About West Penn Allegheny Health System
West Penn Allegheny Health System includes Allegheny General Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, both in Pittsburgh; Alle-Kiski Medical Center in Natrona Heights; Canonsburg General Hospital in Canonsburg; The Western Pennsylvania Hospital -- Forbes Regional Campus in Monroeville; and AGH-Suburban Campus in Bellevue. Offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services, the hospitals serve Pittsburgh and the surrounding five- state area, house more than 2,000 beds and employ more than 13,000 people. Together, the WPAHS hospitals admit more than 80,000 patients each year, log in excess of 173,000 emergency visits and deliver nearly 6,000 newborns. Combined, the hospitals are among the leaders in percentages of total surgeries, cardiac surgeries, neurosurgeries and cardiac catheterization procedures performed throughout the region.
West Penn Allegheny Health System hospitals have won -- and continue to win -- both national and international recognition for their programs in numerous specialty areas. Supporting both a charitable and an academic mission, WPAHS has a strong commitment to medical research and education and is also dedicated to training future generations of health-care professionals. For more information, visit http://www.wpahs.org.
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