At The Head and Neck Center, P.C., all of our professionals are fully trained and experienced to provide you with the best healthcare related to your ear, nose and throat issues. We want you to trust that you are getting the highest quality care each time you come to see us. But we're also people just like you – we have families and pets, we're parents and grandparents, we participate in sports activities and try to stay current with the news. We combine our expertise and professionalism with a personal, responsive and caring attitude to make you as comfortable as possible with our practice – whether you're sick or well.
The Head and Neck Center, P.C. is the #1 choice more physicians and doctors recommend. And with good reason. Our reknowned team of experts work together to determine the most effective course of treatment. Thanks to more than 30 years of experience, our exceptionally trained team of specialists provide unmatched patient care. And that's why more physicians trust us to care for their patients than any other Lehigh Valley area practice.
Andrew J. Pestcoe, DO, FAOCO
Dr. Pestcoe is board certified in Otolaryngology as well as Oro-Facial Plastic Surgery, having completed residency training from Union -St. Barnabas Hospitals (New Jersey). Additional training was received in General Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey as well as Metropolitan Hospital, Parkview Division, Philadelphia.
Dr Pestcoe is a graduate of the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City as well as an honors graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, and the American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Pestcoe maintains Staff and Teaching privileges at The Lehigh Valley and St. Luke's Hospital Systems. Dr. Pestcoe's special interests include pediatric surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgery involving diseases of the ear, including surgery for hearing restoration.
Edward Tomkin, DO, FACS
Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Tomkin is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Health Network, the Surgery Center of Allentown and St. Luke’s Hospital. He is a cum laude graduate of Muhlenberg College and a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Tomkin completed residency training in Otorhinolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at the Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. He also received specialty training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Dr. Tomkin has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He also holds memberships in the American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, the American Sleep Disorders Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the Lehigh County Osteopathic Society as well as the Lehigh County Medical Society.
Dr. Tomkin has received a faculty appointment at DeSales University as a Clinical Associate Professor. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology – Facial Plastic Surgery and Head/Neck Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as well as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Tomkin has practiced in the Lehigh Valley since 1990.
Amy Harrington, PA-C
Amy Harrington is a board certified Physician Assistant. She received her medical training from DeSales University with a Masters of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Her class completed the Physician Assistant National Certification exam (PANCE) with a 100% first-time pass rate and was listed in the 98th percentile in the nation.
She completed her undergraduate studies at Houghton College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She majored in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish.
Mrs. Harrington is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants and the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology, and Head and Neck Surgery.
Barbara G. Matheson, MA, CCC-A
Barbara Matheson has been a licensed and certified audiologist since 1987 and was also certified in Speech-Language Pathology in 1983. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Correction from East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. She also received a Master of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences from The Wichita State University where she also earned a second Master of Arts degree in Audiology.
Ms. Matheson is licensed be the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to practice Audiology. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology as well as Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association of which she is a member.
Ms. Matheson has practiced as a Speech-Language Pathologist with both children in a special education program as well as working with neurologically impaired adults at The John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has also had the opportunity to practice Audiology in a variety of capacities. Prior to joining The Head and Neck Center, Ms. Matheson served as the Chief of Audiology Services at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience in hearing aid dispensing for both children and adults as well as in an advanced computerized testing of hearing, tinnitus, and vertigo.