Residents of the Greater Berwick area and Columbia County have easy access to some of the highest-quality health care services in Pennsylvania.
Choose from several health groups with updated facilities and modern diagnostic equipment, including the following:
Commonwealth Health – Berwick Hospital Center 570-759-5000
Commonwealth Health – Berwick Hospital Center, a private, acute-care hospital, has been serving the health care needs of Columbia and
Luzerne County residents for more than 90 years and has a reputation for excellence, skilled care and advanced technology.
Its facilities include a hospital with 101 acute care and 240 long-term care licensed beds. The hospital center provides a continuum of services so patients can stay close to home for advanced diagnostic tests or long-term care services.
Berwick Hospital Center’s Home Health Center provides services such as 24-hour emergency and paramedic services, occupational health services, a cardiopulmonary treatment center and a rehabilitation services department.
Berwick Hospital Center also offers many educational programs and support groups to show patients and their families how to stay healthy and prevent complications from diseases, including specialized programs to help with ongoing medical problems such as heart disease or cancer.
Geisinger Medical Group – Berwick 570-759-1228
Geisinger – Berwick offers a range of high-quality primary and specialty care services. Conveniently located on Route 11, the facility offers same-day appointments including evening hours as well as on-site services such as lab, X-ray and nutrition counseling. Geisinger accepts most major insurances.
On-site services include the specialties of family practice, internal medicine, internal medicine – pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehab, sports medicine and urology; services such as filmless radiology, HealthSouth, laboratory and Lasik surgery; and outreach services such as DXA scan, orthopaedics and psychology.
Geisinger Health System 800-275-6401
Geisinger Medical Center is located in nearby Danville and has cared for more than 2.5 million people in northeastern and central Pennsylvania since its founding in 1915. Geisinger is a physician-led health care system, dedicated to health care, education, research and service with a vision to heal, teach, discover and serve. The health system has been listed in Best Hospitals in America, and its physicians have been listed in The Best Doctors in America. The medical center has been named one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the United States on many occasions.
Geisinger has been named one of the country’s “most wired” health care organizations with an electronic health record of its patients, who can see their records, e-mail their caregivers and research medical topics online through links to trusted information.
In 2007, the health system opened the $21 million Geisinger Center for Health Research. The researchers focus on healthcare challenges such as obesity, autism, stroke, diabetes and hypertension.
Geisinger Health System consists of the following:
- Geisinger Foundation
- Geisinger Medical Center
- Geisinger Wyoming Valley
- Marworth Alcohol & Chemical Dependency Center
- The Janet Weis Children’s Hospital
- The Weis Center for Research
- Physician Office Locations
- Geisinger Health Plan
- ISS Solutions
In addition to the various medical facilities described above, the following private facilities and services are also available in the Berwick area: