Any expert usually has a team behind him or her, making their work possible and facilitating their professional actions. For Dr. Ruht, his staff is his dream team. They are dedicated to your recovery and increased well-being. You're going to be in good hands.
Charlene has been with Dr. Ruht for 13 years as his Practice Administrator. Charlene and her family relocated to Pennsylvania from Long Island, NY in 2005. Charlene has worked in different specialties including radiology, pain management, hematology oncology and orthopedics.
Since she has been with Dr. Ruht, the practice has grown with additional services being provided. Dr. Ruht is the only physician in the valley that has a Certified Orthotist on staff, Lori Boyle. Through the diligent efforts of Charlene and Lori, they have achieved and maintained Accreditation by the American Board of Certification in Durable Medical Equipment. This Accreditation requires strict compliance with their clinical and ethical criteria. We are proud of this accomplishment.
Charlene is a person that enjoys a challenge and has worked hard at getting our Practice to the level of excellence as seen today. Charlene enjoys spending time with her husband, her children and 3 granddaughters, as well as her two rescue cats.
Patrick is a Certified Surgical Technologist who joined our practice in 2010. Patrick has 20+ years experience in the surgical technologist field having spent years in the operating room in the Lehigh Valley.
Patrick received his certification in phlebotomy last year so that he can draw patient's blood right here in the office. Patrick works closely with Dr. Ruht in the office as well as in the operating room.
Patrick currently lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife and children and enjoys the tranquility of the small town but big city benefits of the Lehigh Valley.
Lori is a Certified Orthotist who joined our staff in 2006. She received her Associates Degree in Health and Fitness from Raritan College. Her Certified status was obtained in 2000. Lori has been in the orthotics and prosthetics field for over 30 years.
Since the time that she joined Dr. Ruht in 2006, she has been working closely with our patients, providing custom-fit or custom-made orthosis designed to increase the mobility of the patient and decrease rehabilitation time, avoiding major surgical procedures. Properly fitted orthosis offer patients improved quality of life. This is her goal for all of our patients in need of her services.
Lori enjoys spending time with her family and friends.