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ChristianaCare Offers Neurology Services at New Medical Practice Site in the Town of Whitehall to Serve Communities in Middletown Area

ChristianaCare will add family medicine services later this year

Residents in the Middletown, Delaware, area now have convenient access to award-winning, outpatient neurologic care at a new practice location at 735 Mapleton Ave. in the community of Whitehall.

Later this year ChristianaCare will add family medicine services at the 10,000 square foot Whitehall site.

The neurology practice at the location, named ChristianaCare Neurology Specialists at Whitehall, is staffed by ChristianaCare’s outpatient neurosciences team and offers comprehensive, personalized care by experts trained in the diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of neurovascular illnesses.

“We are on a mission to deliver the right care, at the right place for everyone, in all the communities we serve,” said Lisa Maxwell, M.D., MHCDS, president of the Medical Group of ChristianaCare. “Patients who choose a ChristianaCare practice benefit from the advantages of being connected to Delaware’s largest, most advanced health care system, including electronic medical records, easy referrals and access to a secure patient portal that helps them to actively engage with their providers in their health. We’re excited to provide families in Whitehall and surrounding areas with high-quality, convenient care close to where they live.”

“ChristianaCare Neurology Specialists fills a need for specialty neurologic care in this growing area of Delaware,” said Jason Silversteen, D.O., clinical leader of Outpatient Neurosciences at ChristianaCare. “Our new practice site is an extension of our established neurology sites in Newark and Wilmington. To receive the care they need, patients do not need travel far, pay tolls or cross any bridges.”

ChristianaCare Neurology Specialists at Whitehall provide services for:

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Movement disorders
  • General neurology
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Botox injections
  • Neuromuscular/electromyography care

Several providers share office hours in the Whitehall office each week:

  • Sandeep Devarapalli, M.D.
  • Sarah Hinkle, NP
  • Justin Martello, M.D.
  • Shraddha Patel, PA
  • Teresa Pepe, NP
  • Dagmara Pychynski, M.D.
  • Jason Silversteen, D.O.
  • Terri Speaks, NP
  • Huijun Wang, M.D.
  • Doreen Yirenchi, NP

The new practice location offers a beautiful, clean and welcoming environment where patients can build a trusting relationship with their provider and seek medical advice. All ChristianaCare specialty care practices are accepting new patients and are providing safe care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ChristianaCare’s presence in Middletown also includes the Middletown CareCenter at 124 Sleepy Hollow Drive where patients can access urgent care, family medicine, imaging, women’s health and rehabilitation services. In addition, the Middletown Free-Standing Emergency Department at 621 Middletown Odessa Road serves the entire Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area.

ChristianaCare’s neurological services has received many awards over the years for quality and safety from several organizations, including The Joint Commission, the American Stroke Association and US News & World Report’s Best Hospital edition.

Address

ChristianaCare Neurology Specialists
735 Mapleton Ave., Middletown, DE 19709
Phone Number: 302-623-3017

Office hours: Monday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

     

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About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.

ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 5th best health system to work for in the United States and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by HealthGrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

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