About Us

Temple University Hospital is a 740-bed teaching hospital located on Temple University's Health Sciences Center Campus at Broad and Ontario Streets in Philadelphia. The hospital offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to the surrounding community, and highly specialized tertiary services to the entire region. Temple University Hospital provides patients with ready access to an exceptional group of physicians in every specialty and primary care field. These doctors include the nationally recognized faculty of the Temple University School of Medicine, who are supported by the advanced resources of its major teaching hospital. TUH is the chief clinical training site for the Temple University School of Medicine. Its expert medical staff and sophisticated equipment provide the environment for the highest quality patient care, training and research.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Temple University Health System Mission (Why We Exist)
Our mission is to provide access to the highest quality of health care in both the community and academic settings.

Key Facts

  • Typical patient unit: 34 beds
  • Operating rooms: 22
  • Cardiac catheterization labs: 4
  • Critical Care Unit beds: 110
  • Special Unit beds: 186
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Outpatient visits: 136,513
  • Emergency Department visits: 65,866
  • Births: 2,543

Temple University Hospital, Inc., Mission
In furtherance of the System Mission, the mission of Temple University Hospital is to support Temple University and its Health Sciences Center academic programs by providing the clinical environment and service to support the highest quality teaching and training programs for health care students and professionals, and to support the highest quality research programs.

Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus 

Key Facts

  • Licensed Beds – 139 (118 Psychiatric, 21 med/telemetry)
  • Employees – 709
  • Deliveries – N/A
  • ED Visits – 46,061
  • A full-service Emergency Department and Minor Care Center
  • A 21-bed inpatient unit
  • One of Philadelphia’s 4 psychiatry Crisis Response Centers
  • Advanced radiology services, including digital mammography, MRI and CT scans
  • A full-service laboratory
  • Family, OB/GYN and Pediatric Physicians
  • Specialty care physicians, including cardiologists and ophthalmologists
  • Prenatal services for expectant mothers


Jeanes Hospital

Key Facts

  • Licensed Beds – 176
  • Employees – 1,164
  • ED Visits – 34,151

For almost 85 years, Jeanes Hospital has combined excellence in health care with a compassionate, personal touch.

Today, as a member of the Temple University Health System, Jeanes Hospital offers state-of-the-art medical, surgical and emergency services, providing patients with the comfort and convenience of a community hospital along with the resources of a downtown academic medical center.

The Graduate Medical Education Programs that currently rotate to Jeanes Hospital are: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  Elective rotations are available to all programs.

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center. That elite title recognizes excellence in patient care, as well as in laboratory, behavioral, and clinical research. Fox Chase integrates the work of its clinicians and researchers to advance the understanding of cancer and offer leading-edge, compassionate care to patients.

Founded in 1904 as one of the first cancer hospitals in the country, Fox Chase offers a full spectrum of cancer-related services, from prevention to treatment to survivorship support. The Center’s scientists have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes, and its doctors are national leaders in innovative techniques from minimally invasive surgery to radiation therapy technologies. In pursuit of its mission to prevail over cancer, the Center is leading transformative developments in cancer genetics and personalized medicine and offers about 200 clinical trials at any time that give patients access to the latest medical advances.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is a 100-bed hospital, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is consistently ranked among the top cancer centers in the nation. The nationally and internationally recognized staff provides consultations and treatment recommendations for all types of adult cancer.

The Graduate Medical Education Programs that currently rotate to Fox Chase Cancer Center are: Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine; Otolaryngology, Surgery and Urology. Elective rotations are available to all programs.

Temple Physicians Inc.

Temple Physicians is Temple University Health System's network of community-based physicians with offices conveniently located throughout the Philadelphia region. The network was created in 1996 and today is among the largest and most-respected physician organizations in the area.

Temple Physicians has a large number of primary care doctors in the fields of family medicine, internal medicine, ob/gyn, and pediatrics. It also includes specialists in cardiology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, nephrology, orthopedics/sports medicine, pulmonology, and urgent care.

Temple Transport Team - Comprehensive Communication Center (T3-C3)

The Temple Transport Team is committed to providing safe and immediate critical care air and ground transport to you, any time of the day or night, in any kind of weather, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment.

We provide immediate access to an exceptional group of physicians in every specialty and primary care field. These physicians include the nationally recognized faculty of the Temple University School of Medicine and are supported by the advanced resources of its major teaching hospitals.

Temple University Hospital - Graduate Medical Education Programs

Residency Programs

Fellowship Programs

Anesthesiology Cardiology
Emergency Medicine Clinical Cardiac - Electrophysiology
Internal Medicine Endocrinology/Metabolism
Neurological Surgery Gastroenterology
Neurology Geriatrics
Obstetrics/Gynecology Hematology/Oncology
Ophthalmology Infectious Diseases
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Interventional Cardiology
Orthopaedic Surgery Nephrology
Otolaryngology Pain Management
Pathology Plastic Surgery
Pediatric Dental Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Rheumatology
Podiatric Surgery Sleep Medicine
Psychiatry Vascular Surgery
Radiology Complex Surgical Oncology
Surgery Advanced Heart Failure
Radiation Oncology  


Key Facts

  • 545 Residents and Fellows
  • Residency affiliations include but are not limited to: Abington Memorial Hospital, St. Chritopher’s Hospital for Children; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital; Virtua-West Jersey Hospital; Health; Delaware Country Memorial Hospital; Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago; Capital Health; Shriners Hospital for Children; Christiana Care Health Services; Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children; Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Underwood Memorial Hospital; Western Pennsylvania Hospital; Office of the Medical Examiner; Pennsylvania Hospital; Reading Hospital and Medical Center; Chestnut Hill Hospital; Lankenau Medical Center; Albert Einstein Medical Center; Allegheny General Hospital; Wills Eye Institute; Holy Redeemer Hospital; and Cooper University Hospital.

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