Outpatient Palliative and Supportive Care

Outpatient Services


The UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute offers support to doctors, nurses, and other providers of community-based outpatient services at several locations throughout the UPMC system.
 

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC - Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic

Supporting Quality of Life for Women with Cancer

Facing a diagnosis of cancer can be a frightening experience for patients and their families. At Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, the Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic helps patients and their families deal with quality of life issues surrounding cancer treatment.

Our Clinics

Based at Magee, this group of specialists works together with your oncologist to help manage symptoms related
to a diagnosis of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatments. They are there to provide an extra layer of support.


 

Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic in the Division of Gynecological Oncology

300 Halket Street, Suite 1750
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

To make an appointment, or for more information call 412-641-5411​.


 

Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic in the Women's Cancer Center

300 Halket Street, Suite 4628

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

To make an appointment, or for more information call 412-641-4530.

 

Palliative Care Team​ ​
Lisa Podgurski, MD
Medical Director
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​Elizabeth Booth, CRNP
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner


​Beverly Gaetano, MSW
Clinical Social Worker
​Susan Ely, CRNP
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
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​Anoo Tamber, MD
Physician

Hillman Cancer Center

5150 Centre Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15232


To make an appointment call 412-692-4724.​

 

​Palliative Care Team ​


​Julie W. Childers, MD
​Rene N. Claxton, MD
​Andrea Croom, PhD
​​Susan Jessell, CRNP
​Linda A. King, MD
​Eva B. Reitschuler-Cross, MD
 

UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute Cardiopulmonary Program

Living with advanced heart and lung disease is challenging for patients and their families. The UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute Cardiopulmonary program offers resources to help patients improve their quality of life, and provides assistance to patients and their families living with advanced heart and lung disease.

 

Our Clinics

The UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute Cardiopulmonary Program has clinics in three locations to see patients. If you’re not sure if palliative care can help you manage your illness, talk to your doctor or contact us directly for a consultation.

 

UPMC Presbyterian

Advanced Heart Failure Center

Suite 5B, 200 Lothrop Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

412-647-6000​


 

Comprehensive Lung Center

Falk Medical Building

3601 Fifth Ave., Suite 5B

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

412-648-6161


 

UPMC Passavant

9100 Babcock Blvd., Suite 1135

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-748-6484

 

Palliative Care Team​ ​
Winifred G. Teuteberg, MD
Medical Director, Cardiopulmonary Palliative Care
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Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Benedum Geriatric Center

3459 Fifth Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213


To make an appointment call 412-692-4200​.

 

​Palliative Care Team ​
​Mamta Bhatnagar, MD
​Carol Leach, LCSW

 

UPMC Kidney Clinic at University Center

Suite 300
120 Lytton Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213


To make an appointment call 412-802-3043.

 

​Palliative Care Team ​
Jane Schell, MD

 


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