Contraception Services at the Department of Family Medicine

Family medicine doctors and their care teams work with patients to meet their birth control needs.

We routinely prescribe and implement a broad range of birth control products — from pills to shots to intrauterine devices.

Receiving IUDs from the Department of Family Medicine

The intrauterine device, or IUD, is a birth control device that is placed inside the woman’s womb. This safe, reversible approach to birth control has been used for many years.

Family medicine doctors can insert and remove IUDs in the office.

If you're interested in exploring your birth control options or you have questions about IUDs, contact one of our family medicine offices to make an appointment.

Additional Birth Control Resources

Visit our Health Library or see our patient education materials for more information about birth control.


Contact a Family Medicine Health Center

UPMC's Department of Family Medicine has several locations throughout the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

Find a family medicine health center close to you and call us to make an appointment or find out how we can help you with your primary care needs.

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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