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Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital

We welcome you to Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest. LVH–Cedar Crest is Lehigh Valley Health Network’s flagship hospital, providing extraordinary care to you and your family. LVH–Cedar Crest serves as the hub for many specialty services, including our highly regarded cancer center, pediatric care at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, minimally invasive and open heart services, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient burn care.

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Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest main entrance
Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest main entrance
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You will receive a friendly welcome and assistance from a guest services representative like Luz Diaz at the front entrance welcome desk, located on the first floor of Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
You will receive a friendly welcome and assistance from a guest services representative like Luz Diaz at the front entrance welcome desk, located on the first floor of Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Main café at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Anderson Family Pavilion
Main café at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Anderson Family Pavilion
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Health Spectrum Pharmacy Services at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
Health Spectrum Pharmacy Services at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
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Diagnostic Care Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
Diagnostic Care Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
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Inpatient Rehabilitation at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the sixth and seventh floors of Kasych Family Pavilion
Inpatient Rehabilitation at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the sixth and seventh floors of Kasych Family Pavilion
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Cancer Center at Cedar Crest
John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center, located in the 1240 building at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Guest services ambassadors like Rand Kreider drive visitors to locations inside Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
Guest services ambassadors like Rand Kreider drive visitors to locations inside Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Emergency Room entrance at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
Emergency Room entrance at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Patient room in the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the fourth floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
Patient room in the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the fourth floor of Jaindl Family Pavilion
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Children’s Specialty Center interior entrance at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital
Children’s Specialty Center interior entrance at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital
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Children’s ER at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Emergency Room
Children’s ER at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Emergency Room
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Children’s Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, first floor of the 1210 building, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
Children’s Cancer Center, play area at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, first floor of the 1210 building, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Tree Top Gift Shop at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Pool Pavilion
Tree Top Gift Shop at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, located on the first floor of Pool Pavilion
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Chapel located on the first floor of Pool Pavillion, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest
Chapel located on the first floor of Pool Pavillion, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, a premier regional hospital in Allentown, Pa., not only offers extraordinary care to you and your family, but cares for you like you are our family.

Our campus serves as the hub for many specialty services you or your loved ones may need, including our highly regarded cancer center, pediatric care at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, minimally invasive and open heart services, comprehensive inpatient and outpatient burn care, and a dedicated inpatient rehabilitation center that will help you maximize your recovery.

Additionally, LVH–Cedar Crest is the home to many specialty physician practices, outpatient cancer care and the Diagnostic Care Center where you may receive tests ranging from lab work to heart monitoring to X-ray imaging.

Highlighted services and care at LVH–Cedar Crest

  • Level I Trauma Center: When you need top-level emergency care, LVH–Cedar Crest is here to provide it. As the first accredited trauma center in Pennsylvania and the largest in the region, we offer comprehensive trauma, burn and neurology emergency services, 24/7.
  • Children’s ER: We offer the region’s only Children’s ER, staffed with board-certified pediatric emergency physicians, along with board-certified emergency physicians. For more serious injuries, the LVH–Cedar Crest trauma center is a certified Level II pediatric trauma center and is prepared to care for your child.
  • Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital: Whether your child needs specialty or primary care, our Children’s Hospital has options for you. With over 30 pediatric specialties, including pediatric hematology oncology, pediatric neurology, among many others, your child can receive the specialty care needed, while staying close to home.
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center: If you or a loved one suffers a stroke, our certified Comprehensive Stroke Center offers rapid diagnosis of the type of stroke, targeted therapies – such as clot busting medication (intravenous thrombolytic) or interventional clot retrieval – and follow-up rehabilitation, when needed. We have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
  • Lehigh Valley Heart Institute: As the flagship hospital of Lehigh Valley Heart Institute, we rank among the best in Pennsylvania for heart bypass surgery, aortic valve surgery, heart failure and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Whether you need emergency care or ongoing treatment for an existing heart condition, our team of heart specialists offers leading edge treatments and participates in national research and clinical trials. We welcome patients seeking second opinions. Many patients turned down by other hospitals find life-saving care from our team of experienced cardiologists and heart surgeons.
  • Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute: If you or a loved one needs cancer care, we invite you to receive care at the John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center, part of Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute. Our nationally-recognized physicians focus on providing you with the best options available. As a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, we have access to clinical trials and treatments that may improve survival and quality of life.
  • Family Birth and Newborn Center: Delivering a baby is a special event, and we want you to know you and your infant are in good hands at LVH–Cedar Crest. Our family-centered birthing unit offers amenities like sleeping accommodations for your partner, as well as comprehensive care before, during and after delivery. LVH–Cedar Crest also has the region’s highest level neonatal intensive care unit (Level IV NICU), staffed by neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners, in addition to registered nurses who have specialized training to care for newborns with complex needs.
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Center: At our Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, we provide a place where people who have suffered an illness or injury may find an opportunity to rebuild their lives. We deliver 24-hour care for people who are recovering from stroke, orthopedic injury, fractures, neurological disease, post-surgical condition, burns, amputation, spinal cord injury, or another illness or injury requiring inpatient rehabilitation. LVHN offers a comprehensive program to help patients regain function and return to the highest level of independence.
  • Outstanding nurse professionals: Our nurses are among the best in the profession, reflected by the repeat attainment of Magnet® designation at our Lehigh Valley-based hospitals since 2002. Your care is in the hands of people who are dedicated to you, with many having earned advanced specialty certifications and educational degrees.

LVH–Cedar Crest offers a wide range of care for you at our hospital campus located just off of I-78 in Salisbury Township (Allentown, Pa.). Additional services at LVH–Cedar Crest include weight-loss (bariatric) surgery, a recognized kidney and pancreas transplant program, imaging and diagnostic testing services, 3D mammography, on site cancer treatments (chemotherapy and radiation therapy), and many more services that will help you get well or stay well.

U.S. News & World Report

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg have been recognized in multiple areas by U.S. News.
U.S. News & World Report recognition

Magnet® Hospital

Only 7 percent of hospitals in the nation hold this nursing excellence honor. In the Lehigh Valley, only LVHN hospitals have earned Magnet recognition.
Magnet recognition

Leapfrog’s “A” Grade for Patient Safety

We’re earned an “A” in patient safety form Leapfrog Group. Leapfrog Group collects information from hospitals across the United States to find the ones that are taking "big leaps" in health care quality, safety and customer value.
Leapfrog recognition

Most Wired

In 2018, LVHN was recognized as being one of the top ten health systems in the United States at the forefront of health care information technology (among the Most Wired) by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). We’re recognized for the use of information technology to address safety and quality, customer service, business processes, workforce and public health and safety.
Most Wired recognition

Birnbaum Quality Leadership Performance Award

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) received the 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. The award recognizes LVHN for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, which has been conducted annually since 2005.
Vizient recognition
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Comprehensive Stroke Center

In October 2012, Lehigh Valley Hospital became the first stroke center in Pennsylvania, and one of the first in the United States, to earn advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. This Gold Seal means we offer the highest standard of care for stroke; it recognizes our significant resources in staff and advanced training needed to treat patients with complex strokes in our Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU).

100 Great Hospitals in America

Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest is listed among Becker’s Healthcare “100 Great Hospitals in America” for 2018. According to Becker’s, hospitals included on the list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction.
Becker's recognition