Visiting a Patient at UPMC St. Margaret
Regularly named among the 100 top medium-sized community hospitals, UPMC St. Margaret is a community and teaching hospital that serves Pittsburgh's north and east suburbs.
Family House, established in 1983, is a non-profit licensed organization that provides a special ‘home away from home’ for patients and their families who must travel to Pittsburgh for treatment of serious or life-threatening illnesses.
By providing a supportive, home-like environment, Family House strives to make a difference in the quality of the families’ lives while they are in Pittsburgh.
Located in the Oakland and Shadyside sections of Pittsburgh, Family House operates four free-standing houses (Family House Shadyside, Family House McKee, Family House Neville and Family House University Place) with a total of 160 guest rooms. For housing information, please call 412-647-7777 or visit www.familyhouse.org/accomodations.asp.
Visiting hours at UPMC St. Margaret are determined by the nature of a patient’s stay.
11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
When leaving the hospital after 8:30 p.m., visitors must exit through the Emergency Department.
Intensive Care Unit
Four 20-minute visitor sessions are scheduled
throughout the day:
10:40 to 11 a.m.
2 to 2:20 p.m.
5:40 to 6 p.m.
9:10 to 9:30 p.m.
The Gift Shop is located on the second floor of the hospital near the entrance B lobby. The shop carries a variety of cards, gifts, magazines, and other personal items.
It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. On holidays, the shop is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Send an E-Card
UPMC St. Margaret offers friends and family members the opportunity to send their loved one an e-card while he or she is a patient.
Choose from a selection of get well, happy birthday, new baby, and holiday greetings. To take advantage of this free service, visit the UPMC E-Card website.
Visitor parking is available on the hospital campus. A $3 token must be purchased to exit the parking lot. Token machines are located on the second floor near the visitor elevators.