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LVHN Health Care Partner of the Month

Francis Braconaro, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Location: LVPG Internal Medicine, 2226 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive E., Suite 200, Lehighton and 500 First St., Weatherly.

Philosophy of Care: Attention to detail, coupled with his extensive experience in emergency room medicine, allows Dr. Braconaro to quickly evaluate problems and steer patients toward healing faster.

“I pay detailed attention to all your symptoms,” he says.

Services offered: His offices offer cancer screening, blood glucose testing and care for people with anemia. Dr. Braconaro also offers injection therapy, medication management, rapid flu and strep testing, urinalysis, and wellness examinations, among other functions of internal medicine practices.

Conditions treated: Dr. Braconaro can treat anything from acid reflux to anxiety and migraines, neuropathy, colds and infections. He also offers supportive care for dementia.

Why you chose to enter medicine: Dr. Braconaro is interested in the relationship between the practice, its patients and the community.

In fact, his own community and his parents helped direct him to use his abilities to improve the world.

“Medicine offered an opportunity to help others,” he said.

About Dr. Braconaro: He supports community food banks and veterans’ groups, first responders and senior citizens in his spare time. One of his hobbies, a home farm, allows him to supply food to local food banks. Dr. Braconaro also enjoys working on project cars, DIY projects and enjoys history.

How to make an appointment: Call 888-402-LVHN (5846) or visit LVHN.org/FJBraconaro to make an appointment with Dr. Braconaro today.

Francis Braconaro, MD