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Thomas E Lawrence , MD

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Medical Group:

MLHC Primary Care

Primary Office:

MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 300
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

Office Phone: 484.427.8000
Main Line HealthCare Physician
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Geriatrics
  Board Certified in 1992
No
Internal Medicine
  Board Certified in 1990
No
Age: 53     Gender: M
Areas of Clinical Interest: Primary Care & Consultative Geriatrics
Preventive Health Care for Elders
Long-term Care Medicine
Age-Appropriate Medication Use / Polypharmacy Review
Alzheimers, Dementia, Memory Disorder Evaluation
Hospice & Palliative Care
Rehabilitation and Illness Recovery Consultation

Medical School:
Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship:
Lankenau Hospital

Residency:
Lankenau Hospital

Fellowship:
University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Primary Affiliation:  Bryn Mawr Hospital

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 300
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

TEL: 484.427.8000 FAX: 484.427.8020
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

hours icon Hours: Weekdays
 

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MLHC Primary Care
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

TEL: 484.427.8000 FAX: 484.427.8020

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Statement of Practice Philosophy

Promotion of health and prevention of illness in elders with special emphasis on maintaining patient dignity, individual autonomy, and quality of life.

Titles

Clinical/Dept Titles:

System Medical Director - Geriatric Medicine & Long Term Care - Main Line Health

Recent Clinical Studies Published

INVITED LECTURES

11/5/2004 - Tuberculosis Control in the Long-term Care Setting and Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association Public Policy Update, PMDA Annual Symposium, Malvern, PA

10/18/2004 - Medical Aspects of Elder Abuse and Neglect, U.S. Department of Justice, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

5/25/2004 - Sleep and Related Medications, Wellness Committee Conference, Kendal-Crosslands Communities, Kennett Square, PA

5/27/2003 - Geriatric Medicine Update, Wellness Committee Conference, Kendal-Crosslands Communities, Kennett Square, PA

5/12/2003 - A Geriatrician's View of Wellness, Annual Wellness Symposium, Dunwoody Village, Newtown Square, PA

5/20/2003 - How to Choose a Nursing Home, Lankenau Hospital/Saunders House, 8th Annual Bio-ethics Conference, Wynnewood, PA

11/22/2002 - Medical Issues in Neglect of Care Dependent Persons: Focus on Older Adults, Act 28 Training: Neglect of Care-dependent Persons, The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Wilkes Barre, PA

10/17/2001 - Hydration and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Regional Dieticians Conference, Nutrition Management Services Corporation, Collegeville, PA

9/28/2001 - Resident-Centered Care in the Nursing Home,Geriatrics Grand Rounds, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

6/29/2001 - Falls in the Nursing Home, Holy Redeemer Hospital, Geriatrics Division Conference, Meadowbrook, PA

5/16/2001 - Falls in the Nursing Home, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

5/12/2001 - Overview of Elder Care-How to Honor Your Parents When They Become Dependents, Talbot Bible Church, Easton, MD

3/2/2001 - Weight Loss and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Geriatrics Grand Rounds, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2/21/2001 - Weight Loss and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

10/19/2000 - Legal and Regulatory Issues in End of Life Care in the Long-term Care Setting, Southeastern Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, Rydal Park, PA

9/15/2000 - Using MDS Quality ndicators to Improve the Quality of Care: Cognitive Impairment and Bowel and Bladder Incontinence, Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, Hershey, PA

5/10/2000 - Update on State and Federal Nursing Home Regulations, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

1/13/2000 - Overview of Long-term Care int he United States and Quality Improvement: Quality Indicators and QI Methods, Delaware Valley Geriatric Education Center Long-term Care Training Program, St. Mary's ospital, Langhorne, PA

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

2008 - President, Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

MEDICAL DIRECTOR AT:
Dunwoody Village - Newtown Square, PA
Kendal at Longwood - Kennett Square, PA
Crosslands - Kennett Square, PA
Barclay Friends - West Chester, PA
Ware Presbyterian Village - Oxford, PA
Park Lane at Bellingham - West Chester, PA

Personal Quote

I am personally committed to working with family and caregivers in the care of the geriatric patient, and believe in the team approach to care.

Current Memberships and Activities

American Geriatrics Society


American College of Physicians


American Medical Directors Association


Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association

GENERAL

Specialties: Geriatrics (Board Certified in 1992) - Not Accepting New Patients
Internal Medicine (Board Certified in 1990) - Not Accepting New Patients
Age: 53     Gender: M

Medical School:
Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship:
Lankenau Hospital

Residency:
Lankenau Hospital

Fellowship:
University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Primary Affiliation:  Bryn Mawr Hospital

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Titles

Clinical/Dept Titles:

System Medical Director - Geriatric Medicine & Long Term Care - Main Line Health


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
MLHC Primary Care

appointment icon Location:

MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 300
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073
TEL: 484.427.8000 FAX: 484.427.8020
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Weekdays
Areas of Clinical Interest: Primary Care & Consultative Geriatrics
Preventive Health Care for Elders
Long-term Care Medicine
Age-Appropriate Medication Use / Polypharmacy Review
Alzheimers, Dementia, Memory Disorder Evaluation
Hospice & Palliative Care
Rehabilitation and Illness Recovery Consultation

Statement of Practice Philosophy

Promotion of health and prevention of illness in elders with special emphasis on maintaining patient dignity, individual autonomy, and quality of life.

Patient Population
  • Geriatric
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • HMO
  • PPO
  • Self-Pay

PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

INVITED LECTURES

11/5/2004 - Tuberculosis Control in the Long-term Care Setting and Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association Public Policy Update, PMDA Annual Symposium, Malvern, PA

10/18/2004 - Medical Aspects of Elder Abuse and Neglect, U.S. Department of Justice, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

5/25/2004 - Sleep and Related Medications, Wellness Committee Conference, Kendal-Crosslands Communities, Kennett Square, PA

5/27/2003 - Geriatric Medicine Update, Wellness Committee Conference, Kendal-Crosslands Communities, Kennett Square, PA

5/12/2003 - A Geriatrician's View of Wellness, Annual Wellness Symposium, Dunwoody Village, Newtown Square, PA

5/20/2003 - How to Choose a Nursing Home, Lankenau Hospital/Saunders House, 8th Annual Bio-ethics Conference, Wynnewood, PA

11/22/2002 - Medical Issues in Neglect of Care Dependent Persons: Focus on Older Adults, Act 28 Training: Neglect of Care-dependent Persons, The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Wilkes Barre, PA

10/17/2001 - Hydration and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Regional Dieticians Conference, Nutrition Management Services Corporation, Collegeville, PA

9/28/2001 - Resident-Centered Care in the Nursing Home,Geriatrics Grand Rounds, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

6/29/2001 - Falls in the Nursing Home, Holy Redeemer Hospital, Geriatrics Division Conference, Meadowbrook, PA

5/16/2001 - Falls in the Nursing Home, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

5/12/2001 - Overview of Elder Care-How to Honor Your Parents When They Become Dependents, Talbot Bible Church, Easton, MD

3/2/2001 - Weight Loss and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Geriatrics Grand Rounds, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2/21/2001 - Weight Loss and Dehydration in the Nursing Home, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

10/19/2000 - Legal and Regulatory Issues in End of Life Care in the Long-term Care Setting, Southeastern Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, Rydal Park, PA

9/15/2000 - Using MDS Quality ndicators to Improve the Quality of Care: Cognitive Impairment and Bowel and Bladder Incontinence, Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, Hershey, PA

5/10/2000 - Update on State and Federal Nursing Home Regulations, Chestnut Hill Hospital Long-term Care Practitioners Group, Philadelphia, PA

1/13/2000 - Overview of Long-term Care int he United States and Quality Improvement: Quality Indicators and QI Methods, Delaware Valley Geriatric Education Center Long-term Care Training Program, St. Mary's ospital, Langhorne, PA

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

2008 - President, Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

MEDICAL DIRECTOR AT:
Dunwoody Village - Newtown Square, PA
Kendal at Longwood - Kennett Square, PA
Crosslands - Kennett Square, PA
Barclay Friends - West Chester, PA
Ware Presbyterian Village - Oxford, PA
Park Lane at Bellingham - West Chester, PA

Personal Quote

I am personally committed to working with family and caregivers in the care of the geriatric patient, and believe in the team approach to care.

Current Memberships and Activities

American Geriatrics Society


American College of Physicians


American Medical Directors Association


Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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