Reading Hospital

Be surrounded by innovative and inspiring medicine.

Who We Are

Play a fulfilling role as part of a health system that has been meeting the community's needs since 1867. Reading Hospital is independently owned and not-for-profit, which gives us the freedom to innovate and expand. We provide acute care, rehabilitation, behavioral, and occupational health services to the people of Berks and adjoining counties.

With a staff of more than 7,300 employees, we are the county's largest employer. Our affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University provides us with teaching status and many clinical research studies. Our leading-edge Level I Trauma Center is the busiest in Pennsylvania. And we have received national recognition in several areas:

Heart Care

Mission LIFELINE Bronze Performance Achievement Award for STEMI (American Heart Association)

Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award (American Heart Association)

Stroke Care

Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification (The Joint Commission)


Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement (BlueCross/ BlueShield)

Disease-Specific Certification for Total Knee and Hip Replacement (The Joint Commission)

Urologic Surgery

"High Performer" recognition (U.S. News & World Report)