Allegheny General Hospital

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Allegheny General Hospital
West Penn Allegheny Health System
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Location 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 15212
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Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Drexel University College of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency department Adult Level I Trauma
Beds 724
Founded December 4, 1882
Designated 2002[1]
Allegheny General Hospital from West End Overlook

Allegheny General Hospital is a large urban hospital located at 320 East North Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Allegheny General Hospital, also known locally by the acronym "AGH", is located in the Central Northside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. It was founded on December 4, 1882,[2] in the area formerly known as Allegheny City, and was the first hospital in Pennsylvania to be designated as a Level 1 shock trauma center. It was also the first hospital in the northeastern United States to offer an aeromedical service.[3]

It is part of the Allegheny Health Network.

See also


  1. Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "About Us". Allegheny General Hospital. Retrieved 2008-10-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> (this reference currently covers the entire article)

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