U.S. News & World Report
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) is ranked the No. 5 hospital among the top hospitals in Pennsylvania according to the magazine’s annual rankings.
The 2017-18 list names LVH among the nation’s top 3 percent of leading hospitals in gastroenterology and GI surgery. This is the 12th time gastroenterology and GI surgery have been on the list. LVH is the only hospital in the area to make the U.S. News rankings in at least one specialty area every year since 1996. Both LVH and LVH–Muhlenberg are recognized among the best hospitals in Northeastern Pennsylvania/Lehigh Valley.
U.S. News also ranks LVH as high performing in the following specialties:
U.S. News also evaluates hospitals nationwide in nine procedures and conditions. Each hospital is assigned a rating of high performing, average or below average in each procedure or condition. This year, three of our hospitals received high performing ratings, and LVH was high performing in all nine categories. Here are the details.
LVH high performing procedures and conditions
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Aortic valve surgery
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Colon cancer surgery
- Heart bypass surgery
- Heart failure
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
- Lung cancer surgery
LVH–Muhlenberg high performing procedures and conditions
LVH–Hazleton high performing condition