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About Dr. Thomas H Lyster

Dr. Thomas H Lyster, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Allentown, PA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Lyster is affiliated with St Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus. Dr. Lyster has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas H Lyster is Great. Dr. Thomas H Lyster has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas H Lyster is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Valley Family Practice

2319 Union Blvd
Allentown, PA 18109
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Dr. Thomas H Lyster has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Thomas H Lyster has the following 8 expertise

  • Immunization
  • Diabetes
  • Contraception
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss
  • Family Planning

Dr. Thomas H Lyster has 0 board certified specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience


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Five Stars

Dr. Lyster has been treating my Dad since they moved back here from out of state. He has been great. The office always make time for him and has been very helpful with trying to fill out forms for my Mom. I agree the doctor has a sense of humor and gives it to you straight in words you can undertand. I would recommend his office to anyone looking for a doctor.

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Been with him for years...

I have been with Dr. Lyster for years. When you call his office and have a problem they will get you in the same day. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They all go out of their way to make your experience a good one. There is also a bilingual nurse who takes her time with the patients who speak Spanish. Dr. Lyster is an osteopathic doctor and does practice osteopathic medicine. Sadly, many of the DO's no longer practice osteopathic medicine. It took me awhile to find a practing DO. I am happy I found him years ago. I had back pain years ago and had an adjustment that has kept me painfree since. He is truly gifted. Dr. Lyster is compassionate and caring. He talks to you so that you understand. He doesn't talk above your head. I guess that comes from working in the oil field. The doctor was a petroleum engineer before becoming a doctor. He gives it to you straight. Treats you like you were a relative (that he likes! ha ha).He gives you the time you need so that you can have all your questions answered and come away more knowledegable about your problem. Dr. Lyster has a terrific sense of humor too. I saw him Coaching a soccer team. When I asked about it he said that he donates his time and enjoys the sport. I believe he is affiliated with St. Luke's.Dr. Lyster and his staff are awesome!They all deserve an A+.They treat you like family and I like that,people that care about me and my health.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2017)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lyster is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • St Lukes Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas H Lyster accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Valley Family Practice, 2319 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA


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