We have offices located in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos (Bethlehem and East Stroudsburg).
We do not dispense medical marijuana. Once you obtain certification, you will be able to purchase medical marijuana legally at a state-permitted dispensary in the following forms: pills, oil, topical, vapor, tincture, or liquid.
First, you must have medical documentation of one of the following serious medical conditions:
• Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS a/k/a Lou Gehrig's disease_.
• Cancer, including remission therapy.
• Crohn’s disease.
• Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies.
• Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders.
Common types of movement disorders include:
• HIV / AIDS .
• Huntington’s disease.
• Inflammatory bowel disease.
• Intractable seizures.
• Multiple Sclerosis.
• Neurodegenerative Diseases: for example
Diabetes is the most common cause of chronic peripheral neuropathy.
It happens when high blood sugar levels damage the nerves.
More than half the people with diabetes develop some type of neuropathy.
Other Health conditions that can cause peripheral neuropathy include:
• Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions.
• Parkinson’s disease.
• Post-traumatic stress disorder.
• Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain.
• Sickle cell anemia.
• Terminal illness
• Tourette Syndrome
If any of these apply to you or if you are a caregiver for a patient who qualifies, first register with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you want more information prior to registering, visit the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program website.
Faxes directly from your doctor's office are preferred.
We are looking into ways to allow you to pre-pay and schedule online. For now, call our office.
All office visit fees are paid at your own expense and are non refundable if you miss your appointment.
If you are looking for quality treatment with compassion and convenience with the goal of treating your condition using an alternative, natural way of healing without using industrialized pharmaceuticals, we are here to help!
If you suffer from one of the above 21 serious medical conditions, you may qualify for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. Our team will guide you through your options to make sure that you are comfortable with your treatment plan.
In order to provide our patients with the highest level of care, our goal is to create a treatment plan that will best suit your needs.
The active component of the marijuana plant, cannabinoids, have shown to inhibit tumor growth and kill cancer cells in lab testings. A number of patients use cannabis to treat their cancer and suppress its side effects.
Medical marijuana contains antispasmodic qualities which relax muscles and has shown to be an effective treatment for seizures. Marijuana oils that are rich in cannabidol (CBD), are the preferred method for treatment.
Patients who suffer from chronic pain caused by diabetes, cancer, MS, HIV, and other diseases have been turning to medical marijuana as a way to treat their pain without the use of addictive pharmaceutical medications.
Kenneth Zahl, MD is a pain management physician who helps patients in East Stroudsburg and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania find relief from pain and get to the root cause of their discomfort.
Dr. Zahl received a degree in chemistry from New York University and earned his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He specializes in using interventional pain management to treat both complex pain conditions and injury-induced pain. He also has experience with medical treatment of pain.
Originally trained in Anesthesiology, Dr. Zahl has since dedicated his practice to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of chronic pain conditions so that he can help people live their lives to the fullest. He is known for providing personalized, high-quality care to those who struggle to manage their pain or have had difficulty finding results elsewhere. With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Zahl is a leader in the field of pain medicine and management.