Specialties at West Penn Hospital

Physicians from across the tri-state area refer people to West Penn Hospital for high-quality medical care. We offer comprehensive medical, surgical, rehabilitative, and emergency services for a large number of medical conditions.

All the medical specialties you need at West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital is part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN). Here, you have access to a wide range of specialized medical care. We provide care for:

  • Autoimmune disease
  • Burn injuries
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Neurological disorders
  • Obesity
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Pregnancy and newborn care
  • Stroke
  • Women's health

Autoimmune disease

Our nationally renowned AHN Autoimmunity Institute features four centers of excellence. Here, we provide advanced therapies for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, and many other autoimmune disorders.

Burn injuries

The West Penn Burn Center is the only one in western Pennsylvania certified by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons for the treatment of adults and children. Our program is a leader in innovative care for children and adults who have burns, smoke inhalation, abrasion injuries, nonhealing wounds, soft tissue wounds, complex skin rashes, and other skin disorders.


The acclaimed AHN Cancer Institute at West Penn provides leading-edge care for all types of cancers, including breast, colon, lung, esophageal, prostate, and more. We have one of the state's largest stem cell transplant programs for blood cancers like leukemia. Our gynecologic oncology program provides a full spectrum of services for ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers.

Heart disease

Experts at the AHN Cardiovascular Institute at West Penn provide outstanding cardiac care. When appropriate, we offer minimally invasive procedures for people with complex heart conditions.

Neurological disorders

Experts at the AHN Neuroscience Institute at West Penn treat Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer’s disease, headaches and migraines, as well as back and neck pain.


In recognition of excellence, the West Penn Bariatric and Metabolic Institute is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

Orthopaedic conditions

Experts at the AHN Orthopaedic Institute at West Penn offer advanced care for back pain, joint pain, sports injuries, and concussions. We perform minimally invasive, robotic-assisted joint replacement procedures.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Our inpatient rehabilitation unit provides physical therapy, speech-language therapy, and other rehabilitation services for seriously ill or injured people. We also have outpatient programs and specialized care for lymphedema and concussions. Learn more about West Penn Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.

Pregnancy and newborn care

West Penn Hospital welcomes thousands of newborns into the world every year. Our pregnancy and newborn care includes a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and an innovative infant apnea program. We also have dedicated behavioral health services for moms dealing with postpartum depression or substance abuse.


The West Penn Primary Stroke Center is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Joint Commission as a primary stroke center.

Women's health

Comprehensive women's health services at West Penn include well-woman care, menopause therapies, treatments for pelvic floor disorders, and a dedicated women's heart health program.

Other specialties

Contact us

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment with a specialist at West Penn Hospital.

Find us

West Penn Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224