Lower Bucks Hospital
Lower Bucks Hospital is a 175-bed community hospital, serving the Lower Bucks County region with medical, surgical, and emergency care. Located in historic Bristol, Pennsylvania, the Hospital was built by the local community as part of a grassroots movement in 1954. In fact, the first cardiac catherization in Bucks County was performed at Lower Bucks Hospital.
Today, the Hospital is well-known for its knowledgeable medical staff, including cardiology, orthopedics, behavioral health, radiology, emergency medicine, sports medicine, and general surgery. There is a internal and family medicine residency program with an affiliation with The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Additionally, the nursing and support staff are as compassionate as they’re skilled. In total, there are over 300 physicians on staff, as well as another 700 employees.
Lower Bucks Hospital mission is to deliver compassionate, quality care to patients and better healthcare to communities. They pride themselves with core values such as quality, compassion, community and being a physician-founded and led organization.
The 20 bed emergency department includes specialized treatment areas for critical care, mental health and fast track non-critical care to improve the care process and reduce waiting times. Lower Bucks Emergency Department has has 24/7/365 coverage of board certified emergency physicians.
A dedicated room for state-of-the-art imaging, including CT scanning and X-ray equipment, is located within the Emergency Department, so we can diagnose your injuries immediately. Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department is also experienced in treating ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), a very serious type of heart attack in which one of the heart’s major arteries (one of the arteries that supplies oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the heart muscle) is blocked. In these cases, time is of the essence. Our full-service cardiac surgery center with a cardiac catheterization lab ensures that you will be treated quickly, increasing the odds of survival.
The former county seat of Bucks County, Bristol is full of historic buildings and locations just waiting to be discovered. From an old movie house turned into a professional theater to a variety of ethnic festivals that celebrate everyone's unique heritage and everything in between, Bristol is bustling with exciting activity. From an outdoor enthusiasts dream offering the iconic Bristol Wharf area with abundance of waterfront activities, hands-on farming experience at Snipes Farm, antiquing at Bristol's Radcliffe and Mill Streets, dining along the Delaware River to several kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities.
Distance to Major Cities (in miles)
- Philadelphia, PA: 19
- Newark, NJ: 57
- Jersey City, NJ: 60
- New York, NY: 62
- Baltimore, MD: 109
- Washington, DC: 142