610.378.8800
2752 Century Boulevard, Wyomissing, PA, 19610

Staff & Physicians

Our Staff

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Administration

James Bennett
CEO

Jim Bennett has more than 25 years of healthcare experience. Prior to joining Surgical Institute of Reading in August 2017, he served as Administrator for the Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center in Hershey PA. During his tenure in Hershey, he led work to promote the benefits of the Ambulatory Surgery Center to the point of expanding the facility to a seven Operating Room surgery center, one of the largest in United Surgical Partners International inventory of surgery centers.

Jim previously served as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Manager at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and various hospitals in the Washington D.C. area. He completed his Masters in Healthcare Administration and Bachelors in Nursing degrees from Penn State University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Jennifer Lesher
CFO

Jennifer Lesher has a strong accounting and finance background including her CPA and Pennsylvania Real Estate license. Most recently, she served as Lock Haven Hospital’s CFO for three years and has a total of 7 years of hospital finance experience. She is from Lenhartsville, PA and now lives in Sinking Spring with her two Siberian Huskies Jack and Atticus. Her favorite movie is Moneyball.

Ed Corbacio
Head of Physical Therapy

Edward Corbacio obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University. He has provided physical therapy services to the residents of Berks County since 1989. Over the past three decades, he has completed countless orthopaedic and certified sports training courses as well as published information for physical therapists related to knee ligament reconstruction. He has lectured extensively about patient treatment and orthopaedic evaluations for Advances In Clinical Education (ACE).
Ed is the clinical instructor and coordinator for numerous university physical therapy programs. He serves as a member of the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitative Therapy Occupational Advisory Committee at Berks Career and Technology Center and is the current Director of both Inpatient and Outpatient Physical Therapy at the Surgical Institute of Reading.

Lesley Richards
Director of Nursing

Lesley Richards has been a nurse for more than twenty years. She started at Reading Hospital before transitioning to the Surgical Institute of Reading at its establishment. She has been the Director of Nursing for six years. Lesley’s experience includes certification in Orthopedics, Trauma, Telemetry and Med/Surg. Her leadership is instrumental in maintaining Joint Commission Accreditation for the Surgical Institute of Reading along with serving on and leading various committees in the hospital itself. Her personal mission is to ensure every patient is treated like family.

Sara Wicks
Administration of Reading Surgical Center

Sara Wicks began her career with Reading Surgery Center in 2002 as an Operating Room Nurse. She was promoted to a supervisory role in 2005 and to Director of Nursing in 2006. In 2015 her role was expanded again to Clinical Director of Reading Surgery Center. Today she serves as site Administrator. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Sara resides in Spring Township with her husband Scott, two daughters Baylie and Addison and a great dane named Olaf. Her passion is to inspire her employees and change the lives of patients at Reading Surgery Center on a daily basis.  

Orthopedic Surgery

Leonard Marchinski
MD
John Martin, Jr*
MD
Paul Neuman*
DO
D. Scott Nord*
MD
Jason Phillips
MD
Stephen Soffer*
MD
John Stelmach*
MD
Kevin Terefenko*
MD
Nate Tiedeken
MD

Pain Management

Ronald Lincow
DO
John J. Mahoney
DO
Eric Ratner*
MD
Scott Rosenthal
DO
Robert Salvage*
MD
Michael Weaver
MD

Spine

David Abraham*
MD
Stphen Banco*
MD

ENT Surgeons

Scott Cronin
MD
Jeffrey Driben*
MDFACS
Charles Lutz*
MDFACS
James Restrepo*
MDFACS

Sports Medicine

Timothy Gill
MD
Paul Marr*
MD
Keith Heck
DO

General Surgery

Thomas Beetel*
MD
Robert Howard*
DO
Joseph Levan*
MD

Plastic Surgery

Stacey June
DO
John LaManna*
MD
Benjamin Schlechter*
MD

Foot and Ankle

J. Peter Barrett
DPM
Kevin Denis
DPM
Priscilla Howie
DPM
James Pace
DPM
Christopher Schank
DPM
I. E. Schifalacqua*
DPM, FACFAS
Cassandra A. Stache
DPM
Dee Stelmach
DPM
Alan Weisberg*
DPM, FACFS
Alan Tuckman*
MD

Ophthalmology

Neil Chesen*
MD

Gynecology

Susan Probst*
MD