Carbondale Family Health Center Welcomes New Physician Assistant

Honesdale, PA (January 12, 2023) — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), welcomes Certified Physician Assistant Casey Badik as the newest primary care provider at the Carbondale Family Health Center. Badik  joins Board-certified Family Physician T.J. Luma, M.D. and Sharon Savakinas, PA-C, at the practice located at 141 Salem Avenue, where she’ll see patients ranging from newborn to the elderly.

“Carbondale is a busy and diverse family practice,” stated Wynter Newman, administrative director for WMCHC, “Casey’s past experience and ability to implement treatment plans tailored to a patient’s individual needs will allow us to provide the same quality care as in the past.”

With nearly five years of experience as a PA-C at Geisinger Family Practice sites in Scranton and Kingston, Badik says she was  impressed with WMCHC immediately after beginning the interview process, ”I was looking to transition to an organization where I would feel valued and appreciated. I truly think I made the right choice with WMCHC.”

Badik was born and raised in Scranton where she completed her graduate education with a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Marywood University after earning a Bachelor’s degree from West Chester University, PA. Working at the Carbondale Family Health Center, Badik says will allow her to “continue to offer care for patients of Northeast PA.”

To make an appointment with Badik, call the Carbondale Family Health Center at 570-282-2031. WMCHC accepts most private insurance, managed care plans and medical assistance. Additionally, a sliding-fee scale is offered for those who qualify. Visit for more information.


PHOTO: Casey Badik, PA-C, Carbondale Family Health Center