Release Date: 07-11-2007 Click here for a larger view
(Honesdale, July 10, 2007)… Elaine Hercher, a certified nurse midwife and a native of Dunmore, Lackawanna County, has joined Women’s Health Care of Northeastern Pennsylvania in Honesdale. Since she arrived in June, Hercher has delivered 10 babies—two girls and eight boys—at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Hercher graduated from Saint Vincent’s School of Nursing in Manhattan and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from Kane College in Union, New York. She attained her Masters in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and was certified in midwifery in 1996.
Before coming to Women’s Health Care, Hercher worked in Trenton and Ridgewood, New Jersey, where she served as a Director of Midwives for three years with a large medical group. Most recently, Hercher performed gynecology services for a family planning group in Hazleton.
“It’s nice to be delivering babies again,” said Hercher, referring to her new position with Women’s Health Care. She joins two other midwives, Kimlyn Patten and Pat Konzman, as well as Doctors Pedro Mencia, Hoon Yoo and Catalina Dinu in the practice.
Married to a former college history professor for 14 years, Hercher and her husband have two children and are building a house in Mount Cobb.
“I’ve been coming to Wayne County since I was a child and am really happy to be working here,” said Hercher. Her uncle is Phil Cordaro, who owns Cordaro’s Restaurant in Honesdale.