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West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital, centrally located in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood since 1848, is regionally and nationally known for exceptional patient care and outstanding medical services.

4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Top-ranked OB-GYN care.

AHN West Penn is Pittsburgh’s highest-rated hospital for obstetrics and gynecology.

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Pregnancy and Newborn Services

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is western Pennsylvania’s fastest growing health system for labor and delivery.* At West Penn Hospital, we welcome thousands of newborns into the world every year in our spacious birthing center.

Care and services close to home

You’ll find warm, attentive care right here on Friendship Avenue. Our care teams are dedicated to providing personalized care in the community they call home.
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    Nationally acclaimed care

    West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care* and we were the first hospital in western Pennsylvania to receive Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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    Top-rated medical care

    Working as a team with doctors from across Allegheny Health Network (AHN), we offer high-level treatment for cancer, heart disease, severe burns, autoimmune diseases, stroke, orthopaedic conditions and neurological problems. Learn more about specialties at West Penn.

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    Nationally recognized burn care

    As the only pediatric burn center in western Pennsylvania to be verified by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons, West Penn Burn Center  is pioneering leading-edge treatments that are adopted by hospitals across the country.

Featured Services at West Penn Hospital

Part of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), we’re a national leader in oncology, surgery and women’s health.
  • AHN Cancer Institute

    We offer advanced diagnostic and treatment services for cancers of the breast, lung, esophagus, pancreas, colon, gynecologic, skin, prostate and more.

  • Women’s health

    Our comprehensive services include annual exams, preventive medicine, menopause therapies, treatments for pelvic floor disorders and a heart health program.

  • Cardiovascular

    With leading-edge cardiac care, West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care*.

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Fast Facts about West Penn Hospital

As a member of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), our care teams have a deep commitment to providing exceptional, personalized care.

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Remission is #livingproof

From the trifecta of women's cancers to complete remission, Michele Allison entrusted her complex care to the cancer specialists at West Penn.

Groundbreaking cancer treatment

Using CAR T-Cell Therapy, AHN doctors can reengineer a patient’s immune system, modifying blood to fight cancer — cell by cell. There are less than 25 health systems in the world creating CAR T-cells, and the first in the region, is AHN.

Are you a health care professional?

We offer care in every medical specialty, providing the finest treatments and technologies and continually researching new ways to prevent, detect and treat disease.


Source: 2022 CareChex® by 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), excluding Greene and Lawrence County.

Erie region is for Erie-Meadville CSA and contains hospitals from Erie, Meadville, Titusville and Corry.