Lankenau Medical Center

Hospital
Lankenau Medical Center
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 19096

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Patient resources

As a teaching and research institution, Lankenau Medical Center is committed to maintaining high-level expertise across all clinical specialties. We offer primary care, disease prevention and specialized medical and surgical management of all diseases and disorders as well as access to clinical trials.   

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About

Lankenau Medical Center has been devoted to the health and well-being of the community since 1860, with a founding mission to serve all those in need. Our continued dedication to safe, compassionate and equitable patient care makes us a preferred destination for care by people throughout the Philadelphia region and beyond. Lankenau Medical Center offers primary care, disease prevention and specialized medical and surgical management of all diseases and disorders as well as access to clinical trials. 

As a teaching and research institution, Lankenau Medical Center is committed to maintaining high-level clinical expertise. Our doctors, nurses and other health care professionals are consistently recognized for providing outstanding care across all specialties including heart and vascular care, cancer care, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, pulmonology, neurosurgery, nephrology and urology. 

We offer innovative care in a modern, comfortable, patient-centered environment.

Specialties

At Lankenau Medical Center, our mission is to meet the health care needs of the communities we serve and improve our neighbors’ quality of life by providing safe, equitable and high-quality health services. As a teaching and research institution, we are committed to maintaining high-level expertise across all clinical specialties. Our exemplary staff uses interdisciplinary education and research programs to make innovative care a reality. Our superior inpatient and outpatient clinical care include several specialized centers of excellence that provide quality care and serve as outstanding health resources for patients.

Heart and Vascular Care

The cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at Main Line Health work together to improve the detection and prevention of heart disease with the latest treatment options.

Cancer Care

From diagnosis and throughout treatment, Main Line Health cancer specialists (oncologists) provide compassionate care for you and your loved ones through all stages of cancer treatment.

Maternity (Obstetrics)

The obstetrician team at Main Line Health is here to help you through your pregnancy journey with more than 90 OB/GYN specialists working at locations in the Philadelphia region.

Pulmonology

Main Line Health’s lung health experts and pulmonology specialists treat a wide range of conditions that affect the lungs and respiratory tract.

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic doctors at Main Line Health treat simple to complex sports and accident-related injuries as well as the painful effects of many conditions that limit your mobility and cause pain. Find an orthopaedic surgeon near me.

Billing and insurance

We don't want you to feel stressed about payments after you go home. Want to learn more about price transparency, itemization or requesting an estimate? Here's what you need to know about billing.

Visiting our campus

Providing a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff is integral to our focus on delivering high-quality care. Main Line Health requires visitors to obtain a temporary visitor's badge from our Greeter Service Ambassadors located at the main entrance of our hospitals. A government-issued ID (state ID, driver's license, passport, etc.) is required to receive a visitor's badge. 

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Directions and parking

 Address

Lankenau Medical Center 
100 East Lancaster Avenue  
Wynnewood, PA 19096 

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By car: 

From the North: Take I-95 South to Philadelphia. Exit I-95 onto I-676/76 West in Philadelphia. Exit I-76 onto City Avenue, and turn right at the bottom of the ramp. Travel several miles south on Route 1 (City Line Avenue) to the intersection of Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). Turn right onto Lancaster Avenue to the first traffic light. The hospital will be on your left. 

From the South: Take I-95 North. Exit I-95 onto I-476 North. Exit I-476 at the Route 1 exit. Follow Route 1 North several miles to Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). Turn left on Route 30 (West) to first traffic light. The hospital will be on your left. 

From the East/West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Valley Forge Interchange (Exit 326). Exit onto I-76 East. Follow to Route 1 exit (City Line Avenue). Exit South onto Route 1, follow for several miles to Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). Turn right (West) onto Route 30 to first traffic light. The hospital will be on your left. 

Parking: Self-parking is available in Garages A, B and D. There is also a handicap accessible parking lot next to the Heart Pavilion. For your convenience, valet parking is available at the main entrance of the hospital Monday–Friday, 6 a.m.–9 p.m. A discounted parking rate of $3 is available for senior citizens and persons with disabilities by showing a valid Medicare card or driver’s license. Free parking is available for Veterans by showing a valid Military ID. 


By public transportation: 

Lankenau Medical Center is served by local SEPTA train and bus routes. To find routes and schedules, map your trip or learn about possible delays, visit SEPTA.org. 


By train: From Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, Suburban Station or Jefferson Station, take SEPTA’s Regional Rail Paoli/Thorndale Line to Overbrook station. From Overbrook station, it’s a 15-minute walk up City Avenue to Lancaster Avenue, then west along Lancaster Avenue to the hospital.  

By subway and bus: Take the Market-Frankford elevated line (the "El") to the 69th Street terminal, and transfer to the 105 bus to Lankenau Medical Center. The G bus also stops at the hospital. 


From the airport: 


Approximately 14 miles. Head east on Essington Ave. Take ramp onto Penrose Ave (PA-291 E) toward I-76 W/PA-291 W. Turn left onto S 26th St (PA-291) toward I-76 W. Continue on I-76 W (Schuylkill Expy). Take exit 339 (US 1 South--City Line Avenue) Turn right onto Lancaster Ave (US-30) Turn left on Lankenau Drive. 


Directions to Lankenau Medical Center 


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Navigating our campus

Lankenau Medical Center campus is divided into three zones to help you find your way—Zone A, Zone B and Zone D. Each zone has its own parking garage, entrance and lobby. Refer to this directory of departments, services and rooms to identify the building, zone and floor of your destination. Once you have entered the correct zone, there are directories at each elevator that list the destinations they serve, and signs in the hallways to help direct you to your destination. If you need wheelchair assistance or help getting to your destination, please ask at an information desk in Lobby A, B or D or call Volunteer Services at 484.476.2138 or 484.476.2345.

Download a printer-friendly PDF of our campus map, including floor and department listing

Visiting hours

Patients are permitted to have visitors from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Sunday, as long as it is not disruptive to their healing. Patients are permitted to have two visitors at a time, and visitors are allowed to swap out throughout the day. Children below the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visitation is always at the discretion of the patient’s care team. Main Line Health staff will facilitate this to the best of their ability and may need to limit or restrict visitors to protect the health, privacy and safety of the patient. The patient has the right to be made aware of any clinical limitations or restrictions.

Amenities for visitors

Lounges 

You’re invited to use the lounge available on each patient floor as a quiet place to visit, read and relax.  

Spiritual care and meditation room  

Chaplains, who are spiritual care professionals, provide religious, spiritual and emotional support to persons of any or no religious tradition. Care includes empathetic listening, crisis or brief pastoral counseling, guided meditation, spiritual resources such as providing religious texts, supportive care surrounding difficult decisions, prayer and sacramental support. Chaplains are also able to help with special dietary needs related to faith, culture or tradition and can help patients honor rites and rituals specific to their own traditions. 

To talk with a chaplain, call 484.476.2020


For your comfort, an interfaith prayer and meditation room is located on the first floor and available 24 hours a day. 


Patient advocacy 

Our staff is available to help you and your loved ones with questions or concerns about your stay and to explain hospital policies and procedures. Call our Patient Experience Department at 484.476.2345


ATM 

For your convenience, an automated teller machine (ATM) is located in Lobby B near the Atrium Café.  

Gift shop 

The Lankenau Medical Center gift shop, located in the main lobby, provides encouragement and support to the hospital community by offering a variety of thoughtful get-well gifts and convenience items to comfort and cheer. 


Hours 

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 



Call 484.476.2718 to place a get-well gift order. Orders placed within one hour of closing are delivered the same day. 

 

Frequently called phone numbers

Main number: 484.476.2000

Billing department/customer service: 484.476.2128

Blood Donor Center: 1.800.35.BLOOD (1.800.352.5669)

Cashier: 484.476.2058 or 484.476.6445

Chaplain: 484.476.2020

Community education: 1.866.CALL.MLH (1.866.225.5654) 

Gift shop: 484.476.2718

Home care services: 484.580.1500 

Hospital operator: Dial 0 from hospital phone 

Information desk: 484.476.2215

Interpreters: Dial 0 from hospital phone

Nutrition counseling: 484.476.8477

Patient advocate: 484.476.2345

Physician referral: 1.866.CALL.MLH (1.866.225.5654) 

Radiology scheduling: 484.476.3100 

Security: 484.476.2222

Social work: 484.476.2171

Speech and hearing impaired calling assistance: Dial 0 from hospital phone

Volunteer office: 484.476.2138

Patient guide

As part of Main Line Health, we provide you the services of an exceptional team of highly skilled and dedicated individuals. While each staff member is a specialist in his or her chosen field, we all share a common commitment to your good health and well-being.

Providing a safe environment for patients, staff and the community is integral to our focus of delivering high-quality care. Main Line Health requires visitors to obtain a temporary visitor's badge from our Greeter Service Ambassadors located at the main entrance of our hospitals. A government-issued ID (state ID, driver's license, passport, etc.) is required to receive a visitor's badge.

View the Lankenau Medical Center patient guide.

Patient advocacy

Our staff is available to help you and your loved ones with questions or concerns about your visit and to explain hospital policies and procedures. Main Line Health encourages you and your loved ones to openly communicate with your physicians, nurses and other caregivers to resolve your questions and concerns. We want you and your loved ones to feel comfortable raising questions, concerns or other issues. 

To share concerns, suggestions or information about your experience with Lankenau Medical Center, call our Patient Experience Department at 484.476.2345

You can also contact the Main Line Health Patient Relations Department by calling: 484.337.2662.  

You or your representative can file a written grievance by mail to the Regulatory Department, Gerhard Building, 130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, or fax to 484.337.2013, or email [email protected].  

Please note that this fax number is not to be used for medical record requests

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