Travel Health

UPMC’s Travel Health offers travelers preventive health care services tailored to your health status and destination.

Our doctors are infectious disease experts and provide complete travel health care to:

  • Professionals
  • Students
  • Missionaries

We also specialize in caring for the medically complicated traveler, such as:

  • People with weakened immune systems.
  • The elderly.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Those who have existing health issues.

Medical Consults Before You Travel

Comprehensive medical consultations provide you with details — based on your travel plan — such as:

  • Health risks.
  • Required and recommended immunizations.
  • Safety precautions.

Our travel health doctors provide the following services during your consult:

  • Complete review of travel itinerary.
  • Review of prophylaxis medications — including side effects and interactions with your current prescribed drugs.
  • Patient education about medications and immunizations that help prevent illnesses — such as giardia, malaria, diarrhea, and Zika.
  • Self-treatment guidance in the event of illness while traveling.
  • Details on follow-up care for travel-acquired illness.

Immunizations for Your Trip

UPMC’s Travel Health provides complete destination-specific services based on recommendations by the:

Based on your travels, our doctors will discuss the recommended and required immunizations. And, we can give them to you during your visit.

Post-Travel Care

Our board-certified infectious disease specialists also assess and treat travel-acquired illnesses.

Some of the common post-travel health issues we manage include:

  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Typhoid
  • Diarrhea
  • Parasitic infections
  • Fevers

Stay Healthy During Your Travels — Make an Appointment Today

To make an appointment or learn more about our services, call UPMC Travel Health at 412-647-7228.

Contact Us

UPMC Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
Falk Medical Building
Seventh Floor
3601 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone:
412-647-7228

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Phone: 412-647-7228

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