Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital
Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital
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Emergency Department

Pennsylvania Hospital's Emergency Department is equipped and staffed to provide excellent emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A 911 receiving facility for the Philadelphia Fire Rescue Service, the Pennsylvania Hospital Emergency Department maintains a friendly, service-oriented atmosphere for all patients and their loved ones.

The Emergency Department is the triage and treatment area for patient's presenting with a variety of illnesses and injuries cared for by board-certified physicians and critical care certified emergency nurses. A broad array of sub-specialty consultative services are available around the clock, including a dedicated stroke team made up of emergency and neurology physicians that is mobilized within minutes of a patient's arrival.

Pennsylvania Hospital Renovates the Emergency Department
Pennsylvania Hospital is pleased to announce the renovation of the emergency department. The renovation marks the completion of Phase I of a two-phase project. The new suite contains state-of-the-art equipment specifically designed to treat patients in emergency situations. Upon completion of the second phase of the project, the emergency department will triple in size to 17,000 square feet with 25 patient rooms and 32 treatment areas in total.

NOTE — During Phase II of the construction project, the 9th Street entrance to the emergency department is closed. Patients should use the new entrance on Spruce Street near 9th Street. For more information, call 800.789.PENN.

Renovated Nurses Station

Charles Pollack, Jr., MD

Physician Profiles

Pennsylvania Hospital
2 Cathcart
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


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