Allegheny General Hospital
|Allegheny General Hospital|
|West Penn Allegheny Health System|
|Location||320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 15212|
|Affiliated university||Drexel University College of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine|
|Emergency department||Adult Level I Trauma|
|Founded||December 4, 1882|
Allegheny General Hospital is a large urban hospital located at 320 East North Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Allegheny General Hospital, also known locally by the acronym "AGH", is located in the Central Northside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. It was founded on December 4, 1882, in the area formerly known as Allegheny City, and was the first hospital in Pennsylvania to be designated as a Level 1 shock trauma center. It was also the first hospital in the northeastern United States to offer an aeromedical service.
It is part of the Allegheny Health Network.
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