Paul Avadanian, DO - WellSpan Family Medicine - Lake Street - Ephrata, PA - Family Medicine | WellSpan Health
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Paul Avadanian, DO

My Locations

WellSpan Family Medicine - Lake Street
136 Lake St.
Ephrata, PA 17522-2415
(717) 721-7718
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I wanted to help people, and I can not sing or dance or play professional sports, so they were not options.


What I want my patients to know about me:

Laughter is the best medicine, and I like my patients to feel as ease. I take the trust that patients put in me very seriously, and I feel very blessed to be allowed to make a positive impact on their life. I learn as much from them as they learn from me.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I have been married for 21 years to my beautiful bride Jill and have 4 wonderful children, ages 19, 17 and twins who are 14. I enjoy camping, hiking, the beach and ghost tours at Gettysburg. We love animals and caring for wounded and baby animals. We have two dogs, Brody and Xena; two cats, Leo and Theo; two bunnies, Nester and Oreo; and two canaries.


Clinical Interests

  • Adult Medicine
  • Behavioral Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Joint Injections
  • Lyme Disease
  • Pediatric/Adolescent medicine
  • Preventative Healthcare
  • Skin Lesion evaluation and excision
  • Tobacco Cessation

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians | Family Practice

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Southeastern University of Health
  • Internship Program: Philadelphia Col. of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency Program: Philadelphia Col. of Osteopathic Medicine

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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