Allied Health Professionals

Cheryl H. Bitting, CRNP

MSN, Clinical Manager
Cheryl is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science degree in Nursing in 1999 from Widener University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in 1988. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through American Nurses Credentialing Center. Cheryl joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 2007 after practicing many years in cardiology. She sees patients in the office with chronic kidney disease for routine follow-up visits and provides continuity of care along with the physicians. She takes pride in helping patients better understand their kidney disease so that they are able to be active participants in their health care. Cheryl is also the supervisor of the clinical staff at Valley Kidney Specialists, P.C.

Matt Law, PA-C

Matt is a Physician Assistant who received his masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at DeSales University. Upon graduation, he received the 2006 Program Director Award as the top graduate of the Physician Assistant program. Prior to his graduate studies, Matt was a full academic scholarship recipient at Temple University, where he studied Pre-med/Psychology, and graduated magma cum laude. Matt is board certified as a Physician Assistant. Matt joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 2006. He provides care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease at the dialysis clinics. He also provides care to hospital inpatients who have acute/chronic kidney disease and require electrolyte management and management of resistant hypertension. Matt also serves as a sub investigator for Northeast Clinical Research Center.

Michael Mudry, PA-C

Michael is a Physician Assistant who received his undergraduate degree from Bloomsburg University in Exercise Science with a minor in Cardiac Rehabilitation. He received his Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Desales University and is board certified as a physician assistant. He joined Valley Kidney Specialists in 2003 and has been practicing Nephrology since then. Michael is an Assistant Clinical Professor at DeSales University and is a preceptor for physician assistant students, educating them during their clinical rotations. Michael takes care of patients with end stage renal disease receiving dialysis treatments in the outpatient dialysis centers, as well as evaluating and treating patients in the acute hospital setting for kidney disease and high blood pressure.

David Rath, PA-C

David is a Physician Assistant who received his degree from Pennsylvania State University in Clinical Health Sciences in the Physician Assistant Program in 1980. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Safety Management from Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales in 1988 and is board certified as a Physician Assistant. David joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 1999. He provides care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease at outpatient dialysis centers, as well as evaluating and treating patients in the acute hospital setting for kidney disease and high blood pressure.

Karen Williams, CRNP

Karen is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Nursing degree from University of Alberta in Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from University of Maryland. She is board certified through American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Karen joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC, in 2014. She sees patients in the office with chronic kidney disease for routine follow-up visits and provides continuity of care along with the physicians. Karen has years of experience as a clinical educator, nursing supervisor, and CRNP in hospital settings.

Deb Williston, CRNP

Debra is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy College in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Kutztown University in 2000. Debra is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Debra joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 2008 after more than 25 years in nursing. She works primarily with End Stage Renal Disease patients at several of the area dialysis clinics, assisting to manage their complex medical needs. Debra is actively involved in the National Kidney Foundation and Northeast Clinical Research Center to advance the care of individuals with kidney disease.

James Alexander Gerding, PA-C

Alex is a board certified Physician Assistant who received a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University in 2016. Upon graduation he was recognized as an outstanding graduate, receiving the Program Director’s Award and was inducted into Pi Alpha the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants. Prior to his time at DeSales, Alex completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences at James Madison University.Alex joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 2016. He provides care for End Stage Renal Disease patients at the East Stroudsburg dialysis clinic. He also treats hospital patients with acute and chronic kidney disease at Pocono Medical Center, Easton Hospital, and Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenburg. 

​Morgan E. Boni,PA-C

Morgan is a Physician Assistant who received a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University in 2016. Prior to her graduate studies, she earned a Bachelors of Science in Medical Studies from DeSales University. She was a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society. Morgan conducted an independent research project while involved in Lehigh Valley Health Network's Summer Research Scholars Program in 2012. She has enjoyed volunteering at the DeSales Free Clinic in Allentown, PA, where homeless men and women have access to free healthcare. She is an NCCPA Board Certified Physician Assistant. Morgan joined Valley Kidney Specialists, PC in 2016. She cares for End Stage Renal Disease patients at the Sellersville dialysis clinic. She also treats hospital inpatients with acute/chronic kidney disease at Grandview Hospital, Lehigh Valley Hospital, and Easton Hospital.

​Karen Moskowitz, CRNP

Karen is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from College Misericordia. She is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. After practicing more than 20 years in Internal Medicine, Karen joined Valley Kidney Specialists in 2017. She sees patients with chronic kidney disease in our Cedar Crest office for regular follow-up and works with the physicians to ensure continuity of care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Karen worked as an RN in the Emergency Department

Our Location

Valley Kidney Specialists

1230 South Cedar Crest Blvd,

Suite 301,

Allentown, PA 18103

 

 

 

CONTACT US

 

Allentown/Cedar Crest: 610-432-4529

Bethlehem: 610-432-4529

East Stroudsburg: 570-424-9443

Easton: 610-258-3608

Kutztown: 610-432-4529

Lehighton: 610-377-2311

Phillipsburg Office: 610-432-4529

Pottsville: 570-429-1432  

Sellersville: 215-257-4533

Wind Gap: 610-432-4529