Medical Malpractice at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is widely recognized as one of the best medical facilities in a city full of top-notch options for healthcare. Intricately linked to the University of Pennsylvania's medical school, the Perelman School of Medicine, which is one of the best medical schools in the United States, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania brings patients in from around the region.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-4000

Despite its reputation as an excellent hospital, instances of medical malpractice happen at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In fact, to an extent, the hospital's success has led to its treatment of some of the most complex medical cases in the region, whose very complexity significantly increases the risk of medical malpractice occurring.

If you or someone you love has been hurt at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, you need the legal assistance of the medical malpractice attorneys at the Philadelphia law office of Gilman & Bedigian.

History of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was founded in its current location in West Philadelphia's University City neighborhood in 1874 by the University of Pennsylvania. This makes the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania the oldest teaching hospital that is owned by a university in the entire country.

Since its inception, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has expanded in its current location, adding square footage and patient beds to better help the local community, train new doctors and surgeons from the medical school, and facilitate research and development in the medical field. Additionally, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has expanded in the rest of Philadelphia by developing the University of Pennsylvania Health System, a network of medical facilities and other hospitals in the city and region.

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Today

Now the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is the flagship institution for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which has been ranked in the top ten nationally. The hospital is also set to expand even more, adding another 500 patient rooms and 47 operating rooms in a 1.5 million square foot, 17-floor addition called The Pavilion, which will be located across the street from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Medical Malpractice at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Unfortunately, even at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania medical malpractice can still happen. When it does, the injuries that often result can be catastrophic because they exacerbate the medical condition that already existed, and can lead to medical complications that spill over into new internal injuries. These can have lifelong repercussions and can even be fatal.

If you or someone you love has been hurt while at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and you suspect it was due to the negligence of one of the professionals there, contact the medical malpractice attorneys at Gilman & Bedigian online.

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