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Each year, 30,000 patients travel to UPMC for complex care.

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A Destination for Complex Care

Patients and their families trust UPMC to provide expert, compassionate care for some of the most challenging, complex, and rare medical conditions. This subspecialty expertise is fueled by a passion to develop new technologies and treatments, engage in groundbreaking research, and offer hope to patients from around the world. That’s why 30,000 patients from more than 45 countries travel to UPMC for medical care each year.

Below are just a few of the specialties for which UPMC has gained a national and international reputation for excellence:

Meet Some of Our Traveling Patients


Meet Charlene

Charlene was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm in Florida and traveled to UPMC for treatment.

Meet Dale

After suffering two concussions in six weeks, Dale traveled to UPMC for treatment.

Meet Jonathon​

Jonathon traveled to UPMC for a six-organ transplant.

Meet Teri

Teri traveled from Australia to UPMC after being diagnosed with
​hemifacial spasm.


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