How To Refer Patients

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Most patients come to the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute by referral from a physician or other member of the treatment team, most often after a stay in an acute care hospital. Patients also may come from other settings, including long-term acute care or skilled nursing facilities.

The types of physicians who refer patients to the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute are varied.

Some of the most common referral sources include:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Abdominal and thoracic transplantation
  • Trauma
  • Geriatrics 

Call 1-877-AT-REHAB (28-73422) to refer a patient to any of the seven UPMC Rehabilitation Institute facilities.

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Call 1-877-AT-REHAB (28-73422) to refer a patient.

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