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History of UPMC Community Osteopathic

Milestones in Our History


  • Community General Osteopathic Hospital (now UPMC Community Osteopathic) opens at the corner of Front Street and Muench Street in Harrisburg with 47 beds.


  • Community General Osteopathic Hospital moves to Lower Paxton Township.


  • A 40,000 square foot expansion project permitted the enlargement of the Emergency Department, Physical Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Intensive and Coronary Care, the Laboratory, Respiratory Therapy, Outpatient Surgery and Recovery Room.


  • The Luella and George Bloom Diagnostic Center (Now UPMC Outpatient Services) opens on the hospital campus at 4310 Londonderry Road.


  • Community General Osteopathic Hospital joins PinnacleHealth System.


  • The Helen M. Simpson Rehab Hospital opens, providing, physical, occupational, speech and hearing therapies, aquatic therapy and therapeutic gardens.



  • PinnacleHealth becomes part of UPMC health system. Community Osteopathic becomes UPMC Community Osteopathic.

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