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Specialties at Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is a regional leader in specialties including surgical, medical, rehabilitative, and trauma. As part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), we have the medical experts you need whenever you need care.

All the medical specialties you need at Allegheny General

When you come to AGH, you have access to a range of specialized services focused on:

  • Cancer 
  • Heart disease
  • Neurological disorders
  • Nonhealing wounds
  • Organ transplants
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Psychiatry and behavioral health
  • Stroke 
  • Trauma
  • Women’s health 

Cancer 

The AHN Cancer Institute at AGH offers the latest advancements in imaging, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. You have fast access to first-line therapies under development in clinical trials.

Heart disease

The AHN Cardiovascular Institute at AGH is a recognized national and regional leader in heart disease care. Our heart attack treatment and heart transplant programs are among the best in western Pennsylvania, according to the 2019 CareChex® quality rating system.* 

Neurological disorders

Neurology experts at the AHN Neuroscience Institute at AGH expertly treat stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, and traumatic brain injuries. We’re rated among the top 30 medical centers in the country for patient safety in major neurosurgery, according to the 2019 CareChex® quality rating system.*

Nonhealing wounds 

Experts at the Allegheny General Advanced Wound Healing and Lymphedema Center provide specialized care for hard-to-heal wounds caused by diabetes, trauma, surgery, and other medical issues. We also offer lymphedema treatments and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Organ transplants

The AHN Transplant Institute at AGH is the top heart transplant center in Pennsylvania and is ranked among the top 10 heart transplant centers nationally. We have the region’s best one- and three-year survival rates for heart and liver transplants. We also offer kidney and pancreas transplants. 

Orthopaedic conditions

The AHN Orthopaedic Institute at Allegheny General is the primary medical provider for orthopaedic and rehabilitation care for the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball team and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds professional soccer team. Comprehensive services include joint replacements, back and neck surgeries, sports medicine, and trauma care. 

 Psychiatry and behavioral health

The Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Institute at AGH offers outpatient services for children and adults who have depression, anxiety, trauma, autism, and other mental health conditions. Our Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents is internationally renowned. We offer advanced treatments, including deep brain stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, and transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Stroke 

The Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center at Allegheny General provides sophisticated treatments to minimize damage from stroke and aid recovery. We’re a recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Trauma 

AGH was the first accredited Level 1 Trauma Center in western Pennsylvania. Our trauma experts manage all types of traumatic injuries 24/7. We’re also home to the state’s first trauma intensive care unit.

Women’s health 

AGH offers complete care for all of a woman’s life. We specialize in gynecology, oncology, breast cancer, and well-woman care.

Other specialties

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
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