TMS of the Lehigh Valley is the first and pioneering facility in the Lehigh Valley to offer this cutting edge treatment option. Today, it is an FDA approved and effective option for patients suffering from depression, and TMS is certain to play a prominent role in the future of psychiatric care.
Paul Gross, M.D.
With over eight 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.
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 center’s 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 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.
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.
Elyse is the newest member to the TMS Center of the Lehigh Valley team. She has her Bachelor’s Degree from Alvernia University in Behavior Health Studies. She has experience in working with troubled youth in a variety of different settings and previously worked in inpatient mental health since 2012. There she implemented group therapy for their adult, adolescent and geriatric behavioral health units and completed patient discharge planning. Elyse can brighten anyone’s day as she presents a positive attitude and has a very uplifting spirit. Her charming interactions with patients and empathetic understanding always helps to ease the anticipation of beginning treatment.
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