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Allegheny General Hospital Recognitions

Part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh is consistently recognized for high quality, patient safety, and patient satisfaction.

You can feel confident receiving care at our nationally recognized medical center.

Our accomplishments include:

High-quality medical care

  • Top 25 adult transplant programs in the U.S.
  • Primary medical provider for orthopaedic and rehabilitation care for the Pittsburgh Pirates (Major League Baseball) and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (professional soccer)
  • First LifeFlight aeromedical service in northeastern United States
  • Recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Achievement Awards Gold Plus and the AHA Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • Allegheny Health Network is rated among the Top 10% of health systems in the Nation for Medical Excellence in Stroke Care*.
  • Allegheny Health Network is rated among the Top 10% of health systems in the Region for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care*.
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Southwestern PA for Medical Excellence in Liver Transplants, Major Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery and Interventional Carotid Care*.

Cutting-edge treatment options

  • Development of the first suture-less heart valve, an innovation that doubled patient survival in the U.S.

Certified specialty care

  • Named a Gold Seal of Approval for Comprehensive Cardiac Care Center by The Joint Commission — the only gold-certified hospital in Pennsylvania
  • First hospital in the region to be designated a Level 1 Trauma Center, the highest designation
  • Home to the country’s largest American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)/American College of Radiology (ACR)-accredited program, and the only one in Pittsburgh
  • American Heart Association® Certified Comprehensive Hypertension Center**: Certified hospitals must perform extensive exams, treatments, diagnostic evaluations, and interventions for complex or resistant-to-treatment hypertension.

Fast facts on Allegheny General

Get Fast Facts about AGH and learn more about our services and achievements.

Contact us

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment with a specialist at Allegheny General. 

Find us

Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Source: 2021 CareChex® ‐‐ an information service of Quantros, Inc. The Northeast region includes Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine Southwestern PA region is the Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV CSA (Combined Statistical Area). Erie region is for Erie-Meadville CSA and contains hospitals from Erie, Meadville, Titusville and Corry.


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