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GCSOM South Campus GSWB

South Campus (Wilkes-Barre)

The South Campus of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, PA, with office space at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, 25 Church St., Fourth Floor. The South Campus serves the following counties: Carbon, Columbia, Luzerne and Schuylkill.

For campus-specific Student Health Services information, click here.

South Campus leadership

The following core team of educators manage clinical rotations throughout years three and four, when students are living full-time in each regional campus:

Mary Elizabeth Sokach, DO
Regional Assistant Dean, South Campus
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Kimberly Kovalick, DO
Regional Assistant Dean, Northeast
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Lisa Holtz, MD
Regional Clerkship Director, Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Matthew Joseph, DO
Regional Clerkship Director, Family Medicine
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Steve Kafrissen, MD
Regional Clerkship Director, Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry 

Joseph Stella, DO
Regional Clerkship Director, Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery 

Gehred Wetzel, DO
Regional Clerkship Director, OB-GYN
Assistant Professor of OB-GYN

Jessica Zingaretti, DO
Regional Clerkship Director, Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine