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Old 04-03-2007, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Hackensack, NJ
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Outside of the Philadelphia hospitals, can anyone tell me which hospitals/medical centers are performing heart/lung surgery in Eastern PA? I am interested in facilities north of Philly. Thanks so much for any help you can offer.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:22 PM
 
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CMC, Community Medical Scranton, in Scranton is a well known heart hospital. http://www.cmchealthsys.org/about.html (broken link)
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Boston Metrowest (via the Philly area)
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Outside of the Philadelphia hospitals, can anyone tell me which hospitals/medical centers are performing heart/lung surgery in Eastern PA? I am interested in facilities north of Philly. Thanks so much for any help you can offer.
Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown was ranked 23rd in the nation for heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report:

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/health/best-hospitals/directory/glance_6230013.htm (broken link)

Good luck with your search!
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Old 04-04-2007, 08:17 AM
 
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St. Luke's hospital in Bethlehem is also highly respected.
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Old 04-04-2007, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Marshall-Shadeland, Pittsburgh, PA
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I think Mercy Hospital in Scranton has a better reputation for cardiovascular surgeries than CMC, which is more highly-touted for its trauma and neonatal care services.
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Old 04-04-2007, 10:51 AM
 
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I think Mercy Hospital in Scranton has a better reputation for cardiovascular surgeries than CMC, which is more highly-touted for its trauma and neonatal care services.
I'm sorry! you are right SWB, my Dad himself had his triple bypass at Mercy! I just had the wrong hospital in my head!
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Old 04-04-2007, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Hackensack, NJ
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thank you all. most appreciated.
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