Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest community hospital, with 412-beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. The hospital’s advanced and wide-ranging specialties include orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures. Wilke’s Barre General has long been known for its excellence in care by many organizations including, the Joint Commission, Heart and Vascular Institute, Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, and several others.
- Annual Patient Volume: 58,000
- ED Beds: 31
- Admission Rate: 20%
- Documentation: Cerner
- Daily Physician Coverage: 36 hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 48 hours
- Level II Trauma Designation
- All physicians must be boarded regardless if new grad
Wilkes-Barre is surrounded by the Pocono Mountains to the east, the Endless Mountains to the West, and the Lehigh Valley to the south. The northwest portion of the city is defined by the Susquehanna River. The city offers a variety of attractions, including golf, museums, art galleries, and theaters. Wilkes-Barre is a progressive city with industrial roots and offers an affordable cost of living.