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Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Recognized as One of Newsweek’s Best Inpatient Rehabilitation Centers 2020


Lehigh Valley Health Network continues to offer award winning inpatient rehabilitation. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest has been recognized on Newsweek’s inaugural list of Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2020. Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry-ranking provider, present this prestigious award. The awards list, announced in August, can currently be  viewed here.

The Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2020 ranking lists the best facilities in 20 states with the most physical rehabilitation facilities according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Criteria for the award included quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care and accommodations and amenities compared to other physical rehabilitation facilities in the state.

Only inpatient physical rehabilitation facilities were included on Newsweek’s rankings. Facilities that only offer outpatient physical rehabilitation services were excluded.

“There are times when the journey back to health from a serious illness or injury requires a more extensive and intense level of care,” said Beth Stepanczuk,MD, LVHN Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. “That’s why inpatient rehabilitation is so important. It can help patients regain functionality and achieve their best health. This recognition by Newsweek is a credit to our entire program and especially the dedicated care providers who spend this critical time with our patients to help them return to the life they want to live.”

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at LVH–Cedar Crest see those who have conditions such as:

  • Stroke

  • Orthopedic injuries, including fractures

  • Neurological diseases, conditions and injuries

  • Burns

  • Amputations

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Post-surgical complications

For more information on the physical rehabilitation services offered at LVH–Cedar Crest and other locations, visit

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