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Each member of our team is dedicated to being compassionate and providing excellence in their effort to ensure that each and every patient of Altoona Lung Specialists receives the best care and customer service available.

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Sherri, Practice Manager


Practice Manager

Sherri performs the duties of Practice Manager for Altoona Lung Specialists. Her duties range from assisting management in overseeing general business operations to human resources, financial reporting, and HIPAA Policy and Procedure overview. She also works with the Lung Disease Foundation of Central Pa, Inc. which is a non-profit organization dedicated to charitable efforts to inform, empower, and educate individuals on the improvement of all aspects of lung health and the quality of air in an effort to reduce lung disease.

Sherri is a member of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). Sherri also serves on the Program Advisory Board for local post-secondary educational organizations.

Sherri was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce in January 2014 where she continues to serve on the Board and various committees, such as Leadership Blair County Alumni & Adult Committees, Ambassadors, Buy Here Live Here and Golf Committees. In recognition of her ongoing support of the Chamber, Sherri received the 2012 Joseph P. Rosenhammer Chamber Spirit Award.  Sherri was a recipient of the 2012 Women Making a Difference in Business Award by Pennsylvania Business Central; and graduated from the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Blair County Class of 2012. Sherri has been a supporter of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, where she previously served as Event Chair.  She currently sits on the Board of Trustees for Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries; as well as the Steering Committee for the Healthy Blair County Coalition where she chairs the Alliance for Nicotine Free Communities.

Sherri resides in Hollidaysburg with her husband, Wes, and enjoys spending time with her daughter and grandchildren.

Shirley, Clinical Manager


Clinical Manager

Shirley has been with Altoona Lung Specialists since 1999 and was promoted to Clinical Manager in 2012. She now oversees the clinical staff, including scheduling and ensuring smooth patient flow. Shirley also oversees the electronic medical records system. In addition, Shirley assists Drs. Zlupko, Hartman, Lucas and Kanouff with patient testing as well as securing patients vital information.

Shirley is an experienced and dedicated professional whose priority is fulfilling the needs of our patients. Shirley resides in Altoona and enjoys traveling.

Dr. George Zlupko's Team

Lisa, Medical Secretary to Dr. George Zlupko


Medical Secretary to Dr. George Zlupko

Lisa is a medical secretary at Altoona Lung Specialists. Her duties are varied and include scheduling patient procedures at our facility and area hospitals as needed. She also assists Dr. Zlupko in coordinating his schedule and ensuring that the medical records for his patients are complete and accurate.

Lisa resides in Altoona and has 5 daughters and 3 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys painting, sewing and Zumba.

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Chris Leamer, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Chris Leamer

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

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Rose Rossman, X-Ray Technician

Rose Rossman

X-Ray Technician

Rose has performed the duties of x-ray technician for 20 years as an employee of Altoona Lung Specialists. Her duties include performing x-rays on our patients as well as securing and maintaining the x-ray records and films of diagnostic studies performed on our patients. Rose treats all of the patients in a professional, kind and caring manner.

Rose resides in Altoona with her husband, Ron. She enjoys reading, shopping, baking, collecting Longaberger baskets, and spending time with her family and friends.

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