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U.S. Congressman Ryan Costello visits Paoli Hospital

Paoli Hospital May 11, 2015 News Releases

(Malvern, PA) – On May 7, Main Line Health and Paoli Hospital senior leadership welcomed newly-appointed U.S. Congressman Ryan Costello, who represents the 6th Congressional District, including parts of Berks, Chester, Lebanon and Montgomery Counties, to Paoli Hospital. His predecessor, Jim Gerlach, retired at the end of the last legislative session.

During the meeting, Stuart Brilliant, MD, campus chief, Paoli Hospital Emergency Department, and Kris Kaulback, MD, Trauma medical director, Paoli Hospital, led a tour of Paoli Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center, the only trauma center in Chester County. They informed the Congressman that since opening in 2010, the trauma team has provided outstanding patient care to over 7,000 trauma patients from Chester County and the surrounding region.

Photo: (Back to camera) Stuart Brilliant, MD, speaks to the group touring Paoli Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center (from left) Jack Lynch, president and CEO, MLH; Kris Kaulback, MD; Congressman Ryan Costello; Jason Arbacheski, manager, Special Projects, MLH; Jim Paradis, president, Paoli Hospital; Doug Hughes, VP, Administration, Paoli Hospital; and Bernadette Weis, nurse manager, Emergency Department, Paoli Hospital.

About Paoli Hospital

Paoli Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital and Regional Trauma Center with outpatient facilities in Exton and Collegeville. Paoli has been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–17, and was ranked as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. Paoli is a multi-year recipient of the Premier “Award for Quality” and Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals® for providing superior patient care, and has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.


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