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Reading Hospital—Tower Health

Reading Hospital is a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center located in West Reading, Pennsylvania (PA).  Reading Hospital is a 714 bed, non-profit, hospital providing comprehensive acute care, behavioral health, and rehabilitation health services. The Reading Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is the busiest single site in PA, and is the 11th busiest in the nation, with more than 133,500 annual visits.

In October 2017, Reading Hospital became the flagship hospital of the newly created Tower Health which consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown.  It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; and a connected network of 2,000 physicians, specialists and providers across 65 convenient locations.

Reading Hospital Trauma Center has continued to mature in its capability since its inception in 2005.   A long-term commitment of the institution to academic excellence has resulted in consistent production of research contributions in trauma and a matured PCOM residency training experience.  Active and innovative collaboration of clinicians in the design phase of Reading HealthPlex has resulted in a state-of-the-art trauma center with a physical space that facilitate rapid and effective intervention in the most complex of patients presenting for care. 

Reading Hospital—Tower Health
P.O. Box 16052 
Reading, PA 19612-6052 610.988.8000 Reading Hospital—Tower Health

Meet the Staff

Charles Barbera, MD


Anthony Martin, BSN, RN, TCRN


Pauline Keys


Forrest B. Fernandez, MD