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Health Care

Monroe County is home to two full service hospitals, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg and St. Luke’s Hospital-Monroe Campus in Bartonsville.  Geisinger Health System also contributes to the county’s wealth of health care services.


Receive an “A” in patient safety – five consecutive times – from the Leapfrog Group, an organization that reviews more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals for patient safety and overall performance. Home to Monroe County’s only on-site open heart surgery program, the only team designated to treat high-risk heart attacks 24/7, as well as the only hospital-based vascular surgery team. Their services, including the ESSA Heart and Vascular Center, are part of Lehigh Valley Heart Institute, providing access to even more resources for  heart care. Their Level III Trauma Center, accredited by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, has trauma and general surgeons available 24/7. They also provide general, cardiothoracic and orthopedic surgery along with critical care services and a top emergency department. As part of Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, the Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at LVH–Pocono was extended membership to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance. For patients, that is recognition of the top-notch care and accessibility of innovative treatments and clinical trials that are available close to home in the Pocono region.  As a full-service hospital, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono offers many other services including orthopedic, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, childbirth, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and many more, all designed to help you live a healthy life.


St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is the first new acute-care, non-replacement hospital Monroe County has seen in 100 years. Located just off Route 611 in Bartonsville, St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is a 180,000 square foot hospital with four stories, private patient rooms including beds for critical care patients, a large and efficient emergency room, helipad, state-of-the-art operating rooms, a cardiac catheterization lab and the most modern diagnostic technology. Easy Access: St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is located conveniently near three major roadways: Interstate 80 and Routes 33 and 611. St. Luke’s Monroe Campus is fast, convenient and easily accessible. State of the Art Lab and Radiology Services: Our new technology includes, silent scan MRI, Low-Dose CT scanners and advanced medical technologies from GE healthcare. Patient-Centered Health Care Experience: St. Luke’s Monroe Campus offers a signature fountain and a scenic walking trail nestled in a beautiful, natural setting to promote wellness in the community.


The physicians at Geisinger Mt. Pocono are experts in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics, and we offer care from a variety of specialists in areas such as cardiology, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology and more.  As one of the most comprehensive health centers in the region, they also offer additional medical services, including optometry and eyewear, pharmacy, lab and radiology services, all right here in the same building. Many tests and procedures can be performed on-site as well. The CareSite pharmacy at Geisinger–Mt. Pocono can fill all prescriptions before leaving the doctor’s office. The onsite pharmacy staff is available to address any questions or concerns you may have regarding pharmacy care. They now offer over 120 medications for $4 (30-day supply), flavored medications for children and free local delivery. You can even order refills by calling the pharmacy or visiting