Forbes Hospital

 

Hospital

  • 329-bed community hospital situated in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh
  • Modern, full-service hospital specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral sciences, oncology, emergency medicine, cardiology and diagnostic imaging
  • All major specialties are represented including cardiology and surgical subspecialties
  • Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Forbes Cardiology Diagnostic Center
  • EMS/Paramedic training programs, providing medical command to 10 local squads; EMS teaching options are available for interested physicians
  • Responsive lab and x-ray; radiology is situated adjacent to the emergency department
  • Advanced Cardiac Care program including interventional cardiac catheterization and open heart
  • Newly accredited Chest Pain Center, first in the region
  • Joint Commission certified as Level II Stroke Center with telemedicine affiliation with the Allegheny General Hospital
  • Advanced CT imaging, 64-slice Siemens CT imaging device adjacent to the Emergency department
  • 24-hour ultrasound technician service, Anesthesiologist coverage, Pediatric, Hospitalist coverage, & Intensivist service
  • Full-Time EMS Medical Director
  • Inpatient Mental Health Unit with 4 dedicated mental health rooms in ED with intake psychiatric coverage

 

Hospitalist Service

Hospitalist program is excellent and includes 12 hours of coverage with 1 physician from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am

Emergency Department

  • Level II Trauma Center designation with full-time trauma services
  • Broad community patient pathology includes cardiac, geriatric, medical, orthopedic, and pediatric patients with minimal trauma
  • ED newly renovated with a total of 38 rooms and a dedicated physician triage area
  • Department is situated in a functional layout that includes two nurse’s stations with certified emergency nurses
  • Bedside ultrasound capability
  • Advanced airway videolaryngoscopy available (Glidescope)
  • 12 ECG transmission receiving units in ED
  • Advanced hypothermia capability
  • Decontamination room with exterior access
  • Paramedic response vehicle providing ALS response services to local ambulance services

Community

Ranked by many sources as one of America’s most livable cities, Pittsburgh is a sophisticated metropolitan area with a hometown feel, and is truly a wonderful place to live and work.  From world class museums, theater, symphony and all cultural options, to professional sports (Pirates baseball, Steelers football, Penguin hockey and Riverhounds soccer), outstanding shopping and dining, and easy access to some of the best outdoor recreation in the northeast (Laurel Mountains, water sports on Pittsburgh’s famous Three Rivers, Youghiogheny River white water, and more), Pittsburgh has something for everyone. The region continues its renaissance with development of the waterfront and thriving metropolitan areas in town, and highly desirable suburbs with public and private schools ranked among the top 20% in the nation. 

Forbes Hospital

 Forbes Hospital

2570 Haymaker Rd.
Monroeville, PA 15146-3513

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Jacob Kleinman MD Medical Director
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