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Lehigh Valley Hospital
Cedar Crest Boulevard and I-78, Allentown, PA 18105
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, a 720-bed advanced acute care hospital, is the largest of the three hospitals thatMore comprise the Lehigh Valley Health Network. It was Pennsylvania's first Level 1 Trauma Center, and is the only one in the Lehigh Valley, including pediatric trauma expertise. It is one of the largest regional heart centers, the fourth largest cancer center in Pennsylvania, a regional burn center and has neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. The Center for Advanced Health Care is a new medical office building on the campus that features heart and orthopedic specialists and a neuroscience center.  The hospital system operates a MedEvac helicopter transport for trauma and other emergency patients. LVHN's three hospitals have a total of 988 licensed acute beds and  a medical staff of more than 1,100 - more than 800 of them board certified - and 2,334 registered nurses.  LVHN was designated a National Magnate Hospital by the American Nursing Association for its excellence in nursing.  LVHN hospitals are among the oldest licensed teaching hospitals in Pennsylvania; and they have a resident training partnership with the University of South Florida.
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