Preparing for Your Surgical Procedure
If you are scheduled for a surgical procedure at UPMC, use the tools below to prepare for your upcoming visit. If you have a question that is not answered by this information, call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762).
Learn About the Procedure
Review general information about your surgical procedure in the UPMC Health Reference. Includes information about what happens before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Surgery animations also are available for select procedures.
Go to the UPMC Health Reference to learn more about your surgery >
Prepare for the Test
UPMC’s Patient Education Committee has developed information sheets to help patients prepare for their upcoming surgical procedures. These sheets may be downloaded as PDF files.
View a list of available patient information sheets >
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Surgical procedures are performed at UPMC hospitals and freestanding surgery centers.