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Central Pa. Surgical Associates Joins UPMC


Feb. 15, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates, Ltd. has recently joined UPMC under the name UPMC Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates. The practice has been providing surgical interventions in the greater Harrisburg community since 1996. Luciano DiMarco, D.O., founder of Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates, began the bariatric surgery program at UPMC Community Osteopathic in 2000.

“We are pleased to advance this relationship with Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates as they officially join UPMC,” said Philip Guarneschelli, president of UPMC in Central Pa. “This growth in our network will positively affect our patients’ access, care, and satisfaction. It will allow us to support their care in an even more coordinated, efficient manner. Together we will offer the greater Harrisburg community personalized care of a regional hospital with the advanced technology and support of a large health system.”

The board-certified surgeons of UPMC Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates perform general, colorectal, and bariatric surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic procedures. The following providers see patients at this office:

“Central Pennsylvania Surgical Associates has had a long, positive relationship with UPMC,” said Dr. DiMarco. “Our team is looking forward to further aligning with UPMC and being able to offer our patients all of the advantages in access, technology, and research that are available as part of the UPMC system.”

UPMC Central PA Pennsylvania Surgical Associates location will remain at 875 South Arlington Ave., Harrisburg. The office is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 717-652-1107. For more information, visit

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