Award-Winning Heart Care

When you come to Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, you can expect to receive award-winning care close to home. Many of our heart specialists have trained at the nation’s top heart programs. Our heart (cardiac) surgeons and lung (thoracic) surgeons are all board-certified, many having served fellowships or received additional training with leading programs. Our expert physicians coupled with the Heart and Vascular Institute model of continuing medical education, furthering research and enhanced collaboration leads to better patient outcomes. Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute is the proud recipient of the following awards and accreditations:


Award: Top 50 Hospital for Cardiac Surgery 2020 and 2021
Presented by Healthgrades
Presented to Lehigh Valley Hospital
Award: High Performing Specialties
Presented by U.S. News & World Report
Presented to Lehigh Valley Hospital Cardiology and Heart Surgery for heart failure care, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and heart attack.
Award: Gold Plus Heart Failure – Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll
Presented by the American Heart Association
Presented to LVH–Hazleton


Accreditation: Chest Pain Center
Presented by the American College of Cardiology (ACC)
Presented to Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton, LVH–Hecktown Oaks and LVH–Schuylkill
Centers of Excellence: Cardio-Oncology, Gold Designation
Presented by the International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS)
Presented to Lehigh Valley Health Network