About Sacred Heart Hospital
Sacred Heart Hospital is a Catholic medical center located in center city Allentown, Pennsylvania founded in 1912 during a diphtheria epidemic by Monsignor Masson and the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services including bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, endocrinology, physical rehabilitation and behavioral health services. Our physicians represent nearly every medical and surgical specialty ranging from women’s health services to senior services to rehabilitation and behavioral health services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary, pediatric and geriatric medical care to the region’s residents.
Sacred Heart Hospital is ranked among the safest hospitals in the United States having received an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group in 2016 & 2017. It is a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, is nationally recognized in case management, and is a recipient of the American Stroke Association’s Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The Joint Commission recognized Sacred Heart Hospital as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures and awarded us with Primary Stroke Center certification.