’s permits and working papers
• Comprehensive health services structured for adolescents and teenagers
• Specialized expertise and information for children with asthma and allergies

Call to schedule an appointment:  610-776-4767.

 

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