Guthrie Announces New Providers

Erica Shatara, D.O. joins the family medicine team in Southport with clinical interests in pediatrics, sports medicine and women’s health. She completed her medical education at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa. and her residency in family medicine at Williamsport Family Medicine in Williamsport, Pa. Dr. Shatara is now seeing patients in Southport. To make an appointment, please call 607-734-3929.

Katherine Lincoln, D.O., F.A.A.F.P. joins the wound care team in Sayre, Pa. with clinical interests in hyperbaric medicine, wound care medicine and medical education. She is certified by the American Osteopathic Association in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Lincoln is now welcoming wound care patients in Sayre. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 570-887-6724.

Jessica Scarfone, R.N.-B.C., F.N.P. joins the bariatric surgery team in Sayre, Pa. She is certified from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Medical Surgical Nursing and completed her education at Binghamton University/Decker School of Nursing in Binghamton, N.Y. Jessica is now seeing patients at the Sayre Weight Loss Center. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 570-887-3920.

Arun Alagappan, M.D. is a board certified Anesthesiologist at both the Big Flats and Guthrie Corning Hospital locations. Dr. Alagappan is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Society of Anesthesiology and the International Anesthesia Research Society. He completed his residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Patterson, N.J.

Kristen Quirk, B.S.N, C.R.N.A., M.S.N. joins the Anesthesiology team in Sayre, Pa. with clinical interests in general anesthesia, neuroanesthesia and regional anesthesia. She received her education at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and completed her education at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Stacey Coon-Walsh, N.P. joins the Hospitalist team at Guthrie Troy Community Hospital with clinical interests in gerontology, critical care and pulmonary medicine. She received certification as an Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and completed her education at Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 45 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.