Hospital Directory Featured

8:00pm EDT May 26, 2009

Abington Memorial Hospital
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
(215) 481-2000
Richard L. Jones Jr.
President and CEO
About Abington Memorial Hospital is a regional referral center for orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cancer and cardiac care. Among its lists of specialized areas are cardiac, cancer, stroke, senior health, and metabolic and bariatric surgery. Abington Memorial became the first acute care hospital in the region to receive Magnet designation, one of the highest forms of recognition for nursing.
Year founded 1912
Key services Level-two trauma center, heart center, cancer center, Human Motion Institute, stroke center


Albert Einstein Medical Center
5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 456-7890
Barry R. Freedman
President and CEO
About The Albert Einstein Medical Center is a teaching hospital that offers a full range of services, including specializations in eight areas. Among the hospital’s focuses are behavioral health, geriatrics, heart care, kidney and liver transplants, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and women’s and children’s services. The medical center is one of Albert Einstein Healthcare Network’s seven main facilities.
Year founded 1866
Key services Level-one regional resource trauma center, level-three neonatal intensive care unit, behavioral health center, kidney and liver transplants


Cooper University Hospital
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 342-2000
John P. Sheridan Jr., President and CEO
About Cooper University Hospital and a few of its additional campuses are undergoing a nearly $600 million upgrade and expansion project to improve services. The hospital, which has six signature programs, including a neurological institute and radiosurgery program, recently opened a new $220 million patient-care pavilion. Cooper University Hospital has received NRC Healthcare Market Guide study’s consumer choice award four years in a row.
Year founded 1887
Key services Level-one trauma center, Bone & Joint Institute, Cancer Institute, critical care medicine, neurological center


Hahnemann University Hospital
Broad and Vine Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 762-7000
Michael P. Halter,  CEO
About Hahnemann University Hospital was the first hospitals in the Philadelphia area to perform a kidney transplant and has continued down that path. An affiliate of Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann specializes in heart, bone marrow, kidney, pancreas and liver transplants. The American Heart Association has recognized the hospital as a leader in coronary artery disease and heart failure treatment.
Year founded 1885
Key services Level-one regional resource trauma center for adults, aeromedical transplant program for critically ill, cardiac, transplantation program


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-4000
Garry L. Scheib, Executive director
About The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was named one of the top 10 hospitals in the U.S. in 2008 by the U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked the best in the Philadelphia region in more than a dozen categories, including cancer, heart surgery, digestive disorders and kidney disease. It’s also among the nations leader in rehabilitation.
Year founded  1874
Key services Cancer center, cardiac care center, diabetes center, plastic surgery center, transplant center


Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
1600 Haddon Ave.
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 757-3500
Mark T. Bateman, CEO
About Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is a regional referral center in the Delaware Valley for prenatal, rehabilitation and dialysis services. Lourdes is one of the larger providers of cardiac services in the area, and the hospital is the only one in the state approved to perform kidney, pancreas and liver transplants. The hospital has been recognized by the American Hospital Association as a leader in community outreach.
Year founded 1950
Key services Bariatric surgery, cardiac services, dialysis center, organ transplantation, rehabilitation center


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
111 South 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-6000
Thomas J. Lewis, President and CEO
About Thomas Jefferson University Hospital continues to rank among the country’s top hospitals according to ratings by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is known for its cancer and cardiology center and is one of only a few hospitals in the country to have both a regional trauma center and a federally designated regional spinal cord injury center. The hospital has not been affiliated with the university since 1995.
Year founded 1825
Key services Trauma center, spinal cord injury center, rehabilitation services, cancer center, radiation oncology


Virtua West Jersey Hospital Voorhees
101 Carnie Blvd.
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 325-3000
Michael Kotzen, Vice president and COO
About Virtua West Jersey Hospital Voorhees is one of the region’s leaders in most babies delivered. The hospital’s maternity center, neonatal intensive care center and pediatric intensive care unit serve expecting parents and those with children needing complex surgeries or dealing with serious medical conditions. Virtua Voorhees also focuses as a hub for community-based health education programs.
Key services Cancer program, asthma management, diabetes education and treatment, education center, maternity center