UPMC acquires Foot & Ankle Specialty Services
LEWISBURG — UPMC recently acquired Albright Footcare Centers in Lewisburg and Berwick. Founded in 1965, Albright Footcare Centers is family-operated by father and son physicians, John Albright, DPM, and Thomas Albright, DPM. The practice will now be known as UPMC Specialty Care, Albright Footcare.
“Our patients remain our priority, as they have since our practice was founded 55 years ago by my father,” said Dr. Thomas Albright. “We look forward to what the future of our practice looks like as a member of UPMC, a health system and insurer that consistently ranks among the top in the state and nationally. By joining UPMC, we connect our patients to world class experts and resources. This is an enormous benefit to our patients and further strengthens our already outstanding network.”
Dr. John Albright received his medical degree and completed his residency at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio. He has more than 50 years of experience as a foot and ankle specialist. Dr. Thomas Albright received his medical degree from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, N.Y., and completed his residency at Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, Maryland. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and has 18 years of experience as a foot and ankle specialist.
“Drs. John and Thomas Albright are established leaders in podiatric care in their communities, and we welcome their excellent team to the UPMC family,” said Dr. David Lopatofsky, chief medical officer, UPMC in the Susquehanna region. “Their combined experience, patient-centered care, and compassion add to the exceptional level of care UPMC provides to patients.”
Dr. John Albright will continue to see patients at 103 West 9th St., Berwick, and Dr. Thomas Albright will continue to see patients at 2370 Old Turnpike Rd., Ste. 4, Lewisburg. Both physicians are accepting new patients.
UPMC Specialty Care, Albright Footcare accepts most health insurances, including Geisinger Health Plan, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and UPMC Health Plan. To inquire about the insurances accepted or to schedule an appointment, call 570-522-8637.