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UPMC East Surgical Services

As the region’s newest hospital, UPMC East took great care in designing a surgical suite featuring the latest resources in advanced surgical technology, infection control, and patient comfort and safety.

Many of the surgeries offered at UPMC East use minimally invasive techniques that can help promote faster recovery and less scarring.

Our board-certified surgeons and anesthesiologists use state-of-the-art operating rooms and technology to make the UPMC East surgery experience as pleasant and safe as possible. Our highly trained nursing and technical staff work in concert with our surgeons to meet the highest standards of quality and compassionate patient-centered care.

Surgical Suite

Our surgical services operating suite has seven spacious operating rooms. Family members can be updated by doctors in a private consultation room near the family waiting area. Following surgery, patients recover in private bays.

Our operating rooms feature state-of-the-art resources, including:

  • A computerized surgical camera and navigation system that gives surgeons an “inside view” of a specific area of the body
  • Computer systems that offer instant access to medical databases

Our decontamination and sterilization procedures (including a sterile elevator and same-floor surgical prep) help to significantly minimize the risk of infections.

Selected Surgical Procedures

From abdominal to laparoscopic procedures or surgeries, hip and knee replacements to back surgery, UPMC East offers both basic and complex surgical procedures in a state-of-the art setting in nearly a dozen specializations, including:

  • Endocrine
  • ENT
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Plastics
  • Podiatry
  • Spine
  • Thoracic
  • Urology
  • Vascular

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