Vascular Surgery Providers

Physicians

  • Delta Medix Provider - Dr. John Kutz, Vascular Doctor
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery

    John A. Kutz, MD, FACS

    Vascular
    570-342-7864
    225 Penn Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503

    Dr. John Kutz, a native of Dallas, Pennsylvania, graduated from The University of Scranton where he studied Biology and Philosophy. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University with several honors including AOA, and Excellence in Surgery. Dr. Kutz completed his surgical residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he was recognized for excellence in resident teaching and research. Following his training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Dr. Kutz served as General Surgeon in the United States Air Force. He then returned to Pennsylvania where he completed a Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Kutz is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery in both general and vascular surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery as well as the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.

    After returning to Scranton in 2003, Dr. Kutz established a practice in vascular and endovascular surgery.
    He currently serves as Section Chief of Vascular Surgery, Director of the Vascular Laboratory, and a consultant to the Wound Care Center at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Dr. Kutz is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Commonwealth Medical College.

  • Delta Medix Provider - Dr. James Roche, Vascular Doctor
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

    James Roche, MD, FACS

    General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
    570-342-7864
    743 Jefferson Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18510

    Dr. James Roche was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and attended The University of Scranton, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated magna cum laude. Dr. Roche received his Doctorate of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and his surgical training from St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.

    Dr. Roche is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He established his surgical practice in Scranton in 1991 and has special interest and extensive training in the areas of vascular diseases and laparoscopic surgery.

    He is Co-Director of the Delta Medix Vascular Lab and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Commonwealth Medical College.

  • Delta Medix Provider - Dr. Michael Sunday, Vascular Surgery
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

    Michael Sunday, MD, FACS

    General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
    570-344-1231
    743 Jefferson Avenue,
    Scranton, PA 18510

    Dr. Michael Sunday was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and attended The University of Scranton, graduating summa cum laude. He received his Doctorate of Medicine summa cum laude from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia where he distinguished himself by attaining the number one ranking in Clinical Sciences. Dr. Sunday completed training in general surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with special emphasis and training in all aspects of vascular surgery.

    Special interests include patients with vascular and breast diseases.

Nurse Practitioners

  • Delta Medix Provider - Melanie Heard, CRNP
    Areas of Specialty:
    Vascular Surgery

    Melanie Heard, C.R.N.P.

    Vascular
    570-342-7864
    225 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

    Melanie Heard, C.R.N.P. graduated from Wilkes University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2006. She earned a Master of Science Degree in Nursing, specializing as a Nurse Practitioner, from The University of Scranton in May, 2013.

    Ms. Heard is Nationally Certified through the American Nursing Credentialing Center. After graduation, she joined Delta Medix, in both the Pulmonary and Vascular departments, working as a Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Nurse Practitioners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.