Hill Hospital, part of Chestnut Hill Health System, is a fully
accredited, 183-bed community teaching hospital serving
northwest Philadelphia and the adjacent suburbs of eastern
Montgomery County. The Family Practice Residency Program
thrives in this academic environment composed of more than 300
medical and dental professionals representing every major
specialty and subspecialty. More than 30 practicing family
physicians are on staff at the Hospital.
Family Care is Primary
Hospital's board of trustees, administrators and medical staff
recognized a community need and anticipated the change in
national philosophy when they initiated the Family Practice
Residency Program in 1974. At Chestnut Hill Hospital, we
believe a strong medical education program enhances the
Hospital's total quality of medical care. The Hospital's
primary educational focus is the Family Practice Residency
At Chestnut Hill Hospital, family practice is the
foundation of medical care.
Fully equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic
facilities, the Hospital also offers direct access to the
services of the medical school hospitals in Philadelphia. The
Hospital provides comprehensive services to the community such
as emergency medicine, oncology, gynecology,
neurology, cardiology, orthopaedics, physical medicine and
rehabilitation, gerontology, community health education,
prevention and wellness. Nuclear medicine, MRI, MRA,
peripheral angiography, mammography and CT scanning are among
the services offered by our radiology department.
Other important features include a medical/surgical intensive
care unit; acute and intermediate cardiac care units and
outpatient surgical services. In addition, important specialty
services such as a cancer center and Women’s Center are
offered at Chestnut Hill Hospital.
Recent Hospital statistics show about 10,000 admissions
each year. As one of the lowest cost-per-stay
and shortest average length of stay teaching hospitals in the
Delaware Valley, Chestnut Hill Hospital is well positioned for
continued success in the managed care environment.