TMS of the Lehigh Valley is the first and only facility in the Lehigh Valley to offer this cutting edge treatment option. While TMS is certain to play a prominent role in the future of psychiatric care, it is today an FDA approved and effective option for patients suffering from depression.

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Paul K Gross MD

Paul Gross, M.D.

With over six years of experience in providing TMS Therapy, Dr. Gross has been recognized as one of the industry’s leading TMS providers on the East Coast. Dr. Paul K. Gross, is the Medical Director and founder of TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley. A graduate from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Dr. Gross is Board certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Click Here to Learn More about Dr. Paul Gross. For over thirty years, Dr. Gross has been a pioneer in psychiatric treatments. Not only was he the first to bring TMS to the Lehigh Valley, he was the first to conduct clinical research using TMS Therapy in the area. Dr. Gross is very active in the medical community in Allentown, PA and sits on several local boards of directors. He is also an active member of the Clinical TMS Society.

Elysse Ewing

Elysse Ewing

A graduate of Kutztown University with a Bachelor’s of Science, Elysse joined the TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley family in 2013.  She is a valuable asset to TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley because of her passion for helping and caring for others. Her encouraging and uplifting personality has brought a smile to many patients’ faces.  Elysse’s experience in clinical research trials using TMS Therapy gives her the distinct perspective of both the treatment and the TMS patient experience.  Elysse is also one of the centers insurance and reimbursement specialists.  Her extensive experience dealing with the insurance industry has made her not only an asset to our practice, but a tireless advocate for all of her patients. Her focus on quality has resulted in recent patient surveys revealing that 100% of respondents have provided an “Excellent to Very Good” mark for the overall rating of TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley.

Alisson Stauffer

Alisson Stauffer

Alisson has provided TMS Therapy to over 300 patients over the past 6 years.  Alisson is recognized by TMS Therapy patients as “professional, confident and caring.”  She received her undergraduate degree from Desales University and she is continuing her studies, in the Masters of Social Work program, at Marywood University, to become a licensed clinical social worker.  Blending her education and professional experience to provide a comprehensive approach to her patient care, her skill and dedication as a TMS Therapy technician has resulted in exceptional patient experiences.  This is reflected in a recent comment in which the patient described Alisson as “the most professional and compassionate medical technician I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with”. Alisson’s role as billing specialist for TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley highlights her organizational skills and gives her a unique insight into the full picture of the TMS patient experience thus allowing her to take the TMS journey along with her patients.  Having Alisson there for them has been a comforting and invaluable resource for hundreds of our patients and continues to be one of the many things that separate TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley from other TMS providers across the region.  Alisson is recognized by those in the field has one of the most experienced TMS technicians on the East Coast.

Lydia Mayernik

Lydia Mayernik

Lydia is the newest member to the TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. She has knowledge and experience to give the proper patient care from her involvement as a research assistant in a psychology lab at Penn State. She is very compassionate about helping people and is always eager to learn more about the mental health field.  Her commitment and dedication to her patients are reflected in their praise of Lydia’s work.  As one patient states, “Lydia’s smile, energy and encouragement might have been just as therapeutic for me as the treatment itself.  She is always so upbeat and spending time with her always seems to brighten my day”.  The utter joy Lydia feels by helping countless patients has furthered her desire to dig deeper into the medical field.  The next step in her plans? Graduate school to become a licensed physician’s assistant.

Cortney Gillen

Cortney Gillen

Cortney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Gettysburg College. She brings her education and extensive background in the medical sector to TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley. With her extensive background in the R&D sector of both small biotech startups and Big Pharma, Cortney brings with her a wealth of knowledge of how cutting edge technology can positively impact the field of mental health. Cortney provides direction and oversight to all the operational and administrative procedures at TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley. Cortney collaborates with psychiatrists and technicians to evaluate patient’s history and coordinate the patient’s entire course of treatment.  Cortney also specializes in dealing with complicated matters relating to TMS insurance coverage. She is recognized by her colleagues as the region’s most experienced TMS Patient Care coordinator and technician.

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