Allegheny Health Opens 160-Bed Hospital

345,000-square-foot hospital includes 24-bed emergency department, pediatric-capable rooms and dedicated pediatric hospitalists

By Dan Hounsell, Senior Editor
October 21, 2021

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) recently opened AHN Wexford Hospital, a state-of-the-art, all-private 160-bed hospital that will bring a full range of health care services to residents of communities north of Pittsburgh.

The 345,000-square-foot hospital includes a 24-bed emergency department including pediatric-capable rooms and dedicated pediatric hospitalists, state-of-the-art operating rooms with minimally invasive robotic surgery capabilities, cardiac catheterization lab and hybrid OR for advanced surgical procedures, short-stay observation unit, adult intensive care unit, advanced diagnostic imaging, and more.

AHN Wexford will also provide comprehensive women’s and infants’ care, including the only labor and delivery unit based in northern Allegheny County, as well as high-risk obstetrical services and a Level II neonatal intensive care unit. Other services for women include gynecological oncology, advanced breast care, urogynecology and minimally invasive techniques for women’s surgical procedures.

The hospital will also offer specialty care in cancer, neurology, cardiology, radiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, endocrinology and orthopedics, among other disciplines. Its large, all-private patient rooms include recumbent sleeping options for loved ones and plenty of natural light. Patients can control their room's temperature, lighting and entertainment with the touch of a button, and select their meals from a room service menu.

AHN Wexford is connected to the AHN Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion which offers a wide array of outpatient health services, including primary care and multiple medical and surgical specialties. The pavilion hosts comprehensive centers for cancer treatment and women’s health. It also includes an ambulatory surgery center, breast center, comprehensive cardiovascular services, advanced imaging and laboratory testing, walk-in express care and an onsite pharmacy.

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