University of Pennsylvania Health System

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University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS)
Type Organization
Industry Health care
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Area served North America

The University of Pennsylvania Health System is a diverse research and clinical care organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1993, it currently operates under the direction and auspices of Penn Medicine, a division of the University of Pennsylvania. Three hospitals, two regional medical centers, and a multitude of clinical care providers in the greater Philadelphia area constitute the Penn Health System. The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, also under the auspices of Penn Medicine, works closely with the hospitals and practices.

Major facilities[edit]

Facility Location # of hospital beds # of physicians Notes
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania University City, Philadelphia 695 1,595 First teaching hospital in the country.
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine University City, Philadelphia 0 Large multi-specialty outpatient facility.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center University City, Philadelphia 317 832 Penn's Departments of Orthopaedics and Ophthalmology are located here.

Has long term care and nursing home facilities.

Pennsylvania Hospital Center City, Philadelphia 515 888 First hospital in the country.
Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Southwest Center City, Philadelphia 96 Comprehensive rehabilitation center.
Penn Medicine Radnor Radnor Township, Pennsylvania 0 Comprehensive primary and specialized outpatient care.
Penn Medicine Cherry Hill Cherry Hill, New Jersey 0 Large multi-specialty outpatient facility.

Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, was sold to Community Health Systems Inc. of Brentwood, Tennessee in 2004.[1]


  1. ^ "Acquisition of Phoenixville Hospital sewn up". Philadelphia Business Journal. 2 August 2004. Retrieved 9 October 2011.