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AIDS Activities Office

For more than 20 years, AAO has been committed to providing a full spectrum of services aimed at increasing public awareness and preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS. We strive to offer the highest quality medical care and psychosocial support to HIV-infected patients and their families. We offer primary medical care, case management, nutrition, behavioral health, adherence, education, outreach and prevention services for people living with HIV/AIDS.  Consultative management for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and treatment of hepatitis C is also available. We offer free anonymous and confidential walk-in HIV testing utilizing rapid oral testing. Offsite testing is also available. Additionally, your patients will have access to clinical trials with state-of-the-art medications.

Phone: 610-969-2400
Fax: 610-969-2027
Hours: Clinic Suite 101 (red elevator, first floor): Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m. to noon and 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
HIV & HCV Rapid Testing: Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Green elevator, 6th floor); Wed. 4:30 to 7:30 in Suite 101

 

 

Anticoagulation Management

This service provides routine follow-up and dose instruction for patients on anticoagulation therapy.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

 

 

Burn Services

Burn Recovery Center (LVH–CC)
Outpatient care including burn wound care, rehabilitative services, scar management, pressure therapy and support services.

Phone: 610-402-8355
Fax: 610-402-8358
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
10 a.m.–6 p.m., Wednesday
8 a.m.–3 p.m., Friday
Please call for appointment

Regional Burn Center (LVH–CC)
Pennsylvania’s largest burn center features 18 private patient rooms with state-of-the-art infection control and private baths

Phone: 610-402-6100 or 1-800-280-5524 to transfer a burn patient
Hours: 24/7

 

 

Cancer Services

Breast Cancer Consultative Services and Preoperative Breast Cancer Class

Phone: 610-402-CARE
Hours: By appointment

Breast Health Services
Screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, minimally invasive breast biopsies and breast MRI. One-call scheduling for the following facilities: LVH–CC, LVH–M, LVH–17th, Bath, Trexlertown, Moselem Springs

Phone: 610-402-2791
Fax: 610-402-0695
Hours vary by location

Cancer Risk Assessment
Risk evaluation and genetic testing for various cancers and cancer syndromes are provided by a certified genetic counselor and nurse coordinator. 

Phone: 610-402-CARE (2273)
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday
By appointment only

Chemotherapy/Outpatient Therapies
Chemotherapy and other outpatient therapies (administration of blood/ blood products, IV antibiotics and support drugs) are administered by oncology-certified nurses in the Cancer Center’s infusion suite. Minor outpatient procedures also are performed.

LVH–CC Phone: 610-402-0539
Hours: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday

LVH–M Phone: 484-884-5823
Hours: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday

Gynecologic Oncology
We offer the most progressive medical and surgical treatments available for women with precancerous gynecologic conditions, gynecologic malignancies and complex pelvic conditions. Our Cancer Center’s fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologists offer treatments including chemotherapy, hormonal therapies, surgery and reconstructive surgery.

400 N. 17th St., Allentown
Phone: 610-969-3650

Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

Medical Oncology/Hematology
Medical oncology and hematology care is provided by physicians educated to treat cancer and blood disorders using chemotherapy and biologic agents.

For hours and more information, call 610-402-CARE.

Radiation Oncology
Our radiation oncology physicians, radiation physicists, nurses and other staff members treat patients as young as 3 months. Highlights of our advanced radiation oncology program include high-energy linear accelerators that target deep-seated tumors; 3D conformal radiation and IMRT (intensitymodulated radiation therapy); IGRT (image-guided radiation therapy); brachytherapy; stereotactic radiosurgery and Gamma Knife® radiosurgery.

LVH–CC  Phone: 610-402-0700
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

LVH–M  Phone: 484-884-5818
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Cancer Support Services

Nutritional assessment and counseling is provided by a registered dietitian.

Phone: 610-402-0582
Hours: 8 a.m.– 2 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Cancer rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Phone: 610-402-CARE for convenient locations or more information

Counseling and support services are provided by a team of licensed social workers, a psychologist and psychiatrist.

Phone: 610-402-0501
Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m., Monday–Friday; evening hours available

Financial coordinators

Phone: 610-402-7849 or 610-402-1075
Hours: 8 a.m.– 4 p.m., Monday–Friday

Clinical research studies

Phone: 610-402-1784
Hours: 7:30 a.m.– 5 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Cardiac Services

Center for Advanced Heart Failure

Phone: 610-402-3110

MI Alert for Heart Attacks

To activate an MI Alert for Heart Attacks, call the Transfer Center at 610-402-6100. Out-of-area physicians call 1-800-280-5524

Heart and Lung Sugery — Lehigh Valley Heart and Lung Surgeons

LVH–CC Phone: 610-402-6890
Fax: 610-402-689

LVH–M  Phone: 484-884-1011
Fax: 484-884-1012

Cardiac Catheterization Labs (Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures)
Catheterization, angioplasty/stenting, PFO/ASD/PDA closure, carotid, peripheral, etc.

Emergency: To activate on-call team for emergency procedure at LVH–CC or LVH–M call hospital paging at 610-402-8999.

LVH–CC  Phone: 610-402-8828
Fax: 610-402-8254

LVH–M Phone: 484-884-7020
Fax: 484-884-7063

Note: After 4:30 p.m., call Direct Admit, 610-402-4508 or 610-402-TEST (option 2), to register patient and schedule preadmission test.

Electrophysiology (EP) Labs (Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures)
EP studies, ICD checks, pacemakers, biventricular pacemakers, ICD insertions, atrial fibrillation/SVT/VT ablations

Emergency: To activate on-call team for emergency procedure at LVH–CC or LVH–M call hospital paging at 610-402-8999.

LVH–CC Phone: 610-402-8830
Fax: 610-402-8254

LVH-MUH Phone: 484-884-7020
Fax: 484-884-7063

Note: After 4:30 p.m., call Direct Admit, 610-402-4508 or 610-402-TEST (option 2), to register patient and schedule preadmission test.

Heart Station LVH–CC
Outpatient tests by appointment only

EKG
Hours: 7 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday–Friday
7 a.m.–noon, Saturday

Stress Tests
Phone: 610-402-TEST

Fax: 610-402-1692
Hours: 7 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–noon, Saturday by appointment only
Emergency phone: 610-821-2098

Echocardiography
Phone: 610-402-8989

Fax: 610-402-1692
Hours: 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–noon, Saturday
Emergency phone: 610-402-8989

Holter Monitor (hookup/disconnect)
Phone: 610-402-TEST

Fax: 610-402-1692
Hours: 7 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday–Friday
7 a.m.–noon, Saturday
Emergency phone: 610-402-8989

Heart Station LVH–M
Outpatient tests by appointment only

EKG
Hours: Walk-ins only
8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

Stress Tests
Phone: 610-402-TEST

Fax: 484-884-2540
Hours: 7 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
Emergency phone: 484-884-2507

7:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday on-call

Echocardiography
Phone: 610-402-TEST

Fax: 484-884-2540
Hours: 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–noon, Saturday
Emergency phone: 484-884-2507

Holter Monitor (hookup/disconnect)
Phone: 484-884-2507

Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Centro De Salud Latinoamerico

Offers Spanish language internal medicine services for ages 18 and up.

Phone: 610-969-3600
Fax: 610-969-3601
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Critical Care Services

Center for Critical Care—Teleintensivists
We offer medical, surgical, traumaneuro, neuroscience, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, along with burn care and acute coronary care. Critical care patients are monitored by “tele-intensivists”—specially educated physicians who use state-of-the-art audio and visual systems to provide 24/7 care and enhance the bedside care delivered by intensivists and nurses.

Phone: 610-402-6100 or 1-800-280-5524 to transfer a critical care patient

 

 

Diabetes

Helwig Health and Diabetes Center
As an American Diabetes Association recognized program, Helwig’s certified diabetes educators (R.N.s, R.D.s) follow national standards to provide individual and small group education and support groups across the lifespan for persons with diabetes.

Phone: 610-402-DIAB (3422)
Fax: 610-402-8539
Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Discharge Planning

Case Management LVH–CC, LVH–17th and LVH–M

Phone: 610-402-8604

 

 

Emergency Department

When you send a patient to our Emergency Department (ED), call
our ED Call-In Line:

LVH–Cedar Crest: 610-402-8027
LVH–17th and Chew: 610-969-2226
LVH–Muhlenberg: 484-884-2496

You can provide background information about your patient and tell us what to look for when the patient arrives. We’ll record your thoughts electronically to ensure the ED physician who sees your patient knows your concerns.

 

 

Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery

Equipped with the only Gamma Knife in the region, we treat patients with trigeminal neuralgia, acoustic neuromas, metastatic brain tumors, malignant gliomas, and other benign and malignant brain tumors.

Phone: 877-722-HOPE (4673) or 484-884-5818
Fax: 484-884-5873
Hours: by appointment

 

 

GI/Endoscopy Lab

GI/Endoscopy (LVH–CC and LVH–M)
Our state-of-the-art gastrointestinal units perform colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.

Phone: 610-402-CARE
Procedure hours: 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Hepatitis Care Center

We offer the most complete care, including the latest medications and therapies for people living with hepatitis B and C. We are the only multidisciplinary hepatitis center in the region and our compassionate staff understands the complexities of living with chronic hepatitis.  Your patients will have access to multiple clinical trials with state-of-the-art medications.  Free, walk-in hepatitis C testing utilizing rapid testing technology is also available.

Phone: 610-969-3200
Fax: 610-969-2027
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Suite 101; Evening appointments available Wed. 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
Hepatitis C Rapid Testing Office Hours (green elevator, 6th floor) Mon. - Thu. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Evening testing hours Wed. 4:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. in Suite 101

 

 

Home Care

Lehigh Valley Home Care
We assist those who are recovering from illness or surgery through supportive services and patient education. Our qualified staff of registered nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, and home health aides provides a team approach in care management specializing in cardiac care, telemonitoring, wound care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health and pediatrics.

Phone: 610-969-0300
Fax: 610-969-0352
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. for office, Monday–Friday
On-call service–24/7

 

 

Hospice

Lehigh Valley Hospice
Lehigh Valley Hospice’s interdisciplinary team of health professionals includes experienced hospice nurses, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, therapists and volunteers. Team members work in partnership with the family and physician to develop an individualized plan of care. This plan is based entirely on the patient’s needs and desires. The Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit provides care for patients whose symptoms cannot be managed at home

Phone: 610-969-0300
Fax: 610-969-0352
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. for office, Monday–Friday
On-call service–24/7

 

 

Hospitalist Services

(LVH–CC and LVH–M) Hospitalists are internal medicine physicians who practice exclusively inside the hospital. They are available to care for hospitalized patients at your request. Hospitalists will follow up with primary care physicians throughout a patient’s hospitalization.

LVH–CC
Phone: 610-402-5369
Fax: 610-402-5959
Hours: 24/7

LVH–M
Phone: 484-884-9677
Fax: 484-884-9297
Hours: 24/7

 

 

Internal Medicine

Lehigh Valley Physicians Practice (LVH–17th)
Internal Medicine (Residency) Practice Subspecialty Clinics

Dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, neurology, orthopedic, plastic surgery, podiatry, proctology, pulmonology, rheumatology, general surgery, breast surgery, surgical oncology, urology

Phone: 610-969-4370
Fax: 610-969-3445

 

 

Neuroscience Services

Neurology
The department of neurology specializes in diagnosing, treating and preventing conditions that affect the nervous system. The team works closely with the hospital’s neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists. Our faculty members focus on neuromuscular disorders, stroke, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, balance problems, headache, seizure disorders, dementia and other degenerative brain disorders. We are dedicated to pain research and have several ongoing studies for neurological conditions, including chronic and neuropathic pain and migraine headaches.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU)
The care provided in the region’s only NSICU is the best line of defense against lasting neurological damage and permanent disability caused by conditions like severe stroke and traumatic brain injuries. The 12-bed unit offers:

  • A highly educated team of physicians and nurses
  • 24/7 monitoring by intensivists
  • Additional monitoring by off-site tele-intensivists who use highresolution video, audio and electronic charting to monitor critically ill patients, ensuring an extra set of eyes is always watching
  • An extended team of specialists, including neurosurgeons and surgical neuroradiologists

Phone: 610-402-8730
Fax: 610-402-5575
Hours: 24/7

Neurosurgery
The department of neurological surgery offers patients world-class care for a wide variety of neurological diseases that require surgical intervention. Our faculty members work as part of a team that includes neurologists, neuroradiologists, anesthesiologists, and others to diagnose and treat cerebrovascular disorders, spine disease, brain tumors, stroke and more. We use the latest surgical methods and technologies, including a range of minimally invasive techniques, such as microsurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery and endoscopic surgery.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

Neuro-Oncology
The region’s only neuro-oncology team includes three surgeons fellowshiptrained in neurosurgical oncology, a neuro-pathologist, nine euroradiologists, eight medical oncologists and five radiation oncologists.

 
 

 

Obstetrics/Gynecological Services

Center for Mother and Baby Care
Our board-certified physicians and specially educated nurses are expert in pregnancy and childbirth care, welcoming 3,700 babies into the world each year. Patients have access to complete care for pregnancy, including maternal-fetal medicine specialists and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.

Phone: 610-402-8510
Fax: 610-402-1328

Center for Women’s Medicine
Open five days a week, the center provides care for all patients regardless of ability to pay. Residents receive extensive training in outpatient obstetrics while treating more than 10,000 women a year.

Phone: 610-402-1600
Fax: 610-969-2197
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Our team of board-certified maternalfetal medicine specialists is available 24/7. They provide expert care for high-risk pregnancies.

Phone: 610-402-8510
Fax: 610-402-1328
Office Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday;
24/7 in-hospital coverage

Urogynecology
Care for problems of the pelvic floor.

Phone: 484-884-8840
Fax: 484-884-8827

 
 

 

Occupational Medicine

HealthWorks partners with thousands of companies to offer specialized approaches to occupational health and safety. A service of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg

Allentown
1243 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: 610-402-9285

Fax: 610-402-9268
Hours: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.., Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday

Bethlehem
1770 Bathgate Road, Suite 200
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Phone: 484-884-2249

Fax: 484-884-8034
Hours: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday

Bethlehem Township
Health Center at Bethlehem Township
2101 Emrick Blvd.
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: 610-866-9675

Fax: 610-865-1472
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Optimizing Advanced Complex Illness Support (OACIS) Services

OACIS Services is a consultation service designed to support people with Advanced Complex Illness (ACI). OACIS Services is a group of physicians and advanced practice nurses educated in advanced communication skills and symptom palliation.

The OACIS Services team provides coordinated care for individuals with ACI and their families. We address physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs, and can help patients cope with the pain and anxiety that come with major health changes. Our services address:

  • managing pain and other symptoms
  • finding meaning in illness
  • re-evaluating changing goals of care
  • dealing with family issues
  • finding support for the caregiver

We offer services both in the hospital and in the patient’s home, collaborating with hospitalists and primary care physicians to provide the best possible care for individuals with ACI. Inpatient consultations may be ordered through the computer-assisted physician order entry (CAPOE) system.

Inpatient and in-home consultative services
Phone: 610-969-0100
Fax: 610-969-0101
Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–noon, Saturday

Outpatient consultations may be called in to 610-969-0100 or faxed to 610-969-0101.

 
 

 

Orthopedic Services

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons perform more than 1,000 total joint replacements every year. They are educated in specialties like joint replacement, sports medicine, pediatrics, knee, foot and ankle, shoulder, spine, and hand and wrist.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

 
 

 

Pain Management

LVH–CC  Phone: 610-402-1756 for office
Phone: 610-402-1757 for scheduling
Fax: 610-402-1747
Hours: 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Frida

LVH–M  Phone: 484-884-2992 for office
Phone: 610-402-1757 for scheduling
Fax: 610-861-8946
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday

 
 

 

Pediatrics

Center for Mother and Baby Care (LVH–CC)
Our board-certified physicians and specially educated nurses are expert in pregnancy and childbirth care, welcoming 4,000 babies into the world each year. Patients have access to complete care for pregnancy, including maternal-fetal medicine specialists and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.

Phone: 610-402-CARE


NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
(LVH–CC)
Our Level III NICU, the largest in the area, is recognized as a national leader in neonatal care quality by the Vermont Oxford Network for providing the highest level of care in a family-centered environment to critically ill babies in our region. There are 28 beds, some with isolation capabilities. There is in-house coverage by board-certified neonatologists and nurse practitioners 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week. Our exceptional team of professionals includes board-certified neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, dietitians and social workers.

Phone: 610-402-6100
Fax: 610-402-1696
Hours: 24/7

Pediatric Inpatient Unit (LVH–CC)
To ensure that each child’s needs are met, hospital-based pediatric hospitalists and intensivists cover the pediatric unit 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week The unit also is staffed around-the-clock by experienced pediatric nurses. In addition, Lehigh Valley Hospital offers the area’s only Child Life Program, with a specialist staff and volunteers who focus on children’s social, emotional and intellectual growth while they are in the Pediatric Inpatient Unit and PICU. The Program recognizes that children in the hospital for medical treatment also need their developmental needs met.

Phone: 610-402-6100
Fax: 610-402-1696
Hours: 24/7

PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit) (LVH–CC) 
The region’s only PICU, we provide the highest-quality children’s health care. In the PICU, we care for:

  • Children with life-threatening illnesses, such as severe infections, breathing problems and seizures.
  • Severely injured children admitted through our Level 1 Trauma Center or Regional Burn Center. The Trauma Center is the only one in our region with additional qualifications in pediatric trauma and burn care for children.
  • Children with complex medical problems, including children who are dependent on ventilators and other technical devices.
  • Children in hospice care who receive their primary care at home and who occasionally require inpatient care to relieve pain or adjust their medical care. Full-time, hospital-based pediatric intensivists and hospitalists care for children 24/7 inside the PICU. They are available 24/7 to consult with you.

Phone: 610-402-6100
Fax: 610-402-1696
Hours: 24/7

PASU (Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery Unit) (LVH–M )
Our 10-bed unit on the campus of Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg offers the region’s only same-day pediatric surgical care for infants and children up to age 16. Same-day procedures performed by pediatric general surgeons (the only three in the Valley), a pediatric burn surgeon, orthopedic surgeons, and plastic surgeons include general and plastic surgery, orthopedics and dental restoration. We also feature the region’s only board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist.

Phone: 484-884-3330
Fax: 484-884-3360
Hours: 24/7

Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
Services include physical, occupational and speech therapy. Specialized rehabilitation programs for developmental and orthopedic conditions from the NICU through age 18.

Phone: Outpatient Services:
484-884-5437 (Pediatric Specialty Center)
484-664-2950 (Health Center at Saucon Valley)
Audiology Services:
610-402-TEST (Call to schedule at LVH–17th or LVH–M)

Children’s Clinic: Outpatient Primary Care Services (LVH–17th) 
From ages birth to 18 years, we provide care for well, sick, chronically ill and medically complex children.

Phone: 610-969-4300
Fax: 610-969-4332

 

 

Psychiatry Services

Inpatient Behavioral Health (LVH–M)
Located in the Behavioral Health Science Center, these programs provide short-term crisis stabilization for adults or adolescents (ages 12-18), until they can be safely treated in an outpatient setting.

Phone: 484-884-2485 (Psychiatric Evaluation Service)
Fax: 484-884-2603
Hours: 24/7

Outpatient Behavioral Health Group Practices (LVH–M, LVH–CC)
We provide short-term services including individual, couples, family and group therapy, and when indicated, medication management to children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Problems addressed include depression, anxiety, marital and family problems, difficulty coping with physical illness and grief issues. Our clinicians include board-certified child and adolescent and adult psychiatrists, along with psychologists, masters-level therapists, psychiatric nurses and other clinicians.

LVH–M
Muhlenberg Behavioral Health
Banko Building
Phone: 484-884-5783

Fax: 484-884-5757
Hours: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

LVH–CC
The Guidance Program–Main
1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Suite 3800
Phone: 610-402-5900

Fax: 610-821-2038
Hours: 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday

 

 

Outpatient Mental Health Clinics

LVH–M, LVH–17th
We provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to adults (ages 18 and above). Staffed by board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, licensed social workers and other clinicians, the programs offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, individual, family and group therapy, and medication management. These programs are funded, in part, under a contract with the County of Lehigh and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

LVH–M
Mental Health Clinic
2604 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem
Phone: 610-691-8028

Fax: 610-954-0608
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

LVH–17th
Mental Health Clinic
Phone: 610-402-1155

Fax: 610-969-2786
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

Partial Hospitalization Programs

LVH–M, LVH–CC
Partial hospitalization programs for adolescents (ages 12-18) and adults offer many of the same services provided by inpatient care, but do so in a schedule allowing a daily return home for those persons who can be safely treated in an ambulatory setting.

Treatment is typically provided six hours per day, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., as an alternative to 24-hour hospitalization that might disrupt home life and other support systems.

LVH–M
(for adults)

Alternatives– Behavioral Health Science Center – 1st Floor
Phone: 484-884-5690

Fax: 484-884-5802
Hours: 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday

LVH–CC
Adult Transitions
1259 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Suite 205
Phone: 610-402-5950

Fax: 610-821-2046
Hours: 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday
A service of Lehigh Valley Hospital

Adolescent Transitions
1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Suite 1500
Phone: 610-402-5930

Fax: 610-821-2037
Hours: 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday
A service of Lehigh Valley Hospital

Additional Services

  • Consultation/liaison service for hospital inpatients
  • Education programs
  • Research
  • Psychiatric home care
  • Transitional Living Center (residential program)

Phone: 610-402-CARE (2273)

 
 

 

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Services: Services include physical, occupational and speech therapy and are offered at LVH–CC, LVH–M and LVH–17th and numerous outpatient facilities throughout the Lehigh Valley (including 1243 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. in Allentown, 1770 Bathgate Road in Bethlehem, and the Health Centers at Bethlehem Township, Hellertown, Saucon Valley and Trexlertown). Our therapists work with primary care physicians and specialists to develop treatment plans suitable for each patient. We also offer an array of specialty rehabilitation programs including balance and vestibular, lymphedema, women’s health, pelvic pain, headaches, hand therapy and voice disorders. All services are tailored to getting the patient back to his regular routine quickly and safely.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

Transitional Skilled Unit: A skilled nursing facility at LVH–17th, the transitional skilled unit helps patients return to an independent lifestyle through rehabilitation and recovery.

Phone: 610-969-3300
Fax: 610-969-4236
Hours: 24/7

 

 

Renal Services

Medical and surgical treatment options include dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic nephrectomy, extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotripsy and open stone surgery. We also are home to the region’s only kidney and pancreas transplant program (see transplant services).

Phone: 610-402-CARE

 
 

 

Sleep Disorders Center

Diagnosis and treatment for more than 80 different sleep disorders. Provides outpatient testing including diagnostic studies, treatment studies with nasal CPAP, split night studies (diagnostic and CPAP in one night), multiple sleep latency tests and maintenance of wakefulness tests. (LVH–M and LVH–17th)

Fax complete physician referral form to appropriate site:

Fax LVH–17th: 610-969-4270
Phone: 610-969-4277

Fax LVH–M: 484-884-8032
Phone: 484-884-8030

To schedule a sleep study:
Phone: 610-402-TEST

Hours: for appointment scheduling 7 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday–Friday
Hours: for testing, by appointment 24 hours beginning 8 p.m.,
Sunday through 4 p.m., Friday

 

 

Tobacco Treatment Program

Comprehensive approach to nicotine independence, individualized services, counseling, use of prescription and over-the-counter pharmacologic therapy, behavior modification, face-to-face or phone support provided with follow-up for one year.

LVH–CC, LVH–17th and LVH–M and other community locations upon request.
Phone: 610-969-4855
Fax: 610-969-2470
Hours: 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday

 
 

 

Transplant Services - Kidney and Pancreas

Home to the region’s only Transplant Center, we provide kidney and pancreas transplants. We have performed more than 500 kidney transplants since the program’s inception in 1991 and more than 15 pancreas transplants since that program started in 2003. The pancreas transplant program offers all three variations of that procedure (with or after a kidney transplant or alone). Living donor kidney transplants are performed with laparoscopic donation to allow for a quicker, less painful recovery.

Phone: 610-402-8550 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
(610-402-8506 for on-call physician after hours)

Fax: 610-402-1682
Office Hours: by appointment 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday–Friday

 
 

 

Trauma and Emergency Medicine

We are home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatric trauma. We also provide geriatric trauma services.

Phone: 610-402-6100 or
1-800-280-5524 to transfer a trauma or emergency patient

 
 

 

Urology Services

Our urologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating both common and complex urologic conditions, including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testicular cancer, incontinence, erectile dysfunction and infertility.

Phone: 610-402-CARE

 
 

 

Weight Management Center

Our services are provided by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, dietitians, exercise physiologists and behavioral health professionals. Services include: metabolism analysis, nutritional planning, lifestyle management and a fitness assessment. We will tailor a program to meet the individual’s weight-loss goals. We offer both group and individual programs. We also offer weightloss surgery, including both laparscopic gastric bypass and LAP-BAND® surgery, long-term weight maintenance and relapse prevention programs. Day and evening programs and appointments are available. Individual consults with the bariatrician also are available.

LVH–CC, 1243 Phone: 610-402-2567
Fax: 610-402-4078
Hours: 8 a.m–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

 
 

 

Wound Healing Center

An outpatient center specializing in the treatment of difficult-to-heal and nonhealing wounds or ulcers related to diabetes, vascular disease, pressure and immobility, surgery, and other medical conditions.

LVH–CC Phone: 484-884-2989
Fax: 484-884-4243
Hours: 12:30–7 p.m., Monday, Tuesday
8 a.m.–noon, Thursday
8 a.m.–2 p.m., Friday

LVH–M Phone: 484-884-2989
Fax: 484-884-4243
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday