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Date:
2/21/2013
Title:
Sacred Heart Welcomes David Bub, M.D. as Colon Rectal Surgeon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 21, 2013

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Sacred Heart HealthCare System Welcomes David Bub, M.D. as Colon Rectal Surgeon

Sacred Heart Healthcare System is pleased to announce that David S. Bub, M.D. has joined the Sacred Heart surgical team as a Colon Rectal Surgeon. With the addition of Dr. Bub, Sacred Heart continues to expand services to address the needs of its patients and the community, which it serves.

About Dr. Bub

Dr. Bub received his medical degree at the New York University of Medicine, New York, NY.  He completed his General Surgery Residency at St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY.  Dr. Bub then went on to complete his colon and rectal surgery fellowship training at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD and his clinical research fellowship in colorectal surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.  While in private practice at Mount Sinai Hospital he gained a tremendous amount of experience in the treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcertative colitis.

Dr. Bub is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and can treat a full range of outpatient anorectal conditions including rectal bleeding, symptomatic hemorrhoids, anal fissures, perianal abscesses and fecal incontinence.  He is skilled in laparoscopic surgical techniques for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. 

Sacred Heart HealthCare System welcomes Dr. Bub! 

Dr. Bub is now accepting new patients.  To refer a patient or schedule an appointment, please call (610) 776-4928.  Screening colonoscopies can be accommodated quickly and same day appointments are available for patients that need to be seen urgently.  Dr. Bub is located in the Sacred Heart Bariatric & General Surgery Office at 325 N. 5th Street in Allentown

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 215-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from obstetrics to bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, rehabilitation and behavioral health.services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.