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 11 inpatient UPMC Rehabilitation Institute facilities.

Transitional Rehabilitation

To refer your patients to one of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute's transitional rehabilitation units, call the Central Admissions Office at 412-688-3900.​​​

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

For More Information

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experts that make up the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

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