St. Luke's Union Station
Health Services by St. Luke's in
St. Luke's Union Station, conveniently located in South Bethlehem, is an outpatient center based in a renovated former train station, offers a dental clinic, wound care and rehabilitation therapy.
St. Luke's Union Station has off-street parking and easy access to LANTA bus service.
St. Luke's Physical Therapy - Union Station
St. Luke's Physical Therapy centers are located at multiple sites throughout the region and offer outpatient services to help patients restore functional and cognitive abilities. Physical therapy services at Union Station are provided with individualized evaluation and care. Working as a team, the patient, physician and physical therapist design and implement a personal program of therapy. Progress is carefully monitored and mid-course adjustments are made as the patient's needs and abilities change.
Services are available for a variety of injuries and conditions, including:
- Sports injuries
- Work-related injuries
- Cervical/lumbar pain
- Sprains and strains
- Vestibular/balance deficits
- Total joint replacement
St. Luke's Physical Therapy at Union Station is open Monday through Friday. Services provided are covered by most health insurers.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 484-526-4781. For other locations, please visit St. Luke's Physical Therapy.
Interesting Facts from the Past
- From its start, the building has had a central mission of serving people and the community.
- St. Luke's Union Station, located on the southern banks of the Lehigh River, was built in 1745 by the Moravians and was the Crown Inn, a public house for visitors who traveled by ferry to Bethlehem, a closed religious community. Visitors included Benjamin Franklin and George Washington.
- The building was used as farmhouse after 1794 and was dismantled in 1857.
- A wooden train station was built in 1859 and used jointly by the Lehigh Valley and North Penn railroads, then demolished in 1924, when the current building was constructed to welcome immigrant workers, travelers and students to Bethlehem's South Side. Lehigh Valley Railroad ceases operations in 1960, and Reading Railroad ends its last passenger service at Union Station in 1978.
- The building sat vacant for 25 years after Union Station closed.
- In 2002, Ashley Development Corporation purchases the building and works with St. Luke's Network to refurbish the 24,882 square foot building and transformed it into St. Luke's Union Station to provide outpatient services. The building opened in 2003. St. Luke's purchased the property in March 2008.