Temple Health is a major Philadelphia-based academic health system that is driving medical advances through clinical innovation, pioneering research and world-class education. The health system’s 1,550+ physicians and scientists share a common mission of bringing tomorrow’s treatments to the bedside today, helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible.
Temple Health consists of:
- Temple University Hospital (TUH) – Main Campus, a top-tier academic medical center that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, and highly specialized tertiary services. It is located on the Health Sciences Center campus in the Nicetown-Tioga section of North Philadelphia.
- Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, as a campus of TUH in Northeast Philadelphia, Jeanes Campus gives you easy access to Temple doctors, programs and advanced treatment options.
- Fox Chase Cancer Center, a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.
- Temple University Hospital – Episcopal Campus, main location for behavioral health services, as well as other medical and emergency services, in the Kensington neighborhood.
- Temple University Hospital – Northeastern Campus, home to a number of medical services offered by Temple University Hospital, Temple Faculty Physicians and Temple Physicians, Inc., located in the Port Richmond neighborhood.
- Temple Faculty Physicians, a clinical faculty practice plan comprised of more than 500 full-time and part-time academic physicians in 20 clinical departments.
- Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices.
- Temple Transport Team, a ground and air-ambulance company.
- ReadyCare, several urgent care locations staffed by Temple physicians offering walk-in care for adults and children (6+ months old).
Temple Health is an educational partner with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, providing medical education to the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists.
Temple physicians and scientists are dedicated to offering breakthrough options for patients who, just a few years ago, were considered untreatable. Using sophisticated technologies and personalized treatments, Temple is working to alter the course of serious disease. In over a dozen research centers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple researchers are speeding the transformation of fundamental scientific discoveries into practical therapies with a common objective to dramatically improve human health.
Temple Health offers a full complement of medical specialties, with particular recognition in the following programs:
- Organ transplantation (heart, lung, liver, kidney/pancreas)
- Pulmonary and thoracic medicine (#1 lung transplant center in the U.S. by volume for the past 5 years — 2020 Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients data)
- Cardiovascular medicine
- Orthopaedics and sports medicine
Notable 2020 statistics about Temple Health include:
- 979 licensed beds
- 34,283 admissions
- 341,100 outpatient visits
- 165,000 emergency room visits
- 16,100 inpatient and outpatient surgeries
- 335 organ transplants
- 2,336 births
- 1,557 physicians
- 687 residents and fellows
- 44 accredited residency training programs
- 10,000+ faculty member and employees