Welcome to USF Lehigh Valley Campus and LVHN
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) hospitals are among the largest and oldest licensed teaching hospitals in Pennsylvania. They are among only 400 members of the prestigious Council of Teaching Hospitals and a partner with the University of South Florida in providing an innovative medical education program to train tomorrow’s physicians.
Based in Allentown and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, LVHN comprises:
- Lehigh Valley Hospital -- Cedar Crest &
- Lehigh Valley Hospital -- 17th & Chew
- Lehigh Valley Hospital -- Muhlenberg
- Lehigh Valley Health Services, the 500-member Lehigh Valley Physician Group
- Community health centers located in Bath, Bethlehem Township, Emmaus, Hamburg, Kutztown, Moselem Springs, Saucon Valley, Trexlertown and Upper Bucks Health & Diagnostic Care Center.
LVHN is the area’s largest employer with more than 10,324 employees. The hospitals have a total of 988 licensed acute beds with a medical
staff of more than 1,100 - over 800 are board certified - representing 95 specialties.
LVH-Cedar Crest is an advanced acute care hospital and is recognized for its accomplishments as a leading medical center and a community-based health care institution. It serves as a regional referral center for trauma, burn, and kidney and pancreas transplants.
What others say about LVHN
U.S. News & World Report guide to America’s Best Hospitals for 16 straight years.
National Magnet Hospital designation in 2002 and re-designation in 2006 and 2011, the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) highest honor for excellence in nursing.
Among only 65 general U.S. hospitals named 2011 "Leapfrog Top Hospitals" for quality, safety and affordability.
American Hospital Association (AHA) Carolyn Boone Lewis Living the Vision Award in 2010 for work done to improve the community’s health in ways that go beyond traditional hospital care.
Named among the top five academic medical centers in the U.S. including no. two for lowest mortality by the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC).