Before Your Appointment, Test, or Procedure

Helping You Prepare for Your Visit to UPMC

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Preparing for Your Doctor's Appointment

Your doctor's office should provide any special instructions before your appointment.

To review the types of insurance the office accepts, enter your doctor’s name into the UPMC Find a Doctor database. His or her profile lists accepted health insurance plans.

If you have any questions about your visit with your UPMC doctor, call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762).

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Preparing for Your Diagnostic Test or Surgery

Use the following resources to prepare for your upcoming test or surgical procedure at UPMC:

If you have questions about your diagnostic test or surgery at UPMC, call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762).

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Location Information

UPMC doctors' offices

To find directions to your doctor’s office:

  1. Enter your doctor’s name into the UPMC Find a Doctor database.
  2. Select the map link under the address of your doctor's office.
  3. Enter your starting address on the map page to get driving directions.

Testing and surgery sites

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Contact Us

200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582
412-647-UPMC (8762)
1-800-533-UPMC (8762)

Submit a question or comment online about your visit to a UPMC facility.

Emmi Solutions

Learn about Emmi® patient education programs.​​​​

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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