Reading Hospital - Tower Health

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Reading Hospital, a not-for-profit affiliate of Tower Health, is a leading regional hospital committed to advancing health and transforming lives of the people we serve. Through physician and staff commitment, we have established a culture of collaboration, professionalism, transparency and responsibility that allows us to deliver high-quality care through evidence-based medicine. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the 600+ bed Reading Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania. As an Academic teaching hospital, residencies include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Pharmacy.

About Us:

  • Main West Reading campus is located in scenic Berks County
  • 695 acute beds, 22-building complex on 36 suburban acres
  • 112 beds, including 50 skilled nursing beds, at our Reading Health Rehabilitation Hospital located in Spring Township
  • Busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania with over 131,000 visits per year
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • More than 3,500 births annually; high-risk pre- and post-natal care; IVF and fertility services
  • 30-bed, Level III NICU
  • Miller Regional Heart Center
  • McGlinn Cancer Institute - recently recertified by the Commission on Cancer with a gold rating and reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program


Moving Medicine Forward: Reading HealthPlex

The newest expansion in 2016, a 476,000 square foot surgical and inpatient tower, is Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care. Now one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region, this new facility features:

  • 24 surgical suites, including six hybrid-capable operating rooms
  • 8 minor procedure rooms
  • 150 private patient rooms equipped with smart technology 
  • 16 new emergency treatment rooms and expansion to 5 trauma bays
  • 88,000 square foot rooftop Healing Garden making up over 72% of the building’s overall footprint and the third largest green roof on a healthcare building in the United States.