Allegheny General Hospital
- Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is internationally known for its care of patients. It also has an international reputation for excellence and innovation in education and research. The physicians are world-renowned in their fields and lead exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and support staff who deliver advanced, compassionate care with the personal attention every patient deserves.
- AGH is a national leader in cardiovascular, cancer, neuroscience, orthopedic and rehabilitation care. It offers a wide array of medical and surgical specialties. Thomson Healthcare recognizes AGH as one of the country’s 100 Top Hospitals. AGH is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award for Western Pennsylvania from the National Research Corporation. Solucient Inc., one of the healthcare industry’s leading quality research organizations, recognizes Allegheny General as a Top 100 hospital in the country for both orthopedic surgery and the treatment of stroke.
- AGH is the first hospital in the region to receive the designation as a Level I Shock Trauma Center. The LifeFlight aeromedical service was the first to fly in the northeastern United States.
- Annually, nearly 800 doctors and approximately 5,000 staff members admit more than 29,000 patients; log over 68,000 emergency visits; and perform more than 21,000 surgical procedures -- all while upholding a commitment to excellence in patient care, medical education and research.
- AGH hosts residency training programs in 22 specialties including Emergency Medicine and combined IM/EM, as well as fellowships in Emergency Medical Services, EM-Sports Medicine and EM Ultrasound.
- Joint venture created withAHN to provide Emergency Medicine services
- Well-equipped, 28-room department has 33 beds and maintains ongoing renovation to function efficiently and meet the demands of the patient load
- Comprehensive stroke center designation; AGH is the first stroke center in the region
- Cardiac/STEMI center designation
- High-acuity with approximately 32% of patients admitted
- Active in EMS providing medical command to 16 ambulance services and supporting LifeFlight
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Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA 15212